Tuesday, October 23, 2018

My Favorite West Jordan Store - Funky Junk + a Giveaway!

Hi guys! I wanted to do something different and highlight one of my favorite business' in the community and do a little GIVEAWAY so keep reading for the details! The store I want to talk about this week is, Funky Junk in West Jordan. This is hands down my favorite place to shop (I don't like to shop either), and if you've never been I would love to tell you why you will most likely LOVE IT! (p.s. I'm not affiliated or biased in any way here folks, just genuine appreciation for nice people selling cool things). Nearly everything cute in my house (in my opinion) has come from the talented folks at Funky Junk, it is my Bunco gift destination, and anytime I need a unique gift this is where I go. You can't find nicer people to help you out, a wider variety, or a more central location in the South end of Salt Lake County to shop for...cool stuff! Inventory is always changing so you never get bored going in, it is always changing.

What is Funky Junk? 

This is a creative coop, meaning that various talented folks (9 I believe) all sell their amazing items in ONE PLACE! This is the magic in my opinion, I have found items I love in every single area of this store and they are never sold by the same business owner. If they weren't all in one place I would never have found these gems. 

What are you going to find? 

Ok, it would literally be impossible to answer this... but I will give you a brief rundown, just know even with what I list here, there is more! 

Refinished/re-purposed furniture, handmade signs, vintage pieces, farmhouse decor, vintage books, kids furniture and furnishings, handmade lip balms and body scrubs,  vintage clothing, custom brand new one of a kind pieces that can be custom ordered, "man stuff", "lady stuff", "kid stuff" 

I literally think there is something for everyone in this store, whether you are looking for a quick gift, a new dresser, something small, something big they've got it from prices low to investment level. 
My Favorite Mirror from the old Funky Junk in West Jordan 

Where can I find this lovely establishment? 

1664 West 9000 South in West Jordan (right by Village Baker, get yourself a treat so you have energy for shopping)

Their usual hours are: 

Monday-Thursday 10AM-8PM 
Friday and Saturday 10AM-9PM 
Closed on Sunday

Phone: 801-613-9999

Holidays may change these of course so just give them a call or check the website if you've got a question on specific days :) 

Farmhouse Decor Fabulousness!

Special Deals or Discounts?

You bet you! Even though you don't even need one here. I'm talking majorly reasonable prices. With that being said there are still monthly specials which you can check in store or online. 

You also often get a 20% off coupon at the register that can be used on your next visit on most full priced items. I will even give you a secret and let you about the link here for a coupon you can get on your phone or print out before you go in. 

If you have any questions on any of this just ask anyone at the store. Everyone who works here has items in the store, they are literally the nicest people I have encountered and you can tell they take pride and appreciate you coming in to check out their hard work. 

Check it out 

I really hope you guys swing in and check it out, (I'll probably be there shopping too) if you do let them know you read about them on here! I would love to see what you guys find too! 

They are also having a Holiday Open House November 9th and 10th from 10AM-9PM With Santa arriving November 10th 2-4PM! 

West Jordan Holiday Preview Open House Nov 9th and 10th!


Alright party people time for the good stuff. I went out to the old Funky Junk last night and found something I loved for the upcoming grateful season to do a giveaway here.  

Thankful Sign Giveaway! Enter in Rafflecopter below. Closes November 2nd at Midnight!
a Rafflecopter giveaway


Open: Internationally
Ends: November 2nd at midnight
Must be: 18 or have parent’s permission to enter
Winners will be randomly selected
Randomly selected winner will be contacted via email and I will arrange shipment to you! 

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Cheap Halloween Fun in Salt Lake County. Riverton, Herriman, Lehi, South Jordan and More!!

Cheap Family Fun Ideas for Salt Lake County Utah 

Are you looking for fun Halloween Activities in Salt Lake County, good for families or friends that wont break the bank? I have a list of some family friendly Salt Lake County Halloween activities I found. I would love to hear yours too (I'm sure I missed a few). From Riverton, Herriman to Murray, Wheeler Farm, and more check out these ideas and let me know what you think or if you've been to any of these so we can decide what is worth it! Save some bucks and still enjoy the Halloween season! 


What is it: Dress up in your costume and explore the park for candy and prizes. There is a kid’s search with stations and clues where kids can pick up a prize. Spook alley and searches as well as the Search for the Great Pumpkin

Dates: Monday October 29th and Tuesday October 30th 6:30-8:30 PM.

Where: Riverton City Park 1452 W 12600 S South East corner of the park @ Rodeo Arena

Cost: $2 includes donut and hot cocoa, as well as entry

Discount: Discounted tickets can be purchase October 1-26th online through Riverton City website ($1)

Pumpkin Patch and Harvest Festival

What is it: Pumpkin Patch, food trucks Fridays from 5-9 PM, wagon rides, apple sling shots, old fashioned popcorn crank

Harvest Festival: Saturday October 13th 9 AM-4 PM. Face painting, pony rides, tour the farm, local produce, baked goods, and food trucks!

Dates: Pumpkin Patch Now-October 31 9 AM-Dusk. Activities-wagon rides, apple slingshot, and old fashioned popcorn crank starts at 5 PM every night and on Saturdays 9 AM-Dusk.

Where: 11887 S 4000 W Riverton 

Cost: Pumpkin Patch Pass $5. Children 2 years and under FREE! Pumpkins and other items are available to purchase as well. Wheelbarrows and a variety of colors and shapes of pumpkins. 

**Pumpkin pass purchase you receive the month long entrance pass, and 3 tickets each that can be used to participate in activities and access to the yearly Harvest Festival**

You can just come and purchase local pumpkins from the farm anytime during market hours as well, market patch is on the East side. 

Pumpkin Patch and Harvest Festival Petersen Family Farm


What is it: Activities games and prizes (first 100 kids get a special prize) as well as trunk or treating. People will decorate their trunks and there will be prizes awarded for the best decorated trunk. You do have to Preregister online if you want a trunk or treating spot (if you want to hand out candy and be involved in the contest). 6:45 PM Mad Science Show. Food Trucks including: Corndog Commander, Kona Ice, and South of The Border Tacos

Dates: October 16th 5:30-8:00 PM Trunk or Treat @ 6:00 PM Mad Science Show 6:45

Where: J. Lynn Crane Park 5355 W Herriman Main St (South of City Hall)

Cost: Free!

Herriman Howl - Free Halloween Fun 

South Jordan

What is it: Entertainment, Halloween games, treats

Dates: October 29th 5:30-7:00 PM

Where: South Jordan Community Center and Heritage Park 10800 S Redwood Road

Cost: Free! 

Halloween Bash South Jordan Utah 

Salt Lake County / Wheeler Historic FarmWheeler Historic Farm

What is it: Pumpkin Patch, Hay Maze, Cow Train and Wagon Rides. Paid admission price 2 years old + gets a pumpkin!

DatesSeptember 29th-October 31st
              Monday thru Thursday 10 AM – 8 PM
              Friday and Saturday 9AM-9 PM
              Sunday: 9 AM – 4 PM

Cost: Ages 2+ $10 Website indicates paid admission ages 2+ price does include a pumpkin! Under 2 Free with paying adult. Group Rates 50+ people $8/per person. Must be pre-purchased no refunds.

Discount: Tuesday Special $2 off regular price
                    Wagon Ride Only: Kids $2 Adults $3
                    Cow Train Only: $2

Where:  6351 South 900 East 
              Murray, UT 84121
              Phone: (385) 468-1755


Haunted Hollow

What is it: Creepy carnival games, candy and prizes, pumpkin patch, live entertainment and more

Date: Monday October 15th 6 PM- 8PM

Where: Galena Hills Park 12452 S Vista Station Blvd (550 W) Draper

Cost: Free! 

West Jordan

Crazy Corn Maze 

What is it: Corn maze, pumpkin patch, play yard, haunted trail (a little spookier), JR haunt (not as spooky for younger kids)

Date: Dates of maze: Now-October 31st  Dates of Haunt: Now-October 30th. Haunt is      open Tuesday-Saturday CLOSED on Halloween. 

Where: 8800 South 4000 West 

Cost: Maze: $7.50 ages 10+  $5 children ages 5-9, ages 4 and under FREE
            Haunt: $18.00 Combo haunt+maze $20
            Monster Mayhem Jr Haunt $5
            Play Yard $3 with purchase of tickets 


Cornbelly's Corn Maze

What is it: Corn Maze,Parades, Storytelling, Pig Races and Trick or Treating, Pageants and many more events. There is a lot going on here. Calendar events listed on the website. 

Date: September 28th-November 3rd. Hours vary by day. Typically open 10 AM-Midnight on Fri and Saturday  4PM - 10PM weekdays. Closed on Sundays. I would check the website to confirm hours. 

Where: 3003 North Thanksgiving Way in Lehi @ Thanksgiving Point 

Cost: Weekday: $12.95 Weekend: $16.95 Season Pass: $59.95 Ages 2 and under Free. 

Cornbelly's Corn Maze and Pumpkin Fest Map 

I'm sure there are many many more fun Halloween family activities, I would love to hear your favorites for local Halloween fun! If you want to share this feel free and check back I will be adding more as we get additional suggestions :) 

Until the next time...

Cheap, Fun, Local Family Halloween Activities in Salt Lake County. Riverton, Herriman, Lehi and More..