Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Our Loaf and Jug

What kind of title is that? ...What kind of name is that for a convenience store? It's the name for our convenience store! I laughed so hard the first time I read the sign. Seriously, Loaf-n-Jug!? You couldn't come up with something better than Loaf-n-Jug!? Well, its original, I'll give 'em that!

Now, I know the name is a little rough, but the Loaf-n-jug is very near and dear to our hearts. The Loaf-n-Jug, aka "The Bailey Mall" is the hang-out-spot, the happenin' place; it's where you will see your peeps!! It's a grocery store, a diner, a movie rental store, an ice cream parlor and a gas station; it has it all! The ten minutes it takes us to get to the Loaf-n-Jug is something I will always be thankful for!

Now let me explain it's amenities with some pictures:

movie rental

gas station

lumber yard


ice cream parlor


hardware store

trendy boutique



Its got it all!

You never have to be concerned with how you look when you go to the "mall". It doesn't matter if you wear two different shoes or wear your husbands shoes for that matter... it's a judge free zone. Make-up is not required, pajamas get a thumb's-up and a pony tail is standard (even for some of the gentlemen). There's a feeling of "we are all in this together" when you visit the good ol' L and J!

When my Aunt came to visit, she started something that has stuck in our house. Whenever she would refer to the Loaf-n-Jug she would call it something different, making her way through her list of words that go together. So now, we don't just call it the Loaf-n-Jug, but we call it by any two words that fit together with an "n" in the middle. Here are some examples!

Please-n-thank you

Do you have any other name suggestions to add to our ongoing list?

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  1. Slurpe and Burp
    Come and Go
    Chips and Dip
    Cheese and Squeeze
    to be continued.................!

  2. Aunt Becky has all the good ones

  3. Oooooh, I love how you wrote, we are all in this together! Haha... so true! Little known fact, Aspen has single handedly knocked over the 'trendy boutique" of which she replied her famous words, "It did it all by itself!!!" Love the Bailey Mall and love it even more that you did a blog and took the pics!!! Muah! Kel

  4. LOL!...I love it! There's also a pharmacy in there too. Many a time I needed to get Children's tylenol there...late at night. I love that it's open 24 hrs too. :) What would we do w/out "This N That", "Bread N Butter", "Puss N Boots"? hahaha. Thanks for my laugh this morning...SO needed it! :D

  5. How about the Ying n Yang? Great post. I can't believe you can get gas for only 3.42! LA hasn't seen that forever.

  6. That is so great. I'm definitely calling it the Toast and Jam from now on. Here are my suggestions:

    empty tank-n-go
    pizza, red bull and a movie

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