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Shop Local

Your Monthly Guide to the Best Local Shopping and Services to Help Support Our Neighborhood

Looking for the perfect gift for mom? Something special for the graduate in your life? Attending a June wedding? Here are local businesses that can help you find the perfect gift!

Remember, when we shop locally, we keep more money in the West Valley! 

Candle Chemistry

Nearly everyone enjoys candles and you will love the natural soy candles at Candle Chemistry in Park West. This Arizona company is owned by twins Laurie and Ron along with their spouses Chris and Salina. Check out the bath and body products!

Clothes Mentor

At Clothes Mentor, the owners believe in sustainable clothing and low-carbon footprint shopping. Clothes Mentor, which opened in Arrowhead in 2006, provides high-quality, name-brand, gently used designer clothing, shoes and accessories. Stop by and find something special.

Kitchen Gourmet

Kitchen Gourmet has everything you need to turn a good kitchen into a great one! The store at Arrowhead Towne Center has been supplying cooks and wine connoisseurs with essentials for more than 25 years. There is now a second location at Park West in Peoria. You can find everything from table settings and wine racks to home dècor, knives, bakeware, pepper mills and kitchen towels.

Signatures Arrowhead Ranch

If there is one place you check out for gifts for moms, grads and brides, it's Signatures. From fashion accessories and jewelry to candles, artwork and home decor, you'll find it at Signatures. Specialties include Kendra Scott, Brighton and Enewton jewelry lines plus Sid Dickens collectible tiles. Stop by and say hello to owner Wendy Schuff Byrne and her staff and you'll see why it's been voted Best Place to Buy Gifts by Phoenix Magazine for three years!

  • Photo courtesy Candle Chemistry
  • Photo by Susan Lanier-Graham