New Glass and Window Art

Owner Mary Mitchell is hard at work again on her quirky and lovely glass and window art. Each piece is unique and many sell fast! There is also a lot of other hand made art pieces in the store right now, including that awesome tank light in the photos! Fat Chix has always been known for having a lot of one-of-a-kind items.
Remember, we have moved the shop to the back of the green house next to Electric Hero sandwich shop on Beechtree. Pull into the parking lot for Erickson’s Electric or park along side the road. Look for the bright blue and orange shed and you are in the right spot!

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It’s Almost Halloween!

We have a lot of fun, unique and one-of-a-kind items stocked at Templeton’s and Fat Chix. Stop by for super cute Halloween hand towels or Day of the Dead dishware and other items. Don’t forget Templeton’s features many vintage things so you never know what you will find stocked in there!

We are just waiting for the vintage folk art of George and Martha Washington to find the perfect owner. They are too cool!

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Painted Windows

Mary has been hard at work in the store on her gorgeous painted antique/old windows! If you are not familiar with these one-of-a-kind works of art she does, stop in the store and odds are you will find the artist busy at work on a new window! They can go pretty fast so if you see one you can’t live without make sure to get to the store asap. We are going to start posting each new window that’s created!


Marty Mitchell, Fat Chix Coffee owner, hard at work on one of her painted windows.

Marty Mitchell, Fat Chix Coffee owner, hard at work on one of her painted windows.

Easter Goodies, April 2 Fundraiser & Eastend Pickers!

Wow! What a busy week coming up in the eastend! Don’t forget this Thursday April 2 from 5:30-7 pm. RAIN OR SHINE! If it ends up raining, we will have a tent set up and we will serve the chili and baked potato bar take out style. Stop by, fill up, drive off! If the rain holds off by that time, we will have tables set up in the parking lot. We really need everyone’s support on this first fundraiser for the Beechtree flowers! Remember, these meals are donation based so give what you can. Every amount is appreciated.


If you are still looking to fill up your Easter baskets for this weekend, stop on by the store this week! We have all kinds delicious treats and gifts that will be perfect for you!


Eastend Pickers is this Friday and Saturday (April 3-4) at Sluka Field! Vendors open in the morning and go into early evening!


Mary has also been back to painting her gorgeous old windows! Get in fast if you see one you like. These beauties and cuties can go fast!


Cartoon Cuteness or Strangeness…

So Mary has acquired this rather quirky bit of folk art: a painted wooden ironing board complete with animals cute and strange. We had to chuckle at the incredibly overweight hedgehog and the rather “dazed” looking elephant on the bottom. Whatever story you want to create about this one-of-a-kind vintage piece of art, its available at Fat Chix/Aluminum Mule until someone nabs it!

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Love is in the Air!

February is sauntering up to us next month! Can you believe it? Of course we are already stocking up for the holiday with cute Valentine gifts and goodies! Check out the adorable containers we have for your sweetheart – The little “take out” style boxes and the felted containers are great for candy and whatever other goodies you can think of. Our “Fun Find of the Week” is $18.95 and the only one available, so if you love it, get in before its gone!

We did a major remodel in the store this month and moved just about everything around! If you haven’t been by in a while, stop in this week and see the new changes! Mary will be back from Disney World and will be looking forward to seeing everyone!



Manly Shopping at Fat Chix!

Sure our crazy store name may imply “robust” femininity, but there’s plenty of manly things to be found at Fat Chix. Of course, the gift shop also has the second name of “The Aluminum Mule” so maybe that’s the male aspect of the name…mule…male…I digress:)

Christmas is next week but our little store is still bursting with gifts, last minute stocking stuffers and a few gems for the man who still needs a present! Vintage beer and shot glasses along with vintage fishing lures. Beer cap magnets and some Irish ball caps are some of the cool items we have in stock right now. Perfect decor for the man caves out there. Some of these are one-of-a-kind so if you like it, get in here quick and grab it quick! Merry Christmas everyone !