A fun shopping trip on Saturdays is to drive out on Old Spanish Trail to the Rincon Valley Farmer's Market. It features fresh produce, baked goods, kettle corn, etc. like all farmer's markets. But this one has a cool feature - the big barn on the property has been converted into shops. So each horse stall now features jewelry, crafts, clothing and more!
I'm a transplanted New Yorker who loves the Tucson climate. On New Year's Day I have a bit of fun calling my (snowbound) east coast friends to announce that I'm drinking coffee while sitting on my patio. (: