Looking for a little bit of this, a little bit of that?
Lydia Beccard has the spot for you. She opened A Little Bit of This Shoppe in the Mercantile building in downtown Turlock last fall.
The store is aptly named.
"I sell a bit of everything," Beccard said in an email. That includes home décor she gets from distributors, vintage items and some locally handmade pieces such as jewelry, candles, pillows and lamps "pretty much anything that pops into our head to try making," she said.
Beccard is planning a fund-raiser Monday evening to benefit the Turlock Police Department's Widows and Orphans fund, with a raffle and other vendors.
A Little Bit of This is at 200 W. Main St., Suite F. Contact Beccard at (209) 634-6604 or email@example.com.
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