Dreams Avenue Boutique- A Wonderful Way to Shop

September 21, 2022

Dreams Avenue Boutique located at 8268 Old Highway 31 in Morris, is a family-owned and operated business.

Love of retail and customers

Penny Waddell has always been a people person. Working at her parents’ store, Shu-Lou in Gardendale, which they owned for 23 years, she realized her heart was in retail. When her father retired, she decided to continue her dream of a career in clothing and opened Dreams Avenue Boutique in 1993. Her parents owned the building in Morris, and growing up locally, the location seemed a perfect start for her retail store. 

Quality, variety, and customer satisfaction

Opening for business, she insisted on only carrying the highest quality merchandise. Understanding the best way to stretch a dollar, she made sure to provide the best price for her customers.

 With a quick smile and a deep understanding of what her customers are searching for, she realized that waiting on and serving the needs of her clientele brought her much joy and happiness. She passed that contentment on to her shoppers. Shopping became something fun again.

She not only sells distinctive items, but the quality of what is showcased in her store is unsurpassed. Clothes, handbags, jewelry, gift items, and that one-of-a-kind signature piece you are always searching for can be found at Dreams Avenue.

Her “Ladies Night Out” is an occasion that her customers look forward to. She provides refreshments, everything is on sale, and customers can register for free gifts. 

Last time the grand prize was a Hobo Handbag.

Hours of Operation

Monday-Saturday 10am-5:00pm

Closed on Sunday

Tuesday -Thurs- open till 5:30 pm

We at the NJP recommend checking out her Facebook page for when the next “Ladies Night Out” is being offered, or better still, stop by and speak with Penny at Dreams. You won’t regret the trip.

She’d love to see you.


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