{Fall Preview} Shutterbugs Boutique

I know, I know. We’d all like to live in our little “summer will last forever” bubble, BUT there are so many cute kids’ clothes coming out for the fall! If there’s anything that will help with the seasonal transition, it’s surely shopping! Shutterbugs Boutique {Raleigh|online} has their Fall 2013 preview up on their website, […]

{You’re Invited} Arboretum Fest 2013

Looking for something to do in Cary today? Check out Arboretum Fest 2013, located at The Arboretum at Weston (corner of N. Harrison Avenue and Weston Parkway) for lots of family friendly activities and deals from the lifestyle center’s participating businesses. Special shout out goes to the girls from Kristen’s Place and Kristen’s Shoes who […]

Joint Venture is a Girl’s Best Friend

…especially when there are diamond stud earrings up for grabs! Love is in the air at Joint Venture Jewelry {Cary}! Submit a photo on their Facebook page of you and your Valentine, write a creative caption on your definition of “What is Love?” and the photo with the most votes will win diamond studs earrings […]

{Must-Have} Vespertine at Epona & Oak

October’s Featured Gallery Artist at City Market’s Epona & Oak {Raleigh} is Ginna Earl of Vespertine. Being a born-and-bred local gal, I jump at any opportunity to support my North Carolina roots… especially when it involves jewelry, so naturally I will have to make one of these lovely North Carolina pieces my very own. Epona […]

Got a Passion for Fashion? Couture for a Cause Accepting Designer Applications

According to the Couture for a Cause website: Couture for a Cause is an annual fashion show and contest to benefit Activate Good (formerly ME³)! All funds raised at Couture for a Cause benefit Activate Good and our programs. Local designers are paired with Activate Good nonprofit partners to create outfits inspired by the mission […]

{Movers & Shakers} Lots of Retail Happenings in Store for August!

July is almost over, but that’s ok… because there is a lot to look forward to in August! Dress {Raleigh} closed its location on Glenwood South yesterday to pack all of their great consignment and new merchandise and move just a few miles away to their sparkly new location at Ridgewood Shopping Center (3528 Wade […]

{Holiday Weekend Update} Saturday, January 15, 2011 through Monday, January 17, 2011

My, my, my! I just got back in town from a quick two-day visit to Wilmington to work with my gal pal Lisa – the princess of sleep at Fred’s Beds – and it appears I’m back in town just in time! Check out all the happenings and of course, share these retail details with […]

Ask Lisa: Shopping for Shoes and Belt for the Little Lady

My friend, and fellow active Shop Local Raleigh-er, Robert sent me a great email a few weeks ago asking for my retail advice. Of course, I was happy to oblige! Robert wrote: “Lisa, I thought you may be able to point me in the right retail direction. Teresa’s birthday is approaching and I want to […]

Congratulations to Seaboard Wine!

Many, many congratulations are due to the gang at Seaboard Wine & Tasting Bar (one of my local wine retail favorites) on their approaching retail milestone – ringing up their 200,000th customer! I love this promotion they’ve come up with to celebrate and you can bet I’ll be stopping in often to see if I […]

$20 on the 20th Starts Today!

I’m so excited to share a fun grassroots local shopping campaign implemented locally by my friends over at Shop Local Raleigh, a non-profit organization (and part of the Greater Raleigh Merchants Association) that encourages local consumers to do their part in keeping their money right here in town by engaging in commerce with locally-owned and […]