{You’re Invited} Get Caught Doing the Independent Business Crawl!

Shop Local Raleigh is challenging consumers to “Celebrate Your Independents” by visiting at least 12 different Shop Local Raleigh independent businesses between July 1 and September 15. All you have to do is pick up a game card at almost any Shop Local Raleigh business or download it here. Then, visit any 12 Shop Local […]

Stila + Roxy = <3 at Whalebone

I was just cruisin’ facebook last week and happened to see the following pop-up in my feed of rockin’ local retailers that I follow: While I’ve grown up a bit since my teenage days, my taste in summer attire and swimsuit brands hasn’t: I’m still Roxy all the way. And who could pass up an […]

Weekend Update: December 4-5, 2010

Time to check your inboxes for weekend updates including The Rock & Shop Market, Kerry Catherine Jewelry, anna & alice, and more! The latest enews can be found online at http://iheartretail.com/enews/2010-12-04.html or you can sign up to have it conveniently delivered right to your inbox. Shop on!

{You’re Invited} The Eighth Annual Swagger Gifts Holiday Open House

I just bought tickets to the Swagger Gifts {Cary | online} Holiday Open House Preview Party and I could not be more excited about the upcoming holiday season, thanks to this kick-off event that I haven’t missed in years. Who needs to wait for Black Friday when you’ve got great deals happening this weekend? Not […]

{Worth the Drive} Stop What You’re Doing and Head to Durham for the School House Sale!

How’s that for most dramatic post titled ever? I’m dead serious, though! No matter if you’re a Wolfpack faithful (Let’s Go Pack!), Tar Heel, Blue Devil, Demon Deacon, Mountaineer, or Pirate (“Aaaaargh!” to my ECU girls!), School House has something for you. 50% off, $2.00 samples, beer, and an awesome back story? Rock on! Here’s […]

{You’re Invited!} Swagger Gifts Fall Jewelry Preview – TOMORROW NIGHT!

Community Spotlight – Fall Jewelry Preview to benefit the Caring Community Foundation at Swagger Gifts! The best part about this is event is that not only are you getting a chance to take advantage of early deals on hot new pieces of jewelry that you’re going to love, but you’re also helping out a fantastic […]

We have a winner!

Fans of our facebook page have had the opportunity to enter themselves into a little giveaway over the past two weeks! “What’s the giveaway?”, you might be wondering? A $10.00 gift certificate (wrapped up all pretty) to spend any way you’d like at Ornamentea.com (http://www.ornamentea.com/). To enter, all fans had to do was leave a […]

First Friday is All About Local Goods Tonight!

Our choice for First Friday shopping! The First Friday Market… presented by IndieNC.com {facebook} is the place to visit for LOTS of unique local finds tonight! Located at 131 S. Wilmington Street (in Downtown Raleigh), this once-a-month market features emerging designers, iced coffee, and live music from Mike Roy and Rob Watson this evening from […]

Love It Thursday: GiGi’s Boutique, Ornamentea, and Denim & Lace

There is quite a lot to love this week around both Raleigh and Cary! Here are my personal picks for the week: This must-have summer tunic at GiGi’s Boutique (Raleigh/Cary/online) is light, I love the colors, and at only $40.00, it is, what I like to call, “new summer wardrobe budget-friendly”! The girls at Denim […]

Great Girlfriend Gifts

Looking for a little something fun to go with those cocktails? Be sure to check out these fabulous napkins at Cary’s Swagger Gifts! “Low maintenance is for rookies” is just one of many great one-liners you can find in this line of cocktail napkins at the boutique gift retailer.