{You’re Invited} Slobbers & Stripes Pup-a-Palooza at Peachy Keen

Join the gals at Peachy Keen for a dog rescue fundraiser benefiting Paws in the City and Wags 4 Tags – and their work to save dogs from kill shelters across the state!




You’re Invited: The Green Chair Project’s “Home for the Holidays” Porch Sale Fundraiser

Shop home goods, furnishings, fall and Christmas decor, lighting, rugs, art, vintage, and more — all to support a great cause with The Green Chair Project this week and weekend.




{You’re Invited} To Everything!

Y’all, to say there is “a lot” going on in the retail world this week and upcoming weekend would be an understatement – just take a look at this calendar! What’s happening today/tonight (Thursday)? Glad you asked! Happy shopping!




{You’re Invited} Couture for a Cause presented by Activate Good

Couture for a Cause is back and better than ever, with a bigger location inside of Marbles in Downtown Raleigh and a bigger goal than last year – aiming to raise $15,000 this time around for Activate Good. Funds raised support Activate Good’s programs which benefit over 80 nonprofit partners in the local area.




First Friday for Shoppers!

There’s art, there’s wine, there’s dining… and now fearless shoppers… there’s retail, too! Gypsy Jule Grand Opening Event 6pm-9pm Join the girls at Gypsy Jule, Downtown Raleigh’s newest womens clothing and accessories boutique, for an evening of fun and celebration with specials, prizes, live music, and complimentary light fare from The Rockford. (And beer and […]




{You’re Invited} Vestique.com Fashion Show at North Hills on Wednesday

Got plans for Wednesday evening? If not, do what I just did and get yourself over to Vestique.com {Raleigh | online only} and purchase a ticket or two to their Spring 2011 Fashion Show happening tomorrow night (Wednesday) at ArtSource {Raleigh} in North Hills from 7pm until 9pm! Erin, one of the two ladies from […]




One for the Late Night Crew!

(Or early morning, depending on when you read this.) I just couldn’t wait until Wednesday morning to post these super important updates, because as we all know good and well… shopping is important business! 🙂 First Things First: Wednesday – April 6th, 2011 – 10am until 4pm 5th Annual Accessorize with Pi Phi Shopping. For […]




{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 […]




{You’re Invited} Cute Buttons Gift and Paper Boutique Holiday Open House benefiting SAFE Haven for Cats

On Tuesday I told you about Swagger’s Holiday Open House taking place from 6:00pm until 9:00pm today, but I would be remiss if I didn’t also give you the skinny on another great Cary retailer, Cute Buttons Gift and Paper Boutique, too! (Especially since there is plenty of time to attend both and even stop […]




{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 […]