Scentsuosity Debuts New Scents Bar & Apothecary Station

I’m really ashamed to say that this business I’m about to tell you about is literally right across from my office, yet I’ve never stopped in. (Hangs head in shame.) I had no idea what Scentsuosity was, until I saw that they are debuting a new scent bar and apothecary station tonight, and I started […]

{TBT} Chapel Hill’s Rubbish 2 Runway Fashion Show

Today’s TBT (Throwback Thursday) features the mind-blowing photographs from the September 12 Rubbish 2 Runway fashion show in Chapel Hill at FRANK Gallery. I first read about this eco-friendly, yet fashion-forward event, in this TBJ article… too late to change my schedule to attend, but in plenty of time to get excited about learning more […]

{Sale Alert} Home Again Furniture & Accents

Home Again Fine Consignments, located in Mayfaire Towncenter, is an amazing local Wilmington, NC store that sells furniture, accents, & decorations. The store is having a post-furniture market sale & it’s a big one. According to their newsletter, the new items are at least 50% off retail prices. I’m in love with this amazing couch… …and these cool sea […]

A Morning with Sweetbottoms Baby Boutique

I’ve been frequenting Sweetbottoms Baby Boutique {Raleigh | Online} for about two years now. Last week the general manager, the lovely Fatimah Faraj, sat down with me to talk a little about how SweetBottoms Baby came to be and where they are today. Sweetbottoms started with one mother’s desire to make green and natural parenting […]

{Real Local} Durham Bulls Team Up with School House

Y’all… I don’t think you can quite comprehend how happy this makes my little local heart. Durham Bulls + School House {Durham | online} + Eco-Friendly = Made in America Awesomeness Made right here in Durham by School House from 100% recycled beer bottles with our “Hit Bull Win Steak” slogan on the front and […]

{Sale Alert} 24-Hour Savings on Kinder Soles… Already in Progress

Congratulations to the gang at Kinder Soles {Raleigh | online} for hitting their goal of gaining 2,000 followers on facebook! To celebrate, they’re offering $20.00 off any pair of their socially-conscious flip flops. Visit them on facebook to grab the discount code and link. Sale ends at 10:00am, Tuesday morning, October 4th.

Retail Destination: Savannah, GA

A few weekends ago, gal pal Amber and I hit 95 South from Raleigh heading for Savannah, GA to meet the rest of the bridesmaids for our home girl Brianne’s “Last Fling Before the Ring“. Savannah was an amazing destination for so many reasons, not the least of which include the historic waterfront destination’s wide […]

Weekend Shopping Update: September 25th, 2010

LOTS of great options this weekend – I’ll certainly be trying my best to make it out to all of them! Great local shopping for your little one – or for any SmartMomma you love! SmartMomma Grand Opening (in their new location!) Saturday – 9/25 – 10:00am until 6:00pm http://www.SmartMomma.com/Locations-Raleigh-NC-sp-6.html First 100 families to arrive […]

Local Flip Flops with a Cause

Summer must-have? Check! Eco-fabulous and a great cause? Check! Making our list of local brands that we love? Double Check! These flip flops have caught our attention several times over the past few weeks, courtesy of our friends at the News & Observer (Stylin’, GreenScene). In yesterday’s “Stylin’” feature, Jennifer Bringle wrote: Each year, millions […]

Cameron Village Happenings

On Monday, we stopped in and spent sometime with the always lovely Sara Dail, co-owner of Beleza… a fair trade boutique. We snapped some pictures for the store’s May eNews, chatted about the Men’s Night Out (and Kids, too!) shopping event coming up on Monday, May 3rd for Mother’s Day, and of course… talked shop! […]