{Foto Friday} Cute Purple Top from The Purple Polka Dot in Cary

Sometimes, a picture is all you need! Thanks to Ashley for modeling this week’s #FotoFriday picture. This purple open back shirt is from The Purple Polka Dot {Cary}. I picked it up as a girlfriend gift for Ashley last week at Shop Local Raleigh‘s Boutique Blowout sale event!

{Sale Alert} Shop Local Raleigh’s “Boutique Blowout” Weekend Event Starts Tonight!

Got plans tonight? We do… come join us for a cocktail and some serious shopping! We hope that by now you’ve heard of Shop Local Raleigh’s “Boutique Blowout” event happening this weekend in Raleigh. If you haven’t, get the details here ASAP. We’ll also give you the skinny below… so keep reading, y’all! From big name labels, […]

{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 […]

Green Thumb Goodness at Beleza on Saturday

As with every summer, P. Dail and Sara from Beleza {Raleigh | online} are offering up to shoppers the bounty from their green thumb efforts! Check out the details below and stop by to see them this weekend. Each year we are happy to share our fresh herbs with our customers, of course free! This […]

Indepent We Stand: Person Street Pharmacy

(Click here if you can’t view the video above.) I think it’s about time I transferred my prescriptions from (insert big box retailer pharmacy here) to Person Street Pharmacy. Thanks to Jen from Shop Local Raleigh for sharing this great video!

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like the Holidays, Y’all!

(Ahem, I’m looking at you neighbor across the street with the Christmas lights up already.) While I myself am a “no Christmas music before the day after Thanksgiving” kind of girl, I can’t help but love seeing all of my favorite local retailers getting their stores ready for the holidays with festive decorations, new lines […]

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 […]

{You’re Invited} Dapper Style House Grand Opening Celebration Tonight!

I know this sounds terrible, but I’m just going to flat out confess: I read print publications to look at the ads! (Fellow marketing and advertising business junkies will sympathize with me, I’m sure!) You stumble across the best new tidbits from businesses that aren’t afraid to do a little publicity and advertising. One thing […]

Mark Your Calendar: October Must-Shop Events

Wednesday and Thursday – October 13th and 14th Lela Rose Trunk Show at Vermillion Spring 2011 collection from 1 to 6 p.m. Wednesday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday. Vermillion is at 4321-102 Lassiter at North Hills Ave., Raleigh. 787-9780, www.VermillionStyle.com Saturday through Saturday – October 16th through 23rd Jules Reid’s dresses and separates […]

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 […]