{New Boutique on the Block} SallyMack Life Furnishings in Chapel Hill

Just based on the bright colors shared on their website and Facebook page, I cannot wait to find myself in Chapel Hill so I can visit the new SallyMack Life Furnishings home decor, gift and furniture store. PS: Props for the name “life furnishings”, because after all… home is where life is lived! Open Tuesday […]

{Movers & Shakers} Southern Season to Debut Vivian Howard Collection, Pop-Up Shops

Southern Season has always been worth the drive to Chapel Hill’s University Mall, but shoppers in Raleigh and Charlotte won’t have to head to the Thrill when the gourmet food and gift retailer opens two smaller format stores as “pop-up shops” in November. According to Triangle Business Journal, “Southern Season will be opening a 5,000-square-foot […]

The Cure for Expensive Taste

So many of us can relate: champagne taste on a beer budget. I was reminded of this last week while I was at a professional networking event (#TIMAMixology in Chapel Hill) and got to talking to a newcomer to the Raleigh area about expensive taste – specifically, that of her teenage daughter. I told her […]

{Window Shopping} These Blues Can’t Be Beat

If this is what the “summertime blues” looks like, then I’m glad there’s no cure – insert Alan Jackson here. Pictured below, from Uniquities {Raleigh | Chapel Hill | Charlotte}, this is one of the best features to grace my email inbox in recent weeks. Where are you shopping for new summertime must-haves now that […]

{Final Sale} Clothes Hound Closing Up Shop

I hate to write updates about independent retailers closing up shop here in our local area and I really hate to write two in one month. I have loved following Bryce and the gang from Clothes Hound {Raleigh and Chapel Hill | online} as they expanded from an online-only boutique, to their first brick-and-mortar retail […]