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FASHION & BEAUTY

February is National Heart Month.  Let’s all wear some red.

February is National Heart Month. Let’s all wear some red.

Being heart healthy is going to be a major focus for scoop this February, as we are joining Carolinas HealthCare System in their campaign for heart health for you and yours this National Heart Month. Whether you are shopping for a little something red for VDay or want to make an all out I HEART […]

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Looking for a Red Gown to Wear to the Heart Ball on February 7?

Looking for a Red Gown to Wear to the Heart Ball on February 7?

In case you are going, we shopped NITSA’S on Fairview Rd {near Whole Foods} for a few gorgeous gowns. While you definitely do not have to WEAR RED  or wear long, many do you can, and we figure a good red gown is hard to find.  Here are four beauties.  

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Missed the last Hunstad Kortesis Breast Event at Baku?  Here’s another chance in February, be speedy.

Missed the last Hunstad Kortesis Breast Event at Baku? Here’s another chance in February, be speedy.

It seems that every scoop girl is interested in getting some new “girls” going on. The HUNSTAD KORTESIS Plastic Surgery & Medspa after hours event this week at BAKU in SouthPark sold out in less than a week.  So, they’ve scheduled another Kortesis After Hours party for Thursday, 2/26 for those of you who missed it or missed […]

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Belk Previews What to Wear This Spring.

Belk Previews What to Wear This Spring.

The bi-annual presentation of upcoming Fashion Trends by Arlene Goldstein, Belk’s VP of Trend Merchandising, is always a superbly entertaining and informative view of what’s actually on the fashion front for shoppers in EveryWhere USA.  Primarily due to Arlene’s ability to catchphrase every coming trend and capture the essence of what regular ole’ non-NYFW girls […]

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HEALTH & FITNESS

Who Does Your Heart Beat For?   Join us as we focus on Heart Health with CHS this February.

Who Does Your Heart Beat For? Join us as we focus on Heart Health with CHS this February.

Hashtag News Flash. Heart Disease and Stroke are WOMEN’S health issues.  We are at higher risk than men, with a 58% combined heart disease risk vs. that of 48% for men.   Women have more strokes than men, and more women die from strokes than men. Yes.  While heart disease has typically been considered a disease of […]

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Hilliard Studio Method introduces a new class just for Teenage Girls

Hilliard Studio Method introduces a new class just for Teenage Girls

Whether or not you are still lucky enough to be living the LIKE MOTHER / LIKE DAUGHTER dream, Hilliard Studio Method has the perfect teen girl workout for yours. HSM TeenFit starts Monday 1/26 with 45 minutes of signature Hilliard Studio Method strengthening + lengthening moves especially designed for teenage girls. HSM Teen Fit will […]

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S**t  Juicers Say from Pressed Juicery.com

S**t Juicers Say from Pressed Juicery.com

That girl.  The one who is constantly juicing, cleansing, working on her alkalinity. Oh wait, that’s me.  Maybe it’s you too. Enjoy this clever “tribute” to all the That Girls, posted by PRESSED JUICERY. And forward to That Friend   

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How we beat my son’s Pediatric Asthma using Traditional Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture

How we beat my son’s Pediatric Asthma using Traditional Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture

Meet Christopher. My handsome, sensitive, fiery, creative, smart  7 year old  who suffers from allergy induced asthma. Just a regular boy who loves ice cream and playing “minecraft” with his brother. Mi Vida, Mi Amor. I first noticed wheezing when he was 6 months old. The whole family was battling one of those wicked upper […]

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HOME & GARDEN

Save The Trees. Learn how to protect Charlotte’s unique canopy at this upcoming meeting.

Save The Trees. Learn how to protect Charlotte’s unique canopy at this upcoming meeting.

Charlotte is known around the country for the beautiful and amazing high tree canopy of our close-in neighborhoods.  Tree lined streets is a realtors’ selling point that you hear over and over.  Unfortunately, street life is stressful and hard on our trees, as is simple math – aging trees are weaker, more susceptible trees.  Disease […]

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We Shop for Local Art and Talk you thru How to Hang It.

We Shop for Local Art and Talk you thru How to Hang It.

Those blank walls. That clear, bare, plain space. A conundrum to most. A mathematical burden to others. Fret not my decorating enthusiast, let these images drive away your insecurities and inspire you to enliven your walls. Salon style dates back to the 18th century when schools would hold annual art shows with limited wall space. […]

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Here are some Pics from the Annual Winter Sale at High Cotton Home.

Here are some Pics from the Annual Winter Sale at High Cotton Home.

If you love contemporary style – nothing too trendy but nothing too stodgy – you will love the furnishings and home accessories at HIGH COTTON HOME. Located in Southend, on South Blvd. near Mr. K’s and Campbell’s Greenhouse.  HCH carries primarily the Vanguard brand of furniture – and a lot of it is on sale […]

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Annual Winter Sale at The Furniture Connector & High Cotton Home starts this Sunday, Feb 1st.

Annual Winter Sale at The Furniture Connector & High Cotton Home starts this Sunday, Feb 1st.

Whether buying furniture at a great price is always on your list, or you just need to add to one room or another with one thing or another, you don’t want to miss the annual clearance sales at THE FURNITURE CONNECTOR  and sister store HIGH COTTON HOME in SouthEnd.  “TFC” is a huge warehousey space […]

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THINGS TO DO

Save The Trees. Learn how to protect Charlotte’s unique canopy at this upcoming meeting.

Save The Trees. Learn how to protect Charlotte’s unique canopy at this upcoming meeting.

Charlotte is known around the country for the beautiful and amazing high tree canopy of our close-in neighborhoods.  Tree lined streets is a realtors’ selling point that you hear over and over.  Unfortunately, street life is stressful and hard on our trees, as is simple math – aging trees are weaker, more susceptible trees.  Disease […]

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Where to go and What to Do for the Super Bowl = Pre Game, Game Day and Post.

Where to go and What to Do for the Super Bowl = Pre Game, Game Day and Post.

From culinary creations to the best parties in town, Charlotte sure knows how to celebrate the big game (even if the Panthers aren’t making an appearance). Just for you we’ve rounded up the best events before, during and after kick-off. Tired of hearing about #DeflateGate and looking for non-football themed events? Catch our picks at […]

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Super Bowl XLIX Party Food ~ Drinks, Dips & Dishes

Super Bowl XLIX Party Food ~ Drinks, Dips & Dishes

My crush list goes like this: 1) Tom Brady 2) Tom Brady 3) Jimmy Fallon.  Obvi my husband doesn’t have to worry about Brady because, Gisele. Whether you want to throw things or throw yourself at Tom Brady, we can all agree that we will be loving Super Bowl XLIX as long as we have a mean […]

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Instagram Temporary Tattoos!!  Plus our top 10 picks to wear a square.

Instagram Temporary Tattoos!! Plus our top 10 picks to wear a square.

Trend Alert: for $14.99, with FREE SHIPPING worldwide, you can now get 12 temporary tattoos from Picattoo, a Netherlands company. How cool is that? The tats can last up to a week. Upload your insta pics here. Here’s our 12… and we don’t mind sharing the love with y’all! TAT UP.               […]

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GOOD EATS

Seasonal Eating Scoop. Produce of the month: Collard greens

Seasonal Eating Scoop. Produce of the month: Collard greens

This is the first of a new series where we help you figure out how to eat seasonally! Break outta boring old salad ruts and embrace eating the way nature intended, when the veggies are their tastiest and give the most optimal nutrition anyway! First week of every month we will be sharing a new seasonal vegetable […]

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Why Flax seed + Easy recipes to add flaxseed to your family’s snacks and meals.

Why Flax seed + Easy recipes to add flaxseed to your family’s snacks and meals.

Flax seeds (also called linseeds) are a rich source of micronutrients, dietary fiber, manganese, vitamin B1, and the essential fatty acid alpha-linolenic acid, also known as ALA or omega-3.  As a source of healthy fat, antioxidants, and fiber, flaxseed can also help lower the risk of diabetes, cancer, and heart disease. There are two main types of flax […]

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Super Bowl XLIX Party Food ~ Drinks, Dips & Dishes

Super Bowl XLIX Party Food ~ Drinks, Dips & Dishes

My crush list goes like this: 1) Tom Brady 2) Tom Brady 3) Jimmy Fallon.  Obvi my husband doesn’t have to worry about Brady because, Gisele. Whether you want to throw things or throw yourself at Tom Brady, we can all agree that we will be loving Super Bowl XLIX as long as we have a mean […]

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12 favorite comfort foods take on a healthy twist

12 favorite comfort foods take on a healthy twist

What if I told you that you can enjoy all of the warming, rich, hearty comfort foods of wintertime without compromising your health or diet in the process? Well, believe it or not, it is totally possible! With a few twists, traditional favorites, such as chicken soup, chicken potpie, and slow cooker chili, can be […]

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WHAT TO WEAR

#OOTD means Outfit of the Day, and here are our picks.  Which One’s Yours?

#OOTD means Outfit of the Day, and here are our picks. Which One’s Yours?

First things First.  Congrats to last week’s winning #OOTD and to @imkristenm who shared & won a $25 gift card to KK BLOOM just for playing! Second things Second.  Here’s how it works.  You save the image of your fave outfit below and share on your instagram with the hashtags #OOTD #scoopclt and, if you […]

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Last Minute Ideas on What to Wear to Watch the Superbowl.

Last Minute Ideas on What to Wear to Watch the Superbowl.

This is one game you can’t get wrong – with all the navy in your closet, dressing “the colors” should be easy.   Now you just need to decide whether you’re on Team Red/Navy/Silver or Team Lime/Navy/White so you can  pick your accent color(s).  We asked a few of our favorite shops to send in […]

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What to Wear this Week? Win a $25 Gift Card Towards Your Fave #OOTD

What to Wear this Week? Win a $25 Gift Card Towards Your Fave #OOTD

It seems that as the end of each season approaches I find myself staring into my closet, aimlessly wondering how to transition my boring winter clothes and craving some new spring duds. If you find yourself in this same predicament, scoopcharlotte is here to the rescue. Think of us like your fashion superhero, but in […]

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What to Wear on New Year’s Eve

What to Wear on New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve is the best time of year to dress in head to toe sequins and buy a new outfit you wouldn’t wear any other time of the year.   As you look forward and plan all that you will do in the New Year, we’ve taken care of finding bright and sparkly options […]

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