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FASHION & BEAUTY

The Choker Necklace Makes a Comeback for Fall 2014

The Choker Necklace Makes a Comeback for Fall 2014

If you invest in one piece of jewelry this season make it the choker necklace. This piece of statement neckwear may conjure up memories of the 80’s, but this time around chokers are a step above. Add some opulence to your ensemble when you top this season’s dark color palette with a gilded collar. Pair […]

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What to Pack.  A Local Stylist Heads to London Fashion Week

What to Pack. A Local Stylist Heads to London Fashion Week

Barely dusting off her Claire Vivier Cheetah Print clutch from NYFW, our pal & local stylist Erica Hanks headed to London Fashion Week, and has been instagramming the shows and sights to keep us all in the loop.  (@theericahanks, check it). Before she left, Erica did a quick post on her blog, the non-blog, to […]

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What’s New at the Boutiques this Week ~ 9/15

What’s New at the Boutiques this Week ~ 9/15

chezelle in Morrison Scout & Molly’s in Morrison MONKEE’S KK BLOOM WOO SKINCARE & COSMETICS ALEXANDER SCOTT BEDSIDE MANOR    doll a boutique on Selwyn Ave.

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Great prices and discounts this month at Charlotte Plastic Surgery, plus your chance to see your true sun damage up close & personal.

Great prices and discounts this month at Charlotte Plastic Surgery, plus your chance to see your true sun damage up close & personal.

Curious to see how much sun damage you have actually gotten with your years in or out of the sun?  And then get started on fixing that damage with stellar treatments at a great discount deal? Then RSVP today for the Fall Peel event at CHARLOTTE PLASTIC SURGERY. In addition to some awesome prices on […]

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HOUSE & GARDEN

We shopped for some new seasonal Items for Home and Gifting

We shopped for some new seasonal Items for Home and Gifting

Behold…. leather and cashmere, candles and trays for entertaining, football and cozy decor. It’s Fall y’all. You know that peaceful, sunny, blue sky moment right before the crazy holiday season commences. Enjoy this moment and these Fall inspired items in stores now. Alexander Scott BD Jeffries     Bedside Manor     The Boulevard at […]

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Our Charlotte House of The Month for September

Our Charlotte House of The Month for September

We have our COTTINGHAM CHALK HAYES REALTORS  “September House of the Month” ready to show you and she’s a beauty. Located on a desirable street in Providence Country Club, this 2 story custom home is spacious and spectacular and sits right on the golf course. Lush landscaping, built-ins, heavy molding, plantation shutters and wood flooring […]

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What is Swell this week? Mood Boards.

What is Swell this week? Mood Boards.

Summer is a time to relax and rejuvinate and also a time to think of all the things you will get accomplished when the kids start back to school.   SWELL DECOR has gotten calls for several new projects we are excited about this Fall. Everything from master suites, kitchen renovations, living rooms, offices, to […]

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Best Classic Lighting Store in the South is right here in Charlotte.  Meet Lantern & Scroll.

Best Classic Lighting Store in the South is right here in Charlotte. Meet Lantern & Scroll.

Our September FIND OF THE MONTH is a homeowner’s & designer’s dream come true. A local lighting showroom and online store featuring traditional, classic, hand-crafted lighting – the kind you see in the magazines we all page through. At prices that definitely compete with any retail alternative. If you have ever tried to shop for […]

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FUN STUFF & THINGS TO DO

Corny and Amazing. Check out one or more of these Corn Mazes near Charlotte this month.

Corny and Amazing. Check out one or more of these Corn Mazes near Charlotte this month.

Looking for a new way to celebrate fall?  Get lost in a local corn maze.  These aren’t just for the kids, people, corn mazes are fun for all and all for fun.  We’ve done the work for you and found several near Charlotte open throughout the season.  Browse our picks and check out the websites for more […]

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Buzzfeed Video on Things all Couples Fight About.    How did they get into my HOUSE to film this?

Buzzfeed Video on Things all Couples Fight About. How did they get into my HOUSE to film this?

I kid you not.  This bickering couple recreates almost every single “discussion” my husband and I have.  Like, have every day.  For 25 years.  Instead of making me feel bad that I have such petty, inane arguments with the person I am spending my life with….I just feel victorious.   Vindicated.  Every woman’s husband drives […]

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Where to go and What to do this Weekend ~ 9/10

Where to go and What to do this Weekend ~ 9/10

Thursday, September 11, 6:30 p.m.- 9 p.m. Wagner Family Wine Dinner at Blue Restaurant & Bar  Enjoy a five-course meal and wine tasting to get your weekend started off on the right foot.       Friday, September 12- Saturday September 13 Charlotte Funk Fest 2014 Kick it old school style this weekend at this two-day music festival […]

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Scoop Foodies Road Trip ~ Savor The South in Greensboro

Scoop Foodies Road Trip ~ Savor The South in Greensboro

Even if you’re one of the many Queen City residents raised north (or west) of the Mason-Dixon line, you’ve surely discovered the joys of Southern food. From the Krispy Kreme bread pudding at Savannah Red to the famous fried chicken at Price’s Chicken Coop, we can taste our way through the heritage of our “New […]

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HEALTH & FITNESS

What’s New at Xtend Barre? VIX, Yoga and a 30 Day Challenge.

What’s New at Xtend Barre? VIX, Yoga and a 30 Day Challenge.

Leave the treadmills, ellipticals and weight machines behind because the regular gym is becoming a thing of the past. The newest craze is boutique fitness and one we know will transform your body is barre.  Xtend Barre opened recently in the Shops at Metropolitan and combines dance moves and pilates to sculpt those long and […]

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Dermatology, Laser & Vein Specialists Answer Our Questions About Melasma: The Mask of Pregnancy

Dermatology, Laser & Vein Specialists Answer Our Questions About Melasma: The Mask of Pregnancy

It’s no myth, pregnant women do have a radiant glow. That glow is caused by increased levels of hormones, extra blood circulating through their body and maybe a dash of pure joy.  However, pregnancy can also wreak havoc on a woman’s complexion. One such bothersome condition is melasma (pronounced mu-LAZ-muh).  A blotchy darkening of the […]

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The Scoop on Having A Baby in Charlotte: Your Exercise and Nutrition Questions Answered.

The Scoop on Having A Baby in Charlotte: Your Exercise and Nutrition Questions Answered.

The moment you find out you’re pregnant– focus shifts. It’s not just about you anymore. EVERYTHING  you do is discussed, scrutinized, planned out and talked about. A frantic flurry of information. The constant internal dialog, “will this be good for my baby?” It can be overwhelming and confusing. We talked with Dr Elizabeth Moran of […]

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What to Expect from Pediatric Care — Planning for Baby

What to Expect from Pediatric Care — Planning for Baby

Choosing a pediatrician is a top concern for new parents. After the baby arrives, life becomes hectic in the most beautiful way. Establishing a relationship with a pediatric practice prior to this life changing event is key. Scoopcharlotte interviewed Dr. Anna Schmelzer at Carolinas HealthCare System’s Charlotte Pediatric Clinic to find out what to expect […]

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GOOD EATS

e2 rethinks the “wine dinner” and kicks off a new Foodie series on 9/23.

e2 rethinks the “wine dinner” and kicks off a new Foodie series on 9/23.

e2 emeril’s eatery has restructured the concept of the traditional wine dinner to make it more local and more social.  Their goal is to highlight area wine & food merchants in a cocktail meet & greet atmosphere, sort of an “all-access pass for foodies” to get to know each other and to meet some of […]

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A busy woman’s guide to healthy eating

A busy woman’s guide to healthy eating

I’m probably a little biased, but I think that women are amazing.  We juggle school, family, work, friends, volunteer service, and more. It’s probably safe to say that we run the world. Since ruling the world is kind of a big job, we women often struggle to find the time to take care of ourselves […]

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Quick and healthy lunch ideas

Quick and healthy lunch ideas

Back to school. This isn’t the most dreadful time of the year for students only.  It can be pretty stressful for parents as well between chauffeuring kids to and from sports practices, shopping for school supplies and clothes, and making sure that everyone is up to date with their physical exams. Please allow me to make […]

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Scoop Foodies Road Trip ~ Savor The South in Greensboro

Scoop Foodies Road Trip ~ Savor The South in Greensboro

Even if you’re one of the many Queen City residents raised north (or west) of the Mason-Dixon line, you’ve surely discovered the joys of Southern food. From the Krispy Kreme bread pudding at Savannah Red to the famous fried chicken at Price’s Chicken Coop, we can taste our way through the heritage of our “New […]

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TRAVEL

Consider a Cruise for Christmas this year.

Consider a Cruise for Christmas this year.

Just when you thought it was safe to go back to pilates.  Before you can say Pumpkin Spice Latte three times quickly, you’re going to be facing Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hannukah, Kwanza and New Years. One minute you’re happily pulling on your Tory Burch / Frye / Hunter boots, and then…in a snap, BOOM, it […]

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A Trip on the NC Wine Trail

A Trip on the NC Wine Trail

Yes, the kids are back in school and summer vacays are finished,  but if you think that road trips are done for the year, that’s where we’ll prove you wrong. We’ve crafted a full day of wine-tasting and touring that’s perfect for a girl’s day, a weekend date, a special celebration, or just taking in […]

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Scoop Road Trips : Pinehurst

Scoop Road Trips : Pinehurst

We love living in the Queen City, but sometimes a girl’s gotta get out of town for the weekend to relax and recharge. And in just a few hours drive, you could be sipping drinks by the ocean at Isle of Palms, S.C. or hiking in the Blue Ridge Mountains. But if you avoid the […]

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Best Romantic Getaways for Two right now.

Best Romantic Getaways for Two right now.

When it comes to romantic vacations, I always think of the incredible destinations that ABC-TV sends The Bachelors and Bachelorettes to find love. Take our very own ex-Bachelorette, Emily Maynard. She got a 5 star visit to London, Croatia, Prague and Curacao all while being wined and dined with sunset and moonlit backdrops right out […]

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