GIFTING IN CHARLOTTE

Find of the Week!  Beautiful Personalized Engraving at Nordstrom’s Scent Event this Saturday.

Find of the Week! Beautiful Personalized Engraving at Nordstrom’s Scent Event this Saturday.

| April 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

In springtime, all girls’ fancies turn to flowers. And nowhere will there be prettier, more personalized florals than at the Jo Malone London counter at Nordstrom SouthPark this Saturday, during the store’s spring Scent Event. There are lots of TREATS in store for you this week at the Nordy’s scent event, but my favorite is […]

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Elizabeth Bruns Welcomes Spring with a Toast To Entertaining next Thursday 3/26.

Elizabeth Bruns Welcomes Spring with a Toast To Entertaining next Thursday 3/26.

| March 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

If anyone knows how to entertain with style, it’s certainly the folks at ELIZABETH BRUNS on Morrison in The Specialty Shops. Not just for jewelry {although don’t get me started}, they are Charlotte’s best resource for luxury brands in tabletop, china, crystal, sterling, servingware, barware, plus antique decorative items, linens……the list goes on and on. It […]

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What’s New at 32 Flavors Boutique

What’s New at 32 Flavors Boutique

| March 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

If you haven’t stopped by 32 FLAVORS BOUTIQUE on East Boulevard, you should. They have some of the best local handmade art, jewelry, gifts, fashion & home accessories and much more. Whether you’re shopping for a gift or yourself, it’s hard not to find something to love in this happy, cute, friendly shop. See what’s […]

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Celebrate Swoozie’s B-day with a storewide 20% off…a $10 Gift Card for Charlotte only….and a Grand Opening Party.

Celebrate Swoozie’s B-day with a storewide 20% off…a $10 Gift Card for Charlotte only….and a Grand Opening Party.

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Swoozie’s has been in business for 14 years around the South, and is celebrating by taking 20% off everything in the store now through Monday, March 9th. If you haven’t gotten one of their spring catalogs delivered in the mail, check out our fave picks below. AND the $10 off gift card good at their new […]

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Last Minute Guy Gifts for Valentine’s Day.

Last Minute Guy Gifts for Valentine’s Day.

| February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

If you’re anything like me, you wait until the last hour to shop for holiday gifts for your guy. And if you are, then today is your lucky day because I did the heavy lifting for you and headed out early to see what the local shops had to offer for the men in our […]

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Three Day V-Day Shopping Pop-Up hits Independence Center Uptown.

Three Day V-Day Shopping Pop-Up hits Independence Center Uptown.

| February 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Shop Uptown Next Week For Valentine’s Gifts. We’ve got the scoop on a new shopping event coming to Uptown for V-Day next week that will make Valentine’s gift shopping much, much easier for you and for him. Shop Uptown is a 3 Day Valentine’s shopping pop-up store in Independence Center at 101 N. Tryon which […]

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Valentine Gifts for Her, Him and Them from the Charlotte shops.

Valentine Gifts for Her, Him and Them from the Charlotte shops.

| February 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

The big day of lurrrrrve is coming up next weekend and it’s time to get a move on shopping for your loved ones. Or if you’re like us, a jump start on buying yourself a Valentine. No matter if you’re shopping for yourself or others, we found the best gifts to give in the shops […]

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Where to get him an investment timepiece for Christmas? Diamonds Direct.

Where to get him an investment timepiece for Christmas? Diamonds Direct.

| December 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Maybe you think of Diamonds Direct in SouthPark as a place for a young man to buy The Ring, at prices below regular retail.  True that.  But if you haven’t actually been inside this store, you have no idea that it is a huge, beautiful full-service jewelry store, filled with -yes- diamonds and also precious […]

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Gifts for the Guy in your life.

Gifts for the Guy in your life.

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

For those of you who don’t already do the full-time shopping for the man {men?} in your life, the holiday season is the best opportunity to take the reins and drop hints on how you’d like them to dress.  And of course, to show how much you appreciate them.  From comfy cashmere to high end watches to […]

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Gifts for the Foodies & Wino’s in your Life.

Gifts for the Foodies & Wino’s in your Life.

| December 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tick Tock my friends.  Finding those perfect gifts is about to cause FULL ON PANIC MODE.  One of my favorite sources for last minute gifts for family, co-workers and friends is DEAN & DELUCA in Phillips Place ~ I never leave there empty-handed and I’m often inspired to greatness in my gift picks…if I do […]

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Best Stocking Stuffers.

Best Stocking Stuffers.

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s just a matter of time before the stockings are hung by the chimney with care.  Instead of filling them with just candy this year, mix it up with unique choices; small candles, gift certificates, perfumes, jewelry and thoughtful tidbits.  Traditionally stocking stuffers have to be smaller, but they don’t have to come secondary to gifts […]

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Best Gifts for the Girls in your Life

Best Gifts for the Girls in your Life

| December 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

If you’re a woman shopping for another woman, it’s probably the easiest part of your Christmas list – just buy something you think you’d like that you don’t normally buy for yourself.  Options are abundant –  from pretty trinkets and necklaces to wallets, bags, scented candles and soaps (personal favorite), and even artwork.  Shopping for your […]

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A Chic New Look for Cottage Chic

A Chic New Look for Cottage Chic

| December 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

  There is something so refreshing about a makeover! That definitely holds true for one of our favorite shops on East Boulevard, COTTAGE CHIC. When the Charlotte partner of Cottage Chic wanted to retire, founder & co-owner Shelley Thompson reopened the Cottage door with a fresh new look to go with the same exceptional quality […]

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The 20 Hottest Cookbooks for Foodies on Your Gift List

The 20 Hottest Cookbooks for Foodies on Your Gift List

| December 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

As we celebrate family, faith and friends during the holidays – food is the centerpiece of the season. And thanks to this year’s hottest cookbooks, we can still get creative in the kitchen long after Christmas. A cookbook makes a perfect gift for foodies on your list, (and to sneak under the tree for you), […]

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Hot Scoop! Just in time for the Holidays, SWOOZIE’S opens in Sharon Corners with a scoop-exclusive Giveaway.

Hot Scoop! Just in time for the Holidays, SWOOZIE’S opens in Sharon Corners with a scoop-exclusive Giveaway.

| December 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Let’s give a big, warm WELCOME BACK to specialty gift retailer, Swoozie’s, which opened a location at Sharon Corners last week.  SWOOZIE’S is an upscale chain of specialty gift stores with nine locations in seven states [plus a great website for online ordering] and is one of the most prominent names in the gift and […]

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Holiday Fitness Update – Gifts, Specials & more to check out this week.

Holiday Fitness Update – Gifts, Specials & more to check out this week.

| December 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Flywheel’s holiday gift cards are the gift that keeps on giving ~ each one comes in a keepsake holiday pouch that doubles as a workout wallet [due to arrive in CLT studio soon]. Plus, when you buy your FlyGiftCard,  you’ll receive a little gift for you too*: – Purchase a 5-pack, receive 1 class credit […]

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