GIFTING IN CHARLOTTE

Holiday Cards trunk show at Paper Twist this weekend.

Holiday Cards trunk show at Paper Twist this weekend.

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

In the game of Best Holiday Cards every year, the early girl gets the prize.  If you wait til the very last minute to try to pick yours out, well, the pickins’ will be slim. This Friday (17th), PAPER TWIST is holding a trunk show for holiday cards so you can browse & shop the best […]

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Love these T-Shirts ~  Order now with scoop’s 20% off at luciana.com

Love these T-Shirts ~ Order now with scoop’s 20% off at luciana.com

| September 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

I saw this tee on Instagram and immediately ordered it. When I instagrammed it myself, friends wanted to order it.   So, here we go.  Meet luciana.com, super soft, comfy t-shirts, tanks, sweaters that speak for you.  WORD.     Most of the “sayings” are available in short ($39) , tank ($39) and long sleeve […]

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Baby Announcements, Invitations, Thank You Notes & More.  All The Paper Needs at Paper Twist.

Baby Announcements, Invitations, Thank You Notes & More. All The Paper Needs at Paper Twist.

| September 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

The secret to remaining glamorous and feeling fabulous post-babies, is: don’t lose track of the details.  It’s the little things that make life lovelier; even just one or two intentional efforts during those early months and years will have you feeling uplifted. One of these “little things” is good, old-fashioned paper.  The invitations, thank you notes, […]

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Baby Gifts from Super Luxe to Cute and Affordable

Baby Gifts from Super Luxe to Cute and Affordable

| September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sometimes you need to buy something truly heirloom worthy and sometimes you want something cute and affordable. Shopping for a brand new baby is special. From the extravagant to the pragmatic, new parents love to receive gifts of all kinds on their baby’s behalf. We shopped  ELIZABETH BRUNS for luxury gifts and THE BOULEVARD AT SOUTH […]

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The scoop on Perfect “Push Presents”

The scoop on Perfect “Push Presents”

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

How can you possibly thank the person who carries another human being with your DNA for 9 months while swelling like a sea cow and then delivering this beautiful healthy bouncing baby after countless hours of labor? Epidural or no epidural, C-section or not, labor is a labor of love.   Of course, a baby […]

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All in one place – Last Minute Father’s Day Gift ideas from Morrison Shops

All in one place – Last Minute Father’s Day Gift ideas from Morrison Shops

| June 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ok, maybe you just like to live dangerously. Or maybe you just really got the kids settled in their “out-of-school” routines, and have not had a minute between swim practice and swim meets and pool parties and baseball and Maleficent and XMen: Days of Future Past.  But it’s getting down to the wire, and if […]

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Local Father’s Day Finds: For Best Man in Your Life

Local Father’s Day Finds: For Best Man in Your Life

| June 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

It can be hard shopping for dads, seeing as many hate to do their own shopping, which makes it tough to figure out what they like or don’t like. When I ponder the idea of “DAD”, I think classic, simple and no-fuss. If your dad is anything like mine, he will always say, “Don’t get […]

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Shower Your Bridesmaids With Gifts and Goodies from the Charlotte shops.

Shower Your Bridesmaids With Gifts and Goodies from the Charlotte shops.

| June 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bridesmaids Cast You got the ring and you said,”YES!” Now you must gather your besties to be by your side. Your wedding will be the topic of conversation wherever you go from this day forward right up to the “I DOs”. These are the girls that will be with you every step of the way, […]

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Hostess Gift Ideas for summer parties, stays, thank you’s.

Hostess Gift Ideas for summer parties, stays, thank you’s.

| June 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s party time! Every courteous guest knows a hostess gift is in order. If you have run out of ideas or time, we’ve done the foot work for you. Here are a few proper hostess gifts options from local stores. ALEXANDER SCOTT The Alexander Scott’s signature candle $38.00 is perfect for the candle connoisseur or […]

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Our Top Picks forFather’s Day Gifts.

Our Top Picks forFather’s Day Gifts.

| June 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Most men either go in one of two ways when it comes to “stuff” ….they either never want for much OR they buy whatever they want whenever they want it. Either way, Father’s Day presents particular challenges…..what to get the Guy Who Has Everything OR what to get the Guy Who Doesn’t Really Want Anything. […]

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Monogramming makes every gift a personal one.

Monogramming makes every gift a personal one.

| May 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Everyone loves to receive a gift that feels personalized, and monogramming ANYTHING is a huge trend right now. The stores have some great options for monogrammed gifts – from the expected to the unexpected, for grads, dads, brides, babies, boys, girls, birthdays, hostess gifts, even somethings for you ~ just because.   MONKEES OF CHARLOTTE […]

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Last Minute Mother’s Day Gifts from some of our favorite Charlotte shops.

Last Minute Mother’s Day Gifts from some of our favorite Charlotte shops.

| May 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

There are a few standby shops to hit if you are looking for something lovely for your mother, sister or grandmother to celebrate Mother’s Day this Sunday. Whether you want to spend $25 or $125, here are our picks for last minute niceties. BEDSIDE MANOR   COTTAGE CHIC   WOO SKINCARE & COSMETICS   THE […]

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Gift Picks for the Season – Mother’s Day and Grad Gifts

Gift Picks for the Season – Mother’s Day and Grad Gifts

| May 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

May has arrived, and that means Mother’s Day and graduation are right around the corner. These are both very special occasions that require a meaningful gift. Luckily, the shops have made it easy by picking out their favorite gifts for grads and moms. I am loving the NC  clutches and college town framed prints from […]

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The Perfect Mother’s Day Gift is a helping hand from Metro’s Other Woman.

The Perfect Mother’s Day Gift is a helping hand from Metro’s Other Woman.

| May 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Flowers, Jewelry, Massage… these are all wonderful gifts for Mother’s Day (or any day), but what do moms really want? How about a clone? Someone to run their errands for a day, organize the closets & the kitchen pantry, deep clean the house, file all those receipts, babysit and do the laundry. Mother’s Day is […]

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Meet this Charlotte business:  ColsenKeane Leather

Meet this Charlotte business: ColsenKeane Leather

| March 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s all about the bag. Scott Hofert, founder and head leather smith, of Colsen Keane Custom Leather Goods  has found his passion. A passion for leather and creating great bags. Scott traveled the world for his job (40 countries in 25 years) and was always in pursuit of the perfect bag. Not being able to find […]

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Scoop Shops BLACKLION Dilworth for Spring, Easter & More.

Scoop Shops BLACKLION Dilworth for Spring, Easter & More.

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

There are always treasures waiting to be found inside BLACKLION Dilworth. This month, check out what’s blooming just in time for spring and Easter.  

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