GIFTING IN CHARLOTTE

These Diamonds are a 40 year-old Girl’s Best Friend.

These Diamonds are a 40 year-old Girl’s Best Friend.

| April 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Maybe you have a big day coming up.  Or maybe you just deserve something special for being the most important person in the world to someone ~ even if that someone is yourself!   Whether you are celebrating a milestone birthday, a big occasion  (Mother’s Day? Anniversary? Push Present?), OR you just like the eye […]

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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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Valentine’s Day Treats from Charlotte’s Favorite Boutiques

Valentine’s Day Treats from Charlotte’s Favorite Boutiques

| February 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Valentine’s Day evokes any number of emotions from folks. Hitched or single, the planning that goes into February 14 can be intense. No need to stress over the giving though since we found some unique gifts for you at some of the Charlotte shops. For the Men. Oh, handsome, delicious, incredibly impossible men. Finding the […]

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Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas from the Charlotte Boutiques

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas from the Charlotte Boutiques

| February 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

No matter who you want to share the love with next Friday, February 14th, the Charlotte shops have stocked up with cute, sweet, romantic and funny gifts for you. Here are some of our favorites for the girls and guys you love: MEET “tüt” a web boutique – started by a local girl – which […]

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What’s New at BLACKLION Dilworth

What’s New at BLACKLION Dilworth

| January 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

BLACKLION Dilworth is one of my favorite local shops because it always has a little bit of everything. Whether you’re seeking a gift or new piece of furniture for your home, you’re bound to find something that will entice at BLACKLION. Right now, you’ll find a great selection of Valentine’s Day gifts as well as […]

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Paper Twist is moving in February and they’re having a storewide 1-week sale.

Paper Twist is moving in February and they’re having a storewide 1-week sale.

| January 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Hot scoop spied in drive by….PAPER TWIST is moving to the new shopping strip on Selwyn at the corner of Colony Road, right next to doll.{a boutique}. To move merch before the big move, Paper Twist is running a storewide 20% off sale with select items marked down even further.  Just don’t dawdle.  This sale […]

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Stocking Stuffers and More Good Girlfriend Gift Ideas

Stocking Stuffers and More Good Girlfriend Gift Ideas

| December 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Christmas is one week away, yikes! It seems like we have been preparing for a long time, but the big day somehow always sneaks up on us. I always manage to buy all of my gifts and then realize that there are stockings to be filled, and a few friends who may have slipped my […]

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Giving the Gifts that Do Good.

Giving the Gifts that Do Good.

| December 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Like they say, the best gifts are the ones that keep on giving. When finishing your last minute gift purchases, why not give back with presents that serve a purpose. Below are some of our discoveries on thoughtful gifts that give back. And remember, you don’t have to travel far to support a global cause. […]

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Gifts for Teenagers and college kids.

Gifts for Teenagers and college kids.

| December 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sigh. Always some of the toughest on the list, although cash is king for anyone over 15, and a perfect fall back position.  But I know, you want a little something more personal, right?  Well, we feel your pain.  Here’s what we’re rounding up for the teens on our list:  Google Chromecast. $29.99 at Amazon […]

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In praise of the traditional wall calendars.

In praise of the traditional wall calendars.

| December 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Looking for a gift for someone a bit more traditional?  Consider a wall calendar, the paper kind, that you hang up in your kitchen or office.  For counting days and marking dates.  Like, not on your phone. For many of us, the act of writing down something, by hand, helps commit it to memory more […]

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Foodie Finds – Gifts for the Gourmet on your list

Foodie Finds – Gifts for the Gourmet on your list

| December 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

Are you a foodie? Do you know one? Out of the necessity to feed my family healthful nutritious affordable meals, I have became comfortable and inventive in the kitchen. I love gadgets, trying new spices and learning new tricks.  So, I’m a wanna-be foodie. Holiday is the perfect time to try something new….. mix it […]

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Scoop Shops for WBTV’s Christine Nelson

Scoop Shops for WBTV’s Christine Nelson

| December 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

We all have at least one person on our gift list who proves to be quite the challenge. After one of our bi-weekly segments on WBTV, I asked Christine Nelson who was the toughest person on her list. She laughed and said it was easily her husband. Her description of her challenge went something like […]

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Time to get Thoughtful.  What to get that person who has everything.

Time to get Thoughtful. What to get that person who has everything.

| December 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Everyone has that person on their Christmas list who has everything, and constantly says they don’t want any gifts this year. And maybe they don’t, but we still want to give them something. Instead of getting that person another candle, perfume, tie, or bottle of scotch, why not do something a little more clever this […]

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Five Gifts to Buy This Week

Five Gifts to Buy This Week

| December 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

FOR HIM & FOR YOU   FOR HER OR FOR YOU   FOR HER …OR ALSO FOR YOU   FOR THE LITTLE ONES, NOT FOR YOU   FOR THE BIGGER ONES, MAYBE FOR YOU. BUT THEN, SEE #1 ABOVE.  

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Shopping for Childrens’ Christmas Outfits & Gifts at Shower Me With Love

Shopping for Childrens’ Christmas Outfits & Gifts at Shower Me With Love

| December 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Shower Me With Love in Morrison is the best one-stop shop in town for classic, quality children’s clothing, furniture, goods and unique gifts. Every year when ’tis the season, we find the best baby & toddler gifts and outfits at SMWL – in 6,000 sq feet of designer childrens’ items they’ve got to be the […]

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