Naked Ladies Return to Fearrington

That's what they're called! Naked Ladies, Surprise Lilies, Magic Lilies -- whichever common name you know them by, late summer is graced by the flowering of Lycoris species. Here in Fearrington's gardens, we are enjoying right now the pink Lycoris squamigera among the hellebores by the Fearrington House walkway, the striking gold flowers of Lycoris aurea by the Inn courtyard, and various forms of L. radiata throughout our beds-- don't miss the show! Full Post >

Wine of the Week [July 22-July 28]

Saluti appassionati del vino compagni!  Regardless of the degree to which you identify with the term, whether you like to enjoy a glass every now and then, or, like me, throw in Greek grape varietals into your little cousin's practice spelling quizzes (apparently the red grape Agiorgitiko is spelled, y-o-u-s-u-c-k... we've been wrong all this time!!), we here at The Goat would like to foster your love for the drink by offering wine every week that we will showcase here in the blog, and have... Full Post >

Introducing Vinylux Nail Polish

Let me introduce you to our newest product line. We are now carrying CND Vinylux Weekly nail polish. This nail polish will last four times longer than traditional nail polish. The durability of your manicure and pedicure is increased when your nails are exposed to natural light verses using a UV lamp. Here are a few more facts about this wonderful new and innovative nail polish: No base coat is needed Self adhering color coat A faster nail dry time 56 colors to choose from With... Full Post >

Wine of the Week [July 15-July 21]

Greetings fellow wine enthusiasts!  Regardless of the degree to which you identify with the term, whether you like to enjoy a glass every now and then, or, like me, blind taste everything from wine to water, we here at The Goat would like to foster your love for the drink by offering wine every week that we will showcase here in the blog, and have available for tasting on Fridays from 6~7 p.m. South American wine is not at all new to the wine scene, nor does it have some crazy science... Full Post >

Pineapple Lillies

Ample summer rains and the return of sunshine has brought out a spectacular display of pineapple lilies (Eucomis sp.) to Fearrington's gardens this year! With their Dr. Seuss-like flowers and striking leaf rosettes, pineapple lilies are always attention-getters, and favorites with garden designers. These South African bulbs are very well adapted to our growing conditions, tolerant of sun or part shade, critter-resistant, and long blooming. We've tried to incorporate as many varieties as... Full Post >

Wedding Signs!

Wedding signs don't only add functionality to your wedding, but are an easy way to personalize your special day and to add fun, memorable  photo ops! I have seen so many fun signs in some of our past events. Here are a few of my favorites:                   See more wedding details on Pinterest! Full Post >

Wine of the Week [July 08-July 14]

Greetings fellow wine enthusiasts!  Regardless of the degree to which you identify with the term, whether you like to enjoy a glass every now and then, or, like me, use fragrance free, chemical free, pH balanced soaps and shampoos during Champagne showers, we here at The Goat would like to foster your love for the drink by offering wine every week that we will showcase here in the blog, and have available for tasting on Fridays from 6~7 p.m. South Africa gets the spotlight this week.  In... Full Post >

Flowers at Fearrington

Summer is in full effect here at Fearrington! The Gardens are absolutely gorgeous and filled with blooming flowers and lush greenery. It makes it hard to stay away and not to pick anything! On a  tour of the gardens  with a  couple this weekend we bumped into Mary Stevens, our very talented Floral designer. Mary had a basket filled with fresh cuttings from the gardens to create centerpieces for weddings and special events this weekend. It instantly made me happy and... Full Post >

Wine of the Week [July 01-July 07]

Greetings fellow wine enthusiasts!  Regardless of the degree to which you identify with the term, whether you like to enjoy a glass every now and then, or, like me, re-evalute your romantic relationships when your significant other says they don't like Riesling, won't drink anything they can't pronounce, or thinks $60 a bottle retail is far too much for village level Burgundy, we here at The Goat would like to foster your love for the drink by offering wine every week that we will showcase... Full Post >

Cosmetics for Your Feet

TKEES sandals are "cosmetics for your feet," that are available in several shades and come in a variety of beauty-product inspired finishes from Lipsticks to Liners, Highlighters, Glosses and Foundations. The most fun we've had with flip-flops in a long time. Choose the color and shade that best suits your outfit in just a slip of the foot. TKEES work any time of the day, anywhere you are! With a heavy list of Hollywood A- listers already fans, we've seen them look perfect with pants, skirts,... Full Post >