Cheers to Thanksgiving

Turkey season is upon us once again, and for those of us who would rather not slave away in the hot kitchen making a dish to bring to the family dinner this year, the gift of wine seems much more appropriate!  Very little is more appropriate than Beaujolais Nouveau for Thanksgiving, as it is an extremely fresh wine whose flavors and structure (body, acidity, alcohol, etc.) make a perfect match for turkey, cranberry sauce, stuffing, and the like.  Pick up a bottle of JOSEPH DROUHIN Beaujolais Nouveau 2014 at The Goat and celebrate the holidays!

The Berries of Autumn

Long after foliage and flowers have succumbed to the cold, winter-berrying plants fill our gardens with excitement and beauty. The mild, temperate climate of the Carolina Piedmont provides ideal growing conditions for a wide variety of trees and shrubs bearing winter fruit -- many of them native! Here at Fearrington, the gardeners have incorporated numerous types of winter-berrying plants into beds throughout the Village. We love them for their individual beauty and design possibilites, as... Full Post >

Caroline & Dan

Caroline and Dan tied the knot on September 20, 2014. These newlyweds said their "I dos" under the Crab Apples, and danced the night away in the Fearrington Barn. How did you and your partner meet? Caroline and I met each other during our sophomore year at UNC-Chapel Hill. Although we both lived in the same residence hall, we first met each other at a meeting for our study abroad program - we both studied abroad in Germany during our Spring semester. After seeing Caroline a few times, I... Full Post >

Transformation Tuesday

We have a guest model this Tuesday, all the way from California. To highlight that cool California style, we pulled together two different looks for this west coast beauty. For our first look we paired the timeless Stonington shirt from P. Taylor in olive green with this breathtaking wire mesh belt from Sarah Cavender. This belt defines statement piece, made from metal mesh that you can wear around your waist or as a wrap around your shoulders. Our featured model  repurposed a Kinross... Full Post >

Holiday Packing Tips

I have found that a little forethought ensures my holiday travel stays full of good cheer! Here are a few of my tried-and-true packing tips for travel during the busiest time of the year. Make a list and check it twice! Thinking it through not only helps me pack more efficiently, but putting it on paper gives me a reference sheet that can be edited for future travel. I have also found that I forget a lot less by having a checklist! Double-duty Decide on a color scheme and pack key... Full Post >

Must Reads That Make Must Haves

McIntyre's Books staff put together a list of books that will not disappoint. These top ten must reads make fantastic gifts! 1. The Peripheral by William Gibson The cyber-punk of early Gibson (Neuromancer) ages well in this novel of the near future and the consequences of progress. 2. Love & Treasure by Ayelet Waldman A superb novel of a young woman and her search for the secrets that haunted her grandfather after WWII. 3. The Goldfinch by Donna... Full Post >