Will It Waffle?

All you need is a waffle iron…

No, not just to make waffles, but to make all kinds of delicious recipes! Head over to McIntyre’s Books this Saturday, September 13th at 2pm for a cooking demonstration with The Fearrington House’s Executive Sous Chef Tom Whitaker. He will be coaching us on waffle iron techniques from Will it Waffle? for the items below:

  • Grilled Ham & Cheese Melt
  • Zucchini Fritters
  • Red Velvet Waffle with Cream Cheese Buttercream

Will it Waffle? Yes it will!

A Fun Idea

There are so many ways to add simple, personal touches to wedding décor, and we certainly welcome creative ideas at Fearrington. One thing that I often encourage couples to do is personalize what they call their tables in the seating plan. Of course you can never beat the good old numbering system (1, 2, 3), but how about calling them names of cities traveled together, places of significance from college, names of flowers? You name it – there’s no end to creative options. Personally, I... Full Post >

Transformation Tuesday

Feeling a little blah? Uninspired? Maybe even a little lost? Pop into Dovecote Style and let us help define your personal style! Lackluster pants morph into a fabulous Before and Again printed swingy skirt. A boring top becomes a sleek v-neck from A'nue Ligne. They'll dress you from top to bottom in the latest styles from designers such as Equestrian, Magaschoni cashmere, Wilt and Elemente Clemente, designers you'll be hard pressed to find anywhere else in the Triangle. Accessories... Full Post >

Q&A with Edda Jockisch of Elemente Clemente

We were so excited to chat with Edda Jockish, a designer for the German line, Elemente Clemente, who is coming to Fearrington Village for a trunk show at Dovecote this weekend. Here's what we learned about Edda and this fabulous clothing line! What can you tell us about your clothes from Elemente Clemente? Our clothes fit a variety of bodies, with both fitted & relaxed styles. We choose great fabrics (often from Italy and Germany) with fabulous detailing and workmanship. The entire... Full Post >

A Visit To Peter Michael Winery

In honor of our upcoming wine dinner with Paul Michael of the Peter Michael Winery -- I wanted to share my experiences with their amazing vineyard and wine. This past spring I had the honor to visit the Peter Michael Winery in Sonoma, California as part of their Sommelier Summit, an annual event they host. The Fearrington House has participated in the Peter Michael Foundation's charity dinners in years past,  and I have had the opportunity to become very familiar with their wines. Their... Full Post >

The Statement Bag

There's no better time than the changing of the seasons to stop and reflect on your wardrobe. We're all starting to put away the light tees and tanks and stock up on sweaters and jackets. The changing of the seasons is lovely, but for the money, there's no better investment than a statement bag to take us through fall, winter and beyond. Some of our favorites here in the shop include a sumptuous leather boho bag in color-blocked cream and brown, totes and clutches with shagreen... Full Post >