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Sarah’s Six-Star Story

Why six stars? Because this is a wonderful young adult novel. It hits it out of the park on all my criteria – places, people, plot, pace, and prose. Plus . . . poetry! Sarah is sentenced to a poetry class and community service after an evening goes awry. Along the way, she discovers herself.

Stop by McIntyre’s to pick up Language of The Stars – or call 919.542.3030 to hold a copy!

– Sarah, Children’s Book Buyer

Dish of the Day: Silver Queen Corn

Looking for a vegetarian dish that also serves as comfort food? The Silver Queen Corn dish at The Fearrington House Restaurant utilizes the flavors of the season with locally grown corn and summer peaches. Each week, The Fearrington House Restaurant receives corn from Penny's Farm in Wilson, NC to make this dish. This dish is also accented with baby corn, broccolini, and sunflower seeds. In order to maintain the vegetarian-friendly quality of this dish, the chefs use beurre monté... Full Post >

Sun & Skin Care with De La Terre

The summer months can be particularly harsh on skin with increased exposure to the sun's rays. If your skin could use some recovery from the sun, check out the products below from Haven Spa Boutique. De La Terre's Skincare Line is one of our go-to collections for inflamed skin. Specifically, the products below should soothe skin damaged by the sun. De La Terre Comforts Inflamed Serum ($40) protects skin cells, prevents dehydration, supports capillaries and skin's immune response. The... Full Post >

Q&A with Cara May

We were thrilled to chat with designer Cara May before her trunk show at Dovecote on Saturday, August 20th and Sunday, August 21st. Here is what she shared with us about the collection! What three words best describe your line? Artisanal, understated, deconstructed. What has been your inspiration this season? I have been doing quite a bit of hiking in the Great Craggy Mountains this summer. There is something magical about the native grasses and evergreen shrubs up there that all... Full Post >

Q&A with Kimberly Abell

We were excited to speak with Kimberly Abell, for Equestrian Designs, before her trunk show at Dovecote on Saturday, August 20th and Sunday, August 21st. Here is what she shared with us about the collection! What was your inspiration this season? The colors of the Santa Inez Valley: the vineyards, the apple farms and horse farms. How does your brand develop from season to season? Equestrian offers basic silhouettes all year but we introduce new legs and lengths to the line every... Full Post >

Ruffled for Fall

We're eagerly anticipating fall at Dovecote Style, with new arrivals and trunk shows coming up soon! We have in store the most adorable lightweight flannel shirt by Bell. A beautiful flattering cut and a small ruffle on the cuff gives this top a wonderful feminine touch. The shirts are available in a variety of combinations - red with teal, grey with navy, or black with grey -- all with elbow patches. A perfect transition piece for Fall. Pair with a great pair of jeans and... Full Post >