Spa Stocking Stuffers

Looking for sophisticated stocking stuffers? Look no further! The Spa at Fearrington’s spa boutique Haven will help you find the perfect pampering products in stocking-size!

A few suggestions of items we love below, but don’t forget we have pint sized Elemis products that work great for travel or to sample something new!

Elizabeth W. Peppermint Lip Balm

Made with all natural ingredients, this tubed lip balm nourishes your lips with a blend of Shea Butter, Jojoba oil, and Vitamin E. The Peppermint leaf extract not only adds a fresh, invigorating smell it also has a slight plumping effect on your lips.

Grass Sponges

Each one of these sponges are naturally harvested from crystal clear ocean waters to bring you the most luxurious bathing experience. Since these sponges are naturally grown, each one is unique, so come pick the one with the shape and texture that speaks to you.


Elemis Quiet Mind Temple Balm

This soothing little bottle of temple balm can easily be thrown in a bag to take with you anywhere and be used to reach those precious few moments away from life’s stresses. With Patchouli, Eucalyptus, and Lemon essential oils, you can breathe in calm and exhale stress. Note, this also comes in a room spray for those who need to bring calm to their entire space.

Cedar Nail Brush

“You take care of it and it takes care of you.” Use this nail brush to scrub under your nails and over your cuticles, it’s also great for reawakening your hardworking hands and feet after a rough day. This brush will last years with proper care (only cold water needed).

Essie Polish

One of the best ways to brighten up your day and show a little bit of your personality is a pop of color on your nails, but why stop at just one color? With whimsical names like Mojito Madness, Bahama Mama, Scarlet O’Hara, and Going Incognito you are going to want to get one of each so you can tell all your friends what color you chose today.

Yule Log Tradition

Yule Logs are back again this year at The Goat! Chef Colin Bedford and Fearrington's cake designer Emma Isakoff thought up some especially delicious flavors to tempt your taste buds this season. Don't forget the wine. Selections and notes below by Fearrington's Wine Director Maximilian Kast. These decadent desserts are $35 each and can be ordered by stopping by or calling The Goat at 919.545.5717. The final day to place a yule log orders is Friday, December 19th. All orders will be... Full Post >

Gift Guide – The Jet Setter

Travel is an essential part of the holidays. Whether by car, plane, train or boat, everyone travels, even if it's just down the road, to spend time with their loved ones. The long lines, packing and stress are not everyone's cup of tea, but we all know those who love the thrill of new places and travel often-the jet setter! Here are a few pieces special for the frequent-fliers on your list. We adore just about anything from Alicia Adams Alpaca, especially their travel throws. Although they... Full Post >

Transformation Tuesday

Today we've fully embraced the season. Though most of the leaves have come and gone, we are still so very fond of orange. We've taken a plain tee shirt and jeans and spiced it up with a chocolate and orange color palette. We've kept the clean straight leg with our pant, shown here in the Keesha style from Equestrian Designs and replaced the tee with a luxurious silk and cashmere blend v-neck sweater from Magaschoni. We just adore this lively orange; it brightens up the whole face in such a... Full Post >

Fearrington Decorates

Sunny weather and blue skies still feel like the holidays as Fearrington begins to decorate for the season. Over the next few days, the Fearrington garden staff and florists will set up, light and decorate more than a dozen trees throughout the Village Center. One of the first (and largest!) to go up is the Center Island tree, which will be covered with our handmade decorations to feed the birds. Specially decorated trees will be placed throughout the Village shops and restaurants, along... Full Post >

Best Book Bets for Kids and Young Adults

McIntyre's resident children's book extraordinaire Katherine Pinard picked her favorite books for kids and young adults. Check out the list below and give the best gift of all this holiday season: adventure that can only found in the pages of a good book! Absolutely Almost, Lisa Graff An absolutely sweet & charming look at the life of 5th grader. Ages 8-12 Brown Girl Dreaming, Jacqueline Woodson Jacqueline Woodson tells her moving story of growing up in the... Full Post >