Durham a cool factor of 10

It seems to me the epicenter of cool in Down Town Durham is a spot between the SaltBoxand the Marriott! 20140528-094750-35270413.jpg
(Photo from StircrazymomsofDurham)

An area known as Central Park ,so many up and coming things are happening here! 20140528-104908-38948599.jpg
Cocoa Cinnamon is a chic coffee shop/ chocolate bar that has been converted from an old garage. So much of this area maintains the original aesthetic ;which is why things can thrive here!

20140528-105213-39133299.jpgThe Makery rocks local artist work inside and out! All of the goods sold ,are made in NC!

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Including their newest addition ;light fixtures from my Husband Mitchell Restoration …end shameless plug!
The real reason I started this blog was for my BuTT

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Yes it has two Ts! So you all know one of my favorite spots is Dear Hearts there is a secret about this place , other than the fab vintage clothes and rad sunnies! ( Crap Eye Wear)

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There is a private training studio behind the curtain!

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Always wondered how these chicks look so good! It’s called Anchor Studio and Stella takes the time to find out everything before she starts your routine! Reasonably priced and oh so chic! Did I mention you can buy a new outfit after your workout! So if you wanna be cool and look amazing check out Central Park in Durham! Lots of reasons to Visit, buy local and Rock your Bod!

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Parking lot Blues

What if I told you that my new favorite store was in a parking lot.20140523-131719-47839512.jpg
I’m always on a shopping quest, every city I go to! Today I stopped in Beanie+Cecil at Lumina Station in Wilmington NC. 20140523-132312-48192283.jpg
Bought some Rag and Bone Distressed Jean Shorts! Then walked out the back door to this Kick ass Mobile Shop

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Faherty was started by two brothers from the jersey Shore. The clothes are killer quality, tailored to perfection and made of some Boss materials! They are taking their Mobile Store all over the us! Hey Guys if you come to Durham I will Buy

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The ToFo ChambrayShirt Dress (195$)
Ok, I might comeback Tomorrow and buy it! They will be in Wilmington till tomorrow so check them out. Faherty

Selfie inspired : a manifesto

Last night I found my self uninspired… I purchased a brand new bag, and felt like nothing in my closet was good enough! 20140519-110313-39793234.jpg
So I poked through My Pinterest

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Found this amazing out fit from one of my friends boards! I started thinking I need to put my own selfie collection together! So her it is! Hope it’s inspiring.

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If you like my style you can follow me on Instagram

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That guy who shows up in my selfie occasionally is my Husband check out his Instagram

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He naturally challenges my style choices!

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And photobombs me!

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He also takes my selfie plus one!
Now that your sick of looking at my face! Hope you steal my outfits

Footloose and fancy shoes

Went to the Umstead for dinner and drinks tonight!

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We met a client at the bar! Great night great service! Todd & Brendan were no less than awesome!

20140428-230507.jpg I have a new bike to ride to work! It’s a Raleigh from Cary! Footloose and fancy new bike!

Relaxation Biltmore Style

It’s a short elevator ride if your staying at the inn on Biltmore, and oh so worth it.

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The petite spa has a large presence.

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It is cozy with the usual spa amenities, tea, snacks, and white robes.

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Small details like the ceiling and the softly light chandeliers add to the well designed exclusive feeling.

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My massage therapist Shannon made it a point to not only listen to me about my body, but she followed through with a glorious massage!

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A rainy day a the Biltmore is still a beautiful day @ the Biltmore

Biltmore a State of Mind

We arrived at Biltmore Estate yesterday to continue our honeymoon celebration!

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The Grounds at the Biltmore Estate are truly breath taking.

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Everything about our stay so far has exceeded our expectations !

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Our dinner at the bistro was better than ever, and we were treated with house made truffles to celebrate our honeymoon!

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Excited to start our second day at Biltmore Estate