Thursday, September 25, 2008

Customer Appreciation Night and PRIZES!

The Boulevard will be hosting an exclusive shopping event on Friday, October 10th from 6:00 until 8:30. If you are following my advice about getting your Christmas shopping done early then you will need to be here. A lot of the vendors have been generous enough to offer discounts and best of all DOOR PRIZES! (the picture above is just one of many things up for grabs as a prize). Just think about how many people you can cover in one night, if you win you should keep the door prize for yourself for being such a savvy shopper! You go!

-XOXO Shop Girl

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Send a heartfelt Note

I read somewhere that one of the keys to being happy is to send a heartfelt note to someone once a week. Sheesh! Once a week really? Well, I bend the rules a bit and send them when I think of someone or come across really beautiful cards (see pic) like we have at The Boulevard. Artists Mary Digby (a NoDa resident) and Kendra Baird keep us in good supply of blank cards so you have plenty of space to tell your roomie from college how much you miss her! Both artists use their original artwork, so it’s really more than just a card.

-XOXO Shop Girl

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Go Team!

New collars and leashes are here!! I don’t know if anyone else has experienced difficulty teaching their dog to sing along with their team's fight song, but I can’t seem to get my rascal to hit those notes! Here’s the solution: collegiate collars from Meow and Fetch (see pic). My team is represented in full force now from the flag in the yard to my dog’s neck. Stop by and grab your team soon so you can maximize season coverage. If you don’t see your school here, the owner will gladly do a special order for you. Go team!
-XOXO Shop Girl

Thursday, September 18, 2008

Green to Grow in The Boulevard

Okay, this is my last post for the day! I've got to get The Boulevard ship shape for the gallery crawl tonight. I'm just bursting at the seams to tell you about this cool product before I go. So my friend is having a baby and she doesn't want to find out if its a boy or girl until the little one makes an entrance. Well there goes pink frilly dresses and mini baseball uniforms. I've looked around for some really cool and different things that can go either way. If you are need of baby stuff for a gift or your own bundle of joy, look no futher than NoDa Kids here at the Boulevard. Not only does Monique (the friendly owner) have brightly colored clothing that looks good on every baby or child, but she carries a line of bottles called "Green to Grow". See picture. I'm going to buy the cute little 5oz with the purple fruit! Let me tell you why! The bottles are bisphenol A free and phthalate free. What?!! They sum it up best when they say "Just the milk, please. Hold the chemicals." Stop by The Boulevard and learn more about these bottles and other ways to keep your baby healthy! Thanks Monique.

-XOXO Shop Girl

Tonight is Gallery Crawl

There's a gallery crawl in the 'hood tonight. The weather is perfect and people will be in the mood for Fall. I've had my eye on this wonderful and very user friendly Jack-o-Lantern (see pic) for a while now. I'm sure someone will snatch him up tonight. He's made by Girls with Glass, a collaboration of mosaic artists headed up by Millie Norris here in The Boulevard. Get here early if you want a shot at this no mess, use it again next year pumpkin!

-xoxo Shop Girl

Couldn't wait

You know when you come across something really cool and there's only one and its your size and you know you should buy groceries, but you can't leave it behind? That happened to me yesterday in Lark & Key. I only meant to stop by and say "hi" and left with this awesome t-shirt by Supermaggie. See picture. It is very soft and I know I will wear it all the time!

-XOXO Shop Girl

Its not too late...

Hi there fellow shoppers! Believe it or not Christmas is upon us. If you're anything like me when it comes to the holidays, then you do all your shopping last minute and always break your New Year's resolutions. Well, I have found a way to make up for lost time and re-claim my 2008. Its not too late to re-visit those goals and adjust a little. So you didn't actually go to the gym four times a day 6 days a week, but you can decide that for once you will do your Christmas shopping early. Start now and buy two presents a week. Don't you feel better? I have already picked one for this week, sparkle mice in Christmas colors from Meow and Fetch for my step sister's cat. See picture. (Yes, our pets exchange gifts). Well, I'm off to see who is next on my list. What a success 2008 will be!
-XOXO Shop Girl