Monthly Archives: December 2010

The Hot Toddy

The Hot Toddy is a fine beverage, particularly suited to cold snowy days. It’s also easy to make and economical. Consider having this drink around for your New Year’s Eve party! Ingredients: Black tea (I recommend an English blend. Find … Continue reading

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Etsy Find of the Week: Striped Tokyo Tote

I ordered two of these bags from Rib & Hull, an Etsy seller based in Poland. The tote is a riff on the classic Tokyo tote. What an elegant and affordable piece at $39 each!

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Mix of the Week

This mix comes straight from A Rather Lovely Thing (my husband puts together an amazing Christmas mix every year). Santa & The Satellite Pt.1 – Buchanan & Goodman Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas – The Going Thing Who Took … Continue reading

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DIY: Wrapping Presents

Every year the holidays bring not only great times with family and friends, but opportunities to craft your heart out. One of my favorite things to do at Christmas is creatively wrap gifts. I’ve tried to pare it down here … Continue reading

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Get the Look without Leaving Town

This is a classic Charlottesville look. Doesn’t she look cozy? From the top, here’s where to find the components without leaving town: Scarf—Downtown Mall street vendor Sweater—This is the trickiest piece. First try: your dad’s closet. Second try: Urban Outfitters. … Continue reading

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The first post! Welcome to The Charlotte. Beginning in January, 2011 we will be blogging all things Charlottesville. For the stylish Charlottesville woman, we hope this site will serve as a resource, inspiration and go-to blog for everything from fashion … Continue reading

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