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Small Business Spotlight – The Durham Box

Reading Time: 6 minutes

Every month, I highlight a favorite small business on The Doctorette. With the holidays approaching, I want to share some facts about why it’s important to shop small. Did you know… …that there are 28.8 million small businesses in the country. …that small businesses…

Hopeless Romantic – The White Witch – Stevie Nicks: A look at my Halloween Costume

Reading Time: 4 minutes

Halloween is my favorite holiday. I go big for the spooky season. Lucky for me, I have a few girlfriends, Jessica from Three Region Photography, in particular, who share my enthusiasm for Halloween. Jessica had the great idea of bringing a bunch of women together dressed as witches for a…

Small Business Spotlight – I Like It Here Club

Reading Time: 6 minutes

The first time I learned about I Like It Here Club was at a pop-up for First Friday in downtown Raleigh. I was immediately drawn to the delicate pieces that inspired me just by looking at them. The Club’s pieces matched the persona of their maker, Jessie…

#SecondHandSeptember – My Favorite Local Triangle Shops & Online Stores to Shop Second-Hand

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Did you know that every week, 11 million clothing items end up in a landfill? Globally, we consume an estimated 80 billion new pieces of clothing each year. This has significantly increased over the last two decades (an estimated 400%). I’m a little late to the game on…

Small Business Spotlight – Durham Distillery

Reading Time: 5 minutes

Gin Fizz, Gin & Tonic, & Martinis – oh my! And that’s just naming a few of my favorite gin cocktails. Lucky for us North Carolinians because we’re home to one of the best gin distilleries in the country – Durham Distillery. In fact, they were…