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                                        November 11, 2013

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Like a Kid in a Candy Store
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Fashion, Food and Fun


Like a Kid in a Candy Store - Whimsical Sweets New to the Triangle


The holidays seem to bring out the kid in us; especially when we find new treats made right here in the Triangle. We discovered three new start-ups that give us visions of sugar plums dancing in our heads.

Southern Sugar Bakery - Founders, Angie Tucker of Kinston, NC and Christin Kubasko of Raleigh opened their cookie business last winter and have just been featured in the new issue of Southern Weddings Magazine. How's that for quick success? No doubt it was going to happen sooner than later, due to their beautiful sugar cookies decorated with details that show off their artistic talents and taste even better!


To request an order, please email them at: Cookie prices begin at $2.50 per cookie, with a minimum order of 1 dozen. Price can increase with the size and level of difficulty in the cookie design. Take a look on their facebook page at some of their cookie creations for design samples. But then think of what you want and let them know. Southern Sugar Bakery can create whatever you desire.    


Cookies can be shipped anywhere in the country via USPS Priority Mail. They take extreme care in packaging your special cookies to assure they arrive safely. 


Southern Sugar Bakery is taking holiday and 2014 orders now. With these two very talented bakers making incredible cookies, give them a corporate logo for those special business gifts. They'll make sure your gifts and events look impressive.  And don't forget party favors for your weddings... your guests will love them!


You may meet these two Southern gals and taste their creations at the North Hills Vendor Village on November 23, from 4pm - 8pm.


Oscar William's Cotton Candy Company  - This gourmet cotton candy company founded April of 2013 in Apex, NC, with the desire to put a new twist on a timeless classic with new and exciting flavors guaranteed to tantalize the taste-buds of all.  


The Kornegay family started this venture consciously making certified organic, gluten free, allergen free, and nut free cotton candy with no artificial food coloring. How's that for a healthy sweet treat? (Sure beats the junk in your child's Halloween bag.) Their unique flavors will tempt you to want to try them all: Carrot Cake, Cheesecake, Danish Pastry, Coconut, Tutti Fruitti, Marshmallow, Caramel, Apple, Bubble Gum, Chocolate to name a few.  But there's plenty more to pick from and they continue to dream up more flavors.


Oscar William's secret ingredients are made with creativity, fun and naturalness, pouring them all into the cotton candy machine and then spinning into a perfection confection! They serve it on a stick and in to-go-tubs. Oscar William's Gourmet Cotton Candy stays fresh in the tubs for about 3 months as long as it's kept in cool conditions.


Stop by the Vendor Village in North Hills on Nov. 23, from 4pm-8pm and try some of this incredible cotton candy. You'll want to book them for birthday parties, weddings, corporate events and more. Website. Facebook.


Iced Cupcakes - Alison Mecca and Erin Connelly opened Iced Cupcakes in Jan. 2013. Their desserts are made from scratch, fresh, moist and with just the right ratio of cake to icing! 

You may have noticed the Iced Cupcakes food truck making deliveries to homes and businesses around Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill. It's the cutest food truck you'll ever see. And deliveries are free of charge too. (Minimum orders delivered are 1 dozen)

Fall Flavors are posted on the website with descriptions that will make you want to order some of each: Mayan Chocolate, spicy chocolate cake with cinnamon chocolate buttercream, Cinnamon Pumpkin Chocolate Chip (specify vegan or non-vegan), pumpkin and chocolate chip cake with cinnamon vanilla buttercream, Caramel Apple Cider, apple cider cake with vanilla buttercream and caramel drizzle.


Follow Iced Cupcakes on facebook and find out where you can meet these talented young bakers at food truck events around the Triangle. Orders are delivered on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays only. 


Check them out at the North Hills Vendor Village on Nov. 23 from 4pm - 8pm. Website.


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Merry Shop Hop - Upcoming Triangle Holiday Shopping


Get Out & Shed Those Pounds (of Catalogues):  In case you live in a monastery, Halloween is over (except for the leftover candy) and Thanksgiving doesn't matter. The pumpkin candle was barely extinguished when we heard a cry for help.  It was our mailbox straining under the weight of the 50 pounds of holiday catalogues. ... & our e-mail accounts were making similar noises.  It seems like every vendor is in a race for your E-Christmas credit card.  So what ever happened to the joy of holiday shopping in person?  Well, your opportunity to shop hop is forthcoming and here are a few events worth marking on your calendars.  Enjoy the fresh air and the joy of shopping ... And leave those catalogues at home! 




Downtown Cary Shop Hop - Ashworth Village - Thursday, November 14th, 5-8pm: This is a fun event where customers of local downtown Cary merchants "hop from shop to shop" to participate in activities and to "enter to win" giveaways.  More than 20 downtown Cary shops, businesses, and restaurants will be serving refreshments with some offering enticing promotions and discounts on products or services.  Visitors can use the C-Tran to hop from one shop to another and to check out fun demonstrations (like soap cutting at Just Neem).  Also, enter to win products or services donated by the downtown shops (it just takes 5 punches on the supplied punch cards).  Easy to Hop, Easy to Shop, & Easy to Win.  How great is that!



The Annual Holiday Open House @ Five Points, Raleigh - Sunday, November 17, 1-5pm:   Five Points ... This historic neighborhood in Raleigh is known for its antique shops and restaurants. It has stayed true to the "Mom & Pop" culture of local businesses and offers truly unique finds and dining experiences. On Sunday, November 17 from 1-5pm, the Five Points shops and restaurants are hosting their Annual Holiday Open House. Everyone will be open and will offer treats and beverages and Southern hospitality.  The antique shops, like Acquisitions Ltd., are filled with new inventory from international and local sources.  Stores like NOFO have recruited the best vendors from around the state to bring tasty treats and goods of all shapes and sizes.  Start with Sunday brunch (@ The Point or NOFO), go antiquing in the afternoon, and stay for dinner (Lilly's Pizza is a must) and a movie (The Rialto).  This is a great time to find that special gift for you or a loved one ... and feel good about supporting our local economy at the same time.  See you there!



Cameron Village's Seeing is Believing Open House - Thursday, November 21, 5-8pm:  Bring your cameras!  This magical night is filled with Clowns & Jugglers, Music & Entertainment on every block including The Raleigh Boychoir, a Real Snow Sliding Slope, Gifts for Kids, and the Big Man himself, ... Santa. Be one of the first 800 qualifiers (age 18+; one rebate per person) and get a $25 Cameron Village Gift certificate when you spend $100 (note: rebates only redeemable that night & other restrictions also apply).  If this is anything close to year's past, this is a must event to kick off the holiday spirit and see all your friends & neighbors.  Shop til you drop and recover at one of the many Cameron Village restaurants.  Seeing is Believing!  




Tree Lighting Celebration at North Hills: Saturday, November 23, 4-8:30pm: Enjoy music,      rides, entertainment, hospitality from North Hills' vendors & restaurants, and also get a chance to give back through the Raleigh Rescue Mission.  Frosty, Rudolph, & the Merry Elves will be there to entertain as well as the kid-favorite Trackless Train Rides, Bounce House, and Snow My Yard Sledding Slope.  Santa will also make an appearance from 6:15-8:30pm.  A must is a visit to the Vendor Village where new, local vendors (Oscar Williams Cotton Candy, Southern Sugar Bakery, Iced Cupcakes - showcased above, & more) will tempt your senses and purse strings. Finally, there will be "Dancing In The Streets" as The Legacy Tribute Band - Motown Revue will perform on Stage from 4-6pm.  


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Cameron Clothing Co. - Amy Kahn Russell jewelry Trunk Show is at Cameron Clothing in North Hills now till Christmas. Amy Kahn Russell was the first important designer in the naturalistic trend in jewelry design. Her distinctive pieces incorporate fossils, natural minerals, pearls, and semi-precious stones with sterling silver. Amy painstakingly designs every piece herself, often using rare and unusual materials which make duplication impossible.

Cameron Clothing Co.  4351-111 The Circle at North Hills, Raleigh, 27609, Phone: (919) 420-0411, Hours: Mon. - Sat. 10am - 6pm. Website


Three Homes For Sale In Olde Raleigh

3800 City of Oaks Wynd: $599,900

3610 SF (3000SF down), 1.5 story, 'Ranch-Like' Traditional, 4bdrs/3.5 baths, Office, Bonus, 2-garage, Circ Drive, .35 Acre. (photo left)  

4308 Johnston Busbee Wynd: $1.195 or Executive Rental @


7,214 SF, Transitional w/ All Hardwoods, Gracious Formals, Keeping Room, Master Wing w/Gentleman's Office, 6 bdrs/5.5 baths, Children's Study, Fin. 3rd Floor, 3-garage, .57 Acre. (photo right)

4101 John S. Raboteau Wynd: List Price: TBD

4,012 SF, Large Living Areas, Sunroom,4 bdrs/3.5 baths, Bonus,.52 Acre. (photo left)


Olde Raleigh features three beautiful lakes with centerpiece fountains, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, clubhouse, veranda and two tennis courts. 

Contact: Jill Rekuc, Owner-Olde Raleigh Real Estate



Phone: 919-389-0555


The Knitty Gritty at Certain Things - Fall Sweaters galore! Come see the variety of sweaters in all weights, colors and sizes. But hurry before they're gone!

Certain Things of Cameron Village - 404 Daniels St. Raleigh, NC 27605, (919) 828-5055Hours: Monday-Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 1-5pm.  Website.


CT Weekends - Looking for a great fitting jean? Look no further. Jag and Liverpool jeans are available in denim and colors only at CT Weekends in Cameron Village, 437 Daniels Street, Raleigh, 27605, Phone (919) 787-9073, Hours Mon-Sat 10am-6pm, Website


  Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales,Ltd. -  Now accepting Fine Jewelry for The Winter Catalogue Auction, which will be held on December 5, 6 & 7, 2013.

For local convenience, global reach & international results, contact Leland Little's Fine Jewelry Director, Nancy Blount, for additional information or to schedule an appointment to discuss consignment.

Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd.: 620 Cornerstone Court, Hillsborough, NC 27278

Phone: (919) 644-1243, Website.

Core Results - Personal Training is teaching people from all over the Raleigh, Cary and Triangle area how Core Results to meet their fitness goals. From kettlebells to TRX, everything is top of the line and brand new at the private Core Results studio. Call and make your first appointment for a Complimentary Session!

Core Results: 1330 St. Mary's Street, Suite A00, Raleigh, 27605, Phone: (919) 946-1737,, Website.   


Kenna Custom Painting is available to tackle your residential painting needs.  With their great crews that perform very professional jobs on residential homes, you won't believe how quiet and unobtrusive they are.  So if you have that "itch" to freshen up your home, interior or exterior before springtime, contact them now.  Call 919-855-0082 or Email:  Website.


How to Decorate When You're Starting Out or Starting Over

No need to feel overwhelmed. Michele from Zaytoun Interiors will help put together a home you'll love, one room at a time. Few things in life are as daunting as decorating your first home. With so many options available and so many decisions to make, it's hard not to feel overwhelmed. Whether you're starting out or starting over, call Michele for some much needed help. Visit her blog Simply-Refined for inspiration. This Interior Design team will inspire and help you with your designs and decorating needs. Website. Email, Phone: 305-793-8510.

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I am a High School student athlete looking to pay for my athletics. I previously had a very successful car wash business in Miami, FL. Now, I'm starting my business in Raleigh. I have all my supplies and I use professional products. If you don't own a hose, I will bring one. I clean the inside (vacuuming and cleaning all surfaces) and wash the outside. I will come to you. Prices: Cars $25, SUV's $30. Contact: Blaise Waters at or (305)903-1550 (texting is best!) For more info click here.


Send a Holiday Honor Card that makes a donation to Urban Ministries of Wake County.  Urban Ministries serves those affected by poverty by providing food and nutrition, promoting health and wellness, and by laying the foundations of home. Several cards are available, featuring art by renowned painter William Mangum.  All revenues go directly to services at Urban Ministries.  For more information, contact Carol Schwartz at 919-256-2179 or Email. Website.  


Did You Know?  For every $100 spent at a locally-owned business, $68 stays in the local economy compared to only $43 if spent at a national chain. Please support our local businesses!  This is what the Beltline Buzz is all about




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