Out the Box: CM Writer

Out the Box is a series on HoneeBee Gifts that focuses on community notables and creatives who share a bit about their gifting life…and a little more. I am excited to share this feature with you and I hope you enjoy this up and personal look at gifting. It’s kind of like peeking into someone’s closet…but much more fun!

The Gift:  CM Writer 
There is never a dull moment in CM Writer’s life. She has many impressive career titles including lawyer, author, writer and blogger. She goes seamlessly from defending her clients in court to typing creative blog posts about relationships and style [...]

By |September 15th, 2014|Uncategorized

2014 Southern Women’s Show starts today!

Today is opening day of the  Southern Women’s Show (SWS)–Thursday, September 11th at  The Charlotte Convention Center.  Some of the things you can expect include:

Concord Mills’ Girls Night Out: SWS wants you to bring a girlfriend or two and shop til you drop on Friday evening. If you are one of the first 100 people to arrive after 4pm, you will get a VIP gift bag filled with goodies and incentives to entice you even more!
Food Lion Chef Challenge: Throughout the show, chefs will compete against one another for bragging rights…and there are sure to be samples.
Meet the Editors [...]

By |September 11th, 2014|Uncategorized

Chic Gifts: Jewelry Box Diplomacy

 It was Andrew Jackson who first planted a magnolia tree on the White House lawn, with a sprout from a tree near his Tennessee home. That Jacksonian impulse to reuse and recycle is alive and well. Jewelry designer Kara Ross has been commissioned to create wood cuffs and trays to be presented as gifts by the Obamas to visiting heads of state and their spouses. The pieces—the bracelets are inscribed with the first lady’s name, the trays with the president’s—are made from wood that has fallen from the White House trees.

Source: Town & Country Mag, March 2012

By |September 11th, 2014|Uncategorized

Experience: Style Night Out

Style Night Out presented by Electrolux takes place Thursday, September 5th at Morrison Shopping Center in SouthPark. This annual event (this is the fifth year) is the brainchild of Effie Loukas, a fashionista and business woman whose stylish touch has been apart of many fashion shows and charitable events.

Effie  is the founder of Lotus Boutique in Midtown and has produced events including the official Fashion’s Night Out Charlotte and assisted with American Cancer Society Cure By Design, Oscar de la Renta event for the Mint Museum and other events. For Loukas, fashion is just as much apart of her [...]

By |September 3rd, 2014|Uncategorized