Christmas may be one of my favorite times of year! I love lights, decorations, and all the community events that happen during this holiday. Here are some things you can't miss this holiday season!
November 30th @ 8:00-10:00 AM- 3rd Annual PJ Run at Fleet Feet, Greenville
December 3rd @ 7:00-9:00 PM- National Lampoons Christmas Trivia at Uptown Brewing Company
December 4th @ 5:00-7:00 PM- Housewives in the City Jingle and Mingle Holiday Social at Tapped650
December 7th @ 5:00-7:00 PM- Jaycees Christmas Parade
My FAVORITE time of the year is quickly approaching! I love the holidays and whats not to love! Food, friends, Christmas trees and lights, and gifts! I love to buy gifts for people! I consider myself an excellent gift giver because I love finding the perfect gifts for people in my life! It makes me so happy!
We at Housewives in the City are passionate about supporting local businesses and I always try to buy my gifts from these local businesses that we support! This holiday season let me help you with your shopping!
I have carefully selected some of my favorite products from some of my favorite local businesses. For your convenience, there is a "Shop" button for every vendor. Take a look and see if you can check some items off of your shopping list and support these small businesses at the same time! These vendors have other products available too so don't forget to check out their entire inventory.
Scroll through slideshows from each of our Gift Guide vendors!
Margeaux Priestly is a womens’ accessories brand that features bold and colorful statement hair pieces such as handmade hair turbans and headbands. Margeaux Priestly pieces are unique and support you in outwardly expressing your inner fashionista!
Don't you just love these?? These are my absolute favorite but Margeaux Priestly has so much more to offer! Plus they will be Buy One, Get One 25% Off for us Housewives in the CIty!
Click the shop now below to shop her entire store!
ANGIE GLINSKY PHOTOGRAPHY
Angie Glinsky Photography serves Eastern NC. Angie and her team specialize in Fine Art Portraits, Children, Tweens, Seniors, Specials Events, Wedding and Real Estate Photography.
These are three of my favorite photos by Angie! Can you imagine gifting someone a photo session with Angie Glinsky? This is a wonderful and unique gift idea and would be perfect for that person on your list that loves to be in front of the camera! Not to mention that Angie is giving you Housewives 25% off all sessions booked during November 29th and December 24th. Session can be for later date.
This is seriously a great deal!
Follow this link to view Angie's online portfolio. www.angieglinskyphotography.zenfolio.com and click the shop now button below to contact and book with her through facebook.
TruGoalz of Greenville is a devoted nutrition and wellness team that encourages people to live healthier lives by offering a wide variety of health and wellness productions online. They focus on sharing innovative products to support weight loss, increase energy, natural beauty, blood chemistry, and much more. Their mission is to help support a healthy lifestyle and give individuals the opportunity to make money through their culture and business opportunities. When you’re ready to take control of your health and change your life and potentially other people's lives, TruGoalz of Greenville will have your back!
I am excited about these TrueGoalz products! Heather and Tammy are so knowledgable and eager to help ladies look and feel their best, and live a healthier lifestyle. They have an inspiring testimony for how TrueGoalz has changed their lives. You guys should talk to these ladies if you have been feeling week, tired, and in a rut lately. The holidays can be draining and stressful so don't forget to treat yourself and take care of your health! Click the button below to connect with them on Facebook and to shop their inventory.
Neoria is a comprehensive, age-fighting line that combines the best of science and nature to deliver proven results, transforming how you look on the outside and feel on the inside.Neora has transformed the anti-aging industry with our streamlined product offering, clinically tested to deliver proven results. We focus on cutting through the clutter of age-fighting options to bring you multifunctional skincare products and novel nutritionals that address all your age-fighting needs and fit easily into your lifestyle, so you can look better, feel better and live better.
I have loved and used Neoria products for a few months now. I can definitely see and feel a difference with my skin. These are some of my favorite products and anyone would be thrilled to receive these as a gift! The day and night cream aren't heavy and have improved the texture of my skin. Fine lines and wrinkles have disappeared and my skins feels so soft! The hydrogel eye patches work miracles for tired eyes, making you look well rested in 20 minutes. The Sleep Chews are my absolute favorite. They taste so good and help me fall asleep quickly and wake feeling well rested!
Judy Wooden is my go-to Neoria expert. Let her help you look, feel, and live your best life! Click the Shop Now button below to shop Judy's Neoria store.
Scentsy offers stylish, innovative and customizable products designed to Warm the Heart, Enliven the Senses and Inspire the Soul. The Scentsy Diffuser instantly fills the air with world-class fragrant all-natural and essential oils, while Scentsy’s flagship product line of scented, wax Scentsy Bars heated in handcrafted warmers provides a safe, personalized alternative to traditional candles. Additional product lines include on-the-go fragrances, laundry care, inventive cleaning solutions and luxurious personal care products for women, men and kids — all infused with exclusive Scentsy fragrance.
Everyone knows and loves Scentsy and who wouldn't love to have a new warmer or refill brick as a gift? I picked out some of my favorite for you ladies. That moose warmer is perfect for the holiday season but can be used year 'round. I think that the Scentsy Whiff Box is one of the best gifts!
With Whiff Box, you’ll get five to eight sample and full-size fragrance items from categories like Scentsy Bars, Body, Clean, Laundry and other products to help you take fragrance on the go. Every month's assortment is different, and brimming with fun surprises, but you can always expect to find a “sniff preview” of the next Scent of the Month. And, Whiff Box will always cost you less than buying its contents individually.
Chrissy Foreman is my go-to Scentsy Lady! She can help you select a gift for everyone on your list! Click on the Shop Now button below to shop Chrissy's store!
An iconic brand isn't built in a day. For more than 50 years, Mary Kay has empowered women while changing the world of business. As a leader in skincare innovation worldwide, Mary Kay Inc. continued its commitment to advance skin science
I have loved all Mary Kay products that I have ever tried! They have high quality make up and skincare and you can tell from using their products. Some of my favorite Mary Kay products are their lipsticks and glosses, makeup brushes, and perfumes. Shannon Carter has been my Mary Kay go to person!
All of these would make the women in your life very happy. Mary Kay also has many products geared toward men Shannon can help you find the perfect gift for everyone on your list. Click Shop Now below to connect with Shannon and to shop her products.
STELLA & DOT
Stella & Dot is a company for women and ran by women! "When women support each other, incredible things happen."
Stella & Dot has the best jewelry, bags, and accessories and Andrea Williams is my favorite Stella & Dot girl! I have been eyeing these products and they are definitely on my Christmas list! How cute are those earrings? Any lady on your list would love something from Stella & Dot. Click Shop Below to connect to Andrea's website to shop her Stella and Dot collection.
Greenville, North Carolina's premiere selection of craft beers for both on & off premise consumption. Enjoy local artisan foods in an inviting and family friendly environment. Featuring 20 draft beers for flights, pints, & growlers with 200 plus cans, bottles, bombers and more!
Tapped has a wide variety of rotating taps & bottles/cans for purchase, super friendly staff, and plenty of events to keep you entertained. This is one of my favorite places to stop in a grab a beer in Greenville. The bottomless mimosa bar is delicious and a great deal at only $10! Stop in for a beer and buy a 6 pack, bottle of wine, or gift card for that craft beer lover on your list.
Click Shop Now to connect to Tapped on facebook.
Hearty American to unique signature Irish creations, sandwiches, fresh salads and homemade soups, pasta dishes...From our family to yours!
This is a great place with good food, delicious drinks, friendly staff, and a great atmosphere. This is one of our favorite places to eat and hang out at in Greenville. We love hosting our Girls Night Out Socials here. Stop by for some traditional Irish food. The sell gift cards so don't forget your Irish loving friends! Click the Shop Now button below to connect to their Facebook page.
This holiday season, Housewives in the City will be focused on promoting local businesses in Greenville, NC.
We will also be supporting one of the busiest shopping days of the year: "Small Business Saturday" on November 30th.
You might be asking, "How are we going to help local businesses in Greenville?"
We will be publishing an exclusive "Shop Local Holiday Guide" for our Greenville area readers. This guide will promote the best local businesses and their holiday offerings in the Greenville area.
Since the majority of our followers are women, we know that this will help make their holiday shopping fun and easy while growing your business at the same time.
This guide will be permanently posted on our blog and promoted to thousands more on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. We will also have copies available at our events.
What Does Our Shop Local Holiday Guide Include?
1. Our $99 Basic Shop Local Holiday Guide Package includes the following:
Want something more than just our basic guide package? Enhance your basic listing with any one of our additional marketing opportunities:
Our Shop Local Holiday Guide is the perfect way to build your business and get those extra holiday sales. We plan to debut the guide on November 30th so all materials must be submitted no later than November 27th, Only select local businesses will be accepted.
Do you want to be featured in our Greenville, NC Shop Local Holiday Guide?
Click Here to let us know!
Laurie and Nikki
Social Media + Event Coordinators
Hi Ladies! Tuesday is approaching quickly and we are so excited to see all of you guys again! This month we will be hosting our Girls Night Out Social at AJ McMurphy's! I love this place so much! The food, atmosphere, and staff blows us away every time!
Check out these specials that they will have for us Tuesday night.
1/2 price bottles of wine
$3.00 domestic beers.
Our featured non-profit this month is "Luggage for Kids."
Did you know that when a child in in foster care, the heartbreaking reality is that their belongings are often carried with them in black trash bags.
Their mission is to collect gently used suitcases to provide for these children. Come out to meet these ladies and bring your gently used suitcases for them!
Also if you bring a suitcase you will get an extra raffle ticket.
Please stop by and show your support to these amazing ladies!
Check out their facebook page for more information.
We will also have Shannon Carter joining us from Mary Kay. Shannon is an advanced color consultant! She is an expert in all things skin care and makeup! We all know and love Mary Kay products and Christmas is right around the corner! Come get a head start on your Christmas shopping and let Shannon help you find the perfect gift for your friends and family!
We will see you guys Tuesday night!
Hi, I'm Laurie!
Hi 👋 My name is Laurie and I am a Social Media Marketing Manager based in New Bern, NC. I am married to the man of my dreams, a mom and in love with my adorable grandson, Noah. I love checking out new local restaurants, festivals and events while searching for great places to host monthly Girls Night Out. You can usually find me checking out all things live music, the best hospitality in town and working on my campaign to bring Bonefish Grill to New Bern-it's going to happen!!