Calling All Bloggers: Peachy Keen’s FROZEN Fall Fashion Show

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Calling all bloggers!

Peachy Keen’s FROZEN Fall Fashion Show is coming up on Wednesday, October 29th at 6pm. With drinks, hor d’oervors, shopping, prizes and a runway show it’s sure to be a fun Girl’s Night Out!

They are looking for fashion/lifestyle/photography bloggers to come to their show (complimentary ticket) in exchange for writing about the show on blogs and helping to promote the event prior to the show.

All the details about our show can be found here: http://pkfrozen.eventbrite.com

For more information, contact Jen at Peachy Keen boutique! shout@thepeachykeen.com

GET YOUR TICKETS NOW: Transform the Night!

Transform the Night

Over the past two years that triFABB has been around, we have supported many local non-profits and charities… we really believe in giving back. One of the organizations that we support most often is Transforming Hope, a local organization working to rescue young girls out of the horrific sex trafficking industry… RIGHT here in our community.

There are TWO DAYS LEFT to get your tickets for Transforming Hope’s first annual Masquerade Ball called TRANSFORM THE NIGHT.

It’s going to be an AMAZING evening of music, dancing, great food, and learning about the vision that Transforming Hope has for saving girls in our community and beyond.

GET YOUR TICKETS NOW! 
transform the night FAQs
What is the goal of the evening? What are we supporting by attending?
Transform the Night is our way of bringing awareness to the issue of human trafficking. Primarily, this event is meant to connect with you, to introduce you and your friends to Transforming Hope, and to allow us to connect with you and your passion to end human trafficking and exploitation in our community. The net profits from this event will go to support programs being developed for 2015. To learn more about our mission and programs, please click here.

Where is the masquerade ball located?
The masquerade ball is located at the Raleigh Country Club on 400 Donald Ross Dr, Raleigh, NC 27610, near downtown Raleigh.

Where do we park? Is there a fee for parking?
There is one large parking lot covering the front of the building and it is free.

When does the ball begin/end?
Food will be served starting at 7pm and the evening will conclude with a DJ and dancing from approximately 9 to 11pm.

What is the dress code?
We encourage everyone to dig up those fancy dresses and tuxedos but black tie is optional. Masks are also optional but will be available for purchase. Mask prices range from $5-15.

What is the agenda for the evening?
We’ll begin with heavy hors d’oeuvres, chef stations, nonalcoholic beverages, and a cash bar, followed by a short presentation, a professional music performance, and then ending the night with a DJ, dancing, and dessert.

How much are tickets? Can I purchase at the door?
Tickets are currently $60 per person or you can save $20 by purchasing two tickets for $100. Tickets sales end on September 30th at 11:59pm. Due to venue policy, we cannot sell tickets at the door.

How do I purchase tickets? Will tickets be mailed to me or do I pick them up? What if I am purchasing for someone else?
Tickets can be purchased via our online store by clicking here. Once we receive an email confirmation of your purchase, tickets will be mailed to you or you can simply check in at the table at the Raleigh Country Club on October 3rd. If you are purchasing for someone else, please be sure to put their name in the “memo” box when purchasing so that we can be sure to put their name on the list.

EVENT: Triangle Momma’s Night Out

 

 

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We are really excited to announce our September meetup which is a very special meetup… a momma’s night out! 

It’s happening September 25th, from 7-9pm at Progeny Shoppe in Raleigh, NC. RSVP to kristin@progenyshoppe.com. 

There’s also a fun giveaway happening on still being molly’s blog! Check it out and see you there!

 

The Not So Normal 5K + Weekend: Carrboro and Chapel Hill Family-Friendly Festivities

The Not So Normal 5K + Weekend, a three-day celebration of community and philanthropy, kicks off Sept. 12 and introduces a family-friendly lineup of activities in Carrboro and Chapel Hill, all culminating with a festive 5K race and outdoor country music concert Sunday, Sept. 14. From date nights for parents to babysitting options and pajama parties for the kids, there will be a variety of events for the community to enjoy all while helping raise money for deserving charities. The best part, unlike other races, 100 percent of proceeds from all 5K registration fees goes directly to nonprofits. Learn more about each event and the nonprofit beneficiaries.

Family-friendly events include:

·           Friday and Saturday Night (Sept. 12 and 13): Kids’ parties each night, babysitting options, restaurant specials, comedy shows, outdoor movie and a Carrboro Art Walk, “Meet the Merchants.”

·   Sunday Morning (Sept. 14):

o   The Not So Normal 5K race…well, not quite 5K. We shortened to 2.95 miles to make it flatter and a little easier. Why? Because it’s not so normal! Active families will run or walk this fun run, and strollers are welcome on the course. Registration is just $25 and all proceeds go directly to charity. Participants are also asked to bring one book for Book Harvest and/or two canned goods for local food distribution organizations, TABLE and PORCH.

o   Kids’ races, obstacles, face painting and tons of family-fun activities. Children 8 and under are free!

·  Sunday Night (Sept. 14): Frankie Ballard Live Presented by 94.7 QDR and The Not So Normal 5K + Weekend. Hosted at University Mall in Chapel Hill, the outdoor concert will feature rising country music star Frankie Ballard, and opening acts Casey Jamerson, Stereosparks and The BuzzTown Band, and DSI Comedy Theater getting the crowd ready to rock. The concert benefits The ArtsCenterNC Children’s Promise and Kidzu Children’s Museum. Tickets are $9.47 and can be purchased online here.

The Not So Normal 5K + Weekend, presented by Mom in Chapel Hill, celebrates community and with a little music and exercise thrown in! Concepted and brought to life by founder and stay-at-home dad Jay Radford, the inaugural events benefit local nonprofits. It’s anything but average! A full weekend of fundraising for local nonprofits, enjoying time in your community and great 5k… Learn more by visiting, www.notsonormal5k.com.

If you’d like to enter to win two tickets to the Frankie Ballard concert, Follow triFABB on Facebook and leave a comment on this post with your name and why you want to attend the concert! A winner will be emailed and chosen Friday, September 5th!

Happily Ever After: A Couture for a Cause Spring Showcase

Last fall, local designers rocked the runway at Couture for a Cause, with two designers taking home top prizes for their ready-to-wear and couture looks. See what last year’s winning designers — Tiffany Saini and Nicky Relyea — are doing now at Happily Ever After: A Couture for a Cause Spring Showcase on Saturday, May 31, 2014 at Peachy Keen in Cary.

Happily Ever After gets underway at 5 p.m. at Peachy Keen, a designer clothing boutique in Cary, NC. Tickets are $15 online and include complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres. Guests will get an exclusive look at new lines from local designers Tiffany Saini and Nicky Relyea, then participate in a special styling presentation with Peachy Keen’s creative director, Karly Hankin, exploring the inspiration behind the new lines.

Guests will shop a silent auction featuring items from local businesses. Guests can also shop Peachy Keen’s spring and summer styles, with 10% of sales benefiting Activate Good.

Happily Ever After: A Couture for a Cause Spring Showcase will raise funds to support Activate Good’s programs, including outreach to volunteers, days of service (such as the 9/11 Day of Service and National Family Volunteer Day), and the Activate Schools program, which teaches teens the value of volunteering and empowers them to become community leaders.

Get your tickets here (http://happilyeverafter2014.eventbrite.com) and start figuring out what you’re going to wear for this fun event!

About Activate Good

Activate Good activates volunteers to help charitable causes in our local community. We connect individuals, groups, and companies to volunteer needs with nearly 200 nonprofits around the Triangle. Learn more about Activate Good at http://www.activategood.org.

Happily Ever After: Event Details

Date: Saturday, May 31, 2014

Time: 5 p.m.

Tickets: $15

Location: Peachy Keen, 250 Grande Heights Dr, Cary, NC 27513

Link to buy tickets: http://happilyeverafter2014.eventbrite.com

Contact: info@activategood.org

Gift Card Giveaway to the Designer Consignors Sale!

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THIS WEEKEND is the Triangle’s Premier Womens Consignment Sale for Savvy Shoppers! 

In one fabulous weekend you can update your clothing, hand bags, jewelry, accessories, shoes, home décor & more!

The next sale is March 13 – 15, 2014 in the High House Crossing Shopping Center! 2723 NC HWY 55 Cary.

For more information visit: http://www.designerconsignors.com/.

Well, if you live in the Raleigh / Durham area… you should definitely check out the sale. AND, we are giving away a $25 gift certificate to the sale! Check out the giveaway on our Facebook page or by clicking here.
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March #triFABB Meet-up at Orangetheory Fitness!

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We are SO excited to announce our awesome (and very different) March triFABB meet up!!

Orangetheory Fitness Morrisville is excited to invite the members of triFABB to a complimentary group workout on Saturday, March 29 at 1:30 p.m.

Orangetheory Fitness’ heart-rate-monitored training is hailed by The New York Times as an effective plateau-busting workout. During classes, participants of any fitness level wear individual heart-rate-monitors while a trainer leads them through exercises designed to maximize the Orange Effect, which stimulates metabolism and increases energy – resulting in a 900-calorie burning experience with extra caloric burn lasting up to 36 hours post workout.

The Orangetheory Fitness high-intensity interval training workout has also been named the number one fitness trend for 2014! Be sure to like them on Facebook, www.Facebook.com/OrangetheoryMorrisville, and follow them on Instagram, @OrangetheoryFitnessMorrisville.

We ask that all guests please arrive 15 to 20 minutes early the day of to get set up before the class starts.

Please RSVP to triFABB@gmail.com by March 27th! 

SO here are the deets:

  • What: triFABB meet up and GROUP workout!! WOOHOO!
  • When: Saturday, March 29th, 2014
  • Time: 1:30pm
  • Where: Orangetheory Fitness Morrisville | 1112 Market Center Drive, Morrisville, NC  27560
  • RSVP: triFABB@gmail.com by March 27th!
  • And yes, wear some workout gear and come ready to mingle and move!

See you there!

UPDATE On Our February triFABB Meetup at Lilly Pulitzer!

0364_JeepTour_TriFabbAre you coming to our February triFABB meet up?! If not, you need to and you need to RSVP ASAP! 🙂 

BUT, we have an exciting announcement to make! As you may know, we at triFABB love to have a charitable component to ALL of our meetups! Giving back is a huge priority for us!

Well, we are pumped to announce that 10% of ALL sales at Lilly Pulitzer the night of the meet up will be going to the Ronald McDonald House of Durham – AND, we will be collecting items for donation to the house.

Examples of some items needed for donation: 
Family Room Food Items (unopened/unexpired)
  • Cans of Chef Boyardee
  • Any individually wrapped snacks, meals, biscuits, pizzas
  • Single serving frozen meals
  • Pop Tarts, cereal & Instant Grits

HouseHold

  • “Swiffer” Dusters
  • Magic Erasers
  • Clorox
  • Windex

Bedroom

  • Toothbrushes
  • Laundry detergent
  • Feminine care items
  • To view the full list, click here, http://bit.ly/1a2M4fY

Questions? Let us know! See you February 6th!

 

Orangetheory Fitness Morrisville Grand Opening – Blogger Opportunity!

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Orangetheory Fitness, an energizing group-interval fitness concept sweeping the nation, is celebrating the official grand opening of its flagship North Carolina location! Participants wear heart-rate-monitors and the percent increase from their resting rate is published on screens throughout the studio. The expert trainers lead them in exercises designed to reach certain target rates for certain portions of the class that will enable them to reach the Orange Effect, which provides the maximum stimulation of metabolism and increases to energy – resulting in up to 900-calories burned from one 60-minute class! It’s hailed by The New York Times as an effective plateau-busting workout.

The first local Orangetheory Fitness studio, located in Park West Village in Morrisville, is now open for exclusive intro classes leading up to the grand opening next week. All TriFABB bloggers are invited to attend a complimentary workout and be one of the first Triangle residents to check it out. Email OrangetheoryFitness@boltpr.com to set up your free class. We’d also be happy to pair your visit with a giveaway option for your readers!

All TriFABB members are also invited to the VIP grand opening event on Thursday, Jan. 30 from 5 to 8 p.m.! The event will include special opportunities for the nearly 300 existing members and a last-chance discount rate for prospective new members. Additionally, onsite we will have various tastings from local healthy food companies, skin screenings offered by Massage Envy, giveaways and more. Bloggers interested in attending should email OrangetheoryFitness@boltpr.com.

The new Morrisville studio is the first of three Orangetheory Fitness locations planned to open in the Triangle area in the next year. Memberships are always available with no long-term commitments or contracts, and are currently available at discounted rates from now through the Jan. 30 event. You can check it out online at: Facebook.com/OrangetheoryMorrisville.

RSVP TODAY for the February triFABB Meetup!

lilly-pulitzer-durhamWe are SO SO SO SO SO SO SO SOOOO excited to announce our February meet up!!

We are hosting a meet up and “Happy Hour” at the Lilly Pulitzer store at Southpoint Mall in Durham, NC! It’s going to be a SUPER fun night of mingling, socializing, cocktails, EXCLUSIVE gifts, AND there’s even going to be complimentary blowouts from Parlor a new blowout bar in Southpoint!

How awesome is that?!

There is MORE information to come, but here are the details:

  • Date: Thursday, February 6th, 2014
  • Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Who: ANYONE!!
  • Where: Lilly Pulitzer store at Southpoint Mall in Durham, NC
  • What: February triFABB meet up and Happy Hour at the Lilly Pulitzer store in Durham at Southpoint Mall! Come hang out with fellow Triangle bloggers, network, socialize, shop, have fun! There will also be COMPLIMENTARY blowouts from Parlor (a blowout bar), cocktails, and exclusive gifts from Lilly Pulitzer!
  • RSVP: RSVP to triFABB@gmail.com! ANYONE is welcome to come!!