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Announcing Glamour Chick

Virginia Born and Bred, our little shop in Lexington, Virginia is introducing a charming new collection of  jewelry.   These lovely pieces have been “reconstituted” from bits and pieces of the past into utterly glamorous renditions that are entirely new! … Continue reading

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For the Love of Antiques: Old Gifts for Young People

From Dorothy R., Virginia I had an old friend who gave me old gifts.  They were very old objects that would be classified as antiques.  In fact, she shopped in antique stores and antique malls for many of the beautiful … Continue reading

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Sensational Gifts that Give and Go

A special gift for a special day Here for now – then gone away. It’s like a magic act I hear. Now you see it.  Now it disappears. What is this gift removable?        It’s simply this – a … Continue reading

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Personalize Gifts for Lasting Love

From Marcia W., Sarasota, Florida I have a ring from when I was about 6 years old,  monogrammed with my initials in fancy script.  That ring is the only piece of jewelry saved from childhood because it was a gift … Continue reading

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The Psychology of Smart Shopping

JOIN THE FUN!  JOIN THE SMART SHOPPERS!  Have you discovered a great shopper tip?  Something that works and that you would share with your best friend? We don’t mean a specifically named “place” to shop, but we do mean a … Continue reading

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Easy Giving in a Basket

“I’ve Gone Basket Crazy!” From Jonathan – Richmond, Virginia I used to wrack my brain trying to find the perfect gift. I’m not much of a shopper. It all takes too much time, energy, and restless thinking. I finally decided … Continue reading

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The Happy Graduate

“Happy Days are Here Again!” GIFTS FOR GRADUATION Congratulations are in order and The Virginia Shopper has been scouring the state for  most wonderful gifts for the happy graduate. Are you ready? Get set. GO! P.S.  Don’t forget – these … Continue reading

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The Gift of Time

Oh my!  The VIRGINIA SHOPPER has found another treasure-of-a-gift!  And this time it’s TIME.  I mean to say, “If you are looking for something truly unique, the gift of time presented in an unusual way is priceless.” Uh Oh, I … Continue reading

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Gifts of Spring in Virginia!

Spring has sprung in Virginia! O.K. – it hasn’t exactly steamrolled into this part of Virginia, but there are hints. There are the daffodils displaying their brave yellow color.  Their happy flowers flourish in spite of returning snows and wailing … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day at Virginia Born and Bred

“Anyone can catch your eye, but it takes someone special to catch your heart.” ~Anonymous This year The VIRGINIA SHOPPER is amazed at all the luscious gifts to be found for the people we love most.  It’s not just chocolates … Continue reading

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