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The Spice of Life Just Got Spicier

If you’re tired of the same-old-same-old repetitive tastes at your dinner table, there’s a brand new solution called Dizzy Pig Seasonings! And these are no ordinary spices. Created by the Dizzy Pig Barbecue Company in Manassas, Virginia, these are fabulously unique … Continue reading

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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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The Photographic Panorama

There are rare occasions when the VIRGINIA SHOPPER gets stumped.   On the prowl for a stellar birthday gift for Uncle John, the SHOPPER stumbled around empty handed and wondered where to turn next. Fortunately, the slump did not last long.  … Continue reading

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Pik O’ The Month – Friendship is a Garden

ART AND NATURE COMBINE TO MAKE THE PERFECT GIFT The VIRGINIA SHOPPER has been welcoming spring for a few weeks now with Virginia’s daffodils and peach trees blooming in March!  Do you believe this?  The easy winter and early spring … Continue reading

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Holiday Decorating

From our Guest Shopper Guru, Christyl Lee, Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus… The downtown shops of Lexington, Virginia, have all decorated their windows and interiors in the spirit of Christmas, and the parade has marched down Main Street.  … Continue reading

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Almost All About Brass

A METAL FOR ALL SEASONS The Virginia Shopper has been on the prowl again – this time in search of how to buy, use and care for an old favorite – Brass.  It has been around since Cave men (and … Continue reading

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Friday Foto Op – Virginia Military Institute

An Ellen Martin Photograph Friday aftrnoon dress parades are a familiar site at Virginia Military Institute – VMI, the oldest state-supported military college in the country which was founded in 1839.  Ellen Martin photographs are available for purchase in-store or … Continue reading

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Off-Season Gift Ideas

OFF-SEASON GIFT IDEAS Fall and winter are definitely on the way.  But, no matter what time of year, our family and friends’ personalities don’t change.  The VIRGINIA SHOPPER’S formula for successful gift giving is first to determine the personality and … Continue reading

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