Come take a look at our new holiday collection plus old favorites at the Junior League of Raleigh's Shopping Spree, taking place at the Raleigh Convention Center November 3-6. Get a head start on your holiday shopping, and support a good cause at the same time!
- Shop with us for a good cause in Raleigh
- Our 2015 Holiday Gift Guide
- Our 2015 Holiday Decor Guide
- Shop with us for a good cause in Greensboro
- Fall in North Carolina: Chai Spice Apple Pie
- Rinse, Juice, Pour: Make Blueberry Lemonade with North Carolina Kitchenware
- Make Chocolate Chip Cookies with NC Sea Salt
Year-round, we here at the Our State Store strive to bring you the most unique, high-quality, and gift-able goods we can find. Now as the holiday season ramps up, we hope to make it easier to find gifts for every person you’re shopping for with our 2015 Holiday Gift Guide. Whether it’s the relative who has everything or the friend who’s hard to impress, we think you’ll find just the gift you’re looking for at the Our State Store.
Brighten up your home and get in the holiday spirit with our North Carolina-inspired holiday decor. Each piece in our handy guide is either made here in NC or inspired by the Old North State.
From artisan-made ornaments to flags and pillows featuring exclusive illustration by North Carolina artists, we have been working hard to find the very best to bring the holiday spirit to your home.
Join Our State Store, live and in-person, at our annual Christmas Open House November 5-7 in Greensboro.
We’re setting up shop inside the Children’s Home Society of North Carolina in Greensboro with our bestselling products and holiday gifts.
It happens every year. At the first hint of crunchy leaves and dropping temperatures, we clamber for fall. After four months of sweating through North Carolina summer, we’re ready to put away our tank tops and pool toys to embrace cooler temperatures and shorter days, even when they haven’t quite arrived yet.
One of our favorite early signs of fall is when western NC apples begin to appear at the market in September. This year, we couldn’t wait to crack open our copy of Candler author Ashley English’s cookbook A Year of Pies. It’s a special cookbook because it encourages baking with the seasons, when each item of produce is at its unique peak. And of course, in September, it’s time for apple pie.
It’s been a scorcher here in the Old North State this summer. Whether it’s a dip in the local swimming hole, a trip to the coast, or a frosty ice cream cone, we’re all looking for ways to cool off.
Inspired by our latest selection of North Carolina-made pottery, we set out to use one of our favorite NC summer crops, blueberries, to make a cool and colorful lemonade. Click through for the recipe!
To celebrate our new North Carolina Sea Salt Trio available only from the Our State Store, we decided to whip up a batch of our favorite chocolate chip cookies and finished them with this beautifully flaky sea salt, harvested by hand from the Atlantic Ocean near Wrightsville Beach.
Click through to learn more about this very special sea salt and find the recipe for these sweet-and-salty chocolate chip cookies.