Mike-and-Laureen-Blakemore-were-delighted-to-hear-from-Eden-Stuart,-with-Virginia-Living-magazine-that-their-store,-Uncommonly-Gifted,-had-been-voted-among-the-Best-Gift-Shops-in-Southwest-Virginia-by-readers-of-Virginia-Living-Magazine.<-p> <-span>

Uncommonly-Gifted-opened-on-Nov.-2,-2013,-and-is-located-at-208-S.-Main-St.,-in-downtown-Blacksburg.<-p> <-span>

Mike-and-Laureen-Blakemore-moved-to-Blacksburg-from-Banbury,-Oxfordshire,-England,-in-1996.-They-fell-in-love-with-the-town-during-a-visit-in-1995-and-have-been-here-ever-since.-Laureen-works-as-director-of-Downtown-Blacksburg,-Inc.-and-became-interested-in-opening-a-gift-shop-business-to-complement-the-other-stores-in-the-downtown-area.-Uncommonly-Gifted-is-truly-a-family-owned-and-operated-business-staffed-entirely-by-the-Blakemores,-their-children-and-Laureen-rsquo;s-parents.<-p>

Uncommonly-Gifted-offers-a-wide-range-of-quality-gifts,-novelty-items-and-cards-for-all-occasions,-and-some-quirky-British-themed-items-including-Solar-powered-Queen-Elizabeth-and-her-corgi-figures,-Dr.-Who-and-Monty-Python-merchandise-as-well-as-some-wonderful-British-greeting-cards.-The-store-also-boasts-a-supply-of-quot;Blacksburg-is-for-Lovers-quot;-items-with-a-delightful,-unique-design.<-p>

Laureen-became-aware-of-the-Best-of-Virginia-Readers-Survey-in-January-and-asked-the-store-rsquo;s-Facebook-friends-to-vote-for-the-store.<-p>

-ldquo;I-thought-it-would-be-fun-to-get-customers-thinking-about-what-our-store-means-to-the-community.-I-never-expected-to-place,-we-rsquo;ve-only-been-open-for-a-few-months-after-all!-We-are-extremely-grateful-to-everyone-who-voted-for-us!-rdquo;-she-said.<-p>

Uncommonly-Gifted-rsquo;s-information-will-be-published-in-the-Best-of-Virginia-2014-special-issue-in-early-May,-at-which-time-it-will-be-announced-if-the-store-placed-first,-second-or-third.<-p>

Submitted-by-Laureen-Blakemore<-p> <-div>" /> 六肖中特期期准

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