my journey from 224 to 135. pounds i mean…

If you have a “why” you can accomplish anything. I personally believe if a person has a reason, then the discipline and work will follow. I went from 224 pounds to 135 in […]

the shoe hive’s winter sale starts today!

Winter is far from over. Unfortunately, we have several more months of winter weather ahead of us. But luckily (for you!), here at The Shoe Hive we have to start making room on […]

kiskadee’s winter sale!

We want to keep the holiday spirit flowing through January by giving YOU a special gift. You’ve shopped and shopped these past few weeks, but you were probably doing so for others and […]

susie’s new year’s eve pre-party (mango bellinis, anyone?)

2015 has been quite the year.  There were many ups with only a few downs.  We were thrilled to have opened our second Coco Blanca location, this time in Bethesda, and to have […]

move of the week: holiday workouts, part 2

These workouts can be done anywhere with or without equipment, which is why they are great for holiday travel. As you hit the road, coming or going, give these quick workouts a try. […]

shop locally, help women globally

One of the best things about living in the Greater DC area is the opportunity to be a part of a place where philanthropy is so widely practiced. I don’t think I know […]

alexandria’s top 10 sales of 2015

2015 marks another great year in Alexandria real estate. Let’s take a closer look at 22314: year over year, the average sales price of homes was up 12 percent in November, 6.6 percent in […]

7 steps to glitter and be gay

What else is there to do on New Year’s Eve but enjoy some bubbly and wear glitter? The answer is: not much. Let’s chat glitz and glamour to ring in the New Year! Step […]

what to wear: a calypso new year’s eve

If you are looking for the perfect New Year’s Eve top, make Kiskadee your shopping destination. We have carried Calypso St. Barth’s for many years and absolutely love it. The designs are flowy […]

my special christmas gift: a common thread

The women in my family have been bonded by a common thread…a passion for clothing. My Grandmother Lane sewed beautifully and took great pride in dressing my mother in handmade clothing she carefully […]

what to wear: a glam new year’s eve

New Year’s Eve is almost here, and when it comes to dressing for this much-anticipated holiday, glamorous is the way to go.  After all, it’s the very last day of 2015, so why […]

the stylebook top five: furs and flops!

Every week we bring you the top five things we are loving. This week, the Stylebook Top Five includes scarves with hints of metallic, glamorous liquid eye liner and a beautiful silver ice […]

move of the week: the first step for flat abs

People ask me all the time: “How do I target my abdominals?  How do I get rid of this belly?  Will I ever have a flat stomach?”  The answers are complicated and it […]

merry christmas (casserole)

When cooking for family and friends over the holidays, it’s hard to accommodate everyone’s needs and wants. But we have the solution, and it’s become our family’s Christmas tradition: my Sausage + Grit […]

street style: ann dorman

Photo Credit: Sarah Marcella Photography There are some people who just get stuff done. Ann Dorman is one of them. The owner of Meetings and Events of Distinction and executive director of First […]


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