09.11.17
Fall 2017 Fashion Trends

Fall 2017 Fashion Trends (& How To Work Them into Your Wardrobe)

It’s that time of year again! I don’t know about you, but I’m ready to feel that chill in the air. Fall is my favorite season for clothing. So many fun ways to play […]
09.11.17
Veronica Beard Denim and Shoes

Introducing Veronica Beard Denim and Shoes: “Hard-wired for real life”

My kids happen to go to a school with a uniform, and every morning I thank the Lord a little bit for this uniform. You see, by 8:15 I am usually yelling like […]
09.11.17
Our Top Picks for the Week of September 11 2017

Our Top Picks for the Week of September 11, 2017

September 11 2017 – Velvet! Tassels! Indigo! Silk! Who says cozy can’t look and feel luxurious? This week we’re all about rich textures, getting us excited for fall’s chillier air. Plus, the jean […]
09.08.17
From “Scared-y Cat” to Convert: My MicroNeedling Experience

From “Scared-y Cat” to Convert: My MicroNeedling Experience

When it comes to certain things, I’m what you might consider a “scared-y cat” – afraid of my own shadow, as my husband sometimes jokes. I have a few thoughts on why this […]
09.08.17
Celeste’s Del Ray

Celeste’s Del Ray

I’m proud to call Del Ray my home. It’s a vibrant neighborhood where so many of us are lucky to live and work. This hometown appeal merges with an eclectic ambiance…where else in […]
09.08.17
Love & Rugby 2017

Love & Rugby

It’s September and in our family that means it’s RUGGERFEST time! This year we’ll be heading out to Aspen for the 50th annual Aspen Ruggerfest tournament, a celebration with more than 40 teams […]
09.07.17
Dancing Away from Social Media + Back to Social Graces

Dancing Away from Social Media + Back to Social Graces

Do you ever feel like good manners are becoming a lost art? Or that common courtesy is on the decline as people hide behind their screens and indulge their addiction to social media? […]
09.07.17
Lexi's Cleansing Tell-All

Lexi’s Cleansing Tell-All

Something that I pride myself on is that I have religiously washed my face every morning and every night for as long as I can remember. Sure there was the occasional late night […]
09.07.17
Denim Trend Tuxedo

Denim Trend: The Tuxedo Stripe

I remember a few years back Alicia posted a piece with the headline, “Season of Change (Is This the End of Skinny Jeans?).” This post caused more conversation that possibly any other. Readers […]
09.06.17
September Events Calendar 2017

September Events Calendar

How is it September already?! Labor Day has come and gone and The Patterson Group has mixed feelings about wearing white at this time of year. What we can all agree on, though, […]
09.06.17
5 Lighting Tips To Get that Gorgeous Glow

5 Lighting Tips To Get that Gorgeous Glow

Lighting plays a big role in the design of a room. It needs to be functional (you need to see!) but ideally it also casts a flattering glow (so you can look good […]
09.06.17
Fall Fitness 2017: "Good-bye, summer. Hello, fall fitness".

“Good-bye, summer. Hello, fall fitness”

Last year for Lent I gave up drinking. I must admit it made me feel great. I slept better, I exercised more, and was just an overall more productive person. And I am […]
09.05.17
A Decade of Thanks

A Decade of Thanks

On September 1, 2007, I opened Red Barn Mercantile.  It’s been 10 years – most of which is a blur – but I still remember that day.  I also remember the day before […]
09.05.17
5 Quick + Healthy Back-to-School Breakfasts Tips

5 Quick + Healthy Back-to-School Breakfasts

School is back in session, which means the return of your rushed morning routine, so I’m going to talk about Healthy Back-to-School Breakfasts Tips, why it’s so important, and share some tips and […]
09.05.17
Our Top Picks for the Week of 09 05 2017

Our Top Picks for the Week of September 5, 2017

Our Top Picks for the Week of 09 05 2017 09 05 2017: With the recent cooler days and the kids going back to school, we are ready to celebrate. This sparkly bag, […]


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