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My Love Letter to Alexandria

Last month I wrote my love letter to Italy. As far as places go to visit, I think Italy should be at the top of everyone’s list. I even dream about packing up…

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5 Fall Must-Haves, 1 Can’t-Miss Event

With fall weather teasing us what seems like every other day, it’s important to prioritize what you’ll need to refresh your fall wardrobe. Planning ahead will help you optimize your fall budget to…

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Getting Back into Fitness (or: Thanks a Lot, Elizabeth)

As you may have read, Elizabeth came back from Italy and decided that she needed to get back into a fitness and wellness regimen. Unfortunately for me, Elizabeth doesn’t like to work out…

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Styling Fall Pieces, from September through December

Fall spans a huge range of temperatures in the D.C. area. The key to style and comfort is having the right pieces to layer as we transition from warm to cool to downright…

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6 Unexpected Reasons To Visit Kiskadee

As all Stylebook readers know, at Kiskadee we love our customers. I have now owned the store for four months and the rumor mill still churns that this beloved store is closing. NO!…

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Client Story: Strength, Loss, and Finding the Real Me

Every now and then we like to let our amazing clients tell their story, in their own words. Here's Cindy Creelman on how she found a way to cope with stress, sadness, and…

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Angela’s Skincare Tell-All

As the mother of four boys to run around on a daily basis, there are days that start at 6am and don't end until 11pm, and we don't do any "travel" sports.  To…

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The Beauty of the Biscuit

That great quote is often attributed to da Vinci. Although it cannot be historically corroborated that he said this exact phrase, I continually find it to be true. The crisp white button down.…

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You Can’t Stop the Feelin’ on Saturday Mornings at Mind the Mat

On my way to teach Saturday 8:30am Prenatal Yoga at Mind the Mat... Me, passing out Mind the Mat onesies to the pregnant mamas after class ...the words of Justin Timberlake's song "Can't Stop The…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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?…

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