12.18.18

“Oh, wait! I still need…”

If you’re as organized as me – read: not at all – and you find yourself in need of those last few items to make your holiday party complete, your stockings full, and […]
12.12.18

Our Experts Picks the Gifts They’re Giving (and Hope To Get)

Some of my best customers are my team members. They are the people to whom I turn when I’m deciding on what to buy for the store. Because their taste is impeccable, and their […]
12.03.18

The 12 Days of Christmas at Penny Post & Red Barn Mercantile

Remember last week when I told you there are no new ideas, well today is the perfect example of that. Or, rather, I like to believe it’s the perfect example of great minds […]
11.26.18

Everyone’s a Winner at Red Barn Mercantile & Penny Post This Year!

There are no new ideas. Or at least they are few and far between. So when my husband came home with an envelope from the restaurant Maggiano’s, I was shocked. It was a […]
11.21.18

Good Cause, Great Times, All the Gift Wrapping You Need

Here is something I believe down to my core: a beautifully wrapped gift is as important as the gift itself. Every year, I coordinate all my wrapping to make the perfect Christmas statement […]
11.12.18

Why Catstudio’s Military Collection Is So Special to Me

Here’s one thing you may not know about me: I’m an Air Force brat. My dad was a fighter pilot and served for more than 30 years. Before turning 8, my family moved […]
11.05.18

Red Barn Mercantile’s Annual Holiday Unveiling

If you call the store this week, don’t be surprised if we are slow to answer. We will be buried under boxes of Christmas decorations getting ready for our annual Holiday Unveiling. Every […]
10.31.18

Fall Cookbook Roundup

I love to cook. It’s relaxing and helps me wind down after a long day. I love the alchemy of it all; how the flavors mix together to make the most delicious concoctions […]
10.23.18

2nd Annual Uptown Block Party!

Last year saw such a large influx of new businesses to the 1000, 1100, and 1200 blocks of King St. that we had to celebrate with the first ever Uptown Block Party. That […]
10.17.18

Liquorary Fall Cocktail Event at Red Barn Mercantile

The nip in the air means a little nip of something spicy to drink, wouldn’t you agree? Fall weather made an appearance this weekend and I relished it. For all the reasons we […]
10.08.18

Welcome Hobonichi Techo to Penny Post    

The way people organize their lives is highly personal. Naturally, our customers believe a good old-fashioned paper planner is the best way so we have been asking for planner suggestions from our customers […]
10.04.18

Introducing The Design Collective at Red Barn Mercantile

We have something new for you that is beyond exciting for us. At Red Barn Mercantile we are partnering with four extremely talented designers to bring you the full range of interior design […]
09.26.18

It’s Never Too Early…

So, we know how crazy the holidays can get. There are parties to attend, gifts to buy, families to see, school programs to attend, and holiday greetings to send. It can all be […]
09.18.18

The Bees Have It + September Reset Update

It seems my September Reset is influencing the products on Red Barn Mercantile’s shelves and I didn’t even realize it. We recently added three new products that honey bees have had a hand […]
09.04.18

Outfit to Room, Fall Edition + Upholstery Sale Extended and Dash & Albert Sale on Now

Labor Day is over and summer has unofficially ended. We are all looking forward to changing leaves, hot cocoa, and college football. Fall is my absolute favorite season for all those reasons and […]


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