04.13.21

Pinterest Worthy Homes from Sotheby’s RESIDE Magazine

Twice a year, TTR Sotheby’s International Realty releases RESIDE Magazine, dedicated to the connoisseurship of art, travel, fashion, food, and D.C. living. The magazine is not only a great piece of marketing to […]
04.07.21

New Ownership, New Brand for Local Coffee Shop

Under new ownership and a new brand, ESP Tea & Coffee is embracing the community with open arms, hoping to make a positive change to local charitable organizations and initiatives. Previously known as […]
04.01.21

Expand Your Space by Thinking Outside the Box!

Spring is here and I can’t be more thrilled. It’s a wonderful time for change and renewal as we move into warmer weather and longer days. The dreary blues and greys of winter […]
03.25.21

Instagram Live Tonight: Spring is in Full Bloom with Helen Olivia & The Patterson Group!

Tonight at 7pm, join us for a flower arranging workshop! With Easter right around the corner, we’re ‘coming up roses’ with a fabulous demonstration of a spring centerpiece and styling of an Easter […]
03.16.21

Turn the Heat Up! It’s Augie’s Charity Chili Showdown!

Three words: Charity. Chili. Showdown. Anyone who knows me knows I’m always in for fun with food and fundraising! Throw in a little healthy competition, and I’m sold. That’s all I needed to […]
03.09.21

Appreciating Home, a Year Later

One year later and our world is still healing. From early quarantine craft projects to summer socially distanced time outdoors to family gatherings over Zoom and quiet holidays, our home has provided comfort […]
03.02.21

Fontaine Caffe, the Newest Addition to Your Morning Routine!

“Where the locals eat!” may be Fontaine Bistro’s slogan, but their Fontaine Caffe will take that to the next level, becoming a place where local bakery business will thrive. Fontaine Bistro, known for […]
02.25.21

Reflecting on New Orleans House Floats: Adapting to the Pandemic with Flare!

Weekly, we learn of local businesses and community members who are positively adapting to the constant challenges, directly and indirectly, brought about by the pandemic. Last week, New Orleans’ adaptation to Mardi Gras […]
02.16.21

Ada’s On The River is Now Open… and BARCA Pier & Wine Bar is Coming Soon!

You’ve probably already heard talk of or walked past the new development in Robinson’s Landing. Well, Ada’s On The River has officially opened its doors and BARCA Pier & Wine Bar is soon […]
02.09.21

Be Mine on the Water and Support Alexandria Seaport Foundation

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, so let’s show love by supporting a local charity: The Seaport Foundation! Join me on February 11th as I host Be Mine on the Water supporting […]
02.02.21

This Season’s Newest Accessory is a Tiny Home!

Have you heard the term “accessory dwelling unit (ADU)” recently and wondered what that means and why people are talking about it? Well, you’re likely to hear more about them in the coming […]
01.28.21

These Local Cookies are a Batch Made in Heaven!

If you haven’t already stumbled upon her mouthwatering Instagram @sugarcookiesisters or experienced her cookie decorating class, we want to introduce you to local cookie artist Rachel Lilly of Sugar Cookie Sisters.     […]
01.19.21

ALX-opoly is on its Way!

When the pandemic lockdown began, we turned to our favorite board games… and Alexandria’s Chamber of Commerce did the same! To all my Alexandria-loving and competitive board game players out there, ALX-opoly is […]
01.12.21

New Year, New You, New Home!

In Alexandria, it’s not uncommon to see new construction seemingly at every turn. But what is it about a newly constructed home that is so appealing? What are the benefits of purchasing a […]
01.05.21

2021 New Year Market Update

2020 was a year full of uncertainty and frustration, however, the housing market showed incredible strength. We expect 2021 will have similar demand as we respond to the challenges and changing preferences that […]


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