2020… What A Ride It’s Been

2020 – In normal times, I would use this article to talk about what styles we have in the store for that NYE party. Or maybe what’s on the horizon for early spring. Covid-19 […]

Going Back to Cali…

One thing I love to do in my free time is peruse Revolve. I think it’s a nice way to pass the time and find new brands. Sometimes I will order one style […]

New Year’s Eve at Home

I’ve never been a huge partier for NYE. When I lived in Georgia, I went to a big party at a hotel in Atlanta for the 1999-2000 celebration. My friends and I were […]

New Line Alert: Beth Ladd Designs

One of my employees, Brook, has a knack for scouting out new lines of accessories and gifts. She’s always coming to me with ideas or suggestions. She takes pictures when she travels and […]


I’ve never been one to love the matchy-matchy look. I also like to mix high and low price points. I’ve changed my tune with loungewear, though. I am loving all of the matching […]

Channeling Maria von Trapp

We recently did our annual family viewing of The Sound of Music. One song, in particular, is my favorite and well, it’s pretty applicable right now. I know I have the same problem that […]

By the Fire

When we were looking for a bigger home in Del Ray, one thing we both insisted on was a fireplace. My two favorite spots in the house are the front porch for the […]

Stuff Those Stockings!

My favorite part of Christmas morning has always been discovering what is inside my stocking. When I was a kid, my parents wrapped every tiny thing in it. Although I don’t go that far, I […]

Love Local

Some of the best-selling gifts we carry are things that celebrate our wonderful neighborhood of Del Ray and our great city of Alexandria. There are several different companies we order these fun gifts […]

Baby, It’s Getting Cold Outside!

I don’t know about you, but I can’t keep up with these weather changes. One day it’s 70 degrees and then the next it’s 45 degrees with the wind chill. What I do […]

Introducing Bird Box!

Our Bird Bag program continues to be popular and has definitely helped people try on clothes or look at gift items in the comfort of their own home. We drop it off, give […]

New Arrivals from 360 Cashmere

Long before I bought Kiskadee, I loved 360 Cashmere/Skull Cashmere. A family business founded in 2009, the owner’s son Andrew created the edgier Skull Cashmere line in 2013. This is my favorite section […]

Fun at Home

As we start to enter cooler weather, I find myself wanting to just stay home more. Soon it will get colder and I have a feeling that a lot of people will be […]

New Line Alert: Brave+True

Shortly after Coterie (the big fall buy) in February, I got a call from a showroom who was traveling through the area and wanted to show me a few new lines. I normally […]

Holiday Happenings at Kiskadee

It’s that time of year again. This year though, we have to do everything a bit differently. I’ve been asked more times than I can count what we are doing for the holidays, […]

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