06.25.18

Our Top Picks for the Week of June 25, 2018

Summer equals fun, so, yes, we are completely on board with glitter booties. And yes, why not add a shiny, metallic stripe to a tote, and saturated, sexy color to a lip balm? […]
06.21.18

Hey Britt, How’s The Market?

As we near the summer slowdown period, we thought now would be a great time to reflect on the 2018 Alexandria spring market. As a whole, Northern Virginia saw a 20 percent drop […]
06.14.18

Father’s Day: The Struggle Is Real

My dad is the most generous person I know and he never asks for anything. I mean NEVER. If we get him something, he wishes we hadn’t. There are a lot of dads […]
06.13.18

How To Plan a Relaxing Day with Dad

How are you spending Father’s Day this year? With so much running around lately, we are envisioning a simple day spent outside (hopefully it will be sunny on a weekend, for once) with […]
06.05.18

Introducing Sugar Feather

We love a good pillow. I mean, who doesn’t? They are the perfect accessory to add personality to any room. As stated many times before, I subscribe to the neutral sofa philosophy. The […]
05.31.18

Now Is the Time To Move to North Old Town

Old Town’s attractions are about to extend much farther north with the addition of revolutionary developments in the northern quadrant. Last year, we were thrilled by the announcement of EDENS’s Gables Old Town […]
05.30.18

Personal Stationery Trunk Show with Meant To Be Calligraphy & Haute Papier

Next week, Penny Post is excited to welcome two of our favorite local, women-owned businesses for a special trunk show. On June 9th from 2-4pm, Michele Hatty Fritz of Meant To Be Calligraphy […]
05.29.18

Our Top Picks for the Week of May 29, 2018

Recently, when we had those million days of rain in a row, it occurred to me that such dreary weather would normally get me blue, but this time, since it served to turn […]
05.25.18

Street Style: Sue Henry

I remember meeting Sue almost five years ago at Swing’s coffee shop. She knew I owned Mind the Mat and she strolled over and introduced herself. I remember thinking how easy and natural […]
05.23.18

A Restoration Story: Tea for Two

One of my favorite parts of what we do is that we get to bring sentimental objects back to their original life, to be used for future generations with the same care and […]
05.21.18

Our Top Picks for the Week of May 21, 2018

It seems as we slide into summer, our top picks somehow just get more fun. This week, a bag that beckons adventures, a makeup palette to perfect your #faketan, super easy slides, a […]
05.21.18

4 Rules for Refreshing Your Vacation – or Any – Home

Recently, I was looking for a rental home at the beach for a little summer getaway. It was tough to find anything that I deemed liveable. Everything I saw had the same prescribed […]
05.16.18

Stylebook’s Summer Loves

  School is almost out and we’ve had our first bouts heat and humidity. Summer is just around the corner and we couldn’t be more excited. Vacations, a slightly slower pace, warm evenings out […]
05.14.18

What Is Bullet Journaling and How Can It Help Me?

I have a seemingly endless number of things I need to keep track of – meet with teachers, tae kwon do for Kate, Scouts for Will, vet for dog, travel for husband, summer […]
05.14.18

Our Top Picks for the Week of May 14, 2018

Have we sold you on the wonder of the jumpsuit yet? Two more versatile options in this week’s top picks, plus modern takes on classic gold jewelry, a lip treatment that shimmers as […]


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