07.15.19

Our Top Picks for the Week of July 15, 2019

All kinds of practical luxuries today, from a much-loved and missed lip balm that’s *finally* back in the U.S., to the coolest way to drink a Moscow Mule, literally, to a charming passport […]
07.12.19

Explore, Create & Shop During Old Town Alexandria’s Makers Mile: Mini Edition

Summer is in full swing and if your kids aren’t in camp, or on a swim team, or visiting Grandma in Ohio, then you might be looking for something fun to occupy their […]
07.08.19

Our Top Picks for the Week of July 8, 2019

Snake print in a skirt? Perfect for summer *and* fall. We are also loving these not-so-skinny white jeans for a fresh take on the summer staple. Rounding out the week’s top picks are […]
07.05.19

Our New Forever Home: Helen Olivia Moves to Del Ray

Time for a little confession: despite notes in my day planner and an Outlook reminder, I completely missed the deadline for this article. When Madelyn Orfitelli reached out to me to check in […]
07.05.19

On Community Service: Brittany Patterson-Hill and Junior Friends

There is a 99.9 percent chance that you’ve seen this smiling face around town. While she’s all of five feet, one (and a half!) inches tall, she has a giant personality that is […]
07.01.19

Bullet Journaling for Back to School

For their own unique reasons, my children find staying organized at school challenging. At Penny Post we figured they weren’t alone. Transitioning from middle school to high school or high school to living […]
07.01.19

Our Top Picks for the Week of July 1, 2019

We have a couple perfect Fourth of July OOTDs for you. The first option is a subtly patriotic plaid, perfect for a neighborhood get-together, and the cool, linen jumpsuit can be as dressy […]
06.27.19

My Burke Drive Memoir

I was always the kid who wanted to be at home. “Sleepovers” involved midnight pick-ups or they had to be held at home. Prom pictures, homecoming pictures, end of year BBQs, birthday parties, […]
06.27.19

Behind the Design: How We Tend To Those Little Details That Make a House a Home

Interior design is one of those professions that people are naturally curious about, often picturing a glamorous day surrounded by beautiful fabric, custom furniture, bespoke window treatments and amazing art, all in magazine-worthy, […]
06.26.19

Stay Here on Your Next Trip to NYC

For some folks, where you stay when on vacation is just a place to sleep and shower. It doesn’t matter what the hotel looks like as long as it’s clean. Not for me. […]
06.24.19

Our Top Picks for the Week of June 24, 2019

We figured it was only a matter of time before CBD made its way into a sheet mask, but this manifestation exceeds our expectations. To extend that zen, may we suggest adding Crazy […]
06.20.19

The Four Best Engagement Photo Locations in Old Town

She said yes and we officially can’t get enough of wedding season! Our amazing Maria got engaged this past month and we can’t stop celebrating. For now, it’s all about being in the […]
06.19.19

Introducing Mark D. Sikes Collection for Dash & Albert and Pine Cone Hill

I cannot be more excited about this! You know that my love of blue and white runs deep, right? Well, let me introduce you to the king of blue and white, Los Angeles […]
06.17.19

Our Top Picks for the Week of June 17, 2019

This is a great week for jewelry lovers: Anna Beck is back at The Shoe Hive, and Kiskadee has a new shipment of The Woods in store. This vegan leather midi wrap skirt […]
06.13.19

The Three ‘P’s for Better Curb Appeal

First impressions are everything. A welcoming home exterior can help sell your property or just simply be pleasant to come home to after a long day. You don’t have to break the bank […]


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