Staging 101

It seems obvious that when you put your house on the market, you want to make sure it looks and shows the best it possibly can. In today’s world, the way your home […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of July 06, 2020

If you’re feeling the heat, keep scrolling for some effortlessly chic items you will use on repeat this summer. From handmade earrings that make a simple summer outfit spectacular, a cult-favorite cleanser that […]

Summer Maintenance Checklist

Sweet summertime! More daylight to play in and more reasons to open a bottle of rosé on a weeknight! It is officially summer, and we want to make sure it stays “sweet” for you […]

An Update on The Seedling Collective

We’re excited to announce that our sister studio, The Seedling Collective, is ready to open back up! But we’ll be a little different than before. Check out how we’re adapting The Studio to […]

Where to Dine Outdoors

If you are at all like me, you welcomed Phase Two with open arms! After months of not eating or shopping at my favorite places, I was ready to get out and enjoy […]

Stop Putting Produce in the Fridge!

During lockdown my boyfriend and I decided we would cohabitate and support one another after a paltry year dating. We negotiated who would manage dishes and laundry, how we would spend time together […]

Newness. Creativity. Color. A Guest Post by Melanie Johnson

I belong to a local Facebook group called Buy Nothing. It’s a fun way to give things away that you don’t want any more or ask for things that you need. I met […]

Simple Steps to Enjoying your Outdoor Space

By Laura With so much time spent at home these past few months and more coming up this summer, I’ve found time in my Fox Hill Garden to be even more soothing than […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of June 22, 2020

This week, our top picks feature a delicious CBD-infused treat that Angela of Bellacara loves to add to a glass of bubbles, chic cocktail kits that are sure to impress even the pickiest […]

Simple and Handmade: How to Give an Heirloom Quality Baby Gift

One of my favorite baby gifts is a simple hand knit item paired with a store-bought toy or essential item that I personally found helpful when my daughter was a baby. I like […]

Support our Local Black-owned Businesses

We love Alexandria for the people and the community these people create. We love how a familiar face is never far, and how new faces become familiar quickly. Honestly, we are so spoiled […]

Time for Action

Like many of you, I’ve been deeply disturbed by recent events and I haven’t felt quite the same since George Floyd was murdered. I’ve spent the last few weeks thinking and thinking and […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of June 15, 2020

If you’re like us, then you have been going through and organizing your closet to make room for summer during this time in quarantine. Going through all of our current “haves” gives us […]

A Key Gift for Father’s Day!

My husband Mark and I met when I was waiting tables at Hard Times Cafe in Clarendon. He came in to visit his friend on a slow weekday afternoon where I was the […]

Top 5 Home “Wish-list” Items Post Quarantine

Over these last few months, we have spent more time in our houses than ever before. The value of our home as both a safe refuge but also as a treat has never […]

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