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Events Calendar (Spoiler: It’s Going To Be a Fun Fall)

There’s more to fall than pumpkin spice! A quick look at everything that’s happening in the upcoming months proves it. We look forward to the return of fall every year, both because of that […]

The Bees Have It + September Reset Update

It seems my September Reset is influencing the products on Red Barn Mercantile’s shelves and I didn’t even realize it. We recently added three new products that honey bees have had a hand […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of September 17, 2018

Whether you prefer floral, camo, stripes, or animal print, we have you covered. A must-have, two-in-one lip and cheek balm and totally dreamy, ethereal moonstone earrings round out this week’s top picks. Celeste: […]

Penny Post’s First Anniversary (Appropriately, Paper!)

This past weekend was Penny Post’s first anniversary celebration. So many people came out (in the rain, no less) to celebrate our anniversary, and not entirely because of the free champagne. The one […]

Hey, Florence

Not to be alarmist but…we hear there’s a hurricane coming. MORE rain?!? How is it possible? If you’ve driven past the GW Parkway bike trail in the past few days, you’ll see that […]

Tulusa Trunk Show this Arts Festival Weekend

The Alexandria King Street Arts Festival is kind of our town’s official farewell to summer, or kick off to fall, depending on how you want to look at it. Labor Day has passed, […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of September 10, 2018

Did you know this color shoe is the most asked for at The Shoe Hive? This pair would look great with this blouse, regardless of how you style the versatile neckline. And speaking of […]

Amy’s September Reset Plan: Getting Healthier for Herself…and for Her Kids

Are you kidding me…??? I’m going to help the owner of the fabulous store Red Barn Mercantile get healthy and find a love of fitness? This is going to be A-W-E-S-O-M-E!!! After meeting […]

Outfit to Room, Fall Edition + Upholstery Sale Extended and Dash & Albert Sale on Now

Labor Day is over and summer has unofficially ended. We are all looking forward to changing leaves, hot cocoa, and college football. Fall is my absolute favorite season for all those reasons and […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of September 4, 2018

Balancing summer blushes and bright blues with moodier, deeper tones is a good way to ease into fall vibes, and we are loving these darker florals for the season. But in this time […]

Bubbles and Bargains: Big Anniversary Celebrations at Red Barn Mercantile and Penny Post

September is a big month for our little company. Red Barn Mercantile turns 11 and Penny Post turns 1! Can you believe it?! Oh, how time flies. Last September – exactly 10 years […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of August 27, 2018

So much special jewelry to love in this week’s top picks, from not-so-simple studs, to a French line ideal for tweens (and their moms!), to a modern way to reset that heirloom stone. […]

My Top 5 Pantry Essentials

There is an old adage that cooking is mostly shopping. I am often flummoxed when I meet some of you with keen wardrobes and little cooking skill. Shopping for ingredients can be as […]

A Party Fit for POTUS1: Announcing Mount Vernon Underground’s Second Annual Masquerade

Where is the coolest place to party in all of Alexandria? While there are many awesome spots, we think partying on the same lawn George Washington did tops the list, and guess what…you […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of August 20, 2018

You know we are all about better basics and we’ve got bunch for you today: simple yet stylish flats to go with any outfit, the very best notebook available (I am hooked), a […]

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