Because You Have a Great Life.

And we want to make sure you are in the know about the coolest things in our community to make your life even richer and fuller. From restaurant reports to first-hand notes on topics far and wide, our contributors share a wealth of ideas, funny stories, and lots of entertainment recommendations.

Falling for Alexandria

Finally, we are starting to see the leaves change! Every year, we fall in love with autumn in Alexandria. Whether you’re new to the area or lived here for years, there is always […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of October 19, 2020

This week, our small business owners are giving us the inside scoop on the essential autumn picks they’re currently loving. Elizabeth’s pick is a rich sumac-colored fleur dress that features a billowed sleeve, […]

Stomping Ground Dinners are Changing (Yes, Again)

If you have spent any amount of time with us, or if you have been kind enough to read Stomping Ground articles here in Alexandria Stylebook, you know that we have been trying […]

Introducing Pemberley Garden Revival

From small planters and pots to full gardens, Christopher Stauffer of Pemberley Garden Revival has become a hidden gardening gem for Old Town homeowners. During the pandemic quarantine, Christopher found his passion for […]

The Ultimate Day Trip Guide + Micro Wedding Giveaway

We’ve been hard at work over here at The Scout Guide Alexandria scouting out the very best businesses in town to feature in our next guide set to release in Spring of 2021. […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of October 12, 2020

Want to know what’s trending this week? We have you covered with our lineup of top picks. This week, Angela’s got a miracle detangler primer that primes your hair for an immediate glide […]

Front Porch Refresh

If you’re anything like me, your front porch is looking a little tired and haggard after a long and hot summer. It’s time to empty out those old planters and refresh with some […]

“I’ve got a pretty dramatic story to tell…”

I’ve got a pretty dramatic story to tell in this post, but before I start, know that I am not making light of the horrific situation the world is in right now. The […]

What’s New from The Patterson Group?

It’s early October and we’ve already hit the ground running with some great new listings recently added to the market! We have new listings in 22309, 22308, 22307, and 22314.     309 […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of October 5, 2020

With October’s arrival and our constant checking of Instagram, we are feeling a little overwhelmed with fall style inspiration. To help us zero in on the pieces that will help us look stylish […]

Fall Sweater Care

Fall is in the air, which means it is officially ‘sweater weather.’ As you take your autumn wardrobe out of storage, you may find it needs a little freshening up. We’d like to […]

The Cookie That Changed My Life

Before I moved to Alexandria, I worked for the NPR affiliate in Atlanta in arts and fundraising. I enjoyed my job, but I didn’t have a passion for it. My thirtieth birthday was […]

Hey Britt! How’s the Market?

Earlier this summer, we looked at how the traditionally busy spring market had shifted into the summer months and buyer demands have changed, making outdoor space, home offices, and a sense of community […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of September 28th, 2020

Start your week on a high note with these items from some of our favorite Alexandria shops! This week, Amy’s top pick is a deliciously indulgent popcorn that we will be snacking on […]

Here Come the Holidays!

The fall and holiday season is always our favorite. With everything going on this year, we are looking forward to it more than ever – cooler weather, cozy blankets, and all the holiday […]

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