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.
02.19.18

Our Top Picks for the Week for February 19, 2018

Words of wisdom from George and Abe are right on time today in the week’s top picks, plus “the most L.A. thing ever,” jewelry that feels like spring, the return of the beloved […]
02.15.18

The Phyllis Cocktail

It’s not a coincidence that my new favorite cocktail is named after my favorite person: Phyllis just had a drink named in her honor and it’s undeniably delicious. Cedar Knoll, one of Phyllis’s […]
02.14.18

From Intel to Retail

The question I get the most as a new business owner is “What did you do in retail before owning a store?” People are usually stunned when I tell them I had very […]
02.14.18

What We’re Doing for Valentine’s Day

Love it or loathe it, and boy, lots of people are not fans, the sentiment behind Valentine’s Day, a day set aside to celebrate love, is a sweet one. When removed from the (very) […]
02.12.18

Our Top Picks for the Week of February 12, 2018

Love is in the air…and no need to worry about getting great last-minute gifts. Sweet, silly, sentimental, or snarky cards for every kind of Valentine and thoughtful jewelry, including the best Valentine’s gift […]
02.08.18

How Will the New Tax Law Affect You and Your Family?

Perhaps you were one of the many who stood in line on December 29th hoping to pay your 2018 property tax bill early. Or perhaps you were calling Congressman Don Beyer’s office trying […]
02.07.18

Renovation Life: Are We There Yet?

As a small business owner, I can tell you that one of the most simultaneously stressful and exciting things to take on is a renovation of your shop. I know this now for […]
02.06.18

Will You Be My Galentine?

My husband and I have never been big Valentine’s Day people, mainly because I am not good with crowds and the first few years we lived here we tried to go out for […]
02.06.18

A Love Letter to My Girlfriends

“We need to remember what’s important in life: friends, waffles, work. Or waffles, friends, work. Doesn’t matter, but work is third.” — Leslie Knope I’m snarky. Big surprise. I have very little love […]
02.05.18

Valentine’s Day for Littles

​One of the best things about being a mom is getting to do all those fun things you loved to do as a kid over again with your own children. You know, things […]
02.05.18

SEEN: Alexandria Boutique Warehouse Sale

Well that was something! Did you score a great deal? I am wearing that completely amazing sweater I spotted first thing (check out our Insta to see what I’m talking about; it’s so, […]
02.02.18

A Stylish, Handmade Valentine’s Day

If you have school-aged children, you are probably tracking down Valentine’s Day cards for their classmates or figuring out what prize or candy to send your kid to school with on Valentine’s Day. […]
01.31.18

An Engagement Story: Lucia & Brian

Lucia Simpson and Brian Hickey tied the knot in May 2017 at a beautiful farm in Virginia. As friends and clients of Alexandria & Company, they sat down with me to talk about […]
01.30.18

Making The Most of Your Warehouse Experience

I remember the first Alexandria Boutique Warehouse Sale I attended at The Campagna Center nearly thirteen years ago. I was a young mother of two toddlers living in Old Town. I called my […]
01.29.18

Our Top Picks for the Week of January 29, 2018

Red is feeling so fresh right now. This skirt and these shoes have us ready for spring. In the meantime, a cool (and really hard!) puzzle, some beautiful bracelets, and Angela’s all-time-favorite liner […]


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