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.
01.27.20

Our Top Picks for the Week of January 27, 2020

We know it feels like the holidays were just yesterday, but believe it our not, our top picks this week are preparing you for Valentine’s Day! You’ll smell divine with this soap called […]
01.24.20

Comeback Careers

Maybe some of you can relate to this. I admit that sometimes I am fearful or anxious or overwhelmed with the mélange of responsibilities I have. I own a small business in Old […]
01.23.20

Alexandria’s Best Pizza

It’s safe to say that we’re big fans of any type of celebration. So, when we found out that last week was National Pizza Week, we knew we had to celebrate accordingly by […]
01.23.20

2020 Knitting Trends

This weekend I had the pleasure of traveling to New York City for the Vogue Knitting Live event. The event was launched by Vogue Knitting (makers of Vogue Knitting Magazine) 10 years ago. […]
01.20.20

Our Top Picks for the Week of January 20, 2020

We’re going on a treasure hunt this week in our top picks. You’ll first find the beautiful smell of hyacinth in these customer-favorite candles. These beaded hoop earrings are going to be the […]
01.17.20

Helping Create Homes for the Homeless

You may hear it often, and you should believe it to be true, that Alexandria is a uniquely tight-knit community (almost a small town vibe) that prides itself on supporting each other. Each […]
01.17.20

How to Make a Basic Vinaigrette 

When I sit down to write these Stylebook posts, I often reach out to friends to ask what tips they want. Elizabeth says again and again, “that dressing.” What she is referring to […]
01.16.20

2020 Housing Market Outlook 

Higher Home Prices  Overall, national home prices grew slower in 2019 (3.3 percent) than in 2018 (5 percent). 2020 seems like it will be no different. In fact, real estate gurus predict that […]
01.14.20

Tips & Tricks for Taking Care of Your Clothing

I think it’s hard for all of us to believe that we are already heading into the second week of 2020! It was a quick holiday season this year between Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, […]
01.13.20

Just a Kid From Southeast Ohio

So, there I was on January 3rd, trying to come up with a new post while watching my alma mater, Ohio University, in The Famous Idaho Potato Bowl (it is actually called that […]
01.13.20

Our Top Picks for the Week of January 13, 2020

It’s officially the new year and it’s time to pick up the tinsel and get your life back in order. We’re here to help with this week’s top picks. We’ve got a dress […]
01.09.20

Pantone is Feeling Blue in 2020

Looks like blue hues for 2020! Pantone announced that its 2020 Color of the Year is Classic Blue, a shade reminiscent of the sky at dusk. The reason Pantone chose this hue is […]
01.07.20

Winter Wonderland Wedding

When asked what the most popular wedding months are most of us immediately think of May and June (peony season, am I right?!?) or autumn months right when the leaves turn. For me, […]
01.06.20

Golden Globes 2020: Our Best Dressed

It is officially award season and the Golden Globes kicked off the 2020 red carpet with style last night. There were some definite hits and some definite misses, but it was nice to […]
01.02.20

2020 Home Resolutions

It’s that time of year again! We make resolutions for everything in our lives from fitness, health, and beauty. It’s sometimes easy to forget to include our home in that process. It’s not […]


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