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.
12.26.18

Resolve To Have Healthier Hair

As we turn the page on 2018, it’s an ideal time to think about what we can do to make our hair healthier. After all, the cold and dry winter can have a […]
12.24.18

Merry Christmas to You from Red Barn Mercantile and Penny Post

Thank you all for another amazing holiday season! It was so fun sharing the most wonderful time of the year with you. Seeing all your smiles when you found the perfect gift for […]
12.21.18

Start Your New Year With a New Skill

The New Year is often a time of new beginnings. As the winter holidays wrap up and we reflect upon the year that has just passed, I am thinking about all the new […]
12.21.18

Gift Guide No. 05: Last Minute

Still looking for inspiration? Forgot to get a gift for someone on your list? Have no fear! We have some great last-minute gifts, some of which also make super stocking stuffers, all picked […]
12.20.18

“When holiday stress threatens to Scrooge you…”

In chatting with our editor this week, I pitched an exciting exercise idea for today’s post. She liked it (phew, I love it when Madelyn likes my ideas), but she practically begged for […]
12.18.18

“Oh, wait! I still need…”

If you’re as organized as me – read: not at all – and you find yourself in need of those last few items to make your holiday party complete, your stockings full, and […]
12.17.18

Our Top Picks for the Week of December 17, 2018

With a luxurious hand and cuticle treatment and cozy cashmere gloves, this week’s top picks will come in handy for gift giving. These caramels are great to have on hand as a last-minute gift […]
12.14.18

Killa Cakes…and Killer They Are!

Two months ago we reviewed the recently opened Pendleton Carry Out Co. (see that review here) and since then our team has frequented the spot for on-the-go lunches and take-out dinners. We love […]
12.14.18

Gift Guide No. 04: Splurge

And now is when we break out the really big gifts. From diamonds and gold to Golden Goose sneakers, these are the gifts that bring the wows. Whether shopping for a loved one […]
12.13.18

Gift Guide No. 03: For Him

He says he doesn’t want anything, but we know that’s not true and with this gift guide, he won’t even be hard to shop for. We’ve found can’t-miss presents with something to appeal […]
12.12.18

Our Experts Picks the Gifts They’re Giving (and Hope To Get)

Some of my best customers are my team members. They are the people to whom I turn when I’m deciding on what to buy for the store. Because their taste is impeccable, and their […]
12.11.18

Gift Guide No. 01: Thoughtful & Economical

We’re getting really close so it’s time for our annual series of ultimate gift guides. Check with us each day to find something truly special for everyone on your list, all available right […]
12.10.18

Our Top Picks for the Week of December 10, 2018

Red waxed denim might be our new holiday must have. We’ll be like a sassy Santa Claus! And instead of a sack of toys, we’ll take this Jerome Dreyfuss bag and fill it […]
12.07.18

How To Create Cute Holiday Looks for Kids but Not Break the Bank

We spend so much money this time of year, from gifts, to holiday meals and everything else that the season brings, that when it comes time to dress our children it is just […]
12.06.18

Everyone Wins: Men’s Night & Wish Lists

Six years ago we decided to try something crazy — kick all our female customers out of The Shoe Hive and invite men to come instead. It was the first annual Men’s Night […]


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