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.

How She Built This

I am a podcast junkie. It all started with the one that we all know, How I Built This. I find it fascinating to hear about the different paths people take to build […]

Meet Me in the Alley!

We kept outdoor dining off the table (ha!) for all of 2020 out of an overabundance of caution; not just to keep our staff safe but to avoid the stress of opening and […]

Watch Us Live!

Our community is made of strong women, so what better way to share them and their businesses with you than going live! Alexandria Stylebook (@alxstylebook) will be going live on Instagram every day […]

Turn the Heat Up! It’s Augie’s Charity Chili Showdown!

Three words: Charity. Chili. Showdown. Anyone who knows me knows I’m always in for fun with food and fundraising! Throw in a little healthy competition, and I’m sold. That’s all I needed to […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of March 15, 2021

This week’s picks are fun and functional. Angela shares a must have to help protect your skin in all climates and Celeste has some new styles from customer favorite Charleston Shoe Company (they’re […]

Powered by Women: Instagram Lives

Last week, we announced our ‘Powered by Women’ initiative to celebrate Women’s History Month. We wanted to shine a light on what it means to be a business owner in Alexandria and maybe […]

Four Reasons Why Optimists are More “Fit”

So, you want this year to be the year you aim high. You want to stop worrying about how you look. You dream of the day you get dressed loving your body. You […]

St. Patrick’s Glam Meets The Irish Countryside

We blinked and somehow, it’s March, again. For us, the arrival of March marks a complete calendar year since the flash and glamour of big events. In honor of the anniversary, we thought […]

Appreciating Home, a Year Later

One year later and our world is still healing. From early quarantine craft projects to summer socially distanced time outdoors to family gatherings over Zoom and quiet holidays, our home has provided comfort […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of March 8, 2021

We’re all on the lookout for spring, and these top picks have us so excited for the changing season. Elizabeth’s pick is the perfect transition piece for those chilly spring nights and Celeste […]

Powered by Women

If you ask me my favorite thing about owning a small business, the answer would be easy. The thing I cherish the most is the community and friendships that the Alexandria business community […]

A Year On: The Things that Matter

My birthday was two weeks ago, and we celebrated the only way we really could: outdoors, with our closest friends, but very distanced. Last year, things were different. Last year, Tim bought us […]

Small Business Feature: OWLS Therapy

Last month we did a shoutout to Alexandria to see what small businesses should be featured in Alexandria Stylebook. Here is our first feature… OWLS Therapy is a pediatric speech therapy practice offering […]

Fontaine Caffe, the Newest Addition to Your Morning Routine!

“Where the locals eat!” may be Fontaine Bistro’s slogan, but their Fontaine Caffe will take that to the next level, becoming a place where local bakery business will thrive. Fontaine Bistro, known for […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of March 1, 2021

We all have a “things we want” list, but this week’s top picks fall into the “things we need” list. Elizabeth has the perfect take-with-you-anywhere rain poncho that is practical and cute. Angela has […]

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