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Our Top Picks the Week of January 7, 2019

Whether you are looking for cozy time (hoodie + joggers + puzzle), some self care (natural haircare + a spicy new fragrance), or an accessory upgrade (garnets/gold + stone/pearl), this week's top picks…

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A Sale…at Bellacara?!

I know. It seems weird. It isn't Black Friday and it isn't our March anniversary event. So what is going on? Remodeling is what. I have new fixtures I'd like to order and…

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Forecasting the 2019 Real Estate Market

The start of a new year brings about a time of reflection, but also marks a time of planning and preparation for the upcoming year. For the Patterson Group, that means analyzing current…

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Think Pink

People just don’t wear enough pink. That’s been my contention for many years and I won’t be dissuaded. I often hear people (even our beautiful model, Penelope) say they don’t look good in…

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The Secret to Life Is Simpler Than You Think…

Do you want to know the key to life? More specifically, do you want the secret to living a happier, longer life? Do you want to have a balanced mental state? Do you…

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New Year, New You? Not Exactly.

I keep hearing this phrase and although it’s meant to be motivational, somehow it seems like more of a put down. Do I really need to be a “new” me? I’d rather just…

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January Sale!

Welcome to January, everyone, the month I love to hate because it’s cold, dark, wet, and feels like a giant hangover from December. But you know what is awesome about January? ‘Tis the…

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Julie Bauer’s Fitness at 50: “Real wellness is…not just diet and exercise.”

Last year was an amazing year for me personally and definitely for Fitness on the Run. There were lots of lessons learned, more of growth opportunities taken, and there's more to come! One…

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The More You Buy, the More You Save

The after-Christmas sales for retailers are off and running! These are pretty predictable. The typical discount off sale clothing starts at 25 to 30 percent. That discount hangs around for two weeks or…

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Our Style-Inspired Resolutions for 2019

It is that time of year when the obligatory New Year’s resolutions begin to take shape, and you know what? It’s okay jump outside the box and make a New Year’s resolution that…

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The Return of the Fanny Pack. Yes, Really.

Many years ago, probably more than 12 years ago -- at least -- I was walking the hallways of a show in New York with two of my friends who were the buyers…

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New Year and New Skills Along Old Town’s Maker’s Mile

Happy (almost!) New Year, everyone! I hope you've all had a wonderful holiday season and are looking forward to 2019 with hope and excitement. Last month a woman came into the store lamenting…

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Our Top Picks for the Week of December 31, 2018

Our last top picks of the year, so we thought we'd feature items we know are reader favorites: a super soft tee (we heart Wilt!), simple (but not boring!) studs, the gold standard…

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Fitness Myths, Busted, Part 2: Treadmills & Fitness Trackers

Last month I kicked off a series to help cut through some of the prevailing myths in the world of health and fitness. Today I’m tackling two more myths that have a common…

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Your Sherpa to the 2019 Trends

If there has been one idea that has stuck with me over the past few years it’s to learn how to live in the moment. Staying present and practicing mindfulness has been a…

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