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Maybe Sparks Don’t Need To Fly

People think our business is about fashion and shopping and it is...kind of. When I think about all the closets and wardrobes we have worked on in the last 10 years (nearly 2,000),…

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Introducing Penny Perks

In September, Penny Post celebrated its first anniversary. I cannot tell you how grateful we are to all of our supporters for making the first year as successful as we hoped it would…

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Our Top Picks for the Week of March 11, 2019

Mood: spring! And we are here for it, from a delicate necklace perfect for more open necklines, like the ones on these two dresses, to a floral (floral!) soccer ball that clearly I…

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District Dish Is Back!

I kind of feel like District Dish is like the Alexandria version of Game of Thrones; we have been on hiatus so long that folks are wondering when will we return. I mean,…

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All About Aquamarines

So, you all know my feelings on amethysts. Want to know an especially mean trick of the world? I was only eight days away from being born in March. And I came early!…

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Street Style: Michele Novack

Michele has been a long-time, loyal customer at Kiskadee. Now she's an awesome new employee. I hit the jackpot when she strolled in looking for job at Kiskadee. She's fun and everyone loves…

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Sláinte! Cheers to Classic Irish Coffee

The Alexandria Saint Patrick’s Day Parade kicked off the month-long celebrations of all things green and gold. Luckily, we have the classic Irish Coffee recipe to help you celebrate. Whether you’re looking for…

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What It’s Really Like To Live With Severe Food Allergies

When Madelyn suggested I consider writing a post about my food allergies, I was first hesitant to think that anyone would care to read about something that is so personal to me. But…

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Our Biggest Event of the Year: The Veronica Beard Trunk Show

The Hive is ready to host our biggest event of the year: the Veronica Beard Trunk Show. We have been unpacking boxes upon boxes of merchandise but it will be here for one weekend…

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On Wellness: The Importance of a Growth vs Fixed Mindset

Since I launched Alexandria Wellness Concierge Wellness Program a few weeks ago, I’ve had so many inspiring meetings. In these meetings, I didn’t intend to start explaining mindset among all of the other…

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Two Tops Styled Four Ways

Clothes spark joy! This is especially true when you make smart purchases of fashions you love. Truthfully, I feel better about a purchase that I wear again and again as opposed to one…

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Shop Swap!

Angela of Bellacara and I are always looking for events or projects to work on together. Typically, we come up with these ideas when we are drinking wine, so obviously some are much better than others,…

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Drop a Line with These New Lines at Penny Post

Emily and I recently made our semi-annual pilgrimage to New York City for NY Now, the international gift show. This year was the first time the National Stationery Show was combined with the…

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Indie Lee Has Landed at Bellacara

Indie Lee is the woman behind the brand, but her name wasn’t always Indie Lee. Lisa Swengros was a busy mom of two and just 37 years old when she was diagnosed with…

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Welcome to White Leather Weather

When you walk into TSALT, the first thing you’ll notice is the clean and curated nature of the store (Whitney did such a great job merchandising all of the new spring arrivals...more to…

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