03.23.21

Spring into the Holidays with 529 and the Mints

If you know me and my sister-in-law, Katie, you know there isn’t a holiday we don’t love to celebrate! Easter and Passover are no exception! These spring holidays get us so excited for […]
01.26.21

Valentine’s Day at 529 Kids Consign

As we enter into the second month of 2021 (how is this even possible??), 529 is prepping for the best COVID-Valentine’s Day ever! Just because the kids are on Zoom, and most likely […]
10.30.20

Get Your Kids (and You) Holiday Ready

The holidays this year will look as different as… well, the rest of the year has. There will be virtual parties, caroling, and shopping, along with limited family gatherings and travel. And our beloved […]
08.26.20

Cute and Comfortable Clothes for the Kids

This post is by Nicole Duncan our Manager at 529 Kids Consign. Thank you, Nicole!  Summer is winding down and the air is starting to turn a tad cooler and just a touch […]
06.23.20

How to Survive Summer

Summer looks very different this year. Whether you are planning a vacation or a staycation, pools aren’t all open yet, masks are required inside, and overall stress levels are on high alert. Let’s […]
04.17.20

Making Birthday’s Extra Special with 529 and Mint Condition

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, I have been blown away by the community love and support here in Alexandria. Katie and I have felt all of the love over the last few […]
04.06.20

Easter Contest!

#HopToIt Easter has always been my favorite holiday. It is two things that I love, getting dressed and getting candy. We would usually spend it with my Grandma Butcher and my Aunt Hazel. […]
04.03.20

What We’re Watching and Reading

As many of us have a little more time on our hands than usual, it seems we’re all on the lookout for the next great binge and/or book recommendation. If you’ve already made […]
02.25.20

2020 Spring Trends for the Kiddos

The Groundhog has spoken and spring is around the corner. This is music to my ears. As much as I love layering my kids in the coolest Vineyard Vines fleeces with Mini Boden […]
10.04.19

Our Favorite Fall Activities

Fall is a season that gets everyone excited and it seems that around July 1st people start longing for sweater weather and PSLs. Being a native Houstonian, however, fall is a fairly new […]
09.06.19

5 Fall Trends For The Kiddos

Let’s face it, shopping is the best part of the back to school season! I mean the school gives you a shopping list for binders, folders, pencils, and notebooks, but I am here for the […]
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 […]
11.22.18

All the Black (& Plaid!) Friday and Small Business Saturday Specials

Happy Thanksgiving! We are thankful for you, our loyal readers. It is a tremendous honor to be part of a community that values and supports its local, independent businesses; we truly enjoy bringing […]
08.17.18

Back to School in Style: The Top 5 Fall Trends for Kids

I know it doesn’t seem like it with this crazy heat we’ve been having, but fall is right around the corner! There is so much I love about fall, football, pumpkin spice everything, […]
08.03.18

The Alexandria Things I Can’t Live Without

This past July, I spent it out of Alexandria. We have a fishing cottage on the Northern Neck, which I love, but there are not many places to shop. There are a few […]


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