12.05.18

September Reset, Revisited: An Update on Amy’s Progress

In September, Alexandria Stylebook asked Fitness on the Run and its fitness partners Mind the Mat and Ascend Cycle to work with one of the members of Alexandria Stylebook. Since Amy Rutherford, owner […]
12.03.18

The 12 Days of Christmas at Penny Post & Red Barn Mercantile

Remember last week when I told you there are no new ideas, well today is the perfect example of that. Or, rather, I like to believe it’s the perfect example of great minds […]
11.26.18

Our Top Picks for the Week of November 26, 2018

Are you “red”-y for the holidays? This week we have a dress and a blazer that will have you looking and feeling festive throughout the season. For your younger kids, a fun kit […]
11.26.18

Everyone’s a Winner at Red Barn Mercantile & Penny Post This Year!

There are no new ideas. Or at least they are few and far between. So when my husband came home with an envelope from the restaurant Maggiano’s, I was shocked. It was a […]
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 […]
11.21.18

Good Cause, Great Times, All the Gift Wrapping You Need

Here is something I believe down to my core: a beautifully wrapped gift is as important as the gift itself. Every year, I coordinate all my wrapping to make the perfect Christmas statement […]
11.19.18

This Small Business Saturday, Shop Small, Win Big

I have to admit, when I saw the Lin-Manuel Miranda Small Business Saturday advertisement, I got a little choked up. Really, every year I get a little teary-eyed watching the American Express ads; […]
11.19.18

Our Top Picks for the Week of November 19, 2018

Already on the lookout for some great gifts? This week’s top picks offers some creative and unexpected ideas for those tricky people on your list — and some treasures that just might make […]
11.16.18

You’re Going To Love This: Introducing Boutique Express

We are all busy. No matter what phase of life you are in or what job you do, if you have kids or don’t have kids, if your kids are young or old, […]
11.05.18

Our Top Picks for the Week of November 5, 2018

This week’s top picks fall squarely in the category having fun with your style. Slides? Stylish. Add fur? Super fun. Bracelet? Even better in braided silk. Silly key chains? Why not giggle every […]
10.29.18

Our Top Picks for the Week of October 29, 2018

Fall is so great because everything feels just a bit cozier, just bit more luxe. From faux fur and faux lashes to (real!) sparkling diamonds and glowing opals, from rich suede in a […]
10.23.18

2nd Annual Uptown Block Party!

Last year saw such a large influx of new businesses to the 1000, 1100, and 1200 blocks of King St. that we had to celebrate with the first ever Uptown Block Party. That […]
10.08.18

Welcome Hobonichi Techo to Penny Post    

The way people organize their lives is highly personal. Naturally, our customers believe a good old-fashioned paper planner is the best way so we have been asking for planner suggestions from our customers […]
09.26.18

It’s Never Too Early…

So, we know how crazy the holidays can get. There are parties to attend, gifts to buy, families to see, school programs to attend, and holiday greetings to send. It can all be […]
09.17.18

Our Top Picks for the Week of September 17, 2018

Whether you prefer floral, camo, stripes, or animal print, we have you covered. A must-have, two-in-one lip and cheek balm and totally dreamy, ethereal moonstone earrings round out this week’s top picks. Celeste: […]


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