04.15.19

Our Top Picks for the Week of April 15, 2019

A classic dress in a vibrant, floral orange and hot pink feather earrings, this week’s top picks are so bright and cheery. Add a touch of gold, whether in a glow stick for […]
04.02.19

Who Do You Love More, Red Barn Mercantile or Penny Post? Let Us Know During Spring2ACTion!

One of my favorite days of the year is Spring2ACTion, Alexandria’s day of giving. As a former non-profit fundraiser and a current competitive person, Spring2ACTion is thrilling. I love that Alexandrians near and […]
03.28.19

Happy National Letter Writing Month!

April is National Letter Writing Month, and we are here for it! Sending mail spreads happiness. In a world of junk mail and texting, the contrast of a thoughtfully handwritten note can absolutely […]
03.25.19

Our Top Picks for the Week of March 25, 2019

Here are the straws we’ve been looking for! Why not use them in these sweet, ceramic mugs? Also in this week’s top picks, earrings that define elevated basics, and great new bags for […]
03.18.19

Our Top Picks for the Week of March 18, 2019

The Golden Girls and hot pink-accented running shoes: this week’s top picks are throwbacks in the very best way. We also have a favorite pant in the season’s hottest hue, earrings to go […]
03.11.19

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 […]
03.05.19

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 […]
03.04.19

Our Top Picks for the Week of March 4, 2019

So ready to ditch the heavy winter coat, and these cute spring jackets are just driving that point home. The rest of the week’s top picks also have spring vibes, from a mask […]
02.25.19

Our Top Picks for the Week of February 25, 2019

Spring travel plans on the horizon? Lucky you! Even luckier because this week’s top picks include items perfect for travel. We have a straw hat that you can pack (yes, really), a light […]
02.18.19

Our Top Picks for the Week of February 18, 2019

It’s always interesting to me how the top picks invariably come together to accurately portray the mood of the moment. This week, we clearly have spring on our minds with a mix of […]
02.04.19

Our Top Picks for the Week of February 4, 2019

Little pops of something special seem to be the theme of this week’s top picks, from the luminous shine of Tahitian black pearl to mini gold studs or eye-catching crinkles embellishing slides; from […]
01.22.19

Penny Post + Alexandria’s Wedding Showcase 2019

Now that the calendar has flipped, it’s time to start planning your 2019 wedding. Planning a wedding is a daunting effort. The options seem infinite and the decisions seem insurmountable. Well fear no […]
01.15.19

What Are Blackwing Pencils and Why Do I Love Them So?

Blackwing pencils regularly appear on our Penny Post gift guides, so I’m sure you have seen them. However, it occurred to me that we have never properly introduced you to the very best […]
01.14.19

Our Top Picks for the Week of January 14, 2019

Happy snow day! Love the snow? Great! We have cozy, waterproof booties you will love. Want to ignore all that white stuff? Okay! We have a blouse, dress, and earrings that are classic […]
01.07.19

Golden Globes 2019: Our Best Dressed

If you are a regular reader of our awards show fashion reports, you know that I value looks based on whether or not they are fashion forward, interesting, unexpected, etc.; “pretty” does not […]


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