08.03.20

Our Top Picks for the Week of August 03, 2020

From an elegant “night-in” blouse to essentials that will make spending time at home more enjoyable, we have you covered in this week’s top picks. We’ve got a perfume crafted with crisp scents […]
07.28.20

Top 4 Things to Consider When Buying a New Planner

School, in whatever form, is starting soon, the holidays will be here before you know it, and working from home continues to be the thing to do until further notice. While our day […]
07.27.20

Our Top Picks for the Week of July 27, 2020

As Alexandria starts to open back up, we wanted to offer a reminder to get out there and support all of the amazing small businesses right here in our backyard. Our heads are […]
07.23.20

Flights of Fancy COVID Edition

Since we are staying home so much, I thought it would be worth sharing some of the things I’m doing to keep myself entertained and sane. I am listening to audiobooks, cooking up […]
07.20.20

Our Top Picks for the Week of July 20, 2020

Not sure which local business to support this week? Oh, do we have some inspiration for you. Shop lightweight cotton face masks that are both effective and comfortable, an ultra-feminine blouse that’s the […]
07.16.20

Home Office Makeover Anyone?

My husband just found out that he will be working from home until Labor Day. This is the third time going back to the office has been postponed and I suspect it won’t […]
07.13.20

Our Top Picks for the Week of July 13, 2020

There are a lot of sunny days left ahead of us, and that’s why this week’s top picks are all about embracing the current season. From a distressed denim dress that fits today’s […]
07.09.20

Biba Virtual Trunk Show

Getting a hand-written note never loses its appeal. Someone took the time to find stationery, go to the post office (or online!) to get stamps, put pen to paper, address an envelope, and […]
07.06.20

Our Top Picks for the Week of July 06, 2020

If you’re feeling the heat, keep scrolling for some effortlessly chic items you will use on repeat this summer. From handmade earrings that make a simple summer outfit spectacular, a cult-favorite cleanser that […]
07.01.20

Summer Fun from Red Barn Mercantile

If you had big travel plans this summer, then I’m sorry. I wish we all could have taken those once in a lifetime trips this year. But at least we have our backyards […]
06.25.20

Outfit to Room: Red, White, and Blue Edition          

Now that it’s officially summer, I asked Elizabeth to send me a sweet summery outfit so I can make a cheerful room. What I didn’t expect was the cutest red, white, and blue […]
06.22.20

Our Top Picks for the Week of June 22, 2020

This week, our top picks feature a delicious CBD-infused treat that Angela of Bellacara loves to add to a glass of bubbles, chic cocktail kits that are sure to impress even the pickiest […]
06.19.20

Father’s Day Quarantine Edition

My dad is a rock. Always has been. When things get tough, he is the voice of reason and the most optimistic in the room. I’m not sure if it’s the Air Force […]
06.15.20

Our Top Picks for the Week of June 15, 2020

If you’re like us, then you have been going through and organizing your closet to make room for summer during this time in quarantine. Going through all of our current “haves” gives us […]
06.11.20

Shopping Appointments at Red Barn Mercantile + Penny Post

We are so grateful for and overwhelmed by the support everyone has given us during the shutdown. We could not have gotten through this difficult time without you. As you know, Northern Virginia […]


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