12.06.19

Picture Perfect

Have you ever wondered why so many families wear white shirts and khaki pants for photos on the beach every summer year after year after year? Well, it is safe and easy therefore […]
12.04.19

I Cross My Body

My first purse was a green pebbled “leather” crossbody with ESPRIT embossed across the front in brown leather. I tied its thin strap into a knot at the top of my shoulder. Oh, how […]
12.02.19

12 Days of Christmas + Give a Gift, Get a Gift

I know I keep going on and on about all the shopping events we have on the calendar, but I just want to make sure we don’t miss anything. So today (okay to […]
12.02.19

Our Top Picks for the Week of December 2, 2019

December is here and that means cold weather and cheer! This week’s top picks are sure to bring a smile to your face – especially these fun-filled earrings that are perfect for holiday […]
11.28.19

All the Plaid/Black Friday and Small Business Saturday Specials

Happy Thanksgiving! We are so thankful for all of our loyal readers and hope that all of you have a wonderful Thanksgiving day filled with family and friends. We also hope you get […]
11.26.19

Holiday Happenings at The Hive and The Shoe Hive

Not sure if you have heard, but Christmas is right around the corner and the shopping season is short this year. I don’t think there could mathematically be less time between Thanksgiving and […]
11.25.19

Our Top Picks for the Week of November 25, 2019

You’re sure to have a holly jolly Christmas season with this week’s top picks. We’ve got the most adorable Christmas crackers that will add the perfect finishing touch to any holiday table. We’ve […]
11.25.19

It’s a Plaid Trunk Show!

Four days from now is one of our biggest days of the year, Plaid Friday. I was trying to think of how we could kick off this great week. It really is a […]
11.22.19

Why You Should Shop Small

The last 16 years have brought a lot of changes to our area. I think change is a good thing, and it’s certainly been good for local shoppers. This is the golden age […]
11.21.19

Layer Up at the Asha Trunk Show

Since The Shoe Hive expanded into our new space in 2009, we have consistently carried ASHA by ADM. The designer, Ashley McCormick, is not a local but she did graduate from Georgetown University, […]
11.19.19

More Great Basics From L’Agence

The creative challenge I find most rewarding in operating two boutiques is deciding which lines will work for our customers, and then figuring out how to make them work. It’s not as easy […]
11.18.19

Our Top Picks for the Week of November 18, 2019

‘Tis the season to party and we’ve got you ready with this week’s top picks. This blazer will amp up the volume of any outfit in your closet, and speaking of volume…keep it […]
11.15.19

Let’s Talk Loungewear

I know most people hate the cold and the shorter days that come with this time of year. Not me; I love them. Nothing makes me happier than putting on my “cozies” as […]
11.11.19

The Season of Gifting

Last week we shared with you the news of our first ever Holiday Pop-Up that we are hosting. While we pop-up at many places throughout the holiday season, we thought it would be […]
11.11.19

Our Top Picks for the Week of November 11, 2019

If you haven’t noticed…it’s cold outside! Make sure you stay bundled up with hats and gloves (that also happen to be really cute). We also have a moisturizer that is travel-ready, so perfect […]


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