Because You Have a Great Life.

And we want to make sure you are in the know about the coolest things in our community to make your life even richer and fuller. From restaurant reports to first-hand notes on topics far and wide, our contributors share a wealth of ideas, funny stories, and lots of entertainment recommendations.

Is There A Small Business You Want To See In Stylebook? Let Us Know!

We absolutely love our community, and we love all of the businesses that make up this fantastic place we call home. Over this past year, supporting local has meant way more than buying […]

How Do You Spend $60 Million?

Through President Biden’s American Rescue Plan, Alexandria City will receive just shy of $60 million in funding. This is a once in a generation – or at least I sure hope so – […]

DIY Alpaca Silk Accessory

This week, we are loving this quick and simple accessory project which requires zero experience with yarn or knitting. This beautiful necklace is made from I-cord, which is a tube of knitted fabric. […]

Art, In Every Way, Shape And Form

Growing up with an artistic mother has greatly influenced me.  My Mother, Cindy Wallace, considers most things in life to be “art.” She dressed me and my two younger brothers to the nines! […]

My Day In Alexandria

On an Instagram poll last week, we asked, and you answered! Our Stylebook Readers voted to see a full day through Alexandria. I was so excited this option won – what better way […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of June 21, 2021

We are fully welcoming the summer today with its official start! Check out this week’s top picks for must-haves and things to get you through this heat. Elizabeth’s pick is a must to […]

Why I Love Sports

I have always loved sports. I grew up in a family that played and watched all kinds of sports. I was never the best, and I was never the worst, but I played. […]

Misha’s Coffeehouse & Wine Bar!

Now open at 6 Prince Street, Misha’s Coffeehouse and Roaster has opened a second location down by the Old Town Waterfront. What are the three liquids that keep us going? Water, coffee, and […]

Cork – Sustainable, Durable, and Fashionable

We recently brought in a new line of storage to fibre space – Thread & Maple. This Canadian-based company makes thoughtfully designed products for makers or crafters. Their cork line of storage items […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of June 14, 2021

Kids are out for summer, and we are ready for the cicadas to leave so that we can enjoy the sunshine! These Top Picks make nights more fun, camp letters more stylish, and […]

Gifts for Dad

Father’s Day is June 20. It’s already June! These holidays have a way of highlighting how quickly time moves. Long days, short years, and all that. They also force us to pause. While […]

Handspun Hope Yarns at fibre space

I take a lot of care in selecting the yarns that we carry at the shop, and sometimes I find something that is both beautiful and has a really inspiring origin story. Handspun Hope […]

After 15 months, Stomping Ground will reopen for indoor dining. But, we have rules:

Over the last few weeks, many of the COVID restrictions and social distancing that took our profession nearly a year to get accustomed to have been lifted, seemingly without warning. True to our […]

Dapper Fox Bakery, Fresh Cookies Every Time!

There’s nothing oh-so-good as a fresh-baked cookie right out of the oven! Dapper Fox Bakery’s bake-at-home cookies ensure you’ll enjoy these delicious cookies at their very best. Dapper Fox Bakery, founded in 2017, […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of June 7, 2021

Summer is officially here, and so are the vacations! We are loving all the new season’s goodies in all the stores. This week’s Top Picks are sure to get you excited too! Elizabeth’s […]

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