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Nativity Sets: The Story Behind the Perfect Christmas Gift!

For many, December means a time of giving gifts, decorating homes for the holidays, and celebrating with loved ones. At Gossypia, one of our favorite traditions is to decorate our homes by putting up our nativity sets in the weeks leading up to the holidays. 222 more words

Old Alexandria

Old Alexandria is a great place to go to get out of the city for a little bit. There is so many cute shops and restaurants to explore. 91 more words

Coffee is Dangerous

I was riding home as usual on the Mount Vernon Trail. In Old Town Alexandria the trail merges with a bike lane on Union Street. At 426 North Union I left the bike lane to avoid the rear of a car parked perpedicular to the curb. 292 more words


El Galeón and a Super Moon

Last weekend we had a visit from El Galeón Andalucia, a full-size replica of a 16th century Spanish galleon. The ship docked at the Alexandria Waterfront from 9 to 14 November as  one of her stops along a journey up and down the Eastern U.S. 245 more words


Home Maintenance Tips When Preparing for Winter

Now that the days are becoming shorter and winter is around the corner, taking care of small problems around the house before they become big, costly repairs will be well worth the effort. 387 more words


Trick or Treat with the Boo-tiques!

Attention all ghouls, goblins, super heroes, and princesses! Stop by your favorite boo-tiques on Halloween for a treat. Spend the afternoon collecting goodies and enjoying historical Old Town. 37 more words


¡Feliz Día de los Muertos!

At Gossypia, we celebrate Día de los Muertos with an in-store celebration every year for our customers, featuring Day of the Dead refreshments, traditional music, and door prizes. 352 more words