Guy’s Gift Guide

And at the blink of an eye, the winter holiday season is upon us. As we do every year, we make it a priority to ease the task of shopping for meaningful, practical, and off-the-beaten-path gifts recipients will appreciate. Mixing it up, we are recommending a variety of presents in different price ranges for everyone to afford and enjoy.

Scooting Across the Country

I was born with kidney disease. My kidneys were `10 percent functional until I was 10 years old. I had my first kidney transplant when I was 11 years old. Over the past 32 years since then I have had three more kidney transplants. I am one of the luckiest people I know. If it wasn’t for my mother, my…

Bling for your tree

If you need to boost your holiday spirit, visit Diane Johnson Interiors in Alpharetta. The showroom is bursting with cheer, a half dozen Christmas trees dressed to impress. The ornaments each have special appeal- from whimsical to traditional including much-anticipated collectors lines that Diane curates every year. Look for holiday-themed hostess gifts, home decor accents and table linens in traditional…

Thanking Givers

Every opportunity we get, we pause to thank people in our community who make giving a priority. And during this month of Thanksgiving, we put our hands together and thank these Lifestyle Publications Givers. 

When Healthcare Cares About You

To learn more about the different model of health care offered at HIPnation in Alpharetta, we sat down with Brian Hill, MD, founder, president and Chief Medical Officer.

Re-engineering Thanksgiving

The joy of Thanksgiving isn’t found in the pursuit of perfection. The holiday becomes rewarding when we can find a path of renewed appreciation for this time-honored celebration that glorifies gratitude, as much as it does our collective history. 

Asheville, for the rest of us

My favorite memory of visiting Asheville, North Carolina, isn’t sipping a remarkable local beer or conquering a challenging mountain hike. The thing I remember most about my recent stay is the hotel turn-down service. I should have known when I was offered a glass of local cuvée at check-in that more nice things were about to happen to me. Later that…

A Family Kitchen

Diane Johnson Interiors recently completed a kitchen renovation for empty nesters who wanted to update their space to fit their new lifestyle. But, they weren't downsizing! The couple happily entertains their kids and grandchildren, so asked Diane and her team to modernize their kitchen and add seating.  We talked to Diane about the project.

Nearing the Million Dollar Mark

Every once in awhile you meet someone that changes your life forever.  For me, this person was Tina Fowler, founder and executive director of Polo in the Pines.

Cooking with Light

This airy, bright kitchen is the heart of this townhome in Avalon. The mixed metals, stained wood cabinets, and marble countertops all perfectly complement each other in an inspiring and inviting way. This home is for someone who loves to cook and entertain inviting the opportunity to never miss a laugh or great conversation.