A Gift to Go

While there’s nothing quite like celebrating Christmas in your home, the season can bring more than visions of 
sugarplums dancing in your head. It’s exhausting. For every stocking hung by the chimney with care, there are days of planning, shopping, shipping, cooking, baking, partying and wrapping that can drain your every last reserve.

Givers

 Atlanta   Senior Enforcement Accountant at U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Where she gives: CFO/ Treasurer (Volunteer) Angels Among Us Pet Rescue, Atlanta Bar Association, Atlanta Bar Foundation, The Atlanta Mission, My Sister’s House, Fulton County Animal Control  One thing I would do to make the world a better place:  Keep searching until you find your passion and your purpose for helping…

Tops for 2017

The year 2017 has been an amazing year for automobiles. From impressive compacts with all-electric engines increasing their distance to muscle-flexing pick-ups providing thrills while lugging heavy loads, car enthusiasts will not forget the last 12 months. Besides the automobiles Driver’s Notebook has featured so far in various publications this year, here are a few more that deserve accolades worth mentioning…

Editor’s Picks

Packed with innovation, the Hästens 2000T mattress' responsive support adjusts effortlessly to your micro-movements and slight changes in position as you sleep. It's finished with detailing in brushed aluminum, quality piping and double side stitching to maintain its elegant profile and structure. The frame is made from Swedish pine with a layered mattress (filled with cotton, wool and mohair). NaturalSleepMattress.com Atlanta and…

Conversation on Design

When Diane Johnson finished renovating this 9,000 sq. ft home on Lake Windward two years ago, the homeowner kept the Alpharetta designer on speed dial. Ms. Johnson and her team managed the design during a total home renovation. Builders took the home down to the studs and even replaced the entire outer facade of the house. “The homeowner loved her lot,…

Finishing Touch

Accentrics is the brick + mortar shop Alison Baker, her mom Carol, and her sister-in-law Laney collaborate on. Family owned and operated, It is in the heart of Johns Creek on Old Alabama Road and Jones Bridge Road. Alison's 20-plus years of experience, her unique vision and passion for design keep her in high demand. She works in many different styles, whether…

Work Hard, Recover Hard

Whether you are a weekend warrior runner, a gym rat weight lifter, a recreational tennis player, or just someone who is trying to get themselves off the couch, you are an athlete. You don’t have to be on TV or make lots of money to be an athlete. However, just like the professionals, you need to take an active role…

Celebrate Bike-tober

Bikes for Kids provides a magical experience for deserving families, who are greeted by Santa himself the day the workshop opens its doors to reveal hundreds of gleaming bicycles. With the help of volunteers, bicycles are selected, as well as other donated items like winter hats, toys, helmets and bike locks. Handmade tags hang from many of the handlebars, adding…

Truck & Tap

Thanks to the boom of more breweries, eateries recognizing its numerous flavor profiles to pair with their fare, increased distribution, and overall availability, beer is the hottest—err—coldest beverage trend in Georgia. Understandably, this means the Peach State has also hosted an upsurge in bars and pubs to meet the demand.

To Juice or Not to Juice?

Over the past two years I had the pleasure of adopting a few extra pounds that just seemed to appear and cling on for dear life. And because of my ever-increasing age, busy lifestyle and lack of regular exercise made it was very difficult to shed the extra weight.