Cozy Up Your Home

Take a cue from the Scandinavian concept of hygge and welcome the transition of summer to autumn with a relaxing refresh Pumpkin spice, apple cinnamon and a hot cup of cocoa. Fall is all about getting warm and comfy as a chill hits the air—preparing yourself for winter, and cherishing those final moments of summer.  … Continued

Looking Back, Looking Ahead

A century before this deep-water bay on a Lake Lanier peninsula became a premier lakefront community, it was wilderness—there were few people living in this remote valley, and undeveloped land was plentiful and cheap. When the Great Depression devastated the United States economy in the 1930s, across much of the country, you could barely give land away. Rafe Banks, III,…

Backyard Bliss

A backyard can be a place to grill out and fight off mosquitoes or it can serve as a veritable oasis. When it comes to creating an outdoor living experience that comfortably welcomes friends and family during the summer and year-round, think beyond the grass and consider incorporating elements that turn your humble backyard into an entertainment and relaxation station.

The Perfect (free) Romantic Getaway: The Henderson Park Inn

 A corner of heaven, the Henderson Park Inn provides the rare chance to truly relax. This intimate bed & breakfast, with just 36 rooms, is perched on the pristine white beaches and crystal-clear water of the Gulf of Mexico, offering authentic Southern hospitality, understated elegance, privacy, and local flavor at the award-winning on-site restaurant, Beach Walk Café.

Bright and Merry

Take one look in Diane Johnson Interiors' Johns Creek store, and it's as if every single one of your creative dreams has magically swirled into reality. The holiday magic... the intricate hues... the way Diane Johnson herself has curated some of the most beautiful gifts and items that would help any home or hostess shine... It's almost like the elves themselves…