DIY Duotone Statement Earrings

Shake up your jewelry box with these handmade geometric earrings— perfect for yourself or as a gift for your best ladies Article and Photography Nicolette Martin Piece by Piece   Use both your bent nose forceps and needle nose pliers to secure each end of the jump ring. Gently twist the jump ring to open … Continued

A Beautiful World

Lifestyle Publications’ photographers share their favorite travel shots Article and Photography Sue Collins   Phantom Ship can be seen from Sun Notch in Crater Lake National Park in Oregon. Crater Lake is one of my favorite places in the entire world. It’s peaceful and there’s plenty of great hiking trails. But the main attraction is the eerily … Continued

Europe Delivers Big in Small Packages

The FIAT brand has made great strides within the past few years regarding styling, customer satisfaction and price. Their all-new 2016 FIAT 500X Lounge further supports this automaker’s surge, providing drivers and passengers with a plethora of plusses. From the exterior highlighted with curvy Italian allure to an impressively spacious cabin for four adults, leather bucket seats, a 2.4-liter engine…

Hello, Alpharetta!

More than ever, I yearn to go places I've never been. It could be because my children are older and don't require quite the on-location mothering (two out of three have flown the coop, anyways). Or, perhaps I read too many travel magazines and have adventurous friends who post too many gorgeous adventure photos on social media. Maybe my appetite…

One Big Happy Family

Alpharetta Lifestyle advertisers celebrated at The Village Tavern, networking and sharing ideas about growing their 
businesses together. Publisher Jim Newman and Marketing Director Karyn Slovin hosted.

Around Town

The Roswell-Alpharetta National Charity League honored their senior class. The class of 2016 volunteered more than 10,800 service hours since 2010 for the philanthropies their chapter supports. Through the mother-daughter relationship, National Charity League develops strong women leaders serving and impacting communities today and for generations to come. "The NCL has taught me the importance of community service. No matter…

Walking North: Discovering Japan

The head priest walks over to the center of the main shrine room to offer the daily morning prayers. Chanting, clapping and singing follow, along with a specific protocol of procedures for passing the blessed offerings on to other members of the party. This is the daily scene at the Shinto-Buddhist shrine resting atop a long series of stone steps…

CanCare, Because Patients Make the Best Caregivers

A cancer diagnosis can be one of the most frightening things a person can ever experience. The treatment, the prognosis, the side effects – there is a plethora of new information on a daily basis, and patients can sometimes feel hopeless and alone because no one in their immediate circle has dealt with cancer before.

Plan Now, Play Later

This past March, we loaded up our three sons, grabbed our passports, and flew 5,022 miles to Rome, Italy, for spring break. With the oldest kid in the bunch just shy of turning 12, many folks thought we were crazy. This wasn’t the first international trip we’ve taken with our family, but it was our best adventure to date for…

Keep Calm and Carry On

We would follow Robanne Schulman anywhere - to the beach (she'll pack sensational sunglasses), overseas (she will find us a small but mighty suitcase), on a cruise with the family (watch her chose smart but sexy shoes and a sleek travel jacket with many pockets). The personal stylist from Buckhead says, "when traveling, I always use a carry on, because…