Summer in the South

 I felt it before I saw it.  A poignant pull, a place of both warmth and tragedy, beauty and bewilderment.   The Blue Hole Spring at Red Clay State Historical Park was clearly a spiritual and important place and I could sense this as I walked down the nature trail, past the Cherokee farmstead, council house, and sleeping huts depicting life…

Beach Days

Hugging the pristine shoreline of the Gulf of Mexico along Florida’s popular Highway 30a are a chain of rare coastal dune lakes embedded in the dune ecosystem of the Panhandle’s spring break capital. The rare lakes are reportedly found only along the coasts of New Zealand, Australia, Madagascar, and in the United States along the coasts of Oregon, South Carolina,…

Here’s To Hair

 Q: How often should a guy get a haircut?  A: A good clean-up is recommended once every three weeks. It doesn’t matter if your style is long, short, messy, or polished, you should always look like it was done on purpose.  Life is hectic and moves very quickly. It’s a good idea to plan ahead and make time for yourself.…

Best Ever Babysitter

When Jody Stephenson was a sophomore at Oglethorpe University, she looked for creative ways to help pay for some of her education expenses. At the time, she was babysitting for two families. 

Hello friends,

Summer for me means having my kids home from school and spending a bit more time with them than usual. This spring we celebrated two graduations, as my son graduated from college and daughter from high school. Each summer when my son came home from college we always joked that we knew he was home … Continued

A Beautiful Friendship

Polo in the Pines is an annual charity polo event founded by Tina Fowler and family, held on October 5 and 6,  benefiting Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, for pediatric cancer research. The seventh annual event and will be full of amazing additions such as a Veuve Cliquot sponsorship, Audi partnership, Atlanta Polo Brunch Festival, vendor market and much more. Lifestyle…

July 2019 Around Town

Healthgrades Awards Northside Northside has been recognized for having among the best hospitals in the nation for patient experience. Healthgrades, the leading online resource for information about physicians and hospitals, has announced the recipients of their 2019 Outstanding Patient Experience Award. Healthgrades analyzed 3,449 hospitals across the United States, with 434 hospitals receiving the Outstanding … Continued

Montessori Milestones

Families celebrated the end of the school year at Johns Creek Montessori School of Georgia at Bellmoore Park Club House. The children performed a beautiful ceremony and shared their work. Families and staff ate together, played chess, enjoyed face painting and socializing.

Farmers Market Faves

Lalos Sauces are made in Doraville and this is their first year at the market. “I have heard wonderful reviews about the diversity of the vendors and customers of the market,” says owner Eduardo Barreat. @LalosSauce