The Best of St. Belle Dame

“Belle Dame” translates to beautiful woman in French, and the staff at St Belle Dame believes that true beauty comes from within. Isn't that refreshing?  "We want to offer only the best to allow true, inner beauty to shine without the need for reliance on artificial beauty standards created by the industry," says xxx.  "In order to do this, our team…

24 Hours with Nicole Stephens

 Meet Nicole!  I have loved photographing people as long as I can remember. I worked on my high school paper and majored in fine arts with a concentration in photography at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. But to date myself, they were not teaching digital in school at the time. Capturing memories for families is the best career…

Fish, Explore and More in Jackson County, NC

 Jackson County, NC  Sweet fall trip  Turning on to the two-lane road that weaves through the dense Sumter National Forest at South Carolina’s western most knob, I rolled down the windows and was blindsided by the deep green charisma of the woods.  Highway 28 is beautifully canopied and hilly, curvy and a little challenging to drive. I was glad there…

Hello friends,

Winding down from summer, I can only think about where to go next to find that quiet release that I had at the lake. Waking to a chorus of birds and later in the day, lulled by the cicadas while I lay in the hammock under a thick canopy of pines and cedars. Meeting old … Continued

September 2019 Around Town

Bert’s Adventure: Nominees Welcome Bert’s Big Adventure, a nonprofit organization that provides a magical, all-expenses-paid, five-day journey to Walt Disney World® for children with chronic and terminal illnesses and their families, is now accepting applications and nominations for children to join the magic on their 2020 trip!  To qualify, children must be between the ages … Continued

Meet Jill M. Golsen D.M.D.

We had to pull teeth to get Dr. Jill Golsen to allow us to interview her about her life here in Alpharetta. We’re glad she did and want you to meet one of our community’s gems.

North Fulton Community Charities Back to School Program

North Fulton Community Charities is collecting new backpacks and supplies for their Back to School program. The program serves local families in need. Last year, over 900 children in North Fulton were served. A list of supplies needed and drop off information is available on the website at

Wine, Dine and Save Marine Life at Georgia Aquarium

Dive into your passion for wine and giving at the 14th annual Aqua Vino at Georgia Aquarium on Friday, October 4, offering an exclusive opportunity to sample more than 150 wines from around the world, indulge in cuisine from more than 40 of Atlanta’s premier restaurants, and directly benefit Georgia Aquarium’s global research and conservation programs. This year Georgia Aquarium’s own…

Polo Fashion

All eyes are on Polo in the Pines, October 5 and 6 and everyone here at Lifestyle Publications is thinking about what to wear to the year's most fabulous polo event.