Religious Diversity, Inclusion

A deep respect for difference is a way of life at Woodward Academy. Our students and faculty bring a variety of races, cultures, ethnicities, and learning styles as well as the beautiful differences of their various religious faiths. 

Stay Here! Our Holiday Hotel Gift Guide

 Ritz-Carlton, Boston  Just a few blocks from Boston Common, this hotel stands quietly on Avery Street, with a recent multimillion-dollar renovation on over 193 guest rooms, including 43 pretty suites.  The Artisan Bistro and bar make it easy to stay put. Most suites have full marble bathrooms with a separate soaker tub (Asprey bath products are classic and fresh) and walk-in…

Guy’s Gift Guide

And at the blink of an eye, the winter holiday season is upon us. As we do every year, we make it a priority to ease the task of shopping for meaningful, practical, and off-the-beaten-path gifts recipients will appreciate. Mixing it up, we are recommending a variety of presents in different price ranges for everyone to afford and enjoy.

Honoring Education

The Mary Joan Keeney Education Fund was established in 2017 to honor the memory of Joan Keeney and her dedication to continuing education. In 1992, at the age of 59, she attended Denver Seminary in Denver and completed a life-long dream of earning a Master’s in Counseling. Upon graduation, she volunteered as a grief and bereavement counselor at The First…

Scooting Across the Country

I was born with kidney disease. My kidneys were `10 percent functional until I was 10 years old. I had my first kidney transplant when I was 11 years old. Over the past 32 years since then I have had three more kidney transplants. I am one of the luckiest people I know. If it wasn’t for my mother, my…

Editor’s Gift Guide

 To you, From you  The new HydraFacial at the Graivier Center is quick, with red-carpet results. It  cleanses and peels, extracts and hydrates, saturates and protects with a tiny wand and trained aesthetician’s skilled hand.  Ask her to add a booster to solve your skin issues. Finishes with J.Harper EGF cream (available for $60). HydraFacial $285. 3333 Old Milton Pkwy,…

Happy holidays, friends

This will be my first Christmas with a grandson, the best gift ever.  My babies are 20, 22 and 27 and while they make my heart explode with love and pride every day, it’s little Teddy who will be the star of this year’s holiday season. Lucky for me, he and his parents will make … Continued

December 2019 Around Town

Holiday day camps for kids With holiday school vacations approaching, now is the time to consider activities to keep school-age children active and entertained during their time away from the classroom. Camp Autrey Mill gives children the learning tools to safely explore the natural environment for a lifetime. They strive to instill an appreciation of … Continued

Introducing Phase Family Center

Advertising partners and guests toured Alpharetta's only co-working space with fully licensed and onsite childcare. Located just around the corner from Avalon, the Commons at Phase has 30 private offices, 9 meeting and training rooms, a cafe, and a great vibe.

Bling for your tree

If you need to boost your holiday spirit, visit Diane Johnson Interiors in Alpharetta. The showroom is bursting with cheer, a half dozen Christmas trees dressed to impress. The ornaments each have special appeal- from whimsical to traditional including much-anticipated collectors lines that Diane curates every year. Look for holiday-themed hostess gifts, home decor accents and table linens in traditional…