Best Bites: October 2011

Best Bites: October 2011

Fusilli Pasta with Roasted Tomatoes and Zucchini  What better way to enjoy fall than with this tasty pasta dish? The roasted tomato, basil, zucchini and yellow squash not only add an element of color but are also good for you! This dish will leave you and your family satisfied and… Read more...
Treatments to keep your hair at its best

Treatments to keep your hair at its best

Jessica Shops Pick of the Month Tress Success Ready to pump up the volume this fall? Leave the dull, lifeless rut behind and pamper yourself while saving. Feeling Hollywood? Then visit celebrity stylist, Richie Arpino (404-231-5092, www.ArpinoSalon.com), for a $50 cut (regularly $75). If you’re just looking to get pumped… Read more...
Best Cause: Ovarian Cycle: Riding for a Cure

Best Cause: Ovarian Cycle: Riding for a Cure

The loss of a loved one is never an easy event to bear, but in 2004, one Marietta resident used her loss as motivation to empower people to make a change. Bethany Diamond, a fitness instructor and founder of the non-profit organization Ovarian Cycle, experienced the loss of her dear… Read more...
My Best Journey: Carey Carter

My Best Journey: Carey Carter

When you’re in the business of making people look and feel their best and you’ve been around for over 20 years, chances are you’re doing something right. Carey Carter, co-owner of Carter Barnes Hair Artisans, proves how drive and determination can not only keep you in business but also make… Read more...
2011 Atlanta Organic Food Guide

2011 Atlanta Organic Food Guide

Unless you have not been in a grocery store in the past decade, you no doubt have noticed the explosion in popularity of organic foods. Billed as better for you and better for the environment, consumers are shelling out big bucks to buy organic. But, what is organic food? Is… Read more...
My Give Back Story: Ashley Chandler

My Give Back Story: Ashley Chandler

I have been an animal lover ever since I begged and cried my way into my first kitten as a little girl. Walking along a path at my grandparent’s farm, I just couldn’t leave the tiny, stray kitten to fend for himself. Socks was his name, and he was my… Read more...
Learning how to successfully manage food allergies and thrive

Learning how to successfully manage food allergies and thrive

For some people, choosing what to eat is as simple as deciding what tastes good; however, individuals who suffer from food allergies don’t have that luxury. The wrong food choice can sometimes mean the difference between life and death. If you’ve never experienced an allergic reaction to food, then consider… Read more...
Farmer Sue & The ArtBarn at Morning Glory Farm

Farmer Sue & The ArtBarn at Morning Glory Farm

When Susan Shaw decided to leave her hectic graphic artist career behind for a farm in Canton, GA., she did so without regret and hasn’t looked back since. Her amazing journey has led her to become affectionately dubbed, Farmer Sue. She admits she loves every minute spent sharing her love… Read more...
Best Bulletin: September 2011

Best Bulletin: September 2011

Prostate Screening September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and Cholesterol Awareness Month. Emory-Adventist Hospital at Smyrna will recognize both by holding a cholesterol screening ($10) on September 8 and a free PSA screening on September 14. Call to schedule your appointment. After you check your cholesterol, come to a free… Read more...
Best Fun: September 2011

Best Fun: September 2011

Being a city girl at heart, the idea of camping often conjures up images of larger-than-life bugs, wild animals roaming about and mosquito-ridden tents. While I don’t argue that the merits of being in the great outdoors can be a wonderful way to appreciate nature, there was no way you… Read more...