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...
Cyndi Sterne of Hal’s Kitchen

Cyndi Sterne of Hal’s Kitchen

Armed with a dream and a love for cooking, Cyndi Sterne was determined to make the idea of owning her own cooking school a reality. As the Director of Youth and Family Programming for the Marcus Jewish Community Center and then later as their Cooking School Instructor, Sterne spent several… Read more...
Adopt a Golden Atlanta

Adopt a Golden Atlanta

There is nothing quite like the love and loyalty of a dog, and in this day and age, we all could use a little extra support. Before heading to a breeder or pet store to find your new best friend, try looking at Adopt a Golden Atlanta, a non-profit, volunteer… Read more...
Best Bites: September 2011

Best Bites: September 2011

Italian Olive Turkey Burgers with Basil & Sun Dried Tomato Add a tasty twist to your burger with this recipe! Burger lovers will enjoy the new flavor while biting into this classic favorite. Try grilling up some burgers tonight for the family, or save this recipe for a cookout with… Read more...
Learn Something New With These Fun Classes

Learn Something New With These Fun Classes

Jessica Shops Pick of the Month Fun Classes for a FractionLooking for a way to get creative, stay cool, spend time with friends or all of the above?  You’re in luck!  I’ve found some of Atlanta’s most fun classes and scored some exclusive deals just for you. First on the… Read more...
Getting the Facts on Joint Pain

Getting the Facts on Joint Pain

Sometimes we can take every day movement for granted.  Walking in the park, going up and down stairs or simply sitting in your car can turn into a difficult experience if you are afflicted with joint pain. Although most common in elderly persons, joint pain is non-discriminating: it can affect… Read more...