Life Enrichment
Best Fun: October 2011

Best Fun: October 2011

While I enjoy the cooler weather of fall, I do occasionally get wistful for the lazy days of summer and seeing all the gorgeous flowers in bloom. This yearning and my love of crafting, led me to find Paper Flowers 101 at The Beehive, a class that teaches the fine… 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...
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...
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...