Life Enrichment
Best Bulletin: February 2012

Best Bulletin: February 2012

News around town, new products, store openings, events and more

Pet Healthy Option

The omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil are shown to have positive benefits for both people and pets who suffer from arthritis, heart disease, allergies and cancers. OmegaQD is a concentrated fish oil and antioxidant powder that can help your pet maintain healthy skin and coat, alleviate aches and support their immune system. Available at Red Bandanna, $21.99. Details:


Ban the Bounce

What you wear to the gym can be just as important as the exercise you do. A poorly fitting sports bra offers little to no support and can lead to sagging and stress on ligaments. The experts at Intimacy suggest that a good sports bra should have additional seaming and side panels for low to high intensity workouts, underwire for added support and adjustable bra straps. Details: Phipps Plaza, (404) 261-9333,


Get Your Hands Dirty 

If you’ve ever wanted to have a cornucopia of veggies and fruits in your own backyard but just weren’t sure where to start, let Farmer D’s Backyard Cultivators help you out. They offer a variety of services to help unleash your inner green thumb. Services include a detailed garden consultation, design ideas for your garden, installation of garden beds, weekly maintenance and more. Details: (404) 325-0128,


Spring Forward

Stability is offering a brand new Spring Wall class to help people get back in shape. This unique class is a combination of mat work and exercises using the Pilates Tower equipment. Through a system of springs and bars, the equipment supports the body to ensure proper stabilization and positioning, while providing added resistance for strengthening, toning and lengthening muscles. This workout is ideal for all levels. Details: (404) 303-9153,


Sustainable Baubles

Since launching in 2009, Atlanta-based Amy Bubes Jewelry has created handcrafted, eco-friendly jewelry using sustainable Argentium sterling silver. Argentium is an environmentally responsible metal because it doesn’t require harmful chemicals during the manufacturing process. ABJ recently launched its first dedicated collection titled The WOW Collection, which features beautiful pieces for day or night. Details: Worthmore Jewelers, (404) 892-8294,, Tassels Jewelry, (404) 364-9434


Water Solution 

Some exfoliating services and products can be harsh on sensitive skin. The Jetclear exfoliation and infusion treatment uses pure water, oxygen and anti-oxidant supplements to gently yet deeply cleanse, exfoliate and hydrate skin. This service is like a gentle “pressure wash” for your face and ideal for treating dry skin, acne, enlarged pores and more. 45 minutes, $150. Available at All About You Luxury Day Spa. Details: (770) 772-7225,

Think P.I.N.K.

Among the many new diets that people searched for on the Internet in the New Year, The P.I.N.K. Method (which stands for power, intensity, nutrition and kardio) was among the most popular. Founded by celebrity nutritionist Cynthia Pasquella, this program is a four-part diet plan that includes several stages like detoxifying, fat-fighting, and preservation, which focuses on long-term maintenance.  Details:

Green Opportunities

Since 2010, the Atlanta Dogwood Festival has sponsored an award-winning Green Event Initiative in partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council – Georgia Chapter. The festival’s executive director Brian Hill was a featured speaker at the Florida Festivals and Events Association’s annual conference on the subject of “How to Make a Festival Truly Green.” Don’t miss this year’s Dogwood Festival, April 20-22 and visit the website to find out how you can volunteer. Details: (404) 817-6642,