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How many of you have inherited a beautiful antique, or perhaps a mid-century modern piece of furniture? Blending traditional and contemporary styles can be difficult; but whether your look is clean and modern or a rustic farmhouse chic, embracing those different styles can make your home mor…

The state of Georgia is known for producing stunning flowers each spring, and the 26 public gardens you can visit along the North Georgia Garden Trail highlight the season’s beauty in full color. Three of those gardens are just a short drive from the Northside, making it easy to get out and …

My parents’ yard is darn near a scene straight out of “Bambi.” Located in an urban environment, it sits on two acres and is filled with trees, shade and bustling wildlife. You can hear birds singing and the squirrels making whatever that sound is they make to each other. It would be an all-o…

The tax filing deadline this year is April 15, and that date is fast approaching. To help you make the most this tax season, consider these tax-saving deductions and time-saving hints.

So many couples who have been together for a while find that the frequency of sex has dwindled to the vanishing point. Their lives are so full of activity that they just tumble into bed exhausted every night, too tired for anything but sleep. And who can get really turned on while flossing y…

Have you ever agonized when your pet was ill or injured because you did not know how to help? Have you encountered an injured animal and felt helpless because you don’t know how to intervene safely? What would you do if your pet suddenly ceased to breathe, or if your retriever had a tennis b…

The realization the house you’ve called home for years is now too big, too much to handle or simply too lonely can affect people in very different ways.

With all of the new construction popping up in our area, it is no surprise that empty nesters are downsizing. Whether moving into an upscale townhome, condominium or a single-family home community, singles and couples are ready to leave the large yards and square footage aside to enjoy an ac…

You’ve worked hard. At this age, you may be an empty-nester, planning to retire soon, and you may have always dreamed of traveling. Well, now is the time to make those travel dreams a reality. With the list of new and affordable international destinations continuing to grow, the entire world…

Pets and people are living longer these days, and we all seek to have both quality, as well as quantity, in those later years. The challenge is how to accomplish this. 

Local artist Firoozeh Bowden has exhibited in shows and galleries throughout the United States and has created works in almost every kind of art medium imaginable. But 2019 marks the first time that Bowden will showcase her metallic accessories and wearable art at the Atlanta Craft Show. 

Good communication is a key skill in any workplace. Whether you are 55 years and older or you are younger than 55, these tips can help you communicate in a positive manner.

Retirement planning is my favorite area of what we do, because I love helping people gain financial freedom and fully enjoy their retirement years. Whether retirement is coming sooner or later for you, these are some tips to keep in mind.

So you’ve reached a point in life where you are ready to grow plants. Welcome to the club! And … forget what you heard. The biggest mistake newbies make is not over- or under-watering plants. It’s that they don’t think things through. 

When are you too old for sex? Is there a time when a couple needs to settle for a “just friends” relationship, and give up the expectation of physical intimacy and eroticism?

Long before she added “Mrs.” to her name, Krystal Meyer had a premonition of where her life was heading with the man she ultimately married.

Remember Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s extravagant flower display at their wedding? It must be fabulous to have a royal head gardener at your beck and call. A girl can dream, right? But I wake up and realize I don’t have royal money. For my second marriage, I may be better served to do th…

The wedding night and the honeymoon conjure so many expectations for special sexy moments. In fact, for most couples, the reality doesn’t come close to the hype; and for some, damaging disappointment can haunt a relationship for years. For a better shot at happiness, it’s time to replace the…

Buying your first home is one of the most exciting and overwhelming experiences you will have. Although it can be stressful and expensive, let this be your go-to guide for decorating your new space!

As a bride-to-be with my April wedding fast approaching, I am all too familiar with the stress of planning a wedding this year. The costs of weddings are increasing at an exponential rate, and it can be difficult to find ways to make your dream wedding a budget-friendly one. Here are a few t…

When adding an animal member to your family, there are a myriad of choices and considerations to ponder. What species is the best choice? What resources are required, and what are the costs involved in caring appropriately for that animal? Are you willing to commit to the animal for the enti…

For Alpharetta resident Kolleen Riddick Losch, fitness doesn’t just start and stop at the gym. It’s a way of life.

Ahhh…spa! Start off the New Year and a new you with a luxurious spa treatment. Atlanta’s Northside has a multitude of wonderful spa retreats, and now is the perfect time to treat yourself. Here are three spa resorts that are sure to please every taste and style.    

Female empowerment. Those words, expressed different ways, have been around for a long time, but the actualization of female empowerment is hitting its stride these days — especially in the workplace. How can you find your voice, ride this wave and ensure you are heard, whether in your caree…

The most popular New Year’s resolutions tend to be centered around health and fitness. While that’s important, this is also the perfect time to take a deep dive into your finances to stay on track for the upcoming year.

The New Year is traditionally a time for reflection and a time for change. It’s a time when we think about how to make the coming year better than the one before. Typically, people vow to stop smoking, lose weight or begin an exercise program, and all too often, these plans don’t last beyond…

As we embark on a new year, it’s time to set goals and resolutions for ourselves. Have you ever thought about making a resolution to simplify your home? As time goes on, our homes tend to accumulate too much clutter. A simple home doesn’t mean it is cold and sterile though. Your home should …

Can you believe some of the best garden advice I ever read was found in an article about eyebrow microblading? The article was written by supermodel, business woman and multi-hyphenate Veronica Webb, who serves up realness on her lifestyle blog Webb On The Fly. In it, she was sharing her str…

Traditional Western medicine typically focuses on treating a single disease to mitigate effects, rather than bringing the body, mind and soul into a state of enhanced well-being. There is little emphasis on supporting lifestyle change and a stronger emphasis on pharmaceuticals and surgery. C…

In an attack, most people do not have easy access to a weapon, so it is crucial to know basic self-defense skills. In Forsyth County, the sheriff’s office is working hard to help the female population defend themselves in case of an emergency.

The remnants of spider webs and scarecrows may still be lingering outside, but at Scottsdale Farms in Milton, the end of October marks the start of the Christmas holidays.

2018 has been a (fill in the blank) kind of year. The fact that you survived all the crazy thrown your way the past 12 months means you fully deserve a gift worth having. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah or Kwanzaa, or you observe my favorite holiday called “Because I Felt Like It” …

The holidays are such a special time of year, but for many of us, family time means stress time. Most families find they have the same stress points every year. Whether you are the host or the guest, you can probably predict where the problems are going to come from, based on experiences fro…

It’s very easy to overspend going into the holidays, and I’m here to keep your budget happy. Below are tips to consider before you shop that will help you save money on your gifts this season:

A juicy food treat may be something your pet might enjoy for the holidays, but it has the potential to wreak havoc. The aftermath of too many treats, or treats that are simply too rich, could be a trip to the veterinarian for vomiting, diarrhea or worse.

We’ve all done it….bargaining for every bite our child takes….every meal a power struggle.  As parents it’s difficult to follow the advice of countless pediatricians, psychologists, and nutritionists that tell us to present a variety of foods to our children, in small quantities, and leave i…

Pinecrest Academy hosted two Empty Bowls dinners Nov. 8 and Nov. 10 to raise money for the St. Francis Table at the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception Soup Kitchen in Atlanta.

Catherine Black wakes up each day knowing she will likely make a difference in someone’s life.

When Joyce Bone was 28 years old, she was standing in the detergent aisle at Walmart debating whether the bottle of Tide would push her budget over the limit.

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