Collaborate for Sweet Success

While a grass roots idea plants the seed, it is through the power of partnerships we discover our true potential.  

Wine Two Ways

Whether you need some new bottles to stock your wine cooler, or you are ready to start a serious collection, making a wine purchase can come with its own blend of anxiety. Finding balance between price and taste is a key concern. With a plethora of wines that offer a good value and plenty that make spending more worth it,…

5 Secrets to Fab Food Photography

Food porn. It's all over social media. There's that spectacular piece of towering chocolate cake or the glistening lobster tail that makes you want to lick the butter off your iPhone screen. How do people who don't take photos for a living get these unbelievably delicious-looking shots? Local photographer, Aubry Canales, shares their secrets!

Watch for It

Nestled in the center of Peachtree Corners’ Forum shopping center is Carnegie Jewelers, a paradise for anyone who demands the finer things in life including diamond necklaces, cufflinks, rings, stunning watches, and more. Owner Kourosh Baghaei is obviously passionate in what he does; his extensive selection, posh accommodations, association with the American Gem Society, and Gemological Institute of America degree prove that.…

Poppin’ Good

 Article Pam Yasinski  When was the last time you had an unexpected moment of happiness ( UMoH )? The people who put the POP in King of Pops hope it was when you had one of their popsicles in hand. Two brothers, Steven and Nick Carse turned their pushcart business into a dream come true on UMoH at a time.   The pops…

Insta-Fabulous

 Article Maria Smith  Insta-fun! Insta-fashion! Insta-FABULOUS! Meet six unique, engaging and chic Instagramers, all whom call Metro Atlanta home. Whether running to the country club, running to catch a flight, or just running errands with the kids, they are stylish, hip and seem to be effortlessly fashionable.   From those who favor bold colors, to ones who want to rip trends from the runway, to…

Jewelry Designer Michelle Rhodes

 Article Diane Watts | Photography Kelly Wachs  In her Johns Creek studio, jewelry designer Michelle Rhodes is a natural. Wearing a simple white linen tee and well-worn jeans, she is barefoot with blond tresses reminding us its summer. She is free from pretense but ultimately stylish. The petite 54-year-old is often accompanied by her leggy Vizsla puppy Jordy, who Rhodes declares, “Looks…

Elite Celebrates

Elite Pour La Vie celebrated fashion, friendship and design recently at their beautiful boutique in Alpharetta. The full-service boutique offers bridal and evening wear, accessories and styling. 631 North Main Street #206. ElitePourLaVie.com

A Walk and a Wall to Honor Those Who Served 

 Article and Photography Carrie Whitney   Thanks to the efforts and support of the Johns Creek Veterans Association, local residents have a place to go to contemplate and honor the men and women who have served and currently serve in the United States Armed Services. And the opportunity for remembrance is about to expand. Since 2014, Newtown Park has been home…

Beach, here I come!

 Article Sue G. Collins  I spend most of the summer outdoors (I'm writing this sitting on the cottage porch) so I asked the experts at Aesthetic Specialty Centre to recommend the smartest products for my summer beach bag. I'm loving them all!  1)  Colorescience brush on SPF, powered by EnviroScreen™ Technology, this all-powerful, all-mineral skin shield provides total protection in one…