It’s change that keeps me young at heart

 Article Debra Boice  I walked into Park Place at Newtown School heard singing, and it changed my life.   As a result of an automobile accident, I left the mortgage business and surrendered to the fact I would not be able to sit or heal from my injuries until I could take a leap of faith to follow a new path.…

Celebrating Our Diversity

The City of Johns Creek will host its first international festival on April 21. The festival will include food, drinks, performance art, and vendors representing cultures from around the world. This event is being presented in partnership with Leadership Johns Creek, Johns Creek Arts Center, and the Johns Creek Convention and Visitor Bureau.

Magic Spells

When someone you love is sick, don’t you wish you had a magic wand to cast out the pain, dismiss the germs forever and banish the bad news?

The Real Winners

More than 6,000 of you chimed in to vote for this month's winners in our Readers' Choice Awards. Congratulations to all the winners, all valuable small business owners in our community. On February 1, we celebrated with a spectacular party at The Metropolitan Club in Alpharetta. The real champions were our Platinum and Gold Sponsors who helped us add pizzaz to the…

The Benefits of Honey

  Honey has been around for thousands of years and has been used in almost every culture around the world.  Many people use it to sweeten food and beverages, but did you know honey is one of the top superfoods used to treat countless health conditions and boost overall health?  Honey contains 18 amino acids, and it has antioxidant and antibacterial…

Feed Your Soul with Culinary Connections

 “Food is our common ground, a universal experience.” —James Beard   The holiday season is always full of families, friends…and food! As an integral part of our cultures, food is so much more than simple sustenance. From family stories retold every year, to the more traditional history of particular foods and why they are part of our heritage and celebrations—our holiday…

Home Sweet Here

When many think of home, they imagine a single city or single house. They are instantly flooded with memories of riding bikes down the same streets, growing up in the same house since birth, driving past the same strip malls and parks. My definition of home is a bit more convoluted.

Johns Creek’s Prized Athlete

For more than three decades, Katie Wilson of Johns Creek has won more than 100 medals and awards, but never thought she would ever receive the big one. Highly-acclaimed gymnast and Special Olympics Georgia athlete, Katy was recently surprised and honored with an Honorary ESPY for the 2017 ESPY Awards. One of 25 Special Olympics athletes in the nation receiving…

Please, look at my daughter, not me

Anyone who knows me knows that I have an affinity for fashion. OK, OK...more than an affinity, an obsession. Sometimes I’m proud of my calculated purchases. Other times I’m mortified by the amount I spent on a passing, fleeting fad. But there’s something magical that happens when the right jacket comes together with the perfect pair of shoes. Oh, and…

Smiling 101

Getting back into the routine of the school year can be challenging, but starting the school year out with a good routine is the key to success. In my home, we never end summer cold turkey. We start by practicing a week prior by waking up early and getting back into our school routine, as well as going to bed…