Unfiltered Tips for Your Family Holiday Photos 

    With the holiday season in full swing many of us are reaching for our cameras, and let’s be honest, smartphones more often so we can capture these precious and festive moments. We’re also booking our holiday photoshoots and rushing around to find the perfect collection of outfits that make us look coordinated - but not cheesy.   With all of…

Thanking Givers

Every opportunity we get, we pause to thank people in our community who make giving a priority. And during this month of Thanksgiving, we put our hands together and thank these Lifestyle Publications Givers. 

Side Kick

1 cup pepper jelly 1/2 cup soy sauce 1 cup dark chicken stock 2 Tbsp fried chili in oil (find at your favorite Buford highway outpost) 1 tsp sesame oil 2 Tbsp Szechuan peppercorn 2 tsp Korean chili flakes Chopped ginger, scallion, and garlic 3 dashes fish sauce Squeeze of a lime Fry the chili flakes, chili in oil, ginger,…

Beauty inside and out

Celebrated Atlanta plastic surgeon, Dr. Diane Alexander, has opened a luxury spa in Buckhead, a seamless combination of a medical approach to aesthetics in a luxurious setting.

I’m thankful for The Bahamas

Last year, I had the pleasure of staying at The Abaco Club. The hospitality was unending and the clear warm water and blue sky embraced me. I wrote to my friends there to ask how they are coping after Hurricane Dorian and how we can help and they sent this report. Hurricane Dorian barreled through … Continued

November 2019 Around Town

Tommy’s Barber Shop Celebrates 60 At the 60th Anniversary celebration of Tommy’s Barber Shop, Buckhead Coalition President Sam Massell presented Walter “Tommy” Thomas with a full-size scissors trophy on a plaque.  Massell, a former Mayor of Atlanta, reported that “the longevity of family-operated businesses in Buckhead like White House Restaurant at 71 years,  Joe May Cleaners … Continued

The Elaine Sterling Institute Grand Opening

The Elaine Sterling Institute celebrated the grand opening event for the new Lenox Square location on August 22. The 25,768 square-foot facility mimics a contemporary spa environment – offering esthetician, nail care and massage therapy programs. The community can experience services at competitive prices, including HydroFacials, massage therapy and more.

Beato Goes To Brazil Book Launch Party

'Beato Goes To Brazil' book launch party at the Consulate of Brazil in Atlanta. Mr Kaupert told the audience how excited the consulate was to see a children's book about a traveling cat going to Brazil. Samba performed by Fogo Brasil group & talk by Atlanta-based author Sucheta Rawal.

Cozy Up Your Home

Take a cue from the Scandinavian concept of hygge and welcome the transition of summer to autumn with a relaxing refresh Pumpkin spice, apple cinnamon and a hot cup of cocoa. Fall is all about getting warm and comfy as a chill hits the air—preparing yourself for winter, and cherishing those final moments of summer.  … Continued

Buckhaven Lifestyle – Doris and Shouky Shaheen Gift Feature

In the early 1970s, Atlanta-based philanthropists Doris and Shouky Shaheen began what would become a decades-long journey of art collecting when they purchased Maurice de Vlaminck’s “Banlieue de Paris” from a local gallery. Over the past 50 years, the couple grew their collection to include dozens of artworks by some of the most recognized artists of the late 19th and early…

The Point of it all

Just as the bath water in my soaking tub was losing its steam, the fire was calling for another log. Climbing out of the deep tub and into a thirsty robe, I threw a few more logs into the big stone fireplaces in the bathroom and sitting room. Every window in the Lookout offered an expansive view over moody Upper…