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December 2016 Enterprising Woman

December 2016 Enterprising Woman

Zest for Life Written by Jill Willie Photos by Steve Randon Juliana Chan loves to learn. Her passion for new adventures and opportunities to expand her mind is what gave her the confidence to leave her home and family in...
Christmas Now and Then

Christmas Now and Then

I LOVE CHRISTMAS. Celebrations all over the world brighten our hearts. I’m thinking now, like many of you, about first Christmases. I recall adults holding my mitten-covered hands, walking me to and from mass on moonlit nights through crunching, scrunching...
Three Last-Minute Holiday Marketing Tips

Three Last-Minute Holiday Marketing Tips

For some businesses, it seems the holidays have been in full swing since before Halloween. Just as with holiday shoppers, though, there are always those marketers who wait until the last minute to promote. And some may need a last-minute...
Home for the Holidays

Home for the Holidays

The joy and serenity of the holiday season arrives early each year at the home of Greg and Keri Peace of Mandeville. Their elegant European-inspired home is the first stop of Johna Costa, who specializes in seasonal decorating. Keri and...
Candy Canes, Cookies and Cocoa

Candy Canes, Cookies and Cocoa

DECEMBER IS THE MONTH where sugar plum fairies dance through your children’s school day. Everywhere they turn, there is a holiday celebration offering a sweet treat.  I know that many parents might feel defeated and wonder how to stop the...
SEASON’S EATINGS FROM THE HEART

SEASON’S EATINGS FROM THE HEART

THE HOLIDAY SEASON is a time when you become the artist and your kitchen trans-forms into a magical workshop for creating edible homemade gifts. Will Santa fill your stocking with a lump of coal or will you be rewarded with...