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Day: April 30, 2021

Enterprising Woman Jessica Robicheaux

Enterprising Woman Jessica Robicheaux: Bushels & Pecks Photography

Picture Perfect The adage, “The eyes are the windows to the soul,” has been credited to many including Shakespeare, da Vinci and Cicero. But no matter who said it first, it’s an ageless truth that Jessica Robicheaux has made her life’s work. Jessica is part artist and part philosopher, but foremost a mom who began …

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Spring Fashions

Spring Fashion Feature

Put A Little Spring in Your Step The spring fashion forecast has it all! Necessary neons and sassy silhouettes, bold brights and fabulous florals, smart styles and chic comfort, tonal textures and soft shades – so many choices, you don’t have to pick just one! Those multi-hued moments are a must for May. There’s an explosion …

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Mother's Day Cocktails

Mother’s Day Cocktails

Mom’s Day Out (or In!) All mothers deserve to feel special all month long! With ingredients and flavors as unique as she is, these perfectly pretty Mother’s Day cocktails will help her relax and celebrate!  Respect Your Elderflowers 1½ ounces vodka 1 ounce lemon juice ½ ounce elderflower cordial syrup 5 ounces soda water Elderflowers …

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Mother's Day Brunch Recipe

Mother’s Day Brunch Recipe

French Croque Madame Sandwich Delight your guests with this sophisticated and delicious Mother’s Day brunch recipe. INGREDIENTS 6 ounces unsalted butter, divided 2 tablespoons flour 1 cup whole milk 1 bay leaf 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, 1/4 cup grated Parmesan 8 slices thick sourdough bread 8 to 12 slices ham – about 3/4 pound 12 …

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Northshore Humane Society

NHS Gives Buddha a Second Chance

After several months of treatment, Buddha is still fighting for his life! When Buddha was found homeless, he had a severe, open laceration spanning his entire neck. The rescue team at Northshore Humane Society immediately moved into action to give him the medical care he desperately deserved.  Over the last several months, Buddha has received …

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Gardening in Sophisticated Woman Magazine

Keeping Weeds Out of Your Lawn

Let’s talk about weeds. The best weed control is utilizing best practices for growing lush lawns: fertilizing, mowing, and watering. Fertilizing The first application of fertilizer is usually mid-April to mid-May. Tax day is a good benchmark. Look for 3-1-2 ratios of N-P-K (Nitrogen-Phosphorus-Potassium). Those are the small numbers usually under the product name. Slow …

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OWA

OWA: Summer Getaway Close to Home

Looking for new summer adventures close to home? OWA, an amazing amusement park/entertainment center/food and shopping complex awaits just about three hours from the Northshore. You may already know about OWA in Foley, Alabama, but this season’s new attractions take the experience to new heights. Kristin Hellmich, Director of Marketing and PR for the nearby …

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