2018

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December 2018 Enterprising Woman – Ashley Edwards Sandage

December 2018 Enterprising Woman – Ashley Edwards Sandage

Ashley Edwards Sandage didn’t always envision becoming an attorney. After graduating with a degree in psychology from Mississippi State, the Hammond native dabbled in the retail field for several years before determining her heart wasn’t in it. Ultimately, she found...
An “Out of the Box” Holiday

An “Out of the Box” Holiday

Traditions are at the heart of holiday celebrations, but a new adventure can add spice to the season. If you’re ready for something different, there’s a world of possibilities out there. Want a winter wonderland? Step back into a fairytale...
For the Love of Pecans

For the Love of Pecans

Before the modern era of corporate farming and super supermarket shopping, most south Louisianans grew a lot of what they consumed. What our families could not produce was either bought from overflowing produce trucks that crawled the neighborhood streets or...
A Welcome Home For All

A Welcome Home For All

In 1997, Maryann and Bobby Bruno decided to change their address. In a move that surprised more than a few people, they left St. Charles Avenue and the traditional New Orleans lifestyle it embodied and landed in what was, at...
Wrap It Up!

Wrap It Up!

Months of shopping can turn into minutes of blissful mayhem and piles of paper in the middle of the floor during holiday family gatherings and gift exchanges. Searching for the perfect gift wrapping paper to coordinate with your decorations can...
Making Spirits Bright!

Making Spirits Bright!

Spread some cheer and add some jolly to your holly with our favorite holiday spirits. Don’t get your tinsel in a tangle! Entertaining for parties and family gatherings is easy with these delicious and festive seasonal sips that are sure...
The Northshore’s Best

The Northshore’s Best

The Northshore’s Best has become the area’s most trusted source for service providers, businesses and professionals. Being named “The Northshore’s Best” is truly a badge of honor for those who receive it. It’s a sign that the business is endorsed...
Holiday Happenings In Covington

Holiday Happenings In Covington

Happy Holidays! I am honored to have the opportunity to reach out to all of you from the pages of Sophisticated Woman Magazine, especially during this special season. December is the perfect month for all to visit and rediscover historic downtown...
Peter’s House: A Road to Recovery

Peter’s House: A Road to Recovery

Humble Beginnings and divine appointments have led to the development of Peter’s House, a faith-based Christian transitional living facility for women and women with children. Founded by Tracey St. John and her husband, Peter’s House helps women who seek recovery...
Angels Grove Ranch: Second Chances and New Beginnings

Angels Grove Ranch: Second Chances and New Beginnings

Horse slaughter has been banned in the US for over seven years. With that comes the unintended consequence of neglected and abused horses that would have otherwise been sent to butcheries in Canada and Mexico. Angels Grove Ranch gives these...