2018

Calming Your Chemistry With Self-Compassion

IN THIS INSTAGRAM frontier of manicured images and quick twitter hits, the expectation is that the busiest lives win! Yet, studies show our overall mental health suffers when we elude the rest that nourishes and recuperates us.  When we keep a frenetic pace for too long, our adrenal glands pump out cortisol, adrenaline, and other stress …

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November 2018 Enterprising Woman – Ingrid Rinck

INGRID RINCK, a self-made entrepreneur and CEO of Sensible Meals, has been helping people eat healthier and achieve their weight loss goals since 2014. A personal trainer for 20 years, Rinck found her passion for fitness at the early age of fifteen. Within a year after joining a fitness class, she found herself teaching the …

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Thanksgiving and the Beach

AHHHH…THANKSGIVING. It’s the reason for time honored recipes, stockpots and wagers on family behavior. The season of familiar relatives, old friends, new acquaintances— and casseroles, dressings, pies, rolls, more pies and tryptophan induced snoozes. It is also time for my annual serving of a slice of humble pie when guests decide to ignore home-cooked cranberries …

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Suburban Location. Urban Thinking

WHEN JOY FELDMAN first found her home in Covington’s Terra Bella development, she immediately recognized its unique combination of suburban living with the benefits of city life. Here, nestled next to the community’s lake, the house offered more of everything she was looking for than so many others she had visited during her house hunt …

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Gather Tablescapes For All

WHEN FALL ARRIVES so do family gatherings. The changing of the seasons means the changing of colors along with your home details and decor. Tradition is not just the autumn colors of orange, brown and tan. Rustic touches with modern influences create a comfortable and cozy yet contemporary feel. From warm copper tableware and touches of gold to …

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Cooler Weather Hot Looks

Melanie: Camel suede trench coat, $82 | Leopard print V-neck sleeveless rayon blouse, $34 | Dark skinny jeans with seamed split leg, $89 | Bohemian black floppy hat, $20 | Leather pendant necklace with horn, $18 | Taupe faux leather booties $45 Clothes and necklace from Columbia Street Mercantile Shoes from Shoefflé Hat from Lagniappe …

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Fabulous Fall Cocktails

BRING ON THE FALL! Get in the mood for cooler weather and get cozy with these autumnal concoctions. Add some spice to your sangria, some jam to your whiskey and some kick to your hot chocolate. These recipes will add warmth to all of your fall soirees and bring a glow to your nights by …

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Enriching Lives Through Art: The Vision of Joanne Gallinghouse

PEOPLE OFTEN ASK, does art matter? Is it worth funding? Is it worth studying? Joanne’s answer, without hesitation, was always yes. Her love for fine arts inspired her to bring this universal language to our community, by helping found the Three Rivers Art Festival. Joanne Gallinghouse was an incredible woman who had a devoted passion …

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Mandeville Gets New Advanced Water Meters

As part of our ongoing commitment to maintain a high quality of life for our citizens through cost-effective, innovative systems, I am proud to announce that the City of Mandeville has purchased new water meters from Aqua Metric, a division of the Thirkettle Corporation. This advanced metering system will eliminate monthly manual meter reads and …

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