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February 2019 Enterprising Woman-Jennifer Pacione

February 2019 Enterprising Woman-Jennifer Pacione

Window Dressing JENNIFER PACIONE, owner of Shading Places, never intended to run a window treatment company. The Covington resident majored in nursing, but with her love of fabrics and design she found her calling in interior decorating. Some of the...
A Rich Family Legacy Where Classic Meets Contemporary

A Rich Family Legacy Where Classic Meets Contemporary

IN THE SOUTH, few things trump family history. We spend our weekends rooting for the family’s favorite teams, we vacation in the same places year after year, and our closest friendships often go back a generation or two. The same...
Magnificent Mardi Gras Mixers

Magnificent Mardi Gras Mixers

IT’S CARNIVAL TIME! Sidewalk side or neutral ground, second line yourself right into the revelry of Mardi Gras. Get your go-cup ready and meet up with your krewe for a little debauchery as you indulge in some of our favorite...
Healing PCOS Naturally

Healing PCOS Naturally

POLYCYSTIC OVARY SYNDROME (PCOS) affects 10% of women of reproductive age and is the most common cause of infertility. The main focus of treatments for PCOS are targeted for decreasing insulin, androgens (testosterone and DHEA) and improving LH/FSH ratios. Diet...
YOU NIGHT: Helping Women Embrace A Life Beyond Cancer

YOU NIGHT: Helping Women Embrace A Life Beyond Cancer

There are over 15 million cancer survivors in the United States. In growing numbers, women in our communities are struggling with the emotional and physical aftermath of cancer. This includes everything from depression, lack of concentration and low energy, to...
Believe. Ask. Receive.

Believe. Ask. Receive.

To have the things we want, we go through a time-tested process of believing, asking, then receiving. This concept may seem simplistic; however, recall when you were a youth and decided that you wanted an item or permission to go...
The Happiest House

The Happiest House

On a tidy corner lot in downtown Covington, the Redmen family has transformed a 19th-century home into a 21st-century jewel. Even the grass sparkles like an emerald in front of this snow-white, classic beauty. Dody and Jimmy Redmen bought this...
Tasty & Tropical Rum Quenchers

Tasty & Tropical Rum Quenchers

Hot summer days beg for crisp, cool concoctions. Sit on the porch or splash in the pool with these fresh and fruity cocktails that are sure to keep you chilled! 
Getting Ready for Rush!

Getting Ready for Rush!

Many young women will soon be heading off to college and are planning to join a sorority. These are exciting, fun and fashionable times! From comfortable rompers and sundresses to sassy shorts and chic dresses, you can find all of...

Pets With Personality

Show off your four-legged friends in our Pets with Personality Contest! The four categories are: Most Talented Laziest Best Dressed, and A Face Only a Mother Could Love Email us a photo of your furry pals to editor@sophisticatedwoman.com. We need...
Prepare Now for Hurricane Season

Prepare Now for Hurricane Season

Meteorologists forecast a slightly above average hurricane season, which begins June 1 and continues until Nov. 30. Fourteen named storms are predicted this year. Of those, seven are predicted to be hurricanes, three of which could be major. Hurricane activity usually peaks...
A Healthy Mardi Gras

A Healthy Mardi Gras

No matter how you celebrate Mardi Gras, high-calorie food is sure to be a part of the festivities. The real question is how to have fun without sabotaging your body and your health. I know it sounds challenging, but it...