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Kinder Haus Montessori

Kinder Haus Montessori

KINDER HAUS MONTESSORI Pre-School and Child Care creates an enriched environment so children are inspired to reach their highest potential using the Montessori philosophy of education. This fosters a strong sense of community and respect for self, others, and the...
Mary’s Bed and Biscuit

Mary’s Bed and Biscuit

HOW DO YOU make your best friend smile? Mary Thomas knows: hugs, kisses, games, comfy beds and turkey bacon. Mary’s Bed and Biscuit keeps the tails wagging with expert grooming, boarding, daycare and tasty treats. Mary even makes her own...
Waistlines Are Shrinking While Business Is Growing

Waistlines Are Shrinking While Business Is Growing

SENSIBLE MEALS IS continuing to take the south and nation by storm! It’s the fastest-growing and largest meal-prep company in the country, and it’s based here in our area. Creator Ingrid Rinck calls both Mandeville and New Orleans home, as...
The Humanitarian Connection

The Humanitarian Connection

WHEN YOU MEET Sharron Fabiani Newton you are immediately struck by her embracing smile and contagious energy. If you have attended any of the numerous events at which she volunteers, be assured you have crossed her path and experienced her...
NORTHLAKE ACADEMY OF MUSIC

NORTHLAKE ACADEMY OF MUSIC

NORTHLAKE ACADEMY OF MUSIC has been praised for the innovative education it provides to its students. Founder and owner Leslie Domingues has always been passionate about working with children and creating new programs for music development. The seeds of Northlake...
Splendor Farms: Hidden Gem With Hospitality

Splendor Farms: Hidden Gem With Hospitality

SPLENDOR IS DEFINED as ‘having magnificent features or qualities’ and Splendor Farms delivers—not in the gold and fine jewels kind of way, but in the treasures-of-nature fashion. The 75-acre country retreat, located in Bush, LA, is home to an inviting...
Ceasar’s Ristorante: An Authentic Italian Experience

Ceasar’s Ristorante: An Authentic Italian Experience

A BRIGHT BLUE building with fresh flowers and herbs in the front garden sits near the Lake Pontchartrain shore and unassumingly houses a feast for the senses. Patrons are enamored with the smell of freshly baked bread, lively chatter layered...
Biomed Plus: Service in the Spirit of Excellence

Biomed Plus: Service in the Spirit of Excellence

SINCE 2002, BIOMED PLUS has been providing doctors, dentists, veterinarians and health professionals of all kinds with quality medical equipment sales and service. According to owner James Blount, “I think this industry goes fairly unnoticed in a lot of ways....

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Perfect Planning for the Perfect Honeymoon

Perfect Planning for the Perfect Honeymoon

A successful wedding starts with perfect planning! A memorable honeymoon is no different. But with all the time spent planning your wedding you just don’t have time left to plan anything else. Nailing down the details for your once-in-a-lifetime honeymoon...
Sophisticated Woman’s Bridal Show – 2017

Sophisticated Woman’s Bridal Show – 2017

Hundreds of blushing brides-to-be attended Sophisticated Woman’s Bridal Show held in September at  Maison Lafitte in Mandeville. The fun included a fashion show, wedding vendors and door prizes. And be sure to look for the “Sophisticated Woman’s Bridal Magazine” at...

The White Magnolia

Callie and Charlie’s love story begins in a barn. Callie Bowlin grew up in the one-light town of Livingston, Louisiana, riding four wheelers, swimming in ponds and cheering on a competitive squad. “My mom always told me I was a...

Our Recent Enterprising Women

For more than 30 years, Sophisticated Woman Magazine has been the guide to the best of life on the Northshore. Every month, our readership of 75,000 finds ideas, information, news and resources they need to be more knowledgeable and successful in their lives.

 

Enterprising Woman – Maryann Bruno

Enterprising Woman – Maryann Bruno

A LAND OF NEW BEGINNINGS MARYANN BRUNO RECENTLY celebrated a momentous occasion—40 years of marriage to her high school sweetheart Robert Bruno. The couple met at his senior prom in New Orleans, and although they arrived with different dates, they...
Devan Szczepanski, MD – Enterprising Woman March 2020

Devan Szczepanski, MD – Enterprising Woman March 2020

Just Say “Ahhh” The feeling one gets when arriving at Dr. Devan Szczepanski’s office is like coming home. From the outside, patients see an Acadian cottage—a nod to her Cajun heritage. Stepping inside reveals soothing, muted green walls dotted with...
Tyra Brown McGary –  Enterprising Woman January 2020

Tyra Brown McGary – Enterprising Woman January 2020

Becoming the Star of Her Own Story It is a place where the lines of countless playwrights baring their souls have been performed and songwriters’ music of the heart has been laid at the audience’s feet. Amidst its lights, stages...