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Changes for the Better

Changes for the Better

THE HOLIDAYS ARE now over and your schedule may be slowing down. As we ring in the New Year, the most common resolutions people make pertain to their health. Start by taking a deep breath and commending yourself on the...
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...

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Makeup Artistry with a Passion

Makeup Artistry with a Passion

Sydney Williams is the next big thing in Northshore on-location makeup artistry, and she’s more than just a make-up artist. At only 21 years old, Sydney is a master esthetician certified to perform an array of services from micro-dermabrasion and...
A Fashion Utopia with Dreamy Prices

A Fashion Utopia with Dreamy Prices

When you think wedding dress warehouse, Lagniappe Boutique & Bridal Outlet should be the image that comes to mind. From the outside on Highway 190 it looks like a cute little boutique, but as soon as you step through the...
When Breast Cancer Crashes The Party

When Breast Cancer Crashes The Party

Gina Pausina Cherry’s story “How to Plan a Wedding in Thirty Days” was published in last year’s bridal issue after a breast cancer diagnosis meant moving her wedding date up and having four weeks to pull everything together. We recently...
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...

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.

 

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...
November 2018 Enterprising Woman – Ingrid Rinck

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...
September 2018 Enterprising Woman – Celeste Hart

September 2018 Enterprising Woman – Celeste Hart

Nurturing Talent with Confidence Growing up as a self-proclaimed tomboy in Slidell, the last thing Celeste Marcussen Hart thought she’d do was go to acting and modeling school, let alone own one. But when the fishing and sports enthusiast turned 18,...
August 2018 Enterprising Woman – Dr. Pamela Egan

August 2018 Enterprising Woman – Dr. Pamela Egan

Your Partners in Optimum Health Dr. Pamela Egan, a board-certified adult/family nurse practitioner and board-certified diplomate in anti-aging/integrative medicine, has practiced preventative medicine for men, women and children since 2005. She has completed a doctorate of nursing practice, two master’s degrees...