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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...
Take in a Breath of Fresh Air

Take in a Breath of Fresh Air

“I never thought I was a Beau Chene person until I walked into this house,” says homeowner Michelle Sunseri of the residence she and husband Doug recently remodeled together. Her sister, who has lived in that area for years, was...
Growing Fall and Winter Veggies

Growing Fall and Winter Veggies

Yes you can grow veggies in the fall and winter! In fact, I prefer this time of year to be in the garden. The weeds are not as aggressive, there are fewer bugs feasting and the weather is quite pleasant...
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...
Spooktacular Potions for Halloween Notions

Spooktacular Potions for Halloween Notions

BOO-YAH! From a pumpkin flavored sweet treat to a bloody good savory sensation, these cocktails will help you welcome the cooler temperatures and celebrate the fall season. Try some of our tricks and give yourself a treat with our to-die-for cocktails!
Water, October And The End of Summer

Water, October And The End of Summer

Water. In my hometown you were never very far from water. It seems as if I’ve spent my life seeking it or it seeking me. The former was preferred as there was no better way to beat the heat. The...
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,...
Foodies & Friends – On Anniversaries

Foodies & Friends – On Anniversaries

As journalists, those were our darkest days. There were no lights, no phones, no power—anarchy ruled the streets. Flames floated on water from broken submerged natural gas lines. Tall, black columns of smoke rose from burning, flooded buildings. Citizens roamed...

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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.

 

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...
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...