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Suburban Location. Urban Thinking

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...
Nature’s Pollinators in the Garden

Nature’s Pollinators in the Garden

OCTOBER WAS WARMER than usual. In fact, it was HOT! The vegetable plants I put in the ground in October succumbed to the heat. But cooler weather is here, and I will be replanting. Here are a few things you...
Gather Tablescapes For All

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...
Cooler Weather Hot Looks

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...
Fabulous Fall Cocktails

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...
Mandeville Gets New Advanced Water Meters

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...
Color Your (Business) World

Color Your (Business) World

Color Your (Business) World Your eyes are truly remarkable little spheres. They can see around seven million colors. But what’s more interesting is how your brain chooses to process those colors. Color can be a clear identifier of a product...
Planning Pointers for Avoiding Interdiction

Planning Pointers for Avoiding Interdiction

WHAT IS AN Interdiction? It is the legal process where a court judicially declares a person incapable of managing his/her person, affairs or both. Most often, a loved one becomes unable to consistently make reasoned decisions due to an illness,...
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...

Sophisticated Woman Weddings

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.

 

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...
Bri Steilberg – Enterprising Woman December 2019

Bri Steilberg – Enterprising Woman December 2019

The stately oaks of Lewisburg reach out their limbs to shelter an unassuming sanctuary. Nestled among those enduring guardians, a schoolhouse emerges after a bend in the enchanting landscape. Through the front gate, a meditation labyrinth offers a path for...