Sweet Sanctuary in Sandy Springs

Empty nester professionals with a fast-paced lifestyle desired a special space for relaxation in this family room located on the second floor of a 6000 square foot traditional style home in an exclusive Sandy Springs neighborhood. The 13’W X15’L area, with a 9 foot ceiling, sits adjacent to the dining room, kitchen, and entry hall, and faces a landscaped backyard.

What’s In My Gym Bag?

Tonya Tillery is a real estate professional who, in her spare time, enjoys keeping in shape! People in the area know her as she is active in the community as an AFFA Group Fitness Instructor who is certified to teach the following:

From Passion to Profit

January is a time of New Year’s resolutions, fresh ideas, and a fresh start. For many, it means a time of pursuing new small-business endeavors. Fayette County has a thriving economy and is a great place to start a “side-hustle” or turn your passion into something that produces a profit. If 2020 is the year for you to dive into…

It is what it is.

For years I hated that statement. I refused to live by that seemingly defeatist phrase. I thought, “No! I can change whatever needs to be changed in order to make my own path! Fix the issue and never give up!” Then, I became a mother. Our daughter, Abby, is a 9-year-old cutie pie who was … Continued

Elohee Retreat Center

High above the clouds, deep in the North Georgia mountains, the Elohee Retreat Center rests as the perfect weekend escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Those who wish for personal discoveries, stress reduction, meditation, and fellowship, seek solace at the sanctuary to reconnect to their bodies, minds, and hearts. Though a mere 50 miles from Atlanta, Elohee…

January 2020 Around Town

New Fayetteville City Hall and City Center Breaks Ground City leaders, builders and citizens broke ground today on the new Fayetteville City Hall & City Center Park, which represents a milestone along the path to creating a more vibrant and engaging downtown space for the whole community to enjoy. Grand Opening of The Hive at … Continued

ClearWater Academy Gala

Much fun was had by all at the annual ClearWater Academy Gala fundraiser held at Camp Southern Ground in Fayetteville. ClearWater Academy is a nonprofit school for children with special needs. Their ultimate goal is to create an environment that respects individual differences, promotes communication and supports all areas of the student while preparing each student … Continued

If It Doesn’t Challenge You, It Won’t Change You

As we enter into the new year, we want to be challenged, not complacent. That’s easier said than done, right? We have this dream of being fit and healthy, but we also have days filled with cooking, cleaning, working, school drop offs, appointments, and the list goes on. We have excuses disguised as our to-do list and we put off…

Dance Contempra

Satin-clad feet pirouetting under the shade of an ethereal tutu come to mind when most people think of ballet. Ballet is a beautiful art form. But it’s also an excellent addition to fitness regimens. Paola (pronounced Powla) Jenkins, owner of Peachtree City’s Dance Contempra dance studio, considers dance both an art and a sport. “There are days that I come…

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Worry and fear are common emotions that plague parents when their young ones are sick. I can attest to this, first hand. When my four year old was rushed to the emergency room at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta because of escalating, excruciating pain, I prayed that his diagnosis would be “growing pains.” To my dismay my Connor was diagnosed with…