Long Live Love

I sit here writing this letter reminiscing. It was five years ago but it feels like yesterday. On a rainy Wednesday night, our family and friends gathered downtown. The rooftop venue overlooking the Aquarium and Centennial Park was surrounded by a thick layer of fog. Omar and I were getting married after being together for nearly seven years. My hair,…

A Conversation with Dena from Panache Bistro

Panache Bistro is a quaint little restaurant nestled in South Fulton. It's like a coffee shop, a breakfast spot and the perfect place to have lunch rolled into one. One of the joys of writing for South Fulton Lifestyle is that I have discovered gems like Panache, right in my neighborhood. Many other new Panache customers have relayed to me…

South Fulton Chamber of Commerce presents its 
Annual Awards Luncheon and Installation of Officers

The Chamber presented awards and feature Keynote Speaker Congressman David Scott at the Westin on Best Rd. 
Some of South Fulton's finest were in attendance. Photography by art by Benetez

Around Town

South Fulton Students 
Win Scholarship at Atlanta 
Science Festival South Fulton’s own Kimberly Connor of Pierce Academy and Nia McKenzie of Latin College Prep came in as the 1st runner ups of the 2016 TAG-Ed, Atlanta Science Festival and How Stuff Works Middle School WEBChallenge Competition. The sixth grade students were both awarded $400 scholarships at this year’s Atlanta Science…

South Fulton Lifestyle magazine celebrates one year!

South Fulton Lifestyle magazine celebrated one year at Empire Lounge in what is sure to be an annual event. 
The cake by CEO Custom Cakes was a hit!

Mosaic Moon Gala

Offering several art classes and exercise, dance and yoga right on Cascade Rd, Mosaic Moon celebrated 
their grand opening with a fabulous gala. Photography by Image Base International

Westlake Students Sign with Various Colleges

Dance : Stephanie Ajia Northern – University of Alabama, Soccer : Alexis Lawson – Alabama A & M, Baseball : 

Terrell Frazier- Georgia State University,

 Ramon Laster- Eastern Kentucky

When Love is Golden

Reverend Dr. and Mrs. James Allen Milner are long term residents of Southwest Atlanta. They recently celebrated 50 years of marriage at a lovely event surrounded by a host of relatives and friends. The Milners, who are both natives of Atlanta, met while they were teenagers at the old “dance hall” at Mozley Park. And they have been together ever…

Tips from a Wedding Planning Pro

After the excitement of the engagement has worn off, most couples struggle with the question, “What now?” I recommend that couples start the planning process early by discussing the guest list and budget. This is a challenging task that’s important to discuss early to ensure a smooth planning process over the next 9-12 months. More couples are paying for their…

Picking the Perfect Flowers for your Bridal Bouquet

So you've started wedding planning and have probably ventured on to Pinterest a few hundred times and are wondering, “How do I pick my bouquet?" The first question should be: what is my budget? This is a VERY important question as many are unaware the cost of flowers. Even if it is a sliding scale or a "no more than"…

Say Yes!

Fabulous Frocks® Bridal is a budget-savvy bride's dream! While receiving an unparalleled experience in our relaxing, quaint boutique, you can shop top designer gowns for a fraction of the price. Our current inventory includes top designers Monique Lhuillier, Hayley Paige, Romona Keveza, and more, along with some of those less known boho designers that we all love to "pin" on…

Romantic Outdoor Wedding 
Dessert Table Inspiration

Planning a summer wedding? Thinking of having an outdoor wedding or reception? Set amongst the trees with a serene backdrop is a dessert table filled with sweet treats that are just as beautiful to look at as they are to taste. This romantic dessert table designed with a color palette of peach, coral, and soft pinks is a lovely and…

Having a Conversation about Finances is Important for Engaged Couples

June is a popular month for weddings. If you’re getting married next month, you no doubt have many exciting details to discuss with your spouse-to-be. But after you get back from the honeymoon, you’ll want to have another discussion — about your finances. It might not sound glamorous, but couples who quickly “get on the same page” regarding their financial…

Sweet Love

In 2012, Shane interviewed Chelsea about her work with various communities through her blog Chelsea Loves Yoga and the ways in which she engages yoga to cultivate community for his online health magazine. The two corresponded over the course of the year through email and phone conversations about potential work collaborations together. Fast forward to 2013, Chelsea and Shane finally…

Cake Bliss

For several years, Courtney Olivari has produced outstanding culinary creations for the most discerning clientele. CEO Custom Cakes was started by Courtney with the intention of providing gourmet desserts to the Atlanta community. They specialize in creating upscale customized items for your event. They believe that special events deserve special desserts, taking your event to the next level, from plain…

The Perfect Suit

Fifteen years ago. That’s when I met my husband. At the time, he didn’t know that I was his nor did I know that he was mine. Yet, there we were in a hot July day at a cookout in Boston. I was home for the summer, a rising sophomore at our alma mater, Tuskegee University. He had just moved…