PORTABLE POWER

Keeping smart devices running all day can sometimes be a challenge, which is why mobile chargers are so popular.

4XEM Solar Charger

STORY: Jessica Dauler

Depending on the size of the apparatus, you can count on a power boost or full charge from these handy devices when you need it most.

4XEM Solar Charger ($31.99) – pictured above

While solar chargers don’t have quite as much charging capacity […]

LEARNING YOUR CBDS

While marijuana isn’t legal in Georgia, almost anyone can enjoy the benefits of CBD-infused products.

Kat's Naturals Relax CBD Hemp Oil

Kat’s Naturals Relax CBD Hemp Oil

STORY: Jessica Dauler

Also known as cannabidiol, CBD is a legal, non-psychoactive oil (meaning you won’t get high) that’s very different from regular and medical marijuana. Commonly used as a natural alternative to treat dozens of conditions from anxiety to […]

BUG BRIGADE

Here in the South we have our fair share of bugs, including commonly known offenders such as horse flies, bees, wasps and mosquitoes.

These stinging pests are a warm-weather annoyance that has to be endured when enjoying outdoor time, so whether you’re picnicking at Chastain Park or just hanging out in your own backyard, an insect-prevention plan is essential to a distraction- and bite-free outing. Here are […]

SUN SMART

The next generation of sunscreen products still perform the required tasks, but now offer a handful of additional cosmetic benefits.

Whether you choose a formula from the products shown that offer added bells and whistles or stick to the basics, there’s no excuse for not protecting your skin this summer and beyond.

Bare Republic Diamond Dust Mineral Sunscreen Lotion SPF […]

WRITE THIS DOWN

In this age of technology, there’s something to be said about writing by hand. For many, pens bring back memories of school days, while for others they’re a status symbol or treasured gift. Here are five stylish writing utensils that will have you wanting to ditch going digital in favor of pen and paper.

Tiffany & Co. Executive Tiffany T-clip Retractable Ballpoint Pen in […]

SEOUL SEARCHING

A SELECTION FROM THE KOREAN BEAUTY PRODUCTS THAT ARE ALL THE RAGE

SUGU Glowing Skin Sheet Mask with Egg White

STORY: Jessica Dauler

K-beauty is an abbreviated term for the skincare product boom that began in South Korea and has enchanted the U.S. market. From quirky packaging to quality ingredients at reasonable price points, many of the top-selling Korean beauty items are now available in Atlanta. […]

DOWN TO EARTH

Saving the planet is a huge task, but making the swap to sustainable and naturally derived materials can help make a difference.

Savi Provisions: Repurpose Compostable Tableware

Any day, but particularly Earth Day (April 22), is a great time to explore the benefits of replacing your usual products with eco-friendly versions to help reduce the negative effects they have on the environment. Here are some […]

IN THE TRENCHES

A trench is a coat that remains current despite a 100-year-plus history. These timeless coverings are not only practical, their style longevity also makes them a closet essential for both men and women.

Burberry Vintage Check Cotton Trench Coat

STORY: Jessica Dauler

Burberry Vintage Check Cotton Trench Coat ($2,390)

The ever-recognizable Burberry check is as much a symbol of casual luxury and contemporary elegance as it is […]

FESTIVE MEALS TO GO

During the holidays, playing host or hostess can become overwhelming amidst a long list of seasonal obligations. So why not let someone else do the work this year? Eliminate the stress of meal planning and prep with catered solutions from one of these local purveyors.

STORY: Jessica Dauler
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

1. Pano’s Food Shop: Crab Cocktail, Shrimp Cocktail and African Lobster Tails

($19 per person)

A Buckhead institution marked by […]

AUTUMNAL ADVENTURES

The cooler months bring on a popular pastime known as leaf peeping, which takes people on a journey to find the best fall foliage.

Amicalola Falls State Park Dawsonville, Georgia – Courtesy Georgia Department of Natural Resources

STORY: Jessica Dauler

It’s difficult to predict the exact dates for optimal viewing, but lucky for us, many nearby options make it easier to find a window of opportunity.

Amicalola […]