Friday, February 12, 2016

The Best Chocolate For Your Valentine, and a decadent chocolate drink

By Keri Foy

Tiramisu and (back) Red Velvet individual cakes from Ghyslain Chocolates. Photos by Melissa Donald

Want to splurge on some great chocolate but not sure what to do? Working with chocolate is an art form. It takes skill, a little book knowledge, and a lot of practice. Lucky for you, we’ve assembled a panel of experts to give you unbelievable insight into the power of cocoa.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Win two tickets to Wine, Women & Shoes!

Want to enjoy a night out sipping California wines, browsing fabulous shoes and mingling with other inspiring women in the community while bidding on fabulous auction items and savoring scrumptious bites? If so, enter to win these two tickets to this year’s Wine, Women & Shoes. Here’s how to win…

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Cooking Up the Perfect Date Night

By Paige Rhodes

Delight your man with a delicious steak dinner that is easy to make. 

While date nights are an important part of any relationship, it might be a good idea to forego reservations and set up shop at home. However, just because you’re staying in doesn’t mean you have to skimp on the menu. No date night is perfect without a juicy steak dinner and bourbon-based cocktail. These recipes mixed with your hard work are sure to impress your love.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Her Turning Point: A Simple Decision Can Change Your Life

By Lucy M. Pritchett

Shanna learned about the unpredictability of life after one chance encounter. Photos by Patti Hartog

When someone tells you her turning point came during a car ride, you might jump to the conclusion that there had been some sort of tragic accident that caused a chain reaction of events. But I was happy to learn that Shanna Ward’s turning point had no such story behind it.

Instead, the story goes that as a senior at the University of Louisville majoring in political science, Shanna ended up sharing a ride to Frankfort on her first day there as a legislative intern. The driver was Carol Butler, who then served as director of special events and projects at the university. The upshot of their conversation during that car ride to the Capitol was that Shanna accepted an intern job in Carol’s department.

Goodbye to a life in politics; hello to the world of event planning.

Monday, February 8, 2016

Spread some love to your pets this month

February is not just about sharing the love with the people we care about — it also happens to be National Pet Dental Month, and that fits in perfectly with our Pet category in our Show the Love contest! Send us your best photo of you and your pet(s), and you could win this fun and healthy pet basket for a dog or cat from Jefferson Animal Hospitals.

Before She Goes: Pink is Her Neutral

By Megan M. Seckman

Wendy has an evolving wardrobe filled with bright, distinctive clothing. Photo by Sunni Wigginton

Wendy Saladino, professional interior designer at Tassels, is a self-proclaimed Southern girl. When I met her for coffee, she was clad in a periwinkle Kate Spade dress that was covered in a black cat pattern. With her giant pink (like Legally Blonde pink) diamond earrings and a black bow tied around her neck, she was a statement piece herself — nothing like the gray sweaters that surrounded us on that very gray morning.

Sunday, February 7, 2016

What’s She Reading, Watching, and Listening To...

By Megan M. Seckman

Latisha prefers reading books for increasing her personal growth and knowledge. Photos by Patti Hartog

Like many former English majors, Latisha Reynolds, 44, has a passion for literature. She’s long had a soft spot for thrillers, poetry, and the work of African-American writers such as Toni Morrison. She still proudly displays her gargantuan...

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