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Tour Her Neighborhood: Shelbyville

Teresa Cotterman and her daughter Brielle stroll through the shops at 800 Main in Shelbyville. Sprawling equestrian properties and country homes with double digit acreage were all this horse-loving grandmother needed to forgo retirement and establish herself as one of Shelby County’s most sought-after realtors. Written by Diane R. Paylor | Photographed by Kylene White After a 30-year career selling real estate in Indiana, Teresa Cotterman was set to take down her realtor signpost and retire in Shelbyville to be closer to her beloved daughter and grandchildren. But the allure of the city known [...]

By |2022-11-09T18:06:28-05:00November 9, 2022|Home & Garden, Tour Her Neighborhood|

A Woman’s Guide to Senior Care

Choosing the right type of care for an aging loved one can be a difficult task. Here are some expert tips on how to make these very important decisions easier for everyone. Written by Lennie Omalza | Illustration by Branden Barker With 15 percent of Derby City residents older than 60 and the Kentucky chapter of the AARP estimating the state’s senior population to increase 40 percent by 2050, it’s no surprise that Louisville was dubbed “America’s Aging Care Capital” by Forbes magazine. With a plethora of in-home services, assisted living facilities, nursing homes, and other [...]

By |2022-11-09T15:22:17-05:00November 9, 2022|Health & Wellness|

The Year of the Woman

A Midterms Breakdown Written by Terrance A. Sullivan, J.D. | Illustration by Branden Barker The 2022 midterm election is one of the most consequential elections in our time. Sure, people say this seemingly at every election, but this year is different because both literally and figuratively, women are on the ballot. Following the recent shenanigans (to put it mildly) of the Supreme Court, there is no greater call to action around women than this off-year election. As the national anti-women rhetoric has permeated, so too has the threat encroached upon the local level. One of the [...]

By |2022-11-09T14:55:53-05:00November 9, 2022|Community & Sisterhood, The Weigh In|

The Art of Throwing a Party

Entertaining entrepreneurs, Shannon Fehr, Clair Belknap and Robyn Thomas. These entertaining experts have a reputation for designing and hosting fabulous, fun events. During the time of year when you need it most, they share some trade secrets that will help make your next gathering a blast. Written by Christine Fellingham | Photographed on location at Land O' Goshen Farm Event Center by Kylene White When it comes to hosting a memorable party, these three friends and entertaining entrepreneurs have it all figured out. The first thing they advise any hostess to do is to [...]

By |2022-11-03T19:01:28-04:00November 3, 2022|Life & Style|

In the Kitchen with Damaris: Make-Ahead Thanksgiving

Photo by Kylene White Our resident entertaining expert and Food Network chef, Damaris Phillips, shares her strategy and recipes for a stressless, made-from-scratch holiday feast. By Damaris Phillips A few years ago my sister-in-law, Dameron, and I decided to cook the entire Thanksgiving dinner together. Growing up, our family dinner tradition was potluck style, so making everything ourselves felt like a fun challenge. We planned, we shopped, we organized and we started early Thanksgiving morning. By 4 p.m., we had created a stunning Thanksgiving dinner that anyone would be proud to serve. We [...]

By |2022-11-03T16:18:22-04:00November 3, 2022|Home & Garden|
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