Thursday, July 24, 2014

Every One of Us Has a Story

Cover Girls

Lousie Jenkins – 90 Years, A Million Memories Lousie Jenkins – 90 Years, A Million Memories

Surviving a tornado. Meeting the President of the United States. Holding a top-secret... Read More


Tricia Stearns – Fresher, Simpler Living from the Ground Up Tricia Stearns – Fresher, Simpler Living from the Ground Up

It’s a sun-drenched spring morning in Fayette County, so gorgeous that it nearly... Read More


Paul-Anne Gray, the Party Girl Paul-Anne Gray, the Party Girl

Hang on to your fairytale beliefs — the glowing, wand-waving Fairy Godmother who... Read More


Judge Carla McMillian, Honorable and Just Judge Carla McMillian, Honorable and Just

Judge Carla McMillian is proud to be the first Asian-American female trial court... Read More


Cathy Berggren Gives Hope At Real Life Center Cathy Berggren Gives Hope At Real Life Center

Building a non-profit is not a task for the faint of heart. It takes patience, persistence,... Read More


Rose Marie Harper lives, loves and does well Rose Marie Harper lives, loves and does well

At some point in our lives, each of us begins to think about our legacy: we wonder... Read More


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Blogs

Memoir Workshop Memoir Workshop

Jessica Handler, author of Braving the Fire: A Guide to Writing About Grief and Loss... Read More


Happier Homeschooling Happier Homeschooling

Like many moms who work outside of the home, last winter I found myself at wit’s... Read More


Entrekin Book Signing Entrekin Book Signing

Peachtree City resident and former FW cover girl, Jill Smith Entrekin, will be signing... Read More


Free Gardening Make and Take Free Gardening Make and Take

Peachtree City Library’s summer reading program for adults, Groundbreaking... Read More


Local Literature – Live! Local Literature – Live!

Local writers will take their turn at the microphone on Thursday, July 18, at 7 p.m.... Read More


True Story! True Story!

True Story!, the popular Atlanta-based nonfiction reading series where rogue writers... Read More


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Good Stories

Guitars Not Guns: Changing the World, One Kid at a Time Guitars Not Guns: Changing the World, One Kid at a Time

By Sharon Ricks Music is powerful. It can fill up a restaurant on a slow night, bring joy to a child’s face, or send an urgent message to a violent world. On a Tuesday evening in early April, it did all three at once at the Pizza Hut Restaurant on Crosstown Court in Peachtree City. Families gathered for their evening meal around a group of guys with... Read More


2013 Mother of the Year~ Kristi Awtrey Peterson 2013 Mother of the Year~ Kristi Awtrey Peterson

It is a great honor each year to read all the wonderful nomination letters our readers send for the Fayette Woman and The Citizen Mother of the Year contest. We wish everyone  could be the winner. A few of the nominations tugged a bit at our heart strings, and Kristi’s was one of those. Kristi was nominated by her three daughters Emily, Sophie... Read More


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Take Care

Senior Workshop: Get Fresh! With Farm-Fresh Eating Senior Workshop: Get Fresh! With Farm-Fresh Eating

Piedmont Fayette Hospital’s Sixty Plus Services and Fayette Senior Services present Get Fresh! Farm-fresh eating…it’s easy, fun and better for you! Thursday, July 18 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (includes lunch) Fayette Senior Services Life Enrichment Center 4 Center Drive, Fayetteville The event is FREE. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Seating is limited.... Read More


Seniors: Bone Nutrition Class Seniors: Bone Nutrition Class

“Bone-ified” Tuesday, July 9– 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at the FSS Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive. We don’t think about it very often, but our bone health is just as important as the rest of our health, especially as we age. Sue Raia will be on hand to share with us all about... Read More


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Family

Have a Blast on July 4th — Safely! Have a Blast on July 4th — Safely!

It’s that time of year when our nation celebrates Independence Day, commonly known... Read More


“Thank-Yous” Every Father Should Hear “Thank-Yous” Every Father Should Hear

On Sunday, June 16th—otherwise known as Father’s Day—dads around America will... Read More


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At Home

Keep Your Home Safe While You’re Away Keep Your Home Safe While You’re Away

With an estimated 136 million Americans going on at least one vacation this summer,... Read More


My Chef Nancy’s Johnston Mac and Cheese

This is one of my Mom’s “rotation of five” recipes.  She learned it from their... Read More


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Scrapbook

The Amazing Machu Picchu, Peru with Fayette Woman Magazine The Amazing Machu Picchu, Peru with Fayette Woman Magazine

Last July, Mamie Smith of Peachtree City visited Machu Picchu, Peru, with Girl Scouts... Read More


Into the Montana Mountains with Fayette Woman Magazine Into the Montana Mountains with Fayette Woman Magazine

Brenda and Jeff Stephens with their copy of Fayette Woman magazine at Elk Mountain... Read More


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Etcetera

Memoir Workshop Memoir Workshop

Jessica Handler, author of Braving the Fire: A Guide to Writing About Grief and Loss... Read More


Happier Homeschooling Happier Homeschooling

Like many moms who work outside of the home, last winter I found myself at wit’s... Read More


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Travel

Protecting Your Vehicle from Summer Theft Protecting Your Vehicle from Summer Theft

Protecting Your Vehicle from Summer Theft: Security Experts Offer “Rules of the Road” Choosing a road trip over air travel this summer may seem like a smart way to save money on the high cost of airfare. However, families who take this route may be putting themselves in a position for an even costlier risk: having their car and its parts stolen... Read More


Travelers Make Great Targets for Identity Thieves Travelers Make Great Targets for Identity Thieves

As summer nears, many people start dreaming about and planning vacation getaways. But while you’re enjoying the beach, identity thieves are devising new ways to steal your personal information. Consumers often let their guards down on vacation, putting them at greater risk of identity theft. In an effort to curb the growing problem of identity... Read More


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Focus

Mother of the Bride Dress Dilemmas, Solved Mother of the Bride Dress Dilemmas, Solved

Shopping for the perfect mother of the bride (or groom) dress isn’t easy. The... Read More


What to Eat for Great Skin What to Eat for Great Skin

As a bride, you’re going to have a natural glow on your big day. But what if... Read More


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Business

Get Affairs in Order After Death of Spouse Get Affairs in Order After Death of Spouse

Serial entrepreneur Susan Alpert captured the good life with her husband of 46 years,... Read More


Avoid Card Skimming Scams Avoid Card Skimming Scams

It’s National Consumer Protection Week ,and the Better Business Bureau (BBB) is... Read More


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