July Contributors 4

Aubry Canales is a custom portrait photographer based in Vinings. She specializes in family concept editorial sessions. In addition to photographing families and individuals, Aubry has also worked on impressive and innovative shoots for Delta Airlines, CNN, and the SEC. She is married with three children. AubryCanales.com

Rotricia Rachelle Coley – 
As an event designer, stylist, and photographer, Rotricia Rachelle Coley finds joy in helping others celebrate life in style with those that matter most to them. Rotricia Rachelle is known for her custom elaborate themed dessert tables. Her work has been featured in Kara’s Party Ideas, Everyday Party magazine, and Catch My Party.  Rotricia Rachelle is a wife and mother of three and resides in Smyrna. RachelleGrace.com

Bernetta Knighten is a lifestyle blogger (BernettaStyle.com) who enjoys writing about motherhood, marriage and motivation to do and be your best. She currently resides in an Atlanta suburb with her husband and 3 children.

Laura Miller is a native Atlantan with a passion for the written word. From creative short stories to folk songs, business writing to human interest journalism, Laura has written some of everything and enjoys a challenging topic. Currently, she writes for numerous local publications as well as small businesses. OmniaWriting.com

Lia Picard has lived in Atlanta with her husband for nearly three years, hailing from the Sunshine State. She loves to cook and explore the local dining scene, highlighting both on her blog and other publications around town. Lia loves the Atlanta community and shows support by volunteering with different local organizations including the Junior League of Atlanta. 

Kendra Pierson is the creator of headbandfortoday.com, a lifestyle blog with a heavy emphasis on parenting and travel. She doesn’t make headbands, but rather wears the multiple headbands as a small business owner, board member, and community volunteer, as well as a wife and mother to two young children.

Preston Smith lives in historic Vinings with his wife and children (both human and canine). He traces his lineage back to seventeenth-century Englishmen who drank beer for medicinal purposes to survive their trans-Atlantic voyage, which explains his irritable bowel, crooked teeth, snarky attitude and aversion to anything oceanic. After attending Baylor University and the University of Georgia law school. Preston worked in healthcare and served four terms as a Georgia State Senator. He squanders his spare time trying to persuade his three hunting dogs to act less like house cats and more like, well – hunting dogs. SouthernReflections.com

Mary Welch is a business and lifestyle editor who writes on a broad range of topics ranging from the legal world to automobiles to travel for a variety of local and national publications. She is the former editor of Atlanta Woman and business to business magazines.

Want to join our roster of writers and photographers? 
Email Maria.Smith@lifestylepubs.com.