Fashion Instagram-style

 Article Flavia Teles  Instagram has become a fashion conduit for millions. The following are six noteworthy Instagrammers who may inspire your sartorial senses this season:            1. Brandon Maxwell, fashion designer and creative director    

Five Kids Who Love School

 Article and Photography Christy Duncan  It’s that time again…our kids are back in school! New teachers, new supplies, new friends, new clothes and maybe even a new school.  Every year parents spend weeks planning schedules, buying supplies and preparing their kids for another successful year of school.  Kids on the other hand may be feeling a little sad to see…

Top Chillin’ Spots

 Article and Photography Lila Campbell  Summertime is the season for sipping drinks and savoring bites on the patio with friends. With so many options in Vinings, we've narrowed it down to five of our favorite spots to enjoy these warm summer months — whether you're looking to grab a beer on a pup-friendly patio, a romantic dinner on the riverbank…

Gabriel + His Dad, Ty

 Article Lila Campbell  Running  Soccer

Lila Campbell and Daughter Campbell Glen

 Article and Photography  Rings: Opal ring from Mexico girl's trip; emerald ring was mom's!  Photo of Edie Sedgwick and Andy Warhol by Steve Shapiro

Local Skin Care Faves

 1675 Cumberland Parkway SE, Suite #410, Smyrna, GA 30080
770.437.0780  Bamboo Firming Fluid: For tighter looking skin, Bamboo Firming Fluid is the answer. The strengthening agents of bamboo and coconut deeply hydrate with the help of a natural retinol alternative and Swiss green apple stem cells.  2. Strawbery Rhubarb Demafoliant: Achieve a bright and radiant looking complexion with Strawberry Rhubarb Dermafoliant. Rice powder absorbs…

Candice Cunningham Shares Her Confessions

Candice Cunningham believes that sticking to your workout and diet plans are crucial to seeing results, but she also knows that a bit of moderation may be just as important! Without a splurge here and there, it's difficult to refrain from straying completely from your goals. As a personal trainer in the Atlanta area, Candice works with clients both one…

Cheers to the New Year

Last year, Steve Shamatta brought Smyrna residents into 2017 in spectacular style at his new sports bar, Creatwood Tavern. When he heard rumblings Atlanta was not going to celebrate the New Year with a ball drop, he says “I got to thinking that maybe we could do one of our own. We contacted the city of Smyrna, and when they…

Some of Smyrna & Vinings Lifestyle’s Best Thanksgiving Traditions

"Holidays are a special time for our family. Our love of good food, family fun and games are moments quite treasured. We keep the food pretty traditional—the mac 'n cheese being the biggest hit with the kiddos of course, with about six cheeses included in the recipe. The adult favorite is our family’s oyster dressing recipe loaded with peppers, onions,…

Winner of Best Engagement Story

Hand in hand, we soared over the beach as the helicopter banked left. I gazed down and squinted to read the words I saw lightly etched into the sand. 
With blurry eyes and a quivering lip, the words fumbled from my mouth. “Does ... does that say my name?”

iFly

Walking through the entrance to iFly is akin to walking into a time machine. You will get a sense that you just stepped into the future or perhaps stumbled upon a space station. After your check-in, which is a breeze featuring the most up-to-date technology, you proceed to get your flight suit.

ROMANTIC 
WEEKEND 
GETAWAY

Nestled in the picturesque Blue Ridge Mountains, and just four short hours away, Asheville is the city for a perfect romantic weekend getaway. Indulge at Shoji Retreats, the Japanese inspired sanctuary, offering private hot tubs that overlook the city of Asheville all while immersing yourself in the beauty of the mountains. It’s simply, the best of both worlds. Hold hands…

WellStar To Open New Vinings Health Park

WellStar is midway through construction on a Vinings healthcare facility that will bring much needed medical care to the Vinings, Smyrna and South Cobb community. Bringing high-quality outpatient services close to home, the facility is expected to open its doors September 2017.

6 Essentials for a Super Summer

As the editor of Vinings Lifestyle Magazine and a writer and blogger in my own right (MamaliciousMaria.com), companies often send me products to review with hopes I like the products and tell others about them. Some products miss the mark. Others are nice but not notable. And then there are the ones that are fantastic, standing out in sometimes astonishingly…