Tis a Great Time 
to be in Vinings


It’s the end of another year, the month of December, the month of transition. This year has flown by for me and I’m sure for many of you as well. I’m excited to transition from my television production and advertising agency into my new position as Publisher of Vinings Lifestyle.

December 2016 Our Contributors

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…

Vinings Lifestyle Health and Wellness Mixer

Recently, Vinings Lifestyle magazine hosted a Health and Wellness Professionals Mixer along with dermatologist, Dr. Alan Gardner. Held at one of Vinings' newest restaurants, 101 Steak, the crowd enjoyed an evening of delicious food, drinks and networking.

A+ Dentistry Holds Candy Buy-Back to Support the Troops

A+ Pediatric Dentistry of Atlanta worked with Operation Gratitude and the local Legion Posts for their 4th Annual Candy Buyback Costume Party. They collected over 700 lbs of candy which will be sent to troops overseas. Kids exchanged candy for money and were able to party with DJ Willy Wow!

December 2016 Around Town

Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Goofy and 25 of Disney's favorite characters will captivate the young and young at heart! See the Fairy Godmother transform Cinderella’s rags into a beautiful ball gown in a split second; the Toy Story gang defy the dimensions of Andy’s toy box with the help of the green army men; and the spectacular stage debut of…

Exceeding the Mark

It was just a couple of chance conversations but it was enough to inspire two area pediatricians to form Exceeding the Mark, which provides the needed scholastic boost up for children across metro Atlanta. But to Dr. Tiffini Billingsly and Dr. Lynn Gardner, it was not a matter of chance but rather divine intervention.

The most 
wonderful time of the year!

This really is the most wonderful time of the year. We may not have snow but Vinings has oodles of holiday cheer. From millions of lights decorating city streets, homes decked out with every kind of inflatable known to man, and holiday music blaring from every store speaker, it's hard to not get wrapped up in the magic of the…

Homemade for the Holidays

The holidays are an ideal time to put on the apron and pull out the crafting supplies to make homemade gifts this year. The memories created with family and friends will last long after the holiday lights have dimmed.

The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide

Looking for unique gifts this holiday season? We've got you covered. Check out our favorite gift ideas for everyone on your list!

Gifts That Bakers will Fa-La-La-Love!

This gift guide is sure to tickle any baker’s fancy. From special ingredients to baking tools to the cutest aprons and more...there are tons of gifts for the bakers on your holiday list. Check out our favorite ones!

Real Gift Giving

This year I traveled on a mission trip to Lima, Peru where I was confronted with a level of poverty that I never knew existed. The poorest in our society often are wealthy by developing nation's standards. The experience reset my view of how blessed we are and the meaningful difference between 'wants' and 'needs.'

Expert Help to Create a Holiday Ready Home

Entertaining guests this holiday season? Looking to create new holiday traditions with the family? Dreaming of hiring an interior designer to create a Vinings version of a winter wonderland? Rhonda E. Peterson of Rhonda Peterson and Associates, LLC (RhondaEPeterson.Blogspot.com) can help. Here are her expert ideas for creating a holiday ready home.