Christmas at Kim Taylor & Company Beauty, Whimsy and Style

What could be more whimsical than an upside-down Christmas tree? Enter Kim Taylor & Company on Stratford Road, and you will love their famous upside-down tree laden with creative, fun Christmas ornaments. This tree has been a beloved tradition at Kim Taylor & Company for eighteen years. What a great way to begin your Christmas […]

Second Harvest Food Bank: Be Like Joyce

“Unacceptable.” That’s what Joyce Kohfeldt thought to herself when she learned how many children in Northwest North Carolina go hungry each year. “This is unacceptable,” she told the Second Harvest Food Bank staff when she called their offices, asking what she could do. “It’s unacceptable!” she told her pastor at Winston-Salem’s Epiphany Lutheran when she […]

December 2019: The View from this Side

This is a hard View to write.  I always want to be upbeat and encouraging in my little corner of the magazine, but this month is more difficult than others.  Most of you know this has been a challenging year for our family, but as we face the first Christmas without my dad, it’s weighing […]

Reaching Your Audience

Is your business reaching the right audience? Even the most stellar business plan is worthless if your message doesn’t get in front of the right people. Make 2020 the year that your company’s marketing plan gets a boost with these tips on reaching your target audience. Build your buyer personas. Who is your ideal customer? […]

Homestead Hills for the Holidays

It’s beginning to look at lot like the holidays at Homestead Hills. This upscale senior retirement community is located on 37 vibrant acres, southwest of Winston-Salem and the holidays are in full swing throughout the community! “This time of year is a lot of fun for our Members, we love bringing the joy of the […]

Hustle & Heart: Let’s Review: 12 Tips from 2019 to Empower Your Business

Let’s take some time to celebrate and reflect the last year together! This month we’re looking back at 12 months of tips, tricks, and bites of knowledge from 2019’s Hustle & Heart as a reminder to be proud of what you’ve accomplished and excited for what you’re going to implement next in your business! Cheers […]

Stop Centering Yourself

We have all seen it. A conversation is moving along just fine, and suddenly someone inserts themselves and their experience into the conversation, awkwardly and seemingly without sense. The conversation is now revolving around that person, their experiences, and the previous trajectory has been abandoned for this new path. An example: two friends are having […]


As women, we are constantly working hard to make a statement in a world that is mostly dominated by men. But as black woman, we have to strive twice as hard to get the same amount of respect as everyone else. There are some great black women of our time who have pioneered their way […]

The Gift That Won’t Fit

What’s with these fanatics, decking the halls weeks before Thanksgiving, then insisting on stretching that tinseled celebration straight into the New Year? Guilty! Yes, I binge on this season that invites grown-ups to become children again. Like every kid, I got revved up over presents under the tree. I would jiggle each one and Wear.My.Mama.OUT with […]

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