Forsyth Mags Foodie: For Fans of Food!

  A 21 year old chef with a college degree and one cookbook already under her belt, Lauren Sephton’s enthusiasm for food is almost extravagant. She doesn’t just eat food, she celebrates it; she doesn’t just prepare meals for people, she lavishesher dishes on them.  A foodie who knows how to feast, photograph and formulate […]

Simply Southern Cuisine: Family Ties

PHOTOS BY JEJ PHOTOS Flash back to your own favorite childhood dessert – and the precious time spent with your grandmother in the kitchen – and you’ll realize the memory of Sunday dinner always reminds us of the goodness of home and family. Now, meet the amazing family behind Simply Southern Cuisine in Clemmons, who […]

Women on the Move: July 2021

  Vavina Lapham serves as the aquatics director and head coach for Salem College Swimming (NCAA Division III), the Brookberry Farms head coach (first female to assume the role) for Greater Forsyth Summer League and is also currently a head coach at Enfinity Aquatic Club. Lapham now enters the private sector of swimming by developing her […]

Brooke Notes – The Publisher Perspective

PHOTOS BY JODIE BRIM The other day I watched a video on mindset and meditation. I’ll admit, I hardly ever meditate but I totally see the benefit of it and am planning to make it part of my routine. Even if I start with five minutes a day! One thing Dr. Joe Dispenza said in […]

“Are All of Them Together Stronger Than God?”

PHOTO BY JODIE BRIM What makes you cry that you know makes God cry, too? What can you do this day to help bring change in that area? Maybe it feels small. But the Lord shows us repeatedly that nothing is too small for Him to use mightily. One of the most profound and impactful […]

A Bright Moment: 10-Minute Hawaiian Shrimp

  Ingredients 16 oz large shrimp, cleaned and deveined 2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 2 tsp. paprika 1 tbsp. flour 5 garlic cloves, finely minced 3/4 tsp. salt 1 tsp. black pepper fresh parsley, finely chopped Instructions In a large plastic zip bag, toss the shrimp with the paprika, flour, salt, and black pepper. In a large pan over medium high heat, warm up the olive oil for 1 minute. […]

Lavender and Honey: A Sweet Addition to Historic West End

You’ve probably seen the lines wrapping around the crisp white building on West End Boulevard most mornings and occasionally, later in the day. And perhaps you’ve heard the rumors about the most decadent cinnamon rolls on the East Coast!  (It’s true, by the way… they really are something to behold!)  But did you know that […]

Jump at the Sun

  Take a minute to visit Jumpatthesun.org, and you’ll realize their mission to enhance the social studies experience for local elementary children revolves around the belief that our history is not the result of just one story, but many untold stories that define us all! A collaboration between Action4Equality, Bookmarks, Heritage 365, Read Write Spell, […]

Drink Local at Black Mountain Chocolate Bar’s Brand New Location

If you’re craving a break from distilleries, breweries, or your local dive bar, switch up your Saturday night routine and indulge your sweet tooth. At its new location in Bailey South, Winston-Salem’s beloved Black Mountain Chocolate is now serving up delectable craft cocktails alongside its classic chocolate treats and coffee drinks. I rarely say no […]

Voices Changing Communities:  Speaking the Language of Change

Doris Molina-Henry, PhD, and Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at Winston-Salem State University (WSSU), possesses a knack for languages. She excelled as a young girl growing up in the Dominican Republic in interpreting for an English-speaking medical team abroad, called Healing Children Midlantic, during their annual trips to her small hometown. With […]