ProStone Granite & Cabinetry: Your Most Stylish Investment

photos by JEJ PHOTOS In business for over 18 years, ProStone Granite & Cabinetry is skilled at taking your project from start to finish with ease, efficiency, and impeccable style!  From on-the-spot pricing right in their showroom to a thoughtfully managed timeline, ultra-professional communication, and dedication to a customer’s complete happiness with the end result, […]

Brooke Notes: The Publisher’s Perspective

photo by CARRIE ALLEN A couple of months ago, I started going for a walk every single (weekday) morning. I wake up, enjoy my cup of coffee and head out to take my two dogs on an hour long walk. The best part? My mom does it with me! She doesn’t live nearby, so we […]

Confidence is a Skill (Not Just a State of Mind)

by TARA LAFON GOOCH When it comes to making a lasting impression, nothing is more powerful than showing up confidently. Whether you’re stepping into a job interview, attending a social gathering, or taking the stage to deliver a presentation, projecting self-assurance can make all the difference. Confidence is not just a state of mind; it’s […]

The Comfort of Solitude: How to Appreciate Your own Company

As many of us already know, spending time alone doesn’t equate to being lonely. Alone time can be a gift…an opportunity to get to know ourselves better, a chance to improve our mental health, and engage in the things we enjoy without worrying about anyone else. Whether you’re wishing for more time alone or less […]

Keeping it Real: Transitioning Well

by KAYLYN LANIER XIONG I am writing this article while the summer heat is still in full swing, but when you read it, we will have stepped into fall. (Yes! Sweater weather, y’all! Who’s with me?) We hear all the time about this season, “Autumn has such a wonderful way of showing us how beautiful […]

A Bright Moment: Creamy Corn Chowder Soup with Zucchini & Green Chiles*

Servings: 5-6 Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 15 minutes Total time: 25 minutes Ingredients: 6 strips Bacon, chopped 1 tbsp. Olive Oil 2-3 Green Chiles, de-seeded and chopped 2 cups Corn Kernels, about 4 corn cobs 2 large Zucchini, chopped 2-3 Yukon Gold Potatoes, chopped ½ medium Sweet Onion, finely chopped 2-3 Garlic Cloves, […]

The ART Beat of Forsyth Woman

A monthly column that keeps its finger on the pulse of Forsyth’s artists and their inspiring stories. This month we’re interviewing three artists from The Cricket’s Nest Craft Shop, a local non-profit outreach giving the senior community of Forsyth County a place to display and sell their crafts. These women share a passion for repurposed […]

Purpose Push: Intention isn’t enough 

In June, I wrote about us as boss women being intentioned for greatness. That is true because God is within us and He has a carefully crafted plan for our lives if we would just lean into who we were born to be.  This month, I want to talk about our intentions. We can all […]

Cheers for Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Brenner Children’s Hospital

Friday, November 3, 2023  7 p.m. at The Millennium Center  Cheers!, proudly presented by Simply Southern, is more than an event – it’s a celebration of our community’s commitment to caring for children and to Brenner Children’s Hospital. We are thankful that Simply Southern has chosen to partner with us, and we hope you will […]

What is the Enneagram and Why Should I Care?

Have you heard of the Enneagram? In the past several years, the Enneagram has become a popular tool for categorizing and understanding personality. It seems to be popping up all over the place through coaches, in various organizations, on social media, and through memes.  What exactly is it? The Enneagram is a study of the […]

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