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Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

  Parsons Gifts & Cards 1500 Peachtree Industrial Blvd. Suwanee, GA 30024   770-271-7735     Parsons-Suwanee-GA.com   Fun, new, exciting, one-stop gift shopping! Your favorite boutique in Suwanee!     Bella Blue Children’s Boutique 1500 Peachtree Industrial Blvd., Suite #125 Suwanee, GA 30024   678-765-8820       Bella Blue is a locally owned

holiday traditions

Southern Holiday Traditions

Every family has unique traditions, whether it is something as simple as going for a walk after Thanksgiving dinner (like our reader, Julia Swale) or wearing t-shirts donned with spatulas (you have to check out Sarah Pyke’s hilarious tradition).  Submitted by readers We hope you are inspired by some of these traditions and recipes and

C’est Délicieux

La Madeleine Bakery & Café gives you a taste of that indulgent, laid-back, community-based and joyful Parisian lifestyle. Story and Photos By: Rachel Pillow As you step into La Madeleine French Bakery & Café in Buford, your mind is immediately whisked away from the busyness of Mall of Georgia holiday shopping and transported to  a Parisian

brick and mortar

Brand-Aid: 4 Ways Brick-and-Mortar Stores Can Outsell Online Retailers This Holiday Season

Even in the age of Amazon, it’s still possible for brick-and-mortar stores to compete with online retailers.  By: ALICIA CARTER, Content Marketing Manager, Veugeler Design Group With the right marketing game plan, businesses can increase foot traffic to their stores with online engagement and incentives, and then provide a personalized shopping experience that e-commerce sites

suwanee magazine get fit challenge

Are You Ready to Get Fit?

Suwanee Magazine wants to help you get back on track to a healthier lifestyle come 2018. That’s why we’re bringing back our Get Fit Challenge. We are currently looking for six local residents who want to kick off the new year with a commitment to a three-month challenge that will give you the tools and

Ways to Give Back

8 Ways to Give Back this Holiday Season

Caught up in the ballyhoo of the holiday season? From shopping and family gatherings to holiday portraits and other activities, Thanksgiving and Christmas traditions can generate a lot of spending and, sometimes, a lot of stress. But it’s important not to lose sight of the true charitable nature of the season of giving. By: Alicia

Letter from the editor Rachel Pillow

Letter From The Editor: Sausage balls & coffee cake…

Rachel Pillow Managing Editor The holidays are here! It’s the most wonderful, joyous, family-filled (and stressful) time of year. Wait, what was that last part? Don’t get me wrong, the holidays are a ton of fun, but with them comes a mile long “To Do” and “To Buy” list. Thankfully, our friend and licensed marriage

Welcome to Y’allywood

According to FilmL.A.’s annual report, the state of Georgia has outpaced the longstanding frontrunner, California, as the top location for feature film production. By: Rachel Pillow | Photos courtesy Explore Gwinnett According to FilmL.A.’s annual report, the state of Georgia has outpaced the longstanding frontrunner, California, as the top location for feature film production. In

Suwanee Academy of the Arts Gingerbread Festival

Suwanee Academy of the Arts’ Gingerbread Festival

Suwanee Academy of the Arts’ annual Christmas tradition – the Gingerbread Festival – is back in 2017. First held in December 2007, Patty Etherton & Berneta Davis conceived this event to serve as a living, breathing Christmas card to their community. This festival is a weeklong celebration where the community is invited to participate in

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