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Family Matters by Laura Lebovitz - Grow Counseling

The Overlooked Trait that Kids Need to be Successful: RESILIENCY

The Overlooked Trait that Kids Need to be Successful: RESILIENCY

Resiliency can be a game-changer for kids and can change the way they see disappointments and challenges completely.  By: Laura Lebovitz | LAMFT at Grow Counseling Resiliency is often an overlooked trait, but when kids are resilient they can better cope, and even thrive, when life gets hard. Kids who are resilient can easily develop strengths, hone in

Suwanee ENT - Managing Allergies

Managing Allergies

Suwanee ENT offers a variety of effective treatment options for eliminating allergy symptoms. By: Matthew T. Gill, MD, Suwanee EMT  Allergic rhinitis is a common condition where exposure to certain environmental substances causes an immune-mediated reaction in the nose and upper airway. Symptoms include itching of the eyes, ears, nose and throat, watery eyes, sneezing,

American Casual Living Buford, Georgia

Life Begins Outdoors

From intimate family gatherings to summer cookouts and large-scale parties, Buford’s American Casual Living is your one-stop shop for all outdoor furniture needs. By: Rachel Pillow | Photos by Karl Lamb Owners, Lee and Maureen Recchia of Suwanee, were in the outdoor furniture industry for many years before opening American Casual Living nine years ago. Over

The Diner At Sugar Hill

Classic Comfort Food – The Diner at Sugar Hill

The Diner at Sugar Hill delivers a satisfying home-style dining experience with a side of southern hospitality. By: Michelle Fasig | Photos by Karl Lamb Owner and operator, Mike Emami, views food as a way to bring people together, and that philosophy rings true the moment you step foot into the Diner at Sugar Hill

Georgain Landscape

Backyard Escapes

Ed Szcesniak, Owner of Georgian Landscape Design, and Jeremy Talboy, Owner of North Georgia Landscape Management, have formed a landscaping powerhouse in metro Atlanta.  By: Rachel Pillow   Georgian Landscape Design has won the prestigious “Best of Houzz” award every year since 2013 across multiple categories: customer satisfaction, service and design. Houzz is an online

Why You Should be Using Social Media for Your Business - Veugeler Design Group

Why You Should be Using Social Media for Your Business

Facebook and Instagram are making it easier for people to manage their social media accounts right from their phone, with the ability to swap between business and personal accounts with a click of a button.  By: Priscilla Salmasi and Shay Harbaugh, Veugeler Design Group Recently a small business owner asked us if it was necessary

Wild Animal Safari Pine Mountain, Georgia

Wild Animal Safari

About two hours south of Suwanee in Pine Mountain, Georgia, Wild Animal Safari is a 500 acre drive-through animal park, that lets you get face-to-face with over 650 animals from all over the world. By: Angela Veugeler | Photos by Angela Veugeler One Friday in February when school was closed, my family and I took

Rachel Pillow, Suwanee Magazine Managing Editor

Letter From The Editor: The Guide Issue

Rachel Pillow Managing Editor Here at the office we keep jokingly calling this the “Guide Issue” – but it really is! Think of this issue as your go-to guide for everything in and around Suwanee. Back by popular demand, we have our annual Camp Guide on page 43, featuring over 25 camps throughout the area.

gwinnett chamber pinnacle

Gwinnett Chamber Pinnacle Small Business Awards

Vitality Med Spa Wins & Welcomes New Plastic Surgeon Vitality Med Spa, new to Suwanee this summer, but in business since 2011, welcomes plastic surgeon Dr. Kristin A. Boehm, M.D., FACS. “We are so excited to introduce Dr. Kristin Boehm, double Board Certified Plastic Surgeon to our clients. She specializes in the art of rejuvenation

SelecSource Staffing Services Ribbon Cutting

Welcome New Businesses!

SelecSource Staffing Services: Suwanee welcomed SelecSource Staffing Services with a Ribbon Cutting ceremony on August 18th. “SelecSource is made up of a tight knit group of staff members that really take pride in serving their local communities through the most fundamental of business and personal needs – creative workforce solutions for our customers and career

Beaux Freres Pinot Noir and Orin Swifts White Wine

Holiday Gift Wines

By: Karl Furem, Wine Manager Beverage Superstore It’s that time of year again. The temperature is dropping, football is in full swing, and the holidays are right around the corner. That’s right, time to get ready for parties, dinners, and gifts. A good bottle of wine makes the perfect gift for the host of a dinner

Suwanee Bike Share Program

Suwanee Bike Share Program

Sponsored by CIGNA and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, bike station structures, each housing up to eight bikes and equipped with self-sustaining internal energy sources, have been installed at Suwanee Creek Park and Town Center Park. Photos by: Walt Wooden Whether you’d like to take a few laps around Town Center Park or bike from Town

The Baking Grounds: A 60-Year Baking Tradition

The beautiful cake gracing the cover of our magazine this issue is from The Baking Grounds, a quaint, cozy bakery/cafe, tucked away on Lee Street in historic Buford. By: Rachel Pillow | Photos by Julie Perdue & Walt Wooden Owned by Lorne and Malinda McCaslin, the Buford location has been open for just a little over three years, but the

Marketing Your Business During The Holidays

How To Boost Sales During The Holidays

As we mentioned in the July/August article, email marketing is not dead- it’s alive and well- there’s just a new take on how it’s used. A lot has changed wince the days when the phrase “You’ve Got Mail” was made popular. If email marketing is thriving, what’s changed? Here are some tips to have your email make it through to the inbox of your audience- the right way.

Mega Package Store Suwanee

Business Spotlight: Mega Package Store

Gwinnett County’s largest selection of beer, wine and liquor offers mega deals and mega service in Suwanee. By: Rachel Pillow Photos: Karl Lamb With the holiday season upon us, many of us will be hosting family get-togethers, parties and extravagant dinners. Whether you are looking for the perfect wine to pair with your Thanksgiving feast, the

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