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Southern 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

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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

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

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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

Investment Strategies with Aileron Investment Advisors

Investment Strategies with Aileron

By: Bill and Cindi Porter, AILERON INVESTMENT ADVISORS Q: Can government regulations affect my investments? A: Reasonable regulations are necessary and provide consumers with layers of consumer protection. However, every regulation can be an expense, and that extra cost is added to the price of every product or service being regulated. We pay for every regulation:

Business Spotlight: Splash and Dash Groomerie & Boutique

Full-service grooming and pet salon, Splash and Dash Groomerie & Boutique offers membership subscriptions for unlimited bath, dry and brush services for your best friend. By: RACHEL PILLOW | Photos by KARL LAMB Splash and Dash Groomerie & Boutique, located on the corner of McGinnis Ferry and Old Atlanta Road, is celebrating its two-year anniversary

5 reasons your marketing isn't working

Brand-Aid: 5 Reasons Your Marketing Isn’t Working

Marketing is a key component in having a successful business. If you are not active and using the proper tools and resources, then your marketing can fall short and prevent your business from growing. If you fall into one of these categories, then it’s important to reflect and make the proper adjustments to re-strategize your

Suwanee Magazine Early Childhood Education Guide

Early Childhood Education Guide 2017

Whether you are a new parent or new to the area, the search for childcare or early childhood education programs can be overwhelming. With so many different options, right here in our own backyard, we wanted to highlight the differences between some of the schools and their programs. We hope that this guide will serve

Aileron Investment Strategies

Investment Strategies with Aileron

By: Bill and Cindi Porter, AILERON INVESTMENT ADVISORS Q: Should I pay off my mortgage early or should I invest that money elsewhere? A: The answer to your question depends on your personal circumstances. There are many items to consider when deciding on paying off your mortgage early; we will cover some of those items. We recommend speaking with your Financial Planner who knows your

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The Goddard School Suwanee: A Unique and Nurturing Approach

Offering well-rounded childhood preparation for social and academic success. By: MICHELLE FASIG  When looking for options for childcare, most new parents often do not know where to start. Initially, they may not be sure what they are looking for other than a day care solution and a social environment. Often times, many childcare facilities seem

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Business Spotlight: EXPERIMAC Suwanee

Experimac in Suwanee is your one-stop-shop for buying, selling, trading or repairing any Apple® product. From cracked iPhone screens to Macbook Pro RAM and hard drive repairs, the technicians at Experimac are just as qualified as your Apple Store Genius Bar employees at a fraction of the cost. By: RACHEL PILLOW Owner, Marie Umberger, opened

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Business Spotlight: Suwanee Creek Bicycle

Suwanee Creek Bicycles, located at the intersection of Main Street and Suwanee Dam Road, is celebrating their ten-year anniversary this year. Jeff Nalley and his wife, Wendy, have lived in Suwanee for 15 years, so when it came time to open their business they knew they wanted to “live, work, play and ride” right here

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