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Find out where Carole Griffin, of Continental Bakery and Chez Lulu, likes to eat out, what her favorite dessert is and more in today’s FACES feature.
Today, we welcome former TV news gal Wendy Garner as our FACES of Birmingham feature. Find out what she’s up to now, what books she’s reading, how she spends her free time and more.
Birmingham’s newest bakery is serving up fresh fare, using only the finest ingredients. Find out why Birmingham Breadworks is on the rise!
Beth McMillan is one of the city’s most talented interior designers. Today, she’s sharing her thoughts on what defines Southern style, her favorite local restaurant and more.
Fashion consultant and stylist Tracy James chimes in on the printed shorts and pants trend we are seeing everywhere for spring and summer.
Today, the fitness pros at Neighborhood Barre share some of their top moves to get swimsuit ready.
Meet Catherine Gregory, executive director of Girls on the Run and find out more about this incredible program, how she became involved, her favorite local restaurant, beauty product and more …
Need outfit ideas for some of May’s best upcoming events? We’ve got you covered.
Wrap sandwiches may seem passé, but with options like these that are available on local menus, they’re truly anything but!
We’re talking wants, not needs, today. So whether you have a wad of cash you’re looking to drop or just want to take a gander at some of the finer things our local shops have to offer, check out today’s Luxe Loves!
In celebration of Earth Day this week, we sat down with Natalie Kelly, founder of mygreenbirmingham.com and Sustain. Find out her top three ways for easy, greener living, her favorite beauty product and more.
What do you get when a Mexican taco truck collides with a Japanese sushi bar? A sombrero-wearing samurai dishing out creative culinary cuisine!
Forty years in business means The Cook Store has the recipe for success down pat! And we bet there are things on this list you had no idea about!
Meet Virginia Samford Theatre president Cathy Gilmore, and find out what’s going on at the theatre, her favorite local restaurants and more!
Today, we are reintroducing wardrobe consultant and stylist Tracy James of ChicMadeSimple. Learn her go-to restaurants, the best advice she’s been given and more …
We’re highlighting three awesome April events and giving you some fabulous looks to wear to each.
It’s a total bummer when you can’t recreate the well-styled salon look at home. Well, it’s a new day, friends! Here’s how to maintain that fresh blowout for up to a week.
If you’ve never used a travel agent, you’re not alone, because neither had we. But when you learn of the strings they can pull at an affordable rate, we bet you’ll never travel without one again! Image credit: Andy Blackledge via Flickr Creative Commons
With spring break on the horizon and summer just a few months away, we are dreaming of a getaway so we asked some of our favorite tastemakers where they like to go and what book and travel items they recommend.
Today’s FACES of Birmingham profile has deep roots in the local fashion scene, and her keen sense of wardrobing led her to design her own jewelry line. Meet April Logan, owner of Lulu Raine Designs.
Chef James Boyce opened Galley & Garden in the former Veranda on Highland space last fall, bringing his highly acclaimed culinary skills to the Magic City. Birmingham’s newest addition to the fine dining scene features gorgeous interior design and fabulous food, which puts it at the top of our love list!
Marjorie Johnston & Company’s Katherine Bramlett shares her springtime suggestions for livening up your space with some simple details and easy additions.
Meet the artist and designer behind Sincerely Me, a paper illustrations and calligraphy design services firm, and find out her favorite vacation spot, must-have purchase for the season and more.
Enjoy Asian flavors with Southern influence at three area favorites!
Who doesn’t love taking a peek inside some gorgeous local homes? Today, we showcase several inspiring and lovely bathrooms, kitchens, family rooms and outdoor spaces.
March may be filled with madness, but we’re pretty clear on our slam dunks! Check out the latest SB FINDS!
We’ve taken the guesswork out of the what to wear question with some great outfit ideas for some of March’s best events.
Sprucing up your home doesn’t have to break the bank. Birmingham has many budget-friendly treasures waiting to be discovered. Here are five great local options to get you started.
Meet Beth Hontzas, our very own FACES of Birmingham photographer, and find out her favorite local photo shoot locations, beginner tips and where she looks for beauty.
Enjoy hearty to healthy breakfast fare, plus some creative sandwich combos at Over Easy in Homewood.
This Montgomery couple’s elegant garden wedding is perfectly in tune with the gorgeous natural surroundings of the estate where it took place. Raise your glass to Joel and Jessica!
Creativity is in her genes — Buffy Hargett Miller has learned from Birmingham’s best designers, and of course, her mother, Betty Drennen, so it’s no wonder her talent is so well known around town! Today, Buffy shares her favorite floral arrangements, vacation spots, local restaurants and more.
Think outside the heart-shaped box with some of these yummy indulgences that will set your heart (or your Valentine’s heart) aflutter!
Who says the bride should be the only one in white? This bride envisioned her big day with an almost exclusively white theme, and the results are stunning!
Our skin changes dramatically as we age, and then so should our makeup! Our friends at Gus Mayer showed us the ropes on how to adapt our makeup so we look (and feel!) our best, no matter what our age.
Itching to buy some spring clothes, but desperately want to wear them NOW?! We feel ya’, AND we have some ideas to carry you through …
Love is all around this month! We are falling head over heels for comfortable clothing, elegant champagne flutes, fuzzy stools and more!
Local artist Elizabeth Hubbard imparts her wisdom, experience and kind heart on her young students. And she’s recently discovered the beauty of cashmere!
Today, we highlight some upcoming events and give you some great outfit options that would be appropriate to wear to them.
Chelsea Berler turned hardship into prosperity through hard work and dedication. Find out the biggest roadblock she’s overcome, what advice she would give those in search of a life change and more.
Mudtown has been a favorite among Cahaba Heights locals for many years. It’s time to find out why …
Birmingham’s newest interior design shop, Patina, is a stunning new addition to the local home decor landscape and offers a wide array of neutral-hued wares perfect for modern traditional settings.
Craving a bowl of warm and hearty soup? We’ve found some of the city’s best kettles in these unexpected spots!
After the holiday cleanup, restyle your coffee table with these great tips of the trade from Iris Thorpe of Iris&Co.
Tajuan McCarty founded The WellHouse, Alabama’s first-of-its-kind shelter for human trafficking victims. Learn about her remarkable story of survival and what motivates her to make a difference.
Did you resolve to make fitness a priority in 2015? Birmingham has plenty of local options for all fitness interests with great first-of-the-year deals to boot!
This is the year you can achieve optimal health with things like vitamin cocktails, fitness bands and more great FINDS!
As we say goodbye to 2014, let’s look back and reflect on all the words of wisdom and inspiration shared by the women we featured as FACES this year.
Celebrate the season with a look at some fabulous wreaths, trees and holiday decor from this year’s IPC Holiday House Tour and more!
Whether you are looking to ring in the new year with a fabulous meal or are wanting to throw down with a big bash, we’ve got you covered!
Interested in a pet for Christmas? Adopt, don’t shop, some of the adorable furry friends at the GBHS.
Birmingham’s culinary scene keeps getting better and better. Find out what we are loving about the latest restaurant newcomers!
Looking for the perfect gift or in need of a few holiday decor items? Find a sleigh full of fabulously elegant items at Table Matters!
Local rug expert Paige Albright shares her sage advice on how to start a rug collection, as well as great tips on creative ways to use them in in your home.
Feel good giving these gifts that will not only please the recipient, but will help make a difference in our community!
Meet the woman responsible for bringing us Millie Ray’s Famous Rolls and find out about her favorite holiday traditions and the three things she cannot live without!
Beauty pro Norma Sampley shows us how to pull off a smooth makeup transition from day to night in a snap.
Wondering what to get for that certain someone that won’t break the bank? Behold, the ultimate gift guide to help you tie up any loose ends this holiday shopping season!
This salad recipe features sweet, crunchy Honeycrisp apple slices combined with dates, almonds and lemon dressing … a delicious (and healthy) treat!
For a quick, easy and elegant appetizer, try these stuffed dates at your next holiday gathering.
This fabulous chef’s kitchen has all the bells and whistles a food professional could want. And the inspiring kitchen layout makes food better by design!
Overwhelmed at the thought of hosting a party? Fear not! The Major Event’s Mimi Major Bittick shares her top tips for a stress-free holiday party.
Plan ahead for that full calendar of holiday gatherings and pick up a few hostess gifts so you’never show up empty-handed. We’ve compiled a list of possibilities, all $15 and under!
This culinary duo is cooking up a new food concept in Birmingham! Here’s what inspired them to launch Nourish.
Add some feng shui to your holidays by simplifying your gift giving. Here’s how.
Why not let someone else do the shopping and chopping, so you can sit back and relax this Thanksgiving? Take a load off with the help of these top Thanksgiving takeout options.
With Thanksgiving Day just around the corner, take time to count your blessings and show your gratitude this month!
Meet Cathy McGowin, editor of Birmingham Home & Garden and find out about her new book, Birmingham Style, what she’s reading, where she likes to dine out and more!
Last year’s harsh winter caught many of us unprepared. This year, be ready for the coldest of temps with a well-planned winter weather wardrobe.
We went in search of some creative local cocktail concoctions suitable for sipping this fall. It’s a tough job, but somebody had to do it.
We’ve found the warmest boot socks, beautiful silk blouses and more fabulous November FINDS.
The flavors of fall come together beautifully in this creamy pumpkin soup recipe. Bon appetit!
Ghosts and goblins abound! Check out these local Halloween yard displays that go above and beyond the standard pumpkin.
Dr. Monjri Shah of Alabama Oncology dispenses compassionate care and maintains her motivation through the strength and grace she sees in her patients. Find out more about this amazing woman today, including her favorite local restaurant and words of wisdom she leans on.
Indulge your palate and enjoy some southern hospitality at Dyron’s Lowcountry!
Have you been to Lakeview lately? New restaurants and entertainment options are popping up all over this bustling area. Here are our top picks for a fun night out. Image credit: robwalkerarchitects
Venture out during the week for these great food and drink specials.
Becky Satterfield has a rich culinary background dating back to her days as a young girl in her mama’s kitchen. Here she shares her inspiration and the secrets of Satterfield’s success.
Tracy James of ChicMadeSimple joins us today with some great men’s wardrobe must-haves for fall!
Here’s your chance to get to know this talented tailgating maven who hosts Tide & Tigers Today on Fox 6 as well as find out about her self admitted personality quirks!
Whether you want to go all out for a ghoulishly good time or are looking to revamp your look to celebrate fall, we’ve got some great ideas to give you inspiration!
Yeti coolers, warm wraps, leather jackets and more! Temperatures may be dropping off, but we’ve discovered lots of cozy comforts.
Feeling like you still have a thick coat of sunscreen on or a general build up of ickiness? Here’s how to peel back the layers built up over the summer…
Meet Lucy Marsh, President of the Greater Birmingham Humane Society and find out what event she is most looking forward to, what her favorite dinner spot is and more!
Find out the perfect wine picks for fall 2014 with advice from Scott Atkinson of The Wine Shop at Western in Mountain Brook. These are his top picks — great for giving as a hostess gift or for sipping yourself!
Fall is the perfect time to enjoy your outdoor space. Check out these inspiring designs by Troy Rhone Garden Design!
Your one stop for where to go and what to do in Birmingham just launched! SB Guide Birmingham.
With two growing boys, this young family desired a larger home to accommodate their lifestyle. Grab a cup of coffee and take a peek at this gorgeous renovation!
This time of year it’s easy to fall in love with some upscale items and possibly be tempted to splurge on an item or two. Find out what we are swooning over!
We asked some of our past StyleBlueprint FACES of Birmingham to give us the scoop on their favorite beauty products. Find out what made the list!
Are school day mornings a massive rush leaving little time for a nutritious breakfast? Try our breakfast pizza recipe.
Meet Chanda Temple, Birmingham News reporter turned Public Relations maven. Find out what book she’s reading, what event she’s most looking forward to this fall and more!
Football season is here, so it is time to score points with tailgate food!
September has arrived! Here are 16 local finds that we are completely falling for!
Need some ideas on how to embrace fall while it’s still hot? We’ve got 10 fabulous outfits that will inspire you to get you through this transition!
Here are our top picks for Birmingham happenings this September 2014!
Meet Samford English professor Dr. Keya Kraft and find out what she enjoys most about her work, her favorite local dining spots, her current novel recommendations and more.
Weeknight dinners just got easier. Check out this recipe today!
Avondale continues to attract new business and is now a thriving dining and entertainment district. Find out what’s new to the area and learn about some of our favorite spots!
As owner of Leaf & Petal, Lydia Pursell gives us the scoop about her favorite foolproof plant as well as her “off the menu” order at a favorite local restaurant!
Birmingham Restaurant Week 2014 is the time to check out our city’s best eateries. Here are our top picks that you won’t want to pass up!
Birmingham is home to so many fabulous locally owned home decor shops. Take a look at some beautiful items we found around town.
As one of Birmingham’s favorite architects, we are excited to find out about Cherri’s favorite local dining spots, and what she loves most about Southern architecture!
You know that fish oil and coconut oil are good for you, right? But did you know butter is good for you? Yep, it’s a healthy fat.
Here’s what StyleBlueprint is loving this month around Birmingham!
Tracy James of Chic Made Simple joins us to talk summer sales and how to handle a summer to fall wardrobe transition.
Here are 15 things you won’t know about Birmingham unless you’ve lived here a while!
Here are our top picks for not-to-be-missed happenings in Birmingham this August!
Find out four common hair mistakes that may be aging you faster than the sun ever could!
Johnny’s dishes up a freshly modern take on the traditional Southern meat-and-three. Find out why this place has such a loyal fan club!
Today, spend a couple minutes with this Jazz Era-inspired wedding that is glamorous, sophisticated and fun!
Take a look at these swoon-worthy kitchens and be inspired by some amazing designs!
This couple’s wedding was completely on key with the groom performing a song he wrote for his bride. Read about all the fun details this wedding combined!
Who doesn’t love a good bargain? Check out our list of great deals to be had around town this month!
Spend some quality time with your significant other without shelling out the big bucks with these great ideas!
Check out all the fabulous finds we are swooning over this month!
Today we welcome country music superstar Sara Evans. Find out what she loves to cook for company and what she’d love to do if she weren’t a superstar!
Need a simple, flavorful appetizer to serve up this Fourth of July? This patriotic bruschetta is quick to assemble and bursting with seasonal flavors!
Enjoy this super easy fruit dessert that looks as good as it tastes, all without ever even turning on your oven! Photo credit: www.chow.com
Beer and bbq are a given when it comes to Fourth of July dining. Here’s a delicious vegetarian option with a solid punch of healthy protein and antioxidant-rich goodness!
Whether you like it dry rubbed or slathered in sauce, Birmingham is a mecca for ‘cue lovers, and we’ve got the road map you need to find the best BBQ joints in town!
Make the most of summer and enjoy all that Birmingham has to offer! Here are our top picks for the month of July.
Find out what books this New York Times bestselling author is currently reading, where she goes to recharge and learn about her latest novel.
Find out why we are crushing on Vino.
Today’s FACE of Birmingham is talented interior designer Jan Ware. Find out her top design faux pas, favorite restaurant and more.
Celebrate all that our fathers do with any of these top local picks!
Birmingham’s food truck scene is rolling. Find out the latest on these gourmet street food vendors.
Theadora Abbeyluxe celebrates their 20th Anniversary! Find out what makes this Homewood star shine so bright.
Today, Kathy Mezrano of Kathy G. & Co dishes on her favorite food trend, fashion must-haves and more.
Check out the latest summer shoes and see which ones you need to try on now!
Ditch the backyard bbq and go out for burgers instead! Check out our roundup of who’s serving up some of the best burgers in town…
Check out all the things we are loving this month!
Take a look at all the upcoming events we are excited about this month!
Whether you go for lunch, dinner or just drinks, Birmingham’s new Southern Kitchen & Bar has lots to offer. Find out just why we love it!
Looking forward to reading some great books this summer? We’ve got a great list for you to keep on the ready!
Grab yourself an iced coffee, relax, cool off and enjoy these fabulous splurge-worthy, hot summer finds!
Today, meet Patricia Ryan, executive director of the Jefferson County Library Cooperative, and find out her favorite date night restaurant and what’s on her reading list.
Today, read about some of our favorite must-sample products that can be found at the Pepper Place Saturday Market.
We’ve got a great list of gift ideas to take the stress out of giving!
Find out where Carole Griffin, of Continental Bakery and Chez Lulu, likes to eat out, what her favorite dessert is and more in today’s FACES feature.
There are so many fabulous brunch spots around town. Here’s the run down on seven of our favorites.
So many fun discoveries for May. Let’s get this party started!
Love art but not sure how to take the plunge? Amanda Morissette of Gallery 1930 shares her collecting tips with us today.
There’s so much going on in Birmingham in May! Here’s your curated list of where to go and what to do so you can make your plans.
Today’s FACE is the brilliant designer Betsy Brown. Find out what her local go-tos are for decor finds, what her teenage bedroom looked like, and more!
Find out all about Birmingham’s exciting and adventurous Collins Bar!
Meet Shannon Riley, owner of One Stop Environmental.
Here are some great wardrobe options to have you looking good at all of Birmingham’s upcoming events!
Today we’re sharing the skinny on some of Birmingham’s best pizza slices.
When you hear the name Hiltz Lauber, you probably think nice flooring, right? You might be surprised to see what’s upstairs.
Meet writer Kari Kampakis, today’s FACE of Birmingham!
Rebecca Gordon of Buttermilk Lipstick shares some easy and delicious cupcake recipes using the new, all-natural Cake Mix Doctor mixes.
Here’s a breakdown of the beauty trends we spotted on the runways and some advice on how to incorporate them into your beauty routines this season.
Today’s FACE of Birmingham is Tricia Kirk, executive director of the Exceptional Foundation.
Birmingham is bubbling over with unique cocktail concoctions and we asked several of our past FACES of Birmingham to share their poison passions.
Showers or not, our April FINDS will have you feeling sunny and warm!
If you’re in need of some R and R this week that doesn’t require a plane ticket or a long car ride, then you need to know about Ross Bridge.
Have you met landscape designer Kelly Hulsey? If you didn’t meet this talented, generous women when we introduced her a while back, here’s your chance now!
Tracy James of Chic Made Simple shares five of Spring 2014’s top trends that are suitable for most anyone and can easily be incorporated into your wardrobe.
April promises lots of good entertainment!
Ex Voto Vintage Jewelry recently opened in Mountain Brook Village. Find out why we are loving this new store!
Meet Brooke Mason, owner of bridal boutique Ivory & White and today’s FACE of Birmingham.
Have you heard about Vanquish, the latest weapon in the war against fat?
Meet Sybil Sylvester, owner of Wildflower Designs and today’s FACE of Birmingham!
It’s easier than you might think to get more mileage out of high voltage pieces. Some of our favorite stores share some great looks to inspire us to turn a statement piece into a wardrobe workhorse.
The sunny forecast this weekend is making us think about dining alfresco. Here’s our list of places we can’t wait to visit.
March is here which means warmer weather will soon follow. Check out all that we are loving for spring!
Say goodbye to winter with these fun happenings around town this month!
Meet artist Rebecca Fulmer, this week’s FACE of Birmingham.
Find out about the latest venture from the guys who brought us El Barrio and Trattoria Centrale, Paramount.
When her plans to attend an Alabama – Ole Miss game with friends fell through fate intervened, as Plan B’s evening out brought these two together. Sparks flew that fateful night and the couple shared a sparkler-lit kiss on their special day.
Stylist Megan LaRussa joins us today with some great fashion options to cover all your Valentine’s Day plans.
Last October, Greer Dauphin and Josh Mehler held the outdoor wedding of their dreams at The Sonnet House, a charming Victorian farmhouse.
Meet singer-songwriter India Ramey, whose bluesy, alternative, country-style music is rocking Birmingham and beyond!
If Paleo style eating is part of your diet plan, we’ve got lots of great dining out options for you today.
Love is in the air so check out what we are loving this month with our February FINDS!
Fashion consultant and wardrobe stylist Tracy James, of Chic Made Simple, joins us today with some great advice on wearing spring trends now, as well as later.
Deborah Stone, of Stone Hollow Farmstead and The Pantry, joins us today with some great advice on achieving optimal health. Bonus: she also shares a fabulous recipe!
February may not bring too much of an uptick as far as temperatures are concerned, but there are lots of fun things to do this month to encourage you to come out of hibernation.
Today’s FACE of Birmingham is owner of Freshfully Market and Cafe in Avondale, Jen Barnett.
Cantina at Pepper Place offers fresh Mexican fare and delicious margaritas in a lively atmosphere, perfect for everything from date nights to large group gatherings.
We don’t mean cheap in the tacky, poorly made sense of the word! Today, see the things that give us a thrill with the added bonus of being easy on the wallet.
Today the ladies of Pure Barre Birmingham share some thoughts on taking time for yourself and a few great barre-style exercises that can easily be done at home.
Looking to upgrade your old linens? Need a new set of fresh towels? How about a cozy cashmere throw to wrap up in this chilly January? Suite Dreams is a great place to shop for these items and more.
Meet Neillie Butler of Mariée Ami wedding planning, today’s FACE of Birmingham.
Welcome 2014! Here are a few ideas to help you keep your New Year’s resolutions going strong!
Meet today’s FACE of Birmingham, certified feng shui consultant and Reiki Master, Katie Rogers.
Be inspired by these 46 pieces of advice as we look forward to 2014.
Christiana Roussel shares 3 recipes today that are fairly easy and perfect for holiday gatherings and gifts.
Today, we launch our Luxe Loves series, because it’s fun to dream big!
Warm, tasty Sister Schubert rolls are likely on every one’s holiday table this season. Meet the woman who brought us the first frozen, ready-made rolls, today’s FACE of the South, Patricia “Sister” Schubert Barnes.
With all of the parties in the coming weeks you have on your calendar you are bound to have outfit questions. Here are some great options!
Feel like you just put up the last washed Thanksgiving dish and now it’s time to start all over again? Don’t stress. Consider these holiday take out options. Image via everythingiz.com.
Dana Wolter chimes in today with some beautiful holiday decór ideas that follow the less-is-more approach.
Meet Liz Legg, today’s FACE of Birmingham.
When it’s time for a wardrobe update, personal shoppers are great resources for simplifying what can be an overwhelming process, especially in a department store. And if you think they are only a luxury service, read on!
We know you want to shop til you drop, but with our fabulous list of perfectly priced gifts, you won’t have to!
As we gather around the table tomorrow to give thanks for our many blessings, I’m particularly grateful this year for shelter and would like to highlight a local organization that provides support and services to homeless families in our area, Family Promise of Birmingham.
Even if you think you don’t love Brussels sprouts, this recipe will have you going back for seconds!
Flaky puff pastry crust topped with caramelized onions and goat cheese make for a super tasty Thanksgiving appetizer.
Join us today as the ladies of Marjorie Johnston Interiors show us how to take our holiday table decor from Thanksgiving to Christmas with just a few simple changes.
Meet local artist Carrie Beth Taylor, today’s FACE of Birmingham.
Find out about the unique leather goods made locally by the sister-in-law team behind Old Clutch.
Tis the season when many of us dine out more often. Today, we showcase some of our favorite restaurants from all over the city.
Have you heard of Market 46? We thought you’d like to know about this vintage rental company.
Are you hosting a holiday gathering at your house this season? Here are some great resources and tips to help you save your sanity.
Happy day. Our November FINDS are here!
Meet today’s FACE of Birmingham, interior designer Melanie Pounds.
Today, as Breast Cancer Awareness Month draws to a close, we offer some thoughtful suggestions from brave survivors about how to support friends and loved ones dealing with this, or any serious illness.
There’s no junk in this trunk… Trunk Show, that is.
Meet Mason McCulley, the Birmingham native turned LA actor and artist who is in town for the opening reception of his showing at Gallery 1930 this week.
Meet stylist Missie Crawford, today’s FACE of Birmingham.
They’re BAAACK! This time of year we see all kinds of culinary pumpkin creations popping up all over town. Try them while you can, as they won’t be around for long!
Get ready for ghoulish good times this Halloween.
The NuFACE Trinity facial toning device is like pilates for your face with noticeable results in just 15 minutes.
Birmingham has a thriving craft beer community and is home to several local breweries. There are even plans for a couple more to open in the coming months. Check out what’s on tap.
Today, with the help of our friends at Dorothy McDaniel’s Flower Market, we share an easy DIY floral arrangement that helps create the perfect ambience when entertaining at home this time of year.
Meet Joy O’Neal, Executive Director of The Red Barn and today’s FACE of Birmingham.
We’ve been hearing great things about recently opened Carrigan’s Public House located on Morris Avenue. Here’s what we discovered!
If you’ve ever flipped through the pages of Flower magazine, you know the inspiration and joy that flowers can evoke. Meet the editor and this week’s FACE, Margot Shaw.
Think you can’t wear leather because of your age, body type or fashion style? Think again. Leather comes in all styles and instantly adds polish to an outfit. Check out these looks and decide for yourself.
Hunting season is here, so we thought we’d bring you a his and hers cocktail, perfect for returning to camp at the end of a long days hunt or just to relax on a chilly fall evening. Photo credit: www.cabinbluff.com
Meet today's FACES of Birmingham and law partners Katherine Middleton and AshLeigh Meyer. A passion for children and a desire to help others achieve goals they could not achieve alone is what brought these two together.
Fall is here and so are our October FINDS!
Don’t be intimidated by the idea of putting together a party-perfect cheese platter! We have some basic guidelines to help you create ones that are sure to satisfy even the most persnickety of guests. Photo credit: www.ohsolovelyvintage.blogspot
Host a FANtabulous game day get together with this super easy, at home tailgate plan.
Anjou, asian, bartlett and bosc… Fall’s bounty of pears comes in many varieties and can be savored in so many ways. Here are three of our favorite pear dishes. Photo credit: www.ridgeroadgardencenter.com
Meet today’s FACE of Birmingham, sociology professor, talented artist and gifted author, Liza Elliott!
Step out in style this fall with our top shoe picks!
So much is happening this month so we thought we’d share our top picks for goings on about town. You don’t want to miss these fun-filled events!
Each month, we compile a list of our must-have, favorite things. Here’s what’s got us all in a twitter for September.
ChicMadeSimple helps us transition from summer’s heat to the beckoning thrill of 2013 fall fashion.
If you have 10 minutes, you can have a fabulous, family meal ready in a flash with these 5 ideas! (Image via iVillage.com)
Meet six amazing young men who are headed for University of Alabama through a scholarship program provided by the United Methodist Children’s Home and are dressing for success on campus with the help of Michael Gee, owner of the Pant’s Store.
Juicing is a nutritional buzzword that seems to be all over the news these days. Here’s what you need to know about this health trend!
Meet Rebecca Gordon–Southern lifestyle expert, media personality and founder of Buttermilk Lipstick.
With school starting next week, minimize the morning scramble with this easy, make-ahead breakfast.
It’s time to recycle. Did you bundle the newspapers and collect your plastic bottles? What about your antiques? Have you collected those, too? You may be greener than you think!
Meet today’s FACE of Birmingham, wardrobe consultant and stylist, Tracy James of ChicMadeSimple.
Planning a tween girl party is easier than you might think.
Meet today’s FACE of Birmingham, Executive Pastry Chef Dolester Miles…
Rebecca Gordon of Buttermilk Lipstick (and former test kitchen director at Southern Living) shares her favorite way to prepare shrimp and grits.
It’s picnic season! Turn an ordinary meal into a special occasion simply by taking it outdoors. And with the help of the good folks at Green Central Station, this couldn’t be easier or more delicious.
Today’s FACE of Birmingham is the heart and soul behind Studio By the Tracks, Ila Faye Miller.
We’re obsessed with locally owned DAK’s Spice Blends, created by Drew and Karen Clark! Check out these recipes and you will see just why we love them so.
Whether you are limited in space in your home, or setting up plans to maximize space in a college dorm, today’s tips from Amanda LeBlanc have you covered!
Meet the delightful and multi-talented Dorothy McDaniel, a floral designer extraordinaire and today’s FACE of Birmingham!
Enjoy this super easy fruit dessert that looks as good as it tastes, all without ever even turning on your oven! Photo credit: www.chow.com
Really and truly, less is more. Take a tour of this house today and see for yourself just how big small space can live!
Meet today’s FACE of Birmingham, Sandy Naramore, the engaging,energetic director of Mitchell’s Place.
Look great and stay cool in these fabulous looks shared by Leslie Pittman of Laura Kathryn.
Beat the heat and avoid a major melt down with these beauty products. (Image credit: allure beauty.com)
Beat the heat and avoid a major melt down with these beauty products. (Image credit: allure beauty.com)
Flat Iron gone flat? No worries, Little Hardware has you covered.
Pretty labels and fancy sounding names don’t necessarily mean there’s good tasting wine in that bottle. Neighborhood Hops and Vine helps us hone in on some better varietals for the summer sipping season.
Meet today’s FACE of Birmingham, Amanda LeBlanc, professional organizer and owner of The Amandas.
Today we go behind the scenes with Michela Bruno Swafford, founder of MADE in the Deep South jewelry.
Farmer’s Market season is upon us. Let’s go!
Meet Danielle Davis and Lindsay Lancaster, owners of Pure Barre Birmingham and Pure Barre 280.
Today’s FACE of Birmingham is Kendall Jackson, owner of Suite Dreams in Mountain Brook Village.
El Barrio is a must-go place to meet up with friends or for date night with the hubby.
With spring time in full bloom, take time to get your pantry in order. StyleBlueprint brings you some inspiring photos to get you motivated…
With the summer wedding season upon us we thought we’d bring the sister duo of Bella Bridesmaids back for those of you who may have missed our earlier feature.
Etsy is a great place to shop online for creative wares and find great local artisans too.
Today’s FACE of Birmingham is public relations dynamo, Krista Conlin of KC Projects.
Have you been to The Heavenly Donut Co. yet? If not, be prepared to swoon over sweets. Head over for some post-game treats or stop in for breakfast!
Here are ten great ways to say thanks for that summer invite!
Today’s FACE of Birmingham is the super talented Lucy Smith of Lucy Smith Designs.
Well, the Queen has declared that it is acceptable, even fashionable, to wear flats. I’ve been on the flats bandwagon for YEARS. I feel so fashionable now.
Feel like you just got a handle on BB Creams? Now makeup companies are releasing CC creams. Here are a few to get you started.
Today, we welcome an amazing local photographer, Catherine Pittman Smith.
J. Hilburn, an award winning custom men’s clothier offers exceptional value and what’s more, co founder, Hil Davis, is from Birmingham!
With Cinco de Mayo nearly upon us, we thought it timely to bring you our top margarita picks from around town…
Nix your winter skin woes and get ready for summer’s more revealing clothes with these great picks from Village Dermatology’s skin experts.
Don’t let busy days keep you from feeding your family good quality meals. Check out our top pick up dinner options…
To celebrate Earth Day 2013, we welcome geology expert Autumn Yatabe as today’s FACE of Birmingham.
Some of our favorite local places to dine alfresco.
Determine your face shape and which sunglasses will suit you best. Image credit: www.321.com
Today’s FACE of Birmingham is interior designer, Liz Hand Woods.
Today, a visual tutorial on using a neutral color palette to create a modern and fresh interior.
Today’s FACE of Birmingham is Patricia Murray, owner of Table Matters.
Though black is never out of fashion, as color trends go this season, it’s up front and standing out! Count on seeing lots of this for spring, summer and even fall! (Image via Styleblazer.com)
Here’s a roundup of some of our favorite local food items… Bon appétit!
Cassie Kelley joins us today with look back at her first three decades of life and shares some of the valuable lessons she’s learned along the way.
Meet Susie Jones of Sassy Lassy, the face behind the newest trend in home entertaining!
Want something new to add to your burger menu? You’ll love this turkey burger!
Liz Hand Woods shares her current favorite home decor finds for a spring spruce up.
Birmingham’s 3rd annual Fashion Week was a huge success! Here are some highlights.
False lashes are going mainstream these days…
Meet Lara MacGregor, a woman with an inspiring story of hope and perseverance.
Aerial fitness is sweeping the nation and Birmingham is on the forefront of this trend, thanks to today’s FACE of Birmingham, Allison Page.
While you won’t find any grandma coats here, you might find yourself itching to pop some tags with our list of March FINDS…
Our FACE of Birmingham today is the super talented Dana Wolter! Find out what home decor trends she sees going into the future, her advice on trendy pieces, her top 3 design faux pas, and more…
There is so much to love about today’s wedding feature, but I, for one, am loving the detail of the bride’s veil, the simple elegance of the flowers and all the nods to the couple’s love of football and the groom’s alma mater, Ole Miss!
It’s time to get your glow on with a professional spray tan!
Buying and selling on Facebook, Mountain Brook Trading Page is a huge hit!
Here’s a roundup of a few of my favorite places around town to have lunch…
Today’s FACE of Birmingham is the beautiful artist Laura Beers.
Katherine Cobbs, food writer, editor and recipe developer, loves great food. Today, read about her Paleo Diet-based template for getting fit in the kitchen.
February’s wedding Wednesdays continues today with wedding planner Mimi Major Bittick sharing one of her favorite, recent weddings.
Today we talk to the sisters who own Birmingham’s Bella Bridesmaids, Jeanna Lee Fleming and Charlotte Thompson.
Today, Jennifer Puryear, our go-to source for good books, weighs in with a book list for 2013. Consider this your not-to-be-missed reading list!
Learn the inside scoop from Birmingham wedding photographer Allison Lewis on how modern brides are personalizing the big day!
Meet the dynamic and talented face behind T. Lish Dressings and Marinades.
Today, Alison Lewis shares a recipe from her latest cookbook.
Ever have a great idea, but lack the moolah to make it a reality? Read today’s post about Kickstarter, a funding platform that’s helping thousands of people get creative projects off the ground.
Fueled by a passion for fitness and fellowship, these workout moms turned an insult into an opportunity and are encouraging other like-minded folks to do the same.
Time to break some fashion rules and break out the pastels for winter wear!
Check out our favorite drug store finds for winter skin woes…
Meet Kelly Hulsey, one of Birmingham’s premier landscape designers…
Megan LaRussa weighs in on the newest fashion collection: Resort 2013.
This creamy tortilla soup is unlike any other you may have tried. Try it out and discover for yourself how delicious it it!
We are super excited to launch our FACES of Birmingham series today, a weekly feature showcasing amazing local women! To begin, we bring you Deborah Stone of Stone Hollow Farms and Birmingham’s very own juice/raw bar, The Pantry…
Check out our list of winter wardrobe essentials to keep you toasty this season…
Looking for that perfect gift for the guys on your list? Donnell Cole of Southern Homme gives us his top picks…
Today, Angela Watson, master stylist at Salon U, shares three ideas for easy hairstyles that will make you the mane attraction at all your holiday parties this season.
Missie Crawford demonstrates how to modernize your table, while still using your traditional china for a fresh look this season.
You scored the invite of the season…to our StyleBlueprint Holiday Open House! So come on out of the cold and inside the beautiful home of Marci and Douglas Grant and enjoy all the festive decor!
Beth Hontzas brings us tips on how to capture the moment, whether you’re going for a last minute holiday card opus or wanting to take hold of a bit of the holiday magic this season and throughout the year…
We’ve put together a list of wardrobe must-haves along with some outfit ideas…
Patricia Murray of Table Matters joins us today with some great holiday entertaining tips!
Wondering what to wear to all your upcoming events? We’ve got you covered with local looks for everything from an evening of rubbing elbows with the socialites to a par-tay with friends and family…
Back by popular demand, StyleBlueprint is bringing you another fabulous tablescape by Birmingham’s super talented stylist, Missie Crawford.
Chef and co-owner of Little Savannah Restaurant and Bar, Clif Holt, joins us today with a superb cocktail recipe and a toothsome appetizer sure to be a real crowd pleaser…
Enjoy this classic buttermilk chess pie this holiday season. It’s a sure-fire crowd pleaser!
Beth McMillan of McMillan Interiors joins us today and shares her thoughts on this season’s must-haves in the home decor arena.
Birmingham’s own Christiana Roussel, food writer extraordinaire, shares with us today a story of friends helping friends by swapping out talent for talent…
It’s that time of year when our calendars are filling up with events. Today, Marella stylist April Logan helps answer that all important question of what to wear.
Nothings says fall better than a pot of homemade soup on a chilly November evening. Today, a recipe for one of my favorites!
Birmingham is home to many fabulous art galleries, and today we take a closer look at one of my favorites, Gallery 1930…
SOCA carries all the hottest denim trends. Let their denim experts guide you to the perfect pair…
With the holidays fast approaching, take time to get your pantry in order. StyleBlueprint brings you some inspiring photos to get you motivated…
Meet the talented mother/daughter team behind Caldwell Flake Interiors…
Stylist Missie Crawford shares a beautiful fall tablescape with us today.
Sisters Halle Ray and Emily Arnold, owners of Stella Blu, exude fun and fashion.
Personal digital devices and cell phones are becoming a part of our kids’ lives at a very early age. How are we to gauge when they are developmentally ready to be good digital citizens?
Meet the sister duo behind Too, Unique Pillow Accents, Crawford Bumgarner and Sullins Phelan.
Letting you in on a little secret today. Shh! Don’t tell, okay?
You won’t want to miss this especially T.lish-ous recipe and new take on a favorite salad.
Growing your own fall vegetables is easier than you think. Here’s a guide to get you started.
Confidence is always in style at Laura Kathryn. Meet owner Leslie Pitman and see just why!
Beyond jerseys and jeans. Today’s post is all about fashionable options for showing your team spirit.
Treasures and treats abound at Birmingham Botanical Gardens.
Here’s a recap from Homewood’s first ever Fashion Night Out event last week.
This Cross Fit-based workout program will have you pleading for mercy while begging for more. And yes, there is an afterglow…
Cozy understated elegance + a dash of southern charm + a pinch or two of soul = one solid-as-a-rock star of a restaurant.
With so many options for booties here in the Ham, which ones will you wear this season?
What say you, ladies of the jury? Cosmohaute or Cosmo-NOT? (Image from denimtherapy.com)
Here’s an easy way to preserve those fresh, fabulous summer herbs from your garden.
Looking for a quick getaway for Labor Day weekend? Try a staycation at Ross Bridge. You’ll be glad you did!
My first Hot Soul class at The Yoga Circle definitely had me feeling peace, love and understanding as I detoxified both my spiritual and my physical being.
Sneak a peak at a great new must-go Mexican place.