The Empowering Women Signature Event is set to take place at the Brannon Center in New Smyrna Beach on Wednesday, March 29, from 7 – 9 p.m. The featured guest interview is with New Smyrna Beach’s own Suzy Toronto!  Suzy is a best-selling artist and writer. Her distinctive artwork and inspiring words celebrate life, family and the special bond between friends. Her signature drawings can … Continue reading EMPOWERING WOMEN SIGNATURE EVENT COMES TO NSB

Ten Years is Just the Beginning

August 2012 was a great month for me because it was the month I started writing for the newspaper. First, I met the editor, Tiffany Evers. We seemed to hit it off from the start. I chose “Finding Beauty” as my column name, but something made me want to go deeper and be more relatable to more than just makeup and skin care issues. What … Continue reading Ten Years is Just the Beginning

INSIDE LOOK: Boho Collective Co. 

Article by Tiffany Evers // Photos by Kelsey Walters Come immerse yourself in bold patterns, vibrant colors, chic clothing and everything in between, for an authentic bohemian lifestyle. The boutique is located inside the Shops at the Colony Courtyard on historic Flagler Avenue in New Smyrna Beach.  Flagler Avenue’s Newest Boutique offers Unique Finds Sharing the stories of inspirational locals and dedicated business owners is … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Boho Collective Co. 

Celebrating Women: March is Women’s History Month

It’s that time of year for everyone to celebrate and encourage the wonderful women in our lives. During Women’s History Month, we usually recognize women that have done amazing things in our country. This annual celebration corresponds with International Women’s Day in the United Kingdom and Australia. I thought it would be an amazing change for this month to celebrate the amazing women that surround … Continue reading Celebrating Women: March is Women’s History Month

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Sheer is here and is having a major moment this fall. Fall Fashion in Florida Sheer isn’t just for swimsuit covers or a night out on the town. Designers are switching up the styling of this lovely fabric and giving it a modern fix making it easy to incorporate it into our daytime wardrobe. I’ve seen this trend in many different styles such as sleeve … Continue reading SHEER IS HERE…


The rise of the vacation shirt is coming in hot this summer and you don’t have to travel to wear them. Who would have known this trend from years ago would be back and even more popular? Seen on musician Harry Styles and recently the popular Netflix series, “Outer Banks,” the statement shirt is surprisingly comfortable and easy to pull off. You can find these … Continue reading Staycation

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INSIDE LOOK: Women United Volusia Chapter

All over the nation women are learning about the benefits and rewards of leveraging their time, talent and resources on behalf of their own interests. They are merging power, money and the desire to act as catalysts for change within their local communities. Meet the Volusia Chapter of Women United.  MISSION To inspire, educate and engage women in philanthropy, community service and advocacy; in order … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Women United Volusia Chapter

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Ring in the Bling

There’s no time like New Year’s Eve to wear all the sequins in the world! Sparkles are in for the New Year From sparkly jumpsuits to dresses, there is no wrong way to ring in the new year when you’re wearing bling. You can find any of these trends almost anywhere. I’ve found most of my wild sequin pieces at thrift stores such as sequin blazers, … Continue reading Ring in the Bling