Everyone Loves A Parade – of Homes, That Is

2018 BDASI Parade of Homes to include multiple developments and homes BY CHARLIE SMITH, BUILDING & DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN INDIANA CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Home touring events have been a tradition in Southern Indiana for more than 50 years, showcasing the best in new home construction. And this year is no exception to that tradition….Read More

Rob “Mr. Details” Osborne with Joe Kirchgessner.

Details Design Center Showroom Opens

Details Consulting Group Founder Rob “Mr. Details” Osborne and his team have announced the opening of their new Details Design Center, 768 Highlander Point Drive in Floyds Knobs. The showroom is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. At the grand opening, Osborne – who also is president of RPO Custom Homes –…Read More

Amie Bradford, owner of Amie & Co. Hair Studio

Life-Changing Locks

Amie & Co. Hair Studio offers ‘revolutionary’ hair extensions BY ANGIE FENTON | PHOTO OF AMIE BRADFORD BY PAPER CRANE CINEMA CO | COURTESY BEFORE & AFTER PHOTOS “This hair has literally changed my life,” says Amanda Brooke Jones, a beautiful brunette with locks that flow nearly to her waist. Jones isn’t being flippant as…Read More


The Color of Love

Angie and Mark Maxwell open the doors to their unique, eclectic Jeffersonville home BY ALLISON JONES | PHOTOS BY TONY BENNETT Some creative people are so flexible in their talents, it seems they can do anything. To me, that describes Mark and Angie Maxwell to a T. The couple’s love of art and music floods…Read More


Local Love

Southern Indiana has no shortage of locally-owned businesses, and shopping at them can benefit our community as a whole. Spending money at an independent business versus a big box retailer means more cash in our local economy. And there are several environmental benefits too. Local shop owners are more likely to reuse materials and contribute…Read More


A Dream Do-Over

BY LAURIE HAAG | PHOTOS BY NATALIE SPAULDING PHOTOGRAPHY AND ASHLEY WALTS PHOTOGRAPHY Wedding planner Laurie Haag and her husband experience the wedding of their dreams May 7, 1988, is one of my favorite days ever. It’s the day I married my husband. Fast-forward to May 2018, and I can’t believe 30 years have gone…Read More



By Morgan Sprigler It’s finally summertime, Extol Readers! Warmer weather is here and our kids are out of school. You may be feeling a bit overwhelmed with the fact that you have become the sole source of entertainment for your kids (and with the second fact that they will need a bath every. single. night)….Read More

Look from Sapphire on Spring:
Dress Romper with Shorts $42, Initial Plate Necklace $19.

Sizzle This Summer

Styling and Photos by Miranda McDonald Model: Kristen Kirsch This summer is all about making a fashion statement with your outfit choices. From playful prints on off-shoulder frocks to stand out accessories and bold button details, you are sure to turn heads with these trendy, summer looks. FASHIONS FROM: Sapphire on Spring 326 Spring St….Read More


Unicorns, Mermaids and Dinosaurs – Oh My!

By JD Dotson Our Intrepid Explorer JD Dotson’s Went on The Hunt For His Favorite Finds For Little Ones LOOKING FOR A FEW GOODIES FOR YOUR LITTLE ONES? HERE ARE A FEW OF MY FAVORITE FINDS SURELY TO BRING A SMILE TO ANY KIDDO’S FACE. Unicorns, mermaids and dinosaurs, oh my! Regalo is the place…Read More


All That Sparkles

STORY & PHOTOS BY MIRANDA MCDONALD (Including Parenthood) Jacqueline Koerber knows a lot about jewelry. Her family has been in the business for over 30 years. However, the jewelry expert is also learning a little bit about motherhood as well after giving birth to her son. The new mama recently sat down with us to…Read More