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

“Our family keeps growing, and with
each passing year, there is a garden.”

The 100-Year Garden

By Amy Gesenhues My grandmother turned 101 years old on April 3. She has survived being born in 1917. World War II. Joe McCarthy. The Korean War. Vietnam. The Cuban Missile Crisis and the assassination of President Kennedy. She is a devout Catholic who survived a divorce in a deeply rooted Catholic community. She survived…Read More


2018 Home & Garden Guide

We may not have actually experienced spring, so now is the time to set your sights on your home and garden. Check out German American Bank’s home equity line of credit offer, which is perfect of any home improvement project. Schedule an appointment with Blue River Cabinetry to learn why the company is a leader…Read More


Derby Trot & Shop

PHOTO BY DANNY ALEXANDER DERBY TROT & SHOP Join Sarah Jordan of Alpha Media April 14 in New Albany for Derby Trot & Shop powered by Bliss Travel. For just $25 you can sample your favorite wines and beers inside select locations, receive a signature glass and a shopping bag. The party starts at 2…Read More


A Voice and a Face

Sarah Jordan looks back and ahead on her career. Story by Remy Sisk Photos of Sarah Jordan by Danny Alexander Styling by Miranda McDonald Hair and Makeup by Strandz Salon & Threadz Boutique Clothing courtesy Sapphire on Spring Boutique and Strandz Salon & Threadz Boutique Photos shot at Double Barrel, 147 E. Main St. in New Albany If…Read More


Dapper Derby

Him Gentleman’s Boutique is a one-stop shop for the fellas Photos by Matt Simpson Seeking a one-stop Derby shop? Him Gentleman’s Boutique, which has locations in New Albany and Louisville, can fulfill all of your your Derby and Oaks needs – and more. This boutique, which specializes in menswear, carries a variety of lines and…Read More


Ben Franklin Beauties

By JD Dotson For 27 years, Ben Franklin Crafts in New Albany has been Southern Indiana’s go-to supply stock up store for all kinds of crafts persons and artists. Home to an eclectic mix of gifts and accessories, frame shop, fabric store, and the largest collection of art, crafting and scrapbooking supplies, Ben Franklin’s also…Read More


A Premier Home

By Allison Jones | Photos by Tony Bennett I don’t have the first inkling about building a new house. My husband and I are the second owners of a ranch home built in the 1950s. I know about renovating, but, honestly, building from the ground up is a foreign concept. There are so many moving…Read More


Jessica + Russel Clark

Nov. 4, 2017 Montgomery Farms Photos by Trina Whalin of Photo Lulu Russell and I wed at Montgomery Farms in Scottsburg on Nov. 4, 2017. Mandi Bieda and Dallas Montgomery Jr. of Montgomery Farms went above and beyond to make our day so special. Dallas Montgomery Sr. even officiated our wedding for us, while Samantha…Read More


I Must Have Flowers

By Morgan Sprigler Always Umbrella Wreath Oh, hello spring readers! Raise your hand if this is your favorite time of year. I love all of the seasons for myriad reasons, but spring just feels so special. New beginnings, new blooms, fresh, clean air (insert deep yoga breath). When thinking of my DIY craft for this…Read More