Women Making Music: Playin’ It Forward – Two Life-Sustaining Benefit/Fundraisers


Concert for Kat Williams & Old Time Country Western Hoedown for Multiple Sclerosis Two engaging, entertaining, and extremely vital fundraiser benefits are coming up this month and I shout out to all of you to highly consider attending them both! …


My Sewing Story


| By JeanAnn Taylor | This month is the perfect time to celebrate sewing! In 1982, President Ronald Reagan designated September as National Sewing Month, “In recognition of the importance of home sewing to our nation.” I fully agree. Sewing …


Book Review: “Red Mansions” by Cynthia Drew


Cynthia Drew published City of Slaughter, her first novel, in 2013 (WNC Woman review in April). Her compelling story is set in Manhattan’s garment industry in the early 1900s. Carsie Akselrod, the protagonist, guides readers from a rural Russian shtetl …


It’s A Sellers Market: What Does That Mean For You?


| By Peggy Crowe | Asheville is one of the hottest real estate towns in the nation. We know why and now so does everyone else. But what does that mean for you and your home? Should I stay or …


Home Space: It’s all just ‘stuff’


| By Angie Mattson Steagall | My perspective on ‘stuff’ is quite a bit different than most people. And I’m going to plainly say a few things that often get me in trouble.


Can A ‘Paleo’ Diet Improve Your Health?


| Medea Galligan, MS Nutrition, CHHC, AADP | By now most people have heard about a “paleo”, “primal”, or “caveman” diet, but what is it really all about? One of the most thorough looks into “Stone Age” nutrition was done …


Food For Thought: Feeding and Caring For Our Best Friends!


Pets are family and deserve good care. I think it’s important to feed them well and care for their individual needs, which isn’t hard though it requires some thought and planning. My focus here is on dogs, cats, horses, and …


A Mother’s Love and a Legacy of Healing: An interview with Michele Longo O’Donnell


| By Rev. Darlene Strickland | The power of a mother’s love is beyond understanding. Meet Michele Longo O’Donnell – mother, grandmother, former nurse, author, international speaker, minister, radio host, and pioneer of the first Metabolic Holistic Clinic in the …


Empowering Women: Build the Resources to Engage in Any Challenge


| By Jeanne Crane | Embracing Parenthood


Creating Family Through Community


| By Marianne Kilkenny | The Community Lady Many people know me as the “Community Lady” because of my website and network, Women for Living in Community. But what truly defines me is my compelling “Why” for doing what I …