BENEFIT Bands Amp Awareness

Amy Bobchek’s day job is in advertising. But when her client, a bassist, asked her to sit in on a session with his band that needed a female vocalist, she couldn’t resist.

Ketterman’s Eclectic Ensembles

“Oooh, I just love how these jeans make me feel,” says Richlyn (Richi) Ketterman Norman about a fashionably frayed pair of jeans patched with royal blue sequins that she slips into for our style photo shoot. She and her younger sister, Katelyn (Katie) Ketterman Cockerill and employees Jenna DeBow and Austin Whiting, clearly adore the looks they’ve selected as backdrop to spotlight some of…

Countdown to Health Insurance 2020

This month, health insurance rates are being set across the country, and projected premium increases could force some tough choices during open enrollment, which begins Nov. 1. 

Creating a ‘Signature’ Home

After 23 years in business together, learning and employing absolutely everything there is to know about renovation and interior design, Julie Hoffmann and Lori DuVal of J&L Interiors did the only thing they could to fully display their creative capabilities. They bought an old house downtown and set their sights on restoring it to its former glory.

Welcome to Leesburg Life-‘Style’

I’ve always been partial to September because my birthday is on “Labor Day.” Yeah, I know—old joke! But in truth, it’s always marked a time of re-evaluation and new beginnings—new school, new job, new home, new health insurance plan—all are characteristic of fall, along with new fall fashions to enjoy! What’s the key to normalcy amid … Continued

Clothed in Dignity

One Saturday, Lisa Geraci Rigoni and her daughter, Marinna, were helping out at Women Giving Back’s sterling boutique—a warehouse full of clothes, shoes and accessories ingenuously displayed as in an every-day discount department store. (Clothes are available to women and children at no cost but only via referral from agencies serving the needy.)

Styles for the ‘Curvy Girl’

Shelley Scheerschmidt, owner of Madisonbelle in Leesburg, is expanding her range this fall to include more "curvy girls" who often struggle to find fashionable clothes that fit. We asked her how to select styles that compliment curves. 

Digging into Summer!

Succulent workshops just for kids are designed to get kids outside and digging in the dirt!  Each child takes home a succulent creation. The workshops are hosted by Garden Gatherings, located at The Old Lucketts Store. Social: @GardenGatherings