Is your wedding “Made in America?”

By: Colby V. Creasman Over the past few years many American companies have outsourced their businesses and manufacturing to other foreign nations. The companies participating did this to cut costs, but mainly to cut their wages expense. Wages in other nations are a lot cheaper than those here in our homeland. Many US...

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Waste Not

By: Colby V. Creasman What do you intend to do with your flower arrangements after the big day is over and your guests have returned home? Waste not! When the clean-up process begins think before automatically throwing everything out. Start with the flowers and donate them for others to enjoy. Oakleaf Flower &...

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Token of Appreciation

The wedding is rapidly approaching and you need a gift to show your appreciation to your guest who have traveled to help celebrate your upcoming union.  Gift bags are a nice way to spread the happiness and cheer that surrounds the wedding. Wedding favors have transformed over the years into wedding guest gift bags...

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Hugh Acheson Interview

Hugh is a five-time James Beard nominee for Best Chef Southeast and was named Best Chef by Food & Wine.  His restaurant Five and Ten was named by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution as the best Atlanta restaurant.  Hugh has also been featured in Bon Appétit, Garden & Gun, the New York Times, and Gourmet and...

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Cooking with Hugh Acheson

As seen in The Laurel Magazine, November 2011 Edition. It’s remarkable how a few humble ingredients can be transformed into such an extraordinary dish but not if you are Hugh Acheson.  Hugh is a five-time James Beard nominee for Best Chef Southeast and was named Best Chef by Food & Wine.  His restaurant Five...

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