Volume I of a Two-Part Baby Gift Guide That Will Wow Soon-to-Be Parents

Finding the perfect luxury baby shower gift to give to your family member, friend, or colleague can prove quite challenging. You want to select a unique, upscale item that is both practical, and extraordinary. These remarkable products offer the functionality they need and the fabulous style they’ll love.


Wine Enthusiasts and Food Aficionados Alike Are Drawn to Popular Two-Day Festival

This summer, many visitors descended on picturesque Panama City Beach, Florida for its premier two-day culinary festival called UNwineD. Held at Aaron Bessant Park, attendees enjoyed the pairing of delectable appetizers created by regional chefs with world-class wine and spirits at this upscale affair. They leisurely strolled through Art & Vendor Row to peruse and purchase novelties from local boutiques as well as the Southern Living tent featuring home décor and cookbooks. Guests were able to lounge in lawn chairs or on blankets on the sprawling 70 acres of green space while listening to the musical stylings of guitarist Ayron…


As you plan your group vacation to the land of magical world-famous theme parks, picturesque lakes, great shopping experiences, trendy party spots, and amazing restaurants, you want to reserve exceptional accommodations. Whether you are planning a family vacay, Guy’s Getaway, or Girl’s Trip, Margaritaville Resort Orlando can host your group in one of its luxury vacation rentals with rates starting at $1,159 per night.


Many delight in the distinctive decadence of caviar. This smooth, flavorful, and rich delicacy tantalizes the palate. July 18 is a day in which caviar aficionados from around the world pause to commemorate National Caviar Day. As you do so, consider some delectably novel ways to celebrate this occasion with your friends and family.


To be honest, I’m not quite sure when it began. It may have been a slow, steady progression that I didn’t quite notice. Or maybe the onset was sudden.

But a little more than 20 years, I took immediate notice. Now I can remember that day vividly. I was working in the Federal Bureau of Investigation office in Downtown Atlanta. I was sitting in my mesh fabric office chair at my desk. The great thing for me is that the chair was black. All of a sudden, I felt a gush of liquid. This never happened before. I stood up…


Whether planning a romantic getaway, group retreat, or wedding, this resort is an ideal locale.

The largest barrier island in the Golden Isles of Georgia, St. Simons Island is internationally known for scenic salt marshes, a historic lighthouse, and inviting sandy beaches. There on the beautiful island, and overlooking The Atlantic Ocean, is The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort. Built in 1935, this storied beachfront property, featuring stunning parlors, a ladies’ lounge, oceanfront accommodations, a ballroom, an outdoor palm garden, a cardroom, and stained glass window murals, has been a luxury destination for generations of high society families…


Named one of The Best U. S. Islands by Conde Nast Traveler in 2019, St. Simons Island, Georgia is known for its extraordinary landscape, pristine beaches, amicable climate, charter fishing, and world-class golfing. It has restaurants that have exceptionally flavorful seafood, fried dishes, and comfort cuisine that are synonymous with the South. When retreating to this stunning corner of the world, visit these locales that offer an authentic taste of the low country.

Delight in an oceanfront dining experience at The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort. It features a spectacular view as you feast on fabulous low country…


Over the years, fathers have evolved. Now there’s the minimalist millennial Dad who has class and style. He likes to keep things simple but has the expectation that his gifts will be both practical and extraordinary in an understated way. Show your love and appreciation for the special man in your life by gifting him these wonderful gifts that he can put to great use.


“Onward and Upward, in a spiritual sense, means that I keep pressing on toward the mark. Come what may, in spite of all adversity, I look to the hills from which comes my help. Then, I confidently and boldly climb higher and higher.” — Leslie E. Royal

Onward and Upward with Leslie E. Royal, presented by Ashro, is a popular video series spotlighting nationally renowned African American women who are making an EXCEPTIONAL difference in their global and local community. Season 2, featuring 12 notable women, just wrapped up and it was a blast!

Ashro, the premier fashion apparel company…


Be Runway Ready When Visiting this Posh Property for Guests Who Like to See and be Seen!

As you stroll through the revolving doors of Hotel Colee, you will discover a distinctive boutique property with exquisite features and splendid accents. The first Autograph Collection Hotel to grace the Buckhead community has a warm, welcoming vibe synonymous with the hospitality of the South. …

Leslie E. Royal

Leslie E. Royal is an author, international freelance writer, product review expert, and global travel journalist. Follow her @LesliesLane — www.LesliesLane.com

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