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  • Lisa Mowry

    Editorial Contributor

    Lisa Mowry has produced more than five hundred articles for national publications over the past decade. A graduate of Wake Forest University in North Carolina, Mowry also studied for a master's at Georgia State University's communications department. She has lived in Atlanta since 1982. In 1998, she and her family moved out to the suburbs to be halfway between the city and Rome, where her husband is chair of the biology department at Berry College.

 

Alton Brown's vacation hideaway is in his backyard

The ever-mischievous celebrity chef plots his own escape

“I don’t go on vacations, so I wanted a vacation in my backyard,” says Alton Brown, adding emphatically, “Not a ‘vacation house,’ because they’re actually a lot of work. Read More

Boudoir decor: Kristin Kong's stylish master bedroom

Luxe textures give this space a little va-va-voom

Kristin kong’s master bedroom may have the same generic architecture as every other unit in her Norcross townhouse complex, but any similarity ends there. Read More

Hunting and gathering: Seven favorite antique destinations

Vintage goods are a hot commodity, and Atlanta is chock full of 'em

Scott Antique Market has long been Atlanta’s go-to source for those vintage gems that give a room character. But the monthly schedule and out-of-the-way location aren’t always convenient. Read More

Neighborhood: Cartersville

Cartersville—population 20,000, give or take—is in Bartow County, barely an hour from downtown Atlanta, but residents rarely feel the need to head south. Read More

Pop of Color

Details make the difference

Don’t underestimate the power of social networking—in this case, it led to a new living room. Ashley Page, an in-house attorney for Google, posted on Facebook that she needed an interior designer for her Cascade area home, and a friend reconnected her with former Spelman College classmate Dayka Robinson. Read More