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This is the year to finally make an impact inside the home

Sometimes the best gifts are ones that cannot be wrapped or put in a festive bag. In the New Year, consider gifting yourself a new kitchen or bathroom. Though the saying “the gift that keeps giving” may be cliché, it really does describe the endless pleasure you will get from renovated, refreshed rooms in your home. “If your dream...

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A brand-new treatment for body shaping, cellulite reduction, skin tightening and more

The wildly popular icoone, a skin-care treatment developed in Italy, is now available in Northeast Ohio. It’s a body-reshaping technology that works by stimulating connective tissue. “The first time a tried it at an industry trade show, I was shocked,” says Lisa Stewart, founder of Brecksville’s Solia Spa, which now offers the...

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Uncover the secret

Over the last year-and-a-half, east-side shoppers have been discovering what the Strongsville and Akron areas have known for years: Floorz is the place to go for everything flooring. We launched our Fairlawn location more than a decade ago, followed by a wildly successful opening in Strongsville. The Mayfield store, opened in 2022, has...

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A Final Thought: Great-Aunts with Great Names

When I was a child in Alabama/Georgia in the 1960s, I had great-aunts with names like Gladys, Eula, and Lois. What I remember most about them was their horn-rimmed glasses; their hard-sided purses that smelled of Doublemint chewing gum; how they always had corn pads on their toes; how incredibly fast they could shell butter beans and black-eyed...

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Newest to the Healthy Attractions offerings, Bare’s Favorites—with individualized nutrition-packed meals made in small batches from ingredients sourced from local farms—is a canine wellness game-changer

In the spirit of New Year New You, most of us are rethinking our nutrition and health goals. But what about the optimal wellness of your canine companion? After having spent 25 years in the health and wellness industry, certified life coach Heather Kuchar opened Healthy Attractions wellness coaching and yoga studio in Fairlawn in 2017 to help...

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