Confidence For The Big Day

Written by Forest Christopher Port, DMD Photography by Steven and Lucy Randall of Smitten and Hooked, Charlotte NC Like many young girls, Stacy Ahrens had big dreams. She hoped to ...full article


An Artist’s Passion

Even as a young girl, Larisa Morillo had one passion; art. Whether it was drawing, sculpting, or sewing, creating was her love. When she was offered a treat, she didn’t ...full article


All In Stitches

Never underestimate the power of a woman with a sewing machine. This is my editor, JeanAnn Taylor’s favorite quote. Bless her heart. She loves to sew. I admire anyone who ...full article


Coconut Oil
 – Your Answer To Better Health & Lasting Weight Loss

Written by Medea Galligan, MS, CHHC, AADP | Photograph by Marie Taylor You’ve no doubt noticed that for about the last 60 years, the
majority of health care officials and the ...full article

Sophie’s 9th Anniversary Celebration

From ballet class to Sophie Magazine, Betty Sharpless and JeanAnn have been friends for many years.

Here we are celebrating another Sophie Magazine Anniversary! I’ve said this so many times, but I want to take this opportunity again to say THANK YOU to everyone! Day to



We know that men read Sophie,
so send a photo of your man reading Sophie 
 and you may see your photo published
 in the magazine! C. J. Stancil, Ron

Art on the River


Julia working in her studio in the River Arts District. Camille Wick is passionate about writing and spending time outdoors. She likes to explore new places and read good books.

Falling For Autumn


The wind in the trees whispered, as if sharing secrets of what’s to come. Leaves have already begun changing clothes, from summer green to the jeweled gems of fall: ruby,

Born to Serve


Judge Ed Clontz, Ordinary Man, Extraordinary Judge From simple, humble beginnings, to becoming Buncombe County’s District Court Judge, Ed Clontz has lived a life filled with joy, tragedy, hard work,