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FashMob hits R.A.D.

Asheville’s aspiring fashion designers, models, and photographers gathered last month in the River Arts District for “FashMob”, an impromtu photo shoot hosted by Asheville photographer Duncan Chaboudy. FashMob started in ...full article


Fifty Shades of Grey

Women of America, I have been so worried about you. Ever since the “Fifty Shades of Grey” book came out in 2011 and I heard a little bit of the ...full article


Orchids: The Absolute BEST, No Maintenance House Plant!

Okay I know a lot of you are scratching your heads in total confusion.  However I tell you it is true: orchids require less care to be happy than any ...full article


Table Manners Matter

I grew up in a family of six, and every night, my mother cooked a full course meal. The pots, pans, and utensils used to cook the meal were never ...full article


Hop Into Spring!

Get ready for spring with these cheerful and colorful crafts! Crocheted Basket & Flowers For the crochet basket, I suggest going to to
find a pattern. There are several free ...full article

Real Men Read Sophie


Rob Berls is an associate professor at UNC Asheville that teaches humanities and theatre. Originally from Kansas, he has grown fond of the culture, traditions and beauty of the Asheville

Meryl Streep Empowers Women Screenwriters Over 40

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Through a significant contribution, Meryl Streep has funded a screenwriting lab for women writers over 40. The lab will be run by New York Women in Film and Television and

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Rebecca Roberts

Completing 150 hours for an internship as a student of Western Carolina University sounded like a daunting task. However, when I landed an internship with Sophie Magazine it almost became


One of her award-winning GoldieBlox sets

It’s not hard to tell the boy’s aisle from the girl’s aisle at any toy store – the “pink” aisle is overloaded with items promoting typical beauty standards in the