Home & Garden

The Trust Factor

When Melissa and David Bowser decided to renovate the John's Island condo that had belonged to Melissa's parents, they handed over the keys to a team of carefully chosen professionals, crossed their fingers and waved goodbye. It really came down to the trust factor.

It Takes a Village

Jay McLaughlin knows something about celebrity. The last time he was featured in a Vero Beach Magazine article in March 2010, we called him a “fashion king.” At the time, the New York-based fashion designer and high-end retail mogul was the “new” news in town thanks to his purchase and renovation of a Vero Beach home and the opening of J. McLaughlin, a women’s clothing store on Ocean Drive.

Making Sense Of Feng Shui

According to Nancilee Wydra, author of eight books about Feng Shui, the concept offers eight emotional benefits: personal empowerment, a positive future, strengthened relationships, a clear and dynamic legacy, expressing compassion, strong positive self-image, culling wisdom and gleaning the best from your personal past and health in physical, mental and spiritual areas.