Paula Deen is happy to be talking and not dancin'

Meet Paula Deen in the (lightened up) flesh!

12:15 pm Nov. 9, 2015

File this one under there’s no free (and lightened up) lunch.

Now that she’s

Her only metro Atlanta appearance is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Barnes and Noble at Mansell Crossing in Alpharetta.

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When they bought their townhome, Jeffrey Chandler and Pedro Ayestaran Diaz changed the flooring in the upstairs bonus room from carpet to wood. The wood floors helped transform the space into a spacious and chic sitting area. Text by Lori Johnston and Keith Still/Fast Copy News Service.

(Christopher Oquendo Photography/

Private Quarters: Eclectic feel in Vinings townhome

1:00 am Oct. 29, 2015

“I like those pieces that make you think, ‘Wow,’” said Ayestaran Diaz, who worked with antiques in Venezuela before moving to the U.S. “It’s good to have that eclectic look.”

Text by Lori Johnston and Keith