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There were moments that had taken her breath away before. The birth of her children, seeing her husband Chet at the end of the aisle on their wedding day, graduating from Wake Forest University. But when Katy Sikorski was told on May 2, 2014, that she had breast cancer, it took her breath away in a way she had never expected.

In the fall of 2013, at the age of 41, Sikorski had her second ever mammogram and was told that things, “Didn’t look quite right, so let’s keep an eye on it and check again in six months”. When she repeated her mammogram, a talented technician found a tumor in her left breast, very close to the chest wall. “It saved my life,” said Sikorski. “If they hadn’t been able to deeply compress the breast tissue and see the tumor, or if I had waited too long between mammograms, I might have had a very different outcome.”


The Art of Hair Color
Our hair is our greatest accessory and changing our hair color is one way of making the most of it. For most people, I recommend staying within a few levels of their natural color. For example, golden blondes, radiant reds, and rich brunettes with caramel highlights can look very natural. These looks can be created with babylights (fine natural looking highlights) Balayage (hand painting of highlights) and color glazes which all allow for rich, shiny color and natural looking dimension. READ MORE




October 2-4, 2015
The National Storytelling Festival - Jonesborough, TN


October 2-3, 2015
38th Annual Unicoi County Apple Festival - Erwin, TN


October 3, 2015
5th Annual Kingsport Oktoberfest -
Kingsport, TN


October 3, 2015
Sharky 500 - Bristol, TN