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This weekend was the perfect weekend to visit a local pumpkin patch. The weather was absolutely perfect, with a hint of crisp to the air and beautifully sunny. We decided to take the opportunity to visit Southern Belle Farm in McDonough, Georgia. The drive for us was about 45 minutes with only a touch of…   [Read the full article]


Go Fly a Kite! I am always on the hunt for interesting things to do with my family, things that are out of the ordinary and sure to provide memories to cherish.  Atlanta is such a beautiful city with a rich history and it never fails that she provides great opportunities for families if you…   [Read the full article]


Museum Day Live! Tickets When I was a child I had the opportunity to visit our nation’s capital with my family.  What an adventure it was!  I have so many fond memories of our family trip and one of those that stands out were all the free and fabulous Smithsonian museums! To be in a…   [Read the full article]


Do you have a regular date night with your special someone?  Or is it more typical to go months without one?  When you do get out, what does your typical date night look like? A few of the CFF contributors answer those questions. Allie: My ideal date night involves child are for my littles, a…   [Read the full article]


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Your State Parks Day September 27 The Georgia State Parks has another great opportunity for families September 27.  Get free admission to your local state park and get in the spirit of volunteering!  Throughout the day visitors can join volunteer projects at over 60 state parks.  Some of these opportunities include:   Assembling picnic tables…   [Read the full article]


Camping can be fun!  I bet some of you are saying “Yeah, right!”  I know the feeling.  Honestly, I am a hotel staying gal now but back in the day I was all about overnight camping.  I grew up with parents that camped and grandparents that owned an RV.  I have done my fair share…   [Read the full article]


Local Spotlight Whitley Farms Sharpsburg Georgia

Memorial Day weekend my husband and I took our kids and met up with friends to go strawberry picking at Whitley Farms in Sharpsburg, Georgia and I have to say it might have been the most delicious fun we have had so far this summer. Admittedly the summer just started but a trip out to…   [Read the full article]


Kids Bowl Free is back! Bowling is a sport that has been around a long time!  It dates back to the times of ancient Greece and Rome.  According to The Bowling Foundation, more than 25 percent of Americans bowl each year.  Bowling is one of the few sports that allows you to compete at any…   [Read the full article]


11 Restaurants that reward good report cards

Report Card Incentives Are you trying to decide if you should reward your child for good grades?  I know many of us probably grew up being rewarded for our good grades in school.  Some of may have received monetary gifts for every A or B while others may have gotten that item you have had…   [Read the full article]


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They happen each and every year.  The mere mention of the acronym strikes fear into the hearts of parents and children alike.  And they’re right around the corner. Are you ready for them? They are the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests  (cue the “dun, dun, dun” music) and they begin next week. As scary and nerve-wracking as these standardized tests are,…   [Read the full article]