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My daughter is really into cooking lately.  On any given day, you can find her watching The Food Network or checking out her favorite YouTube kid foodies.  She is my companion as I get dinner ready or make a dessert.  She is always willing to help in the kitchen…now if we can just get her…   [Read the full article]


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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]


No Sew Anna Costume for under $12 #halloween #frozen

If your family is anything like mine, Frozen is on almost constant repeat in your home. My toddler is practically obsessed and from my Pinterest home page, I’m guessing most of the rest of the world is too. When talking with friends about Halloween, which is practically right around the corner once you factor in…   [Read the full article]


How young is too young for sports

I have a super active little boy who loves to watch his dad play softball for our church team. He loves getting to run around tossing the big yellow balls and play with his best friend, whose dad is also on the team. Seeing his budding love of sports, I started to wonder “When should…   [Read the full article]


School Lunches pic for CFF

It has only been two weeks since school began, yet I am already BORED with making school lunches.  My picky sixth grader absolutely refuses to buy her lunch at school.  To her, buying a school lunch is akin to eating a garbage sandwich topped with warm anchovies.  So…between my daughter and my boys, I make…   [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]


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Have you been to the Frigid Frog yet?  Even though the kids are mostly back in school now the ‘summer’ is just heating up!  I know my thermometer has been in the high 90’s the past couple days which  means it is still pool, sprinkler, and most importantly….Snow Cone weather!  The weather is perfect for…   [Read the full article]


Worried the summer kid movie fun is over?  Worry no longer!  NCG Movie Theater in Sharpsburg will once again host a FREE Family Film Festival. August 22, 23, and 24            Mr. Peabody & Sherman Rated PG August 29, 30, and 31            LEGO Movie  Rated PG…   [Read the full article]