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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]

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]


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]

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]

Summer Craft Activities

As we prepare for the coming summer heat, (I’m mean we live in Georgia and the summer is sweltering), I’ve been scouring Pinterest for activities and crafts to do with the Goober. Here’s a round-up of my favorites! 1. bubble art, 2. sensory bottles, 3. Toddler Spray Paint 4.  sidewalk chalk paint, 5. Dough Paint,…   [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]


As you hopefully realized, Father’s Day was Sunday. In the past we have written recaps here and here, about celebrating Father’s Day when deployed, about traditions, created a great gift guide, about how dads can shape your romantic relationships (here), and also about how dads can and will parent differently, but that isn’t necessarily a…   [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]


So as you might have seen on Facebook last week, school is over for the Goober and our summer reading challenge has begun. Our goal is to read 300 different books by August 20th. The Goober is only 2 and can’t read yet, so this is definitely going to be a family challenge. To keep…   [Read the full article]