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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]


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]


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]


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]


skylars fairytales

My youngest daughter just turned three and we decided to have a Frozen-themed birthday party. (My girls have been OBSESSED with Frozen for months now; I’m sure many of you can relate!) I searched around the metro area for a business that could provide an Elsa appearance for our party. Most of them were very…   [Read the full article]


2014 Coweta-Fayette Summer Camp picks

Every time spring rolls around, it becomes a free-for-all for summer camp advertising, which is awesome and great but can be a bit overwhelming, especially if you are new to the summer camp world. That why we came up with the idea to each pick 3 summer camps that we either have sent kids to…   [Read the full article]


Day Trip:  National Infantry Museum at Fort Benning in Columbus, Georgia The National Infantry Museum, located just outside Fort Benning in Columbus, Georgia is the perfect place for a day trip with the family!  Admission is free and if you feel led to do so, donations of $5 per person are accepted. Plan to arrive…   [Read the full article]


Bernie Running 1

No. I run, but I am not a runner. A few weeks ago, my fellow CFF blogger Leigh Anne wrote this post about being an active and fit family.  Leigh Anne did such a great job offering ways to stay active and included some really awesome links to local running groups.  Since the weather is getting warmer and it…   [Read the full article]


Southside Date Nights

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, so it got me thinking about that special luxury that most parents do not partake in nearly enough: Date Night. While we are lucky to live close enough to the city, we don’t always feel like going to Atlanta. So, I wanted to share some of my favorite…   [Read the full article]


christmas series part 3

  This is the final post of this series for the 2013 holiday season. To read the other two posts, click here and here. This final installment will focus on SHOPPING LOCAL! As you have probably seen, we had our own campaign encouraging our readers to #shopcowetafayette. While there are awesome deals to be found…   [Read the full article]