Archives for November 2013

Weekend (and Week!) Events Nov. 29 – Dec. 6

It’s a very quiet weekend! Event planners must assume we are all traveling, shopping, or busy with rivalry weekend. And they’re probably right. So I’ve extended the weekend recap to include activities happening during the next week as well – there are several tree lightings and other great things going on. Of course, there are […]

Getting out of the house

The weather is getting cold, and while I love the chill in the air, being stuck at home with a toddler or two can smother that holiday spirit quicker than my daughter can redecorate the bathroom with the contents of my make up drawer. This winter, I am determine to plan ahead, so I’ve started […]

Weekend Events Nov. 22 – 24

Things are slowing down this weekend just a tad as folks prepare for Thanksgiving and Hanukkah. But there’s still plenty to enjoy: A healthy eating event and book release for your toddler! A new skate park! Cats!!! (You’re welcome). And, besides what’s listed here, check out this great Holiday Roundup that we posted earlier this […]

Truth in Advertising: Facebook Edition

My friend shared an article today, We Need to Quit Telling Lies on Facebook. I smiled and nodded my way through it, and then I remembered the photo I took a little bit before which was just awaiting the perfect filter so it could be slapped up on Facebook. Look! A frolicking fall day with […]

Your Complete Holiday Events Roundup

Regardless of what types of activities you enjoy with your family, there is bound to be something you’ll enjoy and that will fit your budget this holiday season in the Greater Atlanta area (and beyond).  Below, we’ve compiled one of the most extensive lists out there for family-friendly winter holiday activities! *Drive times are estimated […]

Weekend Events Nov. 15 – 17

The holiday season is swinging into full gear and there are tons of fun, local events happening this weekend. And this is barely skimming the surface! On Monday we’ll post a very comprehensive overview of holiday activities near and far, compiled by our contributor, Jenn. If you know of any local events that aren’t being […]

Cold Weather Activity: Rainbow Rice

Brrr! It’s cold outside! If you’re looking for some indoor fun with your toddler or preschooler, a rainbow rice sensory bin will bring some colorful cheer to a cold day. It’s super simple and can most likely be done with items you have in your house right now.     You need: Rice Rubbing Alcohol […]

At what age should you bring your toddler to the dentist?

As new parents, we gaze in awe at the face of our newborn baby. A few weeks later, our hearts swell even more as they give us their very first gummy smile. And a few weeks after that, we become engaged in The Great Tooth Watch as every drop of drool, item shoved in their […]

Santa Claus is Coming to Town!

Santa Claus is coming to town! And in many cases, he’s already here. We wanted to get this posted early in case you want to beat the rush or get those pictures taken early enough to include them on holiday cards. If you have visited Santa at any of these locations this year and want to […]

Weekend Events Nov. 8 – 10

Friday Holiday Open House at Marietta Square. Starts at 10am. The Marietta Square shops are helping you kick off the holidays with extended hours, specials and sales. Mt. Zion Craft Show. Mt. Zion UMC. 9am – 5pm Santa Claus at Town Center at Cobb. 10am – 9pm   Saturday 5th Annual Cherokee Heights Arts Festival. 9am – 4pm. Free […]