Archives for December 2013

Weekend Events – Dec. 20 – 22

Friday Santa in the Square (Marietta). 10am – 6pm Horse-drawn sleigh rides through Vinings Jubilee. 5-8pm. Add a little extra magic to your shopping with complimentary Victorian sleigh rides. Christmas at Brawner Coat Drive. 5pm-8pm. Taylor Brawner House. Holiday Music, Hay “Sleigh” Rides, Children’s Activities, Story Time and, of course, Pictures with Santa. Admission: New or gently used […]

Mom Confessions

  My friend, Jenn, read a pretty awesome blog post, The Mom Confession, and was inspired to post her own mom confessions daily. That (hilarious) bit of honesty and vulnerability struck a chord and my Facebook timeline has been full of mom confessions since then. I laughed, I cried, I realized I needed to share […]

Weekend Events Dec. 13-15

Friday Horse-drawn sleigh rides through Vinings Jubilee. 5-8pm. Add a little extra magic to your shopping with complimentary Victorian sleigh rides. Santa House at Aunt Fanny’s Cabin (Atlanta Rd, Smyrna). 6-8pm. Let your children enjoy a more personal visit with Santa vs the traditional mall setting.   Saturday Brunch with Santa at J. Christophers – […]

{Worth the Drive} All Aboard! Blue Ridge Scenic Railway Santa Express

{Updated November 2014} This post originally ran last year but we have an update for you! The folks over at The Blue Ridge Scenic Railway are giving away 4 tickets for a non-themed train ride during the the 2015 season! More details and contest entry are below. We enjoyed our experience so much that we immediately […]

Weekend Events Dec. 7 – 9

Friday Kennesaw Santa Day Parade. 12pm – 5pm. Main Street. Parade, live music, dance performances, food vendors, crafts and tree lighting. Polar Express Adventure at the Southern Museum. 6pm – 10pm after the City of Kennesaw tree lighting. Attendees will meet a train conductor and a hobo before having the opportunity to create holiday crafts and […]

{Smyrna Voices} The Road to Adoption

It is easy to say that I am thankful for so many blessings this holiday season – the blessings I try to thank God for every day. I am thankful that I am married to my very best friend who I am more over the moon for today than any other day of my life. […]

{Hidden Treasurers} Chattahoochee Coffee Company

Way down yonder by the Chattahoochee… did you know that there’s a little gem nestled on the river banks, hidden at the back of an apartment complex?     Chattahoochee Coffee Company (previously Land of a Thousand Hills) serves up coffee, amazing views, and a generous heap of social consciousness. Since changing names (though ownership […]