Archives for September 2014

Weekend Fun, September 26 – 28

Friday Smyrna Shop Hop. Various locations along Concord Road. All day Friday & Saturday. Get an early start on your holiday shopping…or just go to browse and see what is new at our great local shops! Grab a “passport” at any of the stores listed below and then visit each location to get it stamped. […]

{Worth the Drive} Cagle’s Family Farm

  Fall is here and I am so excited! A few weeks ago I wandered into a Hallmark store with my three-year-old daughter and was giddy to see all the fall decorations. I took a big sniff of a pumpkin candle and was immediately ready for changing colors, pumpkins on my front step, and big […]

{Small Business Spotlight} Georgia Crafted

  Georgia (On My Mind) • Midnight Train to Georgia • The Devil Went Down to Georgia • Sweet Georgia Brown Clearly people love to sing Georgia’s praises — no surprise because there is a lot to adore about our state. And Georgia Crafted founder, Erin Zwigart, has a passion for discovering even more to love. This Smyrna mom scours […]

Book Review: Anna Hibiscus books by Atinuke for kids 3-7

  What do you do when are so happy you may explode?  Well, in the picture book Anna Hibiscus’ Song, Anna Hibiscus asks this question to her many family members as she experiences a day in her home in amazing Africa.  Her Grandfather counts the reasons he is happy.  Grandmother squeezes Grandfather’s hand.  Her aunties […]

Weekend Fun, September 12 – 14

Friday Kindermart. Smyrna First United Methodist Church, 1315 Concord Rd SE, Smyrna Friday, September 12, 9:30 am – 8 pm (strollers not allowed Friday morning) Saturday, September 13, 9 am – 12 pm Our sale is widely known as a top source of quality, gently used children’s clothing, shoes, toys, infant care items and room décor/furniture.  Spectrum […]

Weekend Fun, September 5 – 7

Saturday Smyrna Fresh Produce Market. 8am – 12pm. Smyrna First Baptist (Market Village). Michaels Kids’ Club. 10am, 10:30, 11, 11:30. All Michaels locations. Barnes & Noble Storytime. 11am. Akers Mill location. Great Locomotive Chase 5K. 7:30am. The Kennesaw Grand Prix is a series of six running events in Kennesaw that take place between May and November. Each 5K (3.1 mile) […]

{Small Business Spotlight} The Studio Atlanta Dance at Vinings

With the start of school comes the start of many after school activities. Summer is as good as gone and we now have to go back to using a calendar again. When a little girl was brought into our lives, it did not take me long to start getting excited about ballet classes. I started […]

{Smyrna Voices} Football Memories + Giveaway!

College football kicked off this Saturday and, like many of you, it’s hard to describe my excitement. This is perhaps unusual since my immediate family wasn’t a sports family and I went to a college that was smaller than a single section of Sanford Stadium. I love sports, but I think that’s because I love the […]