Archives for September 2015

3 Ways to Stay Healthy as the Seasons Change

With the recent cooling of Atlanta temperatures, many of us have welcomed Fall with open arms! For some, this seasonal change can bring a new set of symptoms and ill health. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that the rates of flus/colds increase during colder seasons. This has less to do with how […]

{In the Community} Cobb Moms Helping Cobb

Social media gets a bad rap these days, but here in Smyrna/Cobb we have several Facebook groups, formed by local parents, who are actively (and rapidly!) changing our community for the better. This is Part II in our series highlighting these incredible groups. Cobb Moms Helping Cobb was founded in 2014 by Rebecca Bloom. To introduce the group, I […]

Weekend Fun, September 25-27

Saturday Special Events Document Shredding, 9am – 12pm, Aline Wolfe Adult Recreation Center, 884 Church Street, Smyrna. Do a little fall cleaning and clear out those old papers at this shredding event sponsored by Keep Smyrna Beautiful. Southern Museum, Museum Day Live, 9:30 – 5pm, Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History, Kennesaw. On Saturday, September 26, as […]

Weekend Fun, September 18 – 20

 Friday Kindermart Consignment Sale. 9:30am – 7pm, Smyrna First United Methodist Church, 1315 Concord Rd SE, Smyrna. (Strollers not allowed Friday morning) Shoppers can save big on children’s clothes, coats, toys, baby gear, strollers, car seats, books and much more. Produced entirely by volunteers, KinderMart takes place twice a year, Spring & Fall and benefits the Smyrna First United […]

Weekend Fun, September 11-13

Friday Fall Atlanta Home Show and Outdoor Living Expo. 10am – 6pm, Cobb Galleria.This is Georgia’s largest fall Home Show featuring kitchens and baths, gutters, shutters, windows, doors, siding, roofing and so much more! The Outdoor Living Expo will feature landscaped gardens, design/build, hardscapes, pavers, firepits, ponds, waterfalls, decking/underdecking, garden tools & equipment, outdoor lighting & […]

Weekend Fun, Labor Day Edition

Friday Tiny Tots at Sparkles in Kennesaw,  10am – 1pm, 1000 McCollum Parkway. Tiny Tots hours are for children 5 and under. Bring your favorite (non motorized) ride-on toy and let them enjoy the rink with other little ones. $5 for admission or $8 with lunch included. There is also a bounce house, giant rainbow parachute […]

{Small Busines Spotlight} Buckhead Preparatory School

Though they’ve been serving the Smyrna/Vinings area for 7 years, Buckhead Preparatory School opened the doors of their current Smyrna location last fall. Their classrooms are now nestled among the trees on the 2nd floor of a building in Smyrna Market Village, facing the Veterans Memorial and the Smyrna Public Library.     We’ve had the pleasure of […]