Archives for October 2015

Halloween Events

Happy Halloween! I know most people have their plans locked down, but I’m still seeing a few questions on facebook about what’s going on today/tonight, so I thought I’d get this posted! Spooky Dragonfly Festival. 10am – 5pm. Dragonfly Boutique, Concord Rd, Smyrna. Crafts, face painting, local artists, food, trick or treating, and more will […]

Born Still and Still Parenting

When a baby is born in America there is usually a lot of fuss. Showers or “sprinkles” have been thrown, registries registered and every need anticipated for the new addition. Then, after the baby arrives, there are “sip and sees,” home visits, relatives who move in to help for a few weeks and definitely the […]

Halloween Happenings

  We told you about all the great fall festivals and local pumpkin patches last week, so now here is Part 2 — all of the local Trunk-or-Treat and Halloween events happening at the end of the month! Get the kids (and yourself) dressed up for some Halloween fun! {Many of the church-based events are seeking […]

Weekend Fun, October 9-11

Saturday Special Events Chalktober Fest, Marietta Square, 10am – 5pm, Concert from 7pm – 9pm The 2015 Marietta Chalktoberfest features 45+ professional chalk artists creating patriotic works of art on the streets of historic Marietta Square. Additionally, there will be a craft beer festival, competition chalk section, concerts on the Square and much more on Saturday. […]

{International Babywearing Week} The Best Soft Structured Carriers

Since it’s once again International Babywearing Week, we wanted to bring this topic back around again. Last year I shared my “Adventures in Babywearing” story. So if you’ve read that, or done any research on the benefits of babywearing, then you’re all set on the “whys” of it. But if you’re expecting a baby, or […]

Fall Fairs, Fests and Special Events!

There’s something special about the month of October, with the cooler weather, the shift into the “holiday” mentality and the abundance of fairs, fests and chili cook-offs. There’s an overload of family-friendly activities to enjoy between now and Halloween, so get out and enjoy all that our area has to offer! {Trunk or Treat events are […]

Weekend Fun, October 2-4

Friday Cumberland Community Church MOPS Consignment Sale. 110 Sports Ave SE, Smyrna. 9:30 am – 7 pm Cumberland Community Church MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) holds a semi-annual sale each Fall and Spring.  There will be over 200 sellers from all over Atlanta and the space features wide-open spaces for shopping with strollers. There will be high-quality, gently used […]