Summer Reading Kick-Off: On Your Mark, Get Set…Read!

On your mark, get set…READ! Summer Reading has arrived at Smyrna Public Library and this year’s theme is health and fitness for the body and mind. We’ll have lots of special events to keep your kiddos active and engaged throughout the summer including; vintage games, a self-defense class with UFC Smyrna, puppet shows, and yoga […]

Strawberry Picking

Strawberries are the very essence of late spring and early summer. Gorgeous red, aromatic and sweet, they remind me of BBQs, sprinklers, and long summer days. Luckily for us, there are several options within a few hours of Smyrna. Traditionally, picking is available from mid-April through early June, but there is a range of opening dates […]

Spring Break Fun

Spring Break Camps Believe it or not, it’s not too late for spring break camps — these businesses allow you to register for single days or partial weeks. Availability is limited! Jitterbug Performing Arts. Open for campers aged 3 (if potty trained) – 12 years old, with options for 9am – 1pm or 9am – 4pm camps. […]

Summer Camp Guide

  There are many signs that Smyrna is growing all around us, but somehow seeing how this list grows year over year continues to surprise me. Such a great community for families! Before we get started, here are the usual disclaimers: Some companies don’t update their summer camp pages until after spring break camps are […]

Easter Egg Dye Test

I’ve been “dyeing” (sorry) to try some of the natural egg dyes I’ve seen on Pinterest and that inspired an egg dye test. We tackled some natural dyes and then compared them to your standard Paas egg dye kit with vinegar and without. Au Natural I used this article for reference and bought my dyeing supplies. […]

Smyrna Area Spring Consignment Sales

  Consignment Sale season is upon us! Grab your laundry basket and get ready to snag the best bargins on those adorable spring & summer outfits, baby gear, books, toys and more. Here’s what’s coming up in our area this spring! (Registration is still open for many of the later sales. If you’d like to clean out […]

When Postpartum Depression isn’t Depression

Our youngest daughter was conceived via IVF. When we went in for the transfer, the on-call doctor matter-of-factly informed us that our embryos were all doing very poorly and were not going to survive. In fact, he all but assured us that the transfer wouldn’t take and suggested that we start planning our next attempt. But 11 […]

{Business Profile} The Music Class

  You’ve probably seen the bumper stickers around town. Or maybe you’ve heard your friend talking about it. But if you’ve ever wanted to know more about The Music Class, I hope that this post answers your questions. Honestly, I had a difficult time writing this post for our sponsors at The Music Class. Not for lack of […]

New Year’s Eve Parties with the Littles

Whether you’re staying home for New Year’s Eve or scored that coveted babysitter for the evening, here are a few things going on New Year’s day so you can enjoy some early fun with the whole family.   Marietta Square New Year’s Eve. Marietta has a full day and night planned for New Year’s Eve! Head over […]

Make a Difference This Holiday Season…Locally

  Whether it be giving your time, talent or treasures, there are many ways to get involved this holiday season.  There are many national and local non-profits serving children, adults, animals, and the environment right here in Cobb County. While these groups need our support year-round, there are some special needs at this time of […]