{Small Business Spotlight} The Music Studio at Vinings

Hi everyone, With August and the start of school just around the corner, there is no better time to start thinking about enriching your child’s and/or your life with the arts. In my opinion, a great place to start is at The Music Studio at Vinings. Full disclosure: When I learned that The Music Studio had […]

Creative Parenting: In Praise of the Cautionary Tale

Hi everyone! As most of you probably know by now, I am the proud mother to an amazing 15 year old daughter. Fifteen years has passed in the blink of an eye, and while each stage from infant to the teen years (which we are in the midst of now) has had a few challenges, […]

Five Great Outdoor Dining Spots

Hi everyone! Now that warmer weather is upon us, one of my family’s favorite things to do is to dine alfresco. With that in mind, here are a few of my favorite places to eat and drink outdoors in Smyrna (and a little beyond): 1. Atkins Park Tavern (2840 Atlantic Rd. S.E., Smyrna) This great […]

{Worth the Drive} Golden Isles

  The first family vacation that I remember vividly was to the Cloister on Sea Island when I was 7 years old. It was 10 days of sun, diving for sand dollars, bingo, milkshakes, and reading comic books during the brief cooling afternoon showers. It became a family tradition, one that today, 35 plus years […]

{Book Review} Three Great Reads

Hi everyone! I hope today’s column finds you warm and out of the elements. As an avid reader, one of my favorite things to do is to share books that I enjoy with family and friends. With this in mind, I am excited to share three books with you today that fall under the heading […]