DIY Giant Bubbles

  I love those blog posts that describe fun crafts and activities that can be done with items you already have in your home. But, well, this particular blog post is absolutely, exactly nothing like that. You will have to work to get these amazing bubbles. And if you order the supplies online, your Amazon “recommended” list […]

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 […]

April Wrap Up

Here’s a quick recap of what happened on Smyrna Parent in April, in case you missed any of it! On the Blog: We (FINALLY) celebrated the arrival of spring with plenty of opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors: Animal Encounters Beyond the Zoo & Aquarium Strawberry Picking 4 Local Trail Runs 5 Great Outdoor Dining Spots […]

4 Local Trail Runs to Try

Trail running isn’t for everyone.  I’m not really sure why it isn’t, but it seems some people prefer the streets.  There are so many reasons why I trail run that, really, I could write an entire article just on that.  My original motivation for running in the woods was to prevent my bad knees from […]

{Worth the Drive} The Art Barn with Farmer Sue

While this blog will cover Smyrna and the surrounding communities, we’ll also highlight activities, events, and destinations that are worth the drive. One of these treasures is The Art Barn at Morning Glory Farms. Located in Hickory Flat (between Alpharetta and Canton), it only took about an hour to get there from Smyrna, yet it […]