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Back-to-School Shopping and Savings

Heather Neal - Thursday, August 2, 2012 - 4:53am

The economy is showing signs of stabilizing, even improving, according to some analysts and the recent better-than-expected jobs report. But, things are still financially tight at our house and I don’t think we’re the...

Inside the Consolidated Gold Mine.

A Family Trip for History and Fun

Jungmin Kim - Wednesday, August 1, 2012 - 9:54am

Dahlonega is a great Georgia destination for a casual weekend trip. It is a quaint little town with historical buildings still in places and being used as shops or restaurants. The oldest courthouse in Georgia – which...

Market Warriors Based in Georgia Tonight!

Heather Neal - Monday, July 30, 2012 - 1:17pm

Antiques Roadshow is a long-loved PBS production. Last year, we participated in filming what turned into three new episodes filmed just south of Atlanta. It’s fascinating to see what folks consider treasures and bring...

My healthy lunch today.

The Importance of Eating Lunch

Jungmin Kim - Thursday, July 26, 2012 - 8:46am

I have seen a lot of people forgo their lunch whether they are college students rushing to classes, people trying to lose weight, or employees trying to get through piles of paperwork (only to receive even more of them...

GPB Kids programming for safe, educational TV time

Talking with Kids about News

Heather Neal - Wednesday, July 25, 2012 - 5:03pm

The News is not always kid-friendly. But, that doesn’t mean that our kids aren’t still exposed to it. Whether we leave it on while prepping dinner and the kids play or they overhear adults in the checkout line...

Beat the Heat - Wear More Clothes

Heather Neal - Wednesday, July 25, 2012 - 6:41am

I read GPB News daily (and you should, too) and when I read this article about staying cool I immediately thought of a blog I read last month that talked about the same thing. Lance Wallace is a former journalist,...

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For a Good Time, Head to the New Medieval Times Show

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, July 23, 2012 - 2:12pm

Fellow blogger Heather Neal and I were lucky enough to snag ring side seats to the new Medieval Times show in Lawrenceville. And it didn’t disappoint. For a good time for all members of the family, Medieval Times...

Images of some of the animals at Obediah's Okefenok

Georgia's Varied Aquariums, Animal Parks, and Zoos

Heather Neal - Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 8:24am

The American Association of Zookeepers celebrates the third week of July each year as National Zookeeper Week. “As the need to protect and preserve our wildlife and vanishing habitats has increased, our role as...

B*ATL 2012

Battle of Atlanta For Family Fun and Learning

Heather Neal - Monday, July 16, 2012 - 7:56am

This week marks the anniversary of the Battle of Atlanta 148 years ago. It is credited as being a turning point in the War Between the States, giving renewed fervor to the Union soldiers, defeating the Confederates in...

Yes, Georgia has a Tax-Free Weekend in 2012

Heather Neal - Monday, July 9, 2012 - 12:09pm

Looking for Tax-Free Shopping in 2013? It's back! Read more here! After scouring the internet, I still didn’t find anything listed on the State’s websites about a tax-free weekend for back-to-school shopping. Which,...

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