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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,...

Jungmin's view of Stone Mountain and a very large crowd.

A Korean’s experience on Fourth of July

Jungmin Kim - Thursday, July 5, 2012 - 9:12am

We are pleased to introduce you to Jungmin Kim who is our new intern. She'll be writing periodically for this blog while she puts her marketing and communications skills and education to work over the summer. Hello...

Hot enough to fry an egg is too hot for running!

Peachtree Road Race Training 3: So Hot you Could Fry an Egg on the Sidewalk

Nancy Zintak - Tuesday, July 3, 2012 - 6:44am

It’s been a grueling final days of training. The 103-degree heat was most challenging. I was thwarted once again in my attempts to train on Saturday with the realization that our air conditioning had gone out. We knew...

Delicious menu for Saturday's episode airing at 2:30pm.

The Right Fish - Eat Like There's No Tomorrow

Heather Neal - Tuesday, July 3, 2012 - 5:17am

The last episode of Eat Like There’s No Tomorrow features farm fresh seafood that will make your mouth water. Chef Hans Rueffert incorporates seafood ingredients that have been raised just right, and then cooked to...

Live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol. Wednesday, July 4th, from 8:00 to 9:30 p.m.

Independence Day

Heather Neal - Monday, July 2, 2012 - 11:31am

Independence Day lands square in the middle of the week this year. That may mean that you’ll be keeping the celebrating a little closer to home since it isn’t up against a long weekend. Odds are, if you’re in our...

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