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Julia Child Remixed - Keep On Cooking

Julia Child grew up in a wealthy family in the early to mid-1900’s with a staff cook, so she never saw her mother cook meals or participated in the process the way most American families do today. That didn’t keep her...

August 14, 2012
Non-violent TV options are best for improved sleep for children.

TV Viewing and Your Child's Sleep

A recent news article has a lot to say about helping children get to sleep faster, stay asleep better, and wake up more rested. The answer: television. Yes, television. Specifically, non-violent television is shown...

August 7, 2012

Back-to-School Shopping and Savings

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...

August 2, 2012
Inside the Consolidated Gold Mine.

A Family Trip for History and Fun

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...

August 1, 2012

Market Warriors Based in Georgia Tonight!

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...

July 30, 2012
My healthy lunch today.

The Importance of Eating Lunch

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...

July 26, 2012
GPB Kids programming for safe, educational TV time

Talking with Kids about News

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...

July 25, 2012

Beat the Heat - Wear More Clothes

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,...

July 25, 2012
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For a Good Time, Head to the New Medieval Times Show

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...

July 23, 2012
Images of some of the animals at Obediah's Okefenok

Georgia's Varied Aquariums, Animal Parks, and Zoos

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...

July 19, 2012

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