Presence Over Presents: Giving the Gift of Experiences

Who else isn't too excited about all the new toys that are about to take over their house?? One thing we do every year that cuts down on filling our house with toys that may or may not get used is we gift experiences. This past year we used some of our Christmas money for [...]

The Best Places to visit Santa Around Atlanta

I don't know about your kids but my little ones are so excited for all things Christmas right now! Every night they ask to go look at Christmas lights, they love seeing all of the decorations in the stores, and their absolute favorite thing is visiting Santa! Here is our picks for the best places [...]

Our Top Six Holiday Activities Around Atlanta That Won’t Break the Bank

1. Free Pictures with Santa at The onUp Experience at The Battery. -this is going on through Christmas Eve and takes place Thursdays through Sundays -I took our little ones on a Thursday and there was no line which was such a gift seeing as how waiting in line with a 3 year old and [...]

How We Celebrate Two Birthdays the Same Week as Christmas

I remember going to the doctor for the first time when I was pregnant with my son and the ultrasound technician telling me my due date was going to be Christmas Eve. My first thought was, "Wow! What a great Christmas gift!" My second thought was, "awww that's not a very fun time for a [...]

Creating New Traditions as a Family

Growing up I loved Thanksgiving.  I loved the closeness I felt to my family, I loved the excitement of knowing the Christmas season was coming, I loved all of our little family traditions.  It truly was the happiest time of year for me. As we all got older things changed, as they naturally do.  Being [...]