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Interactive Neighborhood for Kids Children’s Museum

It feels like it has been raining about a month straight here in Atlanta! We are so ready for some nicer weather! Rainy days can be hard for little ones, and their parents. I was trying to find somewhere new to play indoors last night and came across the website for INK: Interactive Neighborhood for… Continue reading Interactive Neighborhood for Kids Children’s Museum

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Our Day at the Children’s Museum of Atlanta

The Children's Museum of Atlanta announced recently that they will be offering a family free day four times a year. The first family free day will be on February 13th and admission will be free for families, and they will have extended hours. You do have to pre-register for the family free days to guarantee… Continue reading Our Day at the Children’s Museum of Atlanta

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The Delta Flight Museum

About a decade ago I was a flight attendant. I'm not sure how a decade has already gone by, but apparently I'm getting old. I worked for a charter airline that mainly did troop movements during the main part of the war. That job changed my life. I had never been out of the country… Continue reading The Delta Flight Museum

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Consignment Sale Season is Upon Us

There was a time, early in our parenthood journey, where we didn't have enough money to afford much more than baby clothes we found at goodwill.  We would have loved to have bought both of our kids the trendiest boutique baby clothes, but that just wasn't in our budget.  For me, this wasn't a big… Continue reading Consignment Sale Season is Upon Us

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

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The Top 10 Ways We Have Found Helpful To Save Money as a One Income Family

I am not a stay at home mom because my husbands income is so great that I didn't need to work. I am actually a stay at home mom because when we sat down and did the math what I was making at my last job would have been just enough to cover childcare, and… Continue reading The Top 10 Ways We Have Found Helpful To Save Money as a One Income Family

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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… Continue reading How We Celebrate Two Birthdays the Same Week as Christmas

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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… Continue reading Creating New Traditions as a Family

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How I stocked my freezer with over two months worth of meals before having baby #2

I don't LOVE to cook. I'm a good cook, I just don't love it. I especially don't love to cook directly before, or after having a baby. The thought of prepping a couple months worth of food when I was nine months pregnant sounded daunting, and so displeasing to me, but after my first baby… Continue reading How I stocked my freezer with over two months worth of meals before having baby #2