Hoo’s Picks for Halloween Dinners

Yummy Mummy Calzone Ingredients:  2 loaves (1 pound each) frozen bread dough, thawed 1-1/2 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese 1/2 cup pizza sauce 50 slices pepperoni 1/2 cup chopped green pepper 1 large egg, lightly beaten 1 pitted ripe olive, sliced and cut in half Directions:  Roll out each piece of dough into a rounded […]

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Apps to Love

LetGo Apple | Android Letgo is the biggest and fastest growing app to buy and sell locally. Over 75 million downloads and 200 million listings! Find great local deals, from secondhand phones, toys, fashion, sneakers and games to furniture, cars  and real estate. Chick-Fil-A App Apple | Android  Earn points, redeem available rewards with snacks […]

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School Break Staycation 

Traveling with young children sometimes does not feel like a vacation at all, between the planning, packing, and surviving the journey to the vacation spot. Opting for a staycation during fall or holiday breaks can allow you to relax and enjoy time with your family without the stress of travel and also can be more […]

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Mini Mummy Pinata

Supplies toilet paper tube googly eyes white crepe paper streamer double-sided tape scrapbook paper baker’s twine small toys and candy Directions Apply a strip of double-sided tape to the edge of tube and use to secure a piece of the streamer in place. Gather a few small toys & candy pieces to fit in the […]

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Hoo’s Picks for Fall Crafts

Fall Handprint Tree Supplies: Cardstock – brown, yellow, red and orange Paper Towel Roll Glue Stick Tape Paper Plate Green Paint Pinecones and sticks for decoration Directions: First paint your paper plate green and set aside to dry. Cut slits in the bottom of the paper towel roll and tape to your paper plate. Then trace your […]

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The Rock Ranch | Fall Family Fun Days

Fall Family Fun at The Rock Ranch Begins Oct. 6 It’s time to celebrate Fall at The Rock Ranch. Located about an hour south of Atlanta, gates will open Oct. 6 for a 5-weekend seasonal event. In addition to this family fun destination’s offerings of more than 25 attractions, guests will enjoy additional entertainment during […]

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Acorn Marble Necklace

Supplies Acorn Caps Marbles Hemp Cord Drill Glue gun with glue sticks or E6000 Craft Adhesive Directions Play with your marbles and acorn caps to see which acorn caps will fit a marble. Not all acorn caps will work. Cut as many 26″ to 32″ sections of hemp cord as you need for the number […]

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Cucumber Sushi

Ingredients 1 Cucumber 2 Slices of favorite cheese 2 Slices of deli meat: ham, turkey, chicken Handful of matchstick carrots Optional: sesame seeds, for garnish DIRECTIONS Slice cucumber into large ¾-1 inch thick slices (removing peel if desired). Hollow out center of cucumber using a melon baller. Leave about ½ inch of cucumber inside. Stuff […]

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Homemade Dryer Sheets

Supplies Vinegar Sealable glass container Fabric scraps (or old dishtowels, old sheets, bed linens, t-shirts, etc) Your favorite essential oil Directions Cut some squares out of your fabric scraps. Use a pinking shear if you don’t plan on sewing or serging the edges. This will prevent most of the fraying. Mix up your DIY Softening […]

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Inside look at Columbus Figure Skating Coach: Robbie Przepioski

It’s uncommon to have an ice rink in the south, but Columbus has one. It’s even more uncommon to have a nationally ranked skater in the south, but Columbus has one of those too! His name is Robbie Przepioski and he is the director of the Columbus Figure Skating Academy. He began a little over […]

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