Christmas at Rock Ranch

This holiday season, enjoy a “Country” Christmas on the farm at The Rock Ranch, a 1,500 acre “agritourism” destination located an hour or less from Atlanta, Macon, and Columbus. Beginning Thanksgiving night, guests are invited to experience more than one mile of magical Christmas lights. In December, as Christmas gets closer, there are multiple Christmas […]

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2019 Gift Guide

Finding the perfect gift for the special person in your life isn’t always easy. Oftentimes, we have that one special recipient we just can’t check off our list. What do you get for the person who wants for nothing? You get them something they never knew would improve their everyday life! Check out some of […]

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Not-So-Typical Christmas Celebrations

Are you tired of the same ‘ol Christmas activities every year? Does the obligation of gifts for everyone intimidate you to the point of declining invites? Do you dread the 24th and 25th because it involves a trip to every family member’s house in less than a 48-hour period? You are not alone. This holiday […]

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Santa’s Fantastical: A Holiday Experience in Atlanta

We experienced a night of wonder and merriment at Atlanta’s holiday pop-up Santa’s Fantastical. My four-year-old described it as a visit to the North Pole. This indoor attraction offers interactive photo booths, games, a stage show and visitations with Santa and a bunch of adorable North Pole characters. From the moment you walk-in, you’re transported […]

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Hosting Friendsgiving

Being away from family can be a lonely affair, it’s an especially hard void to fill during the holidays. You have traditions you can’t recreate without your loved ones and meals that just never seem the same. This Thanksgiving, make the holiday your own with a Friendsgiving.  It’s thought the 90s sitcom “Friends” inspired the […]

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Dancing Gummy Worms

Supplies: Gummy Worms Baking Soda Vinegar Cutting Board Sharp Knife 2 Clear Cups Directions: With a wet knife, cut the gummy worms in quarters, we cut 3 worms in 12 long, slender pieces. Measure 3 tablespoons of baking soda and stir into a glass filled with 1 cup of warm water. Mix worms into the […]

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Spooky Pretzels

Ingredients 12 pretzel rods 12 candy eyes (found near sprinkles and icing) 1/2 cup white chocolate chips or melting chocolate 1/8 cup chocolate chips DIRECTIONS Heat the chocolate chips in a tall glass or cup by microwaving for 30 seconds, stirring and repeating until melted. Allow the chocolate to cool for 2-3 minutes. Dip one […]

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What’s in your Easter Basket?

It’s likely your child will receive tons of chocolate and candy from school, grandma, and community egg hunts. This Easter, ask the Easter Bunny to leave your child some of these fun alternatives for a sugar-free holiday! Non-Food Goodies: Bath Bombs Matchbox Cars Garden Tools Bubbles Books DVDs Socks Bath Crayons Bubble Bath Bath Drops […]

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STEM Gift Guide

Looking for a gift to challenge your child’s mind, that will keep them busy for more than a few minutes, and also provide an opportunity to learn? We’ve got them with our Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) gift guide! STEM Gifts for ages 2-4  Magnetic Blocks Never too early to start developing kids creativity. […]

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Gift Guide for “Hard to Buy For” Adults

Gotta get a gift for the brother-in-law you only see on the holidays? Or your 20-year-old niece that keeps her head in her phone at every family gathering? Here are some of our suggestions for the hard-to-gift adult.   For the young reader or a family of Potter heads this beautifully illustrated box set of […]

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