August 2014

 

Messaging Safety Tips

Messaging

Mobile messaging applications have been called one of the most exciting and fast-growing spaces in this increasingly digital world. There are a myriad of services to choose from, including BBM (which is now available for iPhone and Android smartphones), WhatsApp, [...]

 

Create Your Dream Outdoor Oasis

OutdoorOasis

For an increasing number of Americans, the outside is what’s in. That is, outdoor spaces are be-coming an extension of the home, like a warm-weather living room, complete with comfortable furni-ture, sun protection and perhaps even curtains or a fire [...]

 

New Survey Weighs In On Pet Obesity

PetObesity

Too many calories and a lack of exercise can spell trouble for anybody — including pets. Unfortunately, it appears many people have a difficult time acknowledging their dog is overweight, according to a nationwide survey conducted by Purina Dog Chow [...]

 

Apricot Chicken Tajine

ApricotChicken

Ingredients: • 1 Tbsp canola oil • 4 small, skinless chicken breasts • 1 yellow onion, sliced • 1 Tbsp minced garlic • 1 Tbsp minced ginger • 1 Tbsp turmeric • 1 tsp ground nutmeg • 1 tsp ground [...]

 

Day Trip into History

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Bulloch Hall in Roswell is a perfect escape into Greater Atlanta’s early beginnings. In fact, the short drive to this antebellum community takes you into an era where the young Scarlett O’Hara would have been perfectly at home, traipsing about [...]

 

Stay and Play in Brookhaven

StayPlay

As the City of Brookhaven’s tourism manager, Mike Vescio’s main focus is to drive tourism dollars to the city and fill its 10 hotels with guests. It shouldn’t be a hard sell, considering everything that makes Brookhaven an attractive place [...]

 

JIFLA Comes to the Rescue of Woman in Crisis

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“I’d like to see her move from being a recipient to a donor someday,” said Jewish Interest Free Loan of Atlanta Board Member Merrie Edelston.   She is describing Allison*, the young woman she met almost two years ago during [...]

 

The Flat Stanley School Projects

FlatStanley

Since 1995, an innovative feature in elementary education started by Dale Hubert, a third-grade teacher in London, Ontario in Canada, has spread among many schools. The basic feature is to connect students and classrooms with a lovable character — Flat [...]

 

Celebrating the Civil War Sesquicentennial

CWSesquicentennial

Atlanta’s role as an industrial, hospital and transportation center for the Confederacy ended abruptly in late August and early September 1864 when triumphant Union forces took control of the city. Fires, destruction and chaos were the signs of the times, [...]