December 2016

 

Healthy Sweet Potatoes for the Holidays

SweetPotatoes

A real southern meal for the holidays is never complete without sweet potatoes. This healthier alternative to its distant relative, the white potato, usually loses its “healthy glow” in dishes loaded with white and brown sugar, candied nuts and/or masses [...]

 

Be Prepared for Animal Emergencies with Pet First Aid & CPR Training

PetFirstAid

On average 60 percent of all animal hospital visits in the U.S. are emergencies and knowing pet first aid skills can mean the difference between life and death, temporary and permanent disabilities, and expensive vet bills for your furry family [...]

 

Three Simple Ways To Aid Pollinators

AidPollinators

Here’s the buzz on an important aspect of helping our environment. Pollinator health can some-times seem as complex as a beehive with the multiple challenges bees face. Pests, pathogens, dis-eases, climate change, improper use of pesticides and habitat loss are [...]

 

The Season for Giving is Year-Round

SeasonGiving

There are many ways to help people in need not only during the holiday season but also throughout the year.   Here are a few organizations to consider supporting.   The Friends of St. Martin de Porres Food Ministry at [...]

 

Holiday Model Train Show at the Atlanta Botanical Garden

HolidayTrain

G-scale choo choo trains and a holiday trolley chug along six tracks in an imaginary, beautifully planted mountain landscape. They emerge from tunnels, cross bridges over rippling water, and soar across trestles. Small towns, train stops, and other structures dot [...]

 

Historic Theatre Offers Fabulous Holiday Fun

HolidayFox

The stunning Fox Theatre opened on a magical Christmas Day in 1929- and continues to be a wonderful place for entertainment and creating memories for families and friends that last forever.   Atlanta is lucky to have the Fox, which [...]