Posts Tagged: local attractions

A Christmas Story: The Musical

2Dec2016 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

I’ve had several friends ask me how I liked A Christmas Story: The Musical. Every one of them has added, “It’s my favorite Christmas movie ever!” and I think they’re wondering the same thing Eli and I did as we drove to the theater Tuesday night: How can you possibly translate a classic like this… Read more »

Ghastly Dreadfuls are Gloriously Grand

13Oct2016 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

My teenagers thought it quite strange when Mom announced she was going to a puppet show for adults. Puppet show — for ADULTS? What? Now, I’ve taken my kids to the Center for Puppetry Arts enough to know that their productions have never disappointed us. Seeing Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer has become an annual family… Read more »

Boo, y’all! Six Flags FrightFest!

12Oct2016 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

Confession time: I felt a little apprehensive about taking four teenagers to FrightFest at Six Flags Over Georgia. I know that sounds weird, but the commercials make it look exceptionally dark and scary. The show descriptions online are quite…macabre. And then you find out that you can’t even exit the park without walking through what… Read more »

Into the Woods at the Aurora Theater

27Mar2016 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

I felt really dumb after seeing Into the Woods at Lawrenceville’s Aurora Theater recently. I didn’t realize that it was a major play or movie or anything until after we saw it. I was thinking throughout the show, “Wow–these local theater groups sure do write and perform some really elaborate stories!” Ha! Maybe if we… Read more »

Skål to IKEA’s Easter Smorgasbord!

20Mar2016 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

As promised, I’m back to share my review of my family’s journey to IKEA Atlanta, to partake of their Easter Paskbord. All five of us tried some new foods and gave the experience two thumbs up! Everything was decorated festively for spring. There were little bunnies, eggs and flowers everywhere. Starters included salads, pickles, assorted… Read more »