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Pike Nurseries to host gardening classes, sale

Pike Nurseries to host gardening classes, sale

ATLANTA -- Fall, the prime planting season, is right around the corner, and Pike Nurseries has everything homeowners need to beautify their yards.

On Saturday, Sept. 15, all Pike locations in metro Atlanta will host a free fall gardening class. Nursery experts will take attendees through the process of picking out fall plants and caring for them.

The class will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and is free to attend.

Pike's Gardenfest event, where customers can enjoy complimentary refreshments while surveying a variety of plants and yard decorations, will be held on Thursday, Sept. 27 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Much of the merchandise will be on sale during Gardenfest.

Visit pikenursery.com to find your neighborhood Pike and to learn more about the upcoming fall events.

Local Couple Sows Seeds of Gardening and Healthy Eating for Kids

Local Couple Sows Seeds of Gardening and Healthy Eating for Kids

ALPHARETTA, Ga. -- With childhood obesity rates on the rise and consumers becoming more disconnected from where their food originates from, the outlook is bleak for a healthy and self-sustaining next generation. A ray of hope shines through with a charming new book teaching children that gardening, eating healthy, and spending quality time with family are not only good for you, but also enjoyable!

From the beginning of time, parents have passed down knowledge to children about how to prepare, plant, pick, preserve, and cook their own food. Unfortunately, that lineage has waned significantly. With the popularity of fast food restaurants, microwave dinners, and processed foods, our kids' waistlines have increased and healthy diet education has gone down.

Pike Nurseries, Concentrics Restaurants host garden-to-table event

Pike Nurseries, Concentrics Restaurants host garden-to-table event

ATLANTA -- If you're planning to plant a summer garden, Pike Nurseries is hosting the perfect event to learn all about growing fresh vegetables and herbs.

The Georgia-based chain of nurseries has teamed up with Concentrics Restaurants for a Garden-to-Table Chef Event. Expert gardeners and at-home chefs will teach Pike customers how to use their home-grown crops in custom recipes. There will also be cooking demonstrations.

The garden-to-table event is free to attend. Seminars and demonstrations will be held at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 5 at all 14 metro Atlanta Pike locations.

Acworth
3602 Cobb Parkway

Alpharetta
2955 Holcomb Bridge Road

Atlanta
Chastain (4020 Roswell Road)
Lindbergh (2410 Camellia Lane NE)
Toco Hills (2101 LaVista Road)

Cumming
6050 Bethelview Road

Johns Creek
5795 State Bridge Road

The Mommy Reporter turns clutter into cash

The Mommy Reporter turns clutter into cash

 

Continuing on in my ultimate quest for organization, I have decided that I want to get rid of HALF of everything I own.  I know, I know, sounds extreme but it needs to be done.  I have some big plans and big changes coming up in my life and I truly believe that the best thing for me and my son is to par down on the stuff.  Probably the only thing I won’t “cut in half” is my makeup collection… ha!  My cosmetics are one of the few things that truly bring me joy so I won’t get rid of anything that I don’t have to–and that means my makeup!

But, as you can see, I do have a ton of clothes that my son can no longer wear so I’m getting ready to tag ‘em up and haul ‘em down to... Read the entire article at The MommyReporter.com

Holiday Gifts that make mealtime more fun! $15 = $30 worth of personalized plates + placemats

Holiday Gifts that make mealtime more fun! $15 = $30 worth of personalized plates + placemats

Spruce up your child's meal with Customized Unbreakable Melamine Plates - Perfect for Gift Giving! Get a plate for every season and every occasion by CLICKING HERE TO PAY $15 and get $30 worth of personalized plates and placemats from Spiffy Kids.

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Local Lighting Design Company Creates ‘Firefly’ Lanterns for Foundation for Mitochondrial Research

Local Lighting Design Company Creates ‘Firefly’ Lanterns for Foundation for Mitochondrial Research

Forsyth-based The Outdoor Lights, Inc. Creates Custom-Designed ‘Firefly’ Lanterns to Help Raise Funds and Awareness for Mitochondrial Disease and Research

The Outdoor Lights, an award-winning lighting design and installation firm headquartered in Forsyth County, is doing their part in the hopes of one day fueling hope for children and adults suffering from Mitochondrial disease. The company created a custom, one-of-a-kind ‘firefly’ lantern to raise awareness and funds for The Foundation for Mitochondrial Medicine, (www.foundmm.org), an organization dedicated to funding research for mitochondrial disease. 

Mitochondria are tiny parts of cells in the human body that create energy.  When they work correctly, they are power plants for the body.

Clean up the mess! $60 = 2 HRS of Home Organization by Drab to Fab Organizing ($120 value)

Clean up the mess! $60 = 2 HRS of Home Organization by Drab to Fab Organizing ($120 value)

Has it been months since you've seen the surface of your dining room table? Can the kids find their homework? Do you have boxes and bags filled with things you need to return, but can't find the receipt?