Shopping Local for the Holidays

Shopping Local for the Holidays

‘Tis the season…for shopping! Sure, you could get everyone a gift card and be done with it, but Grandma isn’t going to get the warm fuzzies from her (current) favorite grandchild from a piece of cold, hard plastic. And it’s always good to hold on to the Favorite...

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These Are a Few of Our Favorite Things

These Are a Few of Our Favorite Things

‘Tis the season for gift giving! We asked a few in-the-know locals about their favorite local places to shop for holiday gifts. From hostess gifts to spouses, children to co-workers, we’ve got the scoop on all the hot places around the county that will make you...

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Road Trip: Highlands, NC

Road Trip: Highlands, NC

At the place Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina all meet, surrounded by Nantahala National Forest within the famed Blue Ridge Mountains, adventure awaits. The appropriately-named mountain town of Highlands, North Carolina sits 4,118 feet above sea level and...

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Play Date: Mother/Daughter Day in Braselton

Play Date: Mother/Daughter Day in Braselton

A daughter is God’s way of saying, “I thought you could use a lifelong friend.” No matter what your age, or whether you’re a mother or a daughter (or both!), it can be difficult to schedule one-on-one time within our busy lives. But everyone knows that nothing forges...

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Mountain Biking

Mountain Biking

“Like riding a bike” may be a euphemism for a skill not easily forgotten, but the ability to ride on pavement doesn’t exactly match the skills of riding on rough, uneven terrain. It’s equal parts exhilarating and terrifying. While considered more ‘laid back’ than the...

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Listen/Look: Thanksgiving Movies Are a Thing, Too

Listen/Look: Thanksgiving Movies Are a Thing, Too

An afterthought of Halloween and frequently regarded as the beginning of the Christmas season, Thanksgiving is (in my opinion) the most underrated holiday. After all, what other celebration requires nothing more than being grateful, eating and watching football, often...

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In Season – Georgia’s Truest Crop, Pecans

In Season – Georgia’s Truest Crop, Pecans

Georgia might be called the peach state, but pecans grown in Georgia account for about one third of the U.S. pecan production. An average pecan harvest in Georgia is about 88 million pounds - enough to make 176 million pecan pies. Growing up in a retired pecan...

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We DiG: Boutiques

We DiG: Boutiques

1- Native Cotton 5910 Suwanee Dam Rd Sugar Hill, Georgia 30518 (678) 938-3081 https://www.facebook.com/Native-Cotton-Boutique-1644284702568518/ https://www.instagram.com/nativecotton/?hl=en A little bit country (or a little bit rock-n-roll depending how you look at...

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Day Trip: Canton Street

Day Trip: Canton Street

Roswell has become a popular destination for those who want to get outside of the perimeter, but still surround themselves with culture, events, good eats and great schools. This suburb has a lot to offer residents and visitors of every age especially along the ever...

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Never Have I Ever… Been to Yellow River Wildlife Sanctuary

Never Have I Ever… Been to Yellow River Wildlife Sanctuary

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! Okay… Yellow River Wildlife Sanctuary, formerly known as Yellow River Game Ranch, doesn’t have lions, or tigers, but I couldn’t help myself. The sanctuary, originally founded in 1962, celebrated its grand re-opening in May of this...

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