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Banksy

September 12, 2021 - The art of Banksy in Underground was quite the exhibit. The setting was perfect and everything felt so relevant. Here ar...
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Chasing Light

February 12, 2021 - Went on a sunset and light trail excursion with dear friends who have recently caught the photography bug. During these...
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TFTI

February 08, 2021 - The experience at TFTI this year compared to last year is HUGE! This is where Covid restrictions are a bonus. We practic...
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CFPA- Global Exhibit

November 11, 2020 - I really liked this part of the museum. There were some familiar and strange puppets in this section. Some of the detail...
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Strange Times

August 27, 2020 - The world is changing. I kept hearing this is the new normal and I was in denial. How can so much change in one year? I...
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Snow Day

February 12, 2020 - For the first time in years we had significant snowfall amounts in North Georgia. The area I live in was actually hit am...
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Merry Christmas!

December 25, 2019 - Hope your Christmas is as fun as ours!
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Birds of a Feather

December 09, 2019 - I looooovvveee these! For realz I wish I could hang out with these girls every week! Sunshine in my soul!
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Harvest Hunt 2019

December 03, 2019 - The wander woman hiking club decided this month to try something different. Instead of hiking a trail, we met up to do t...
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Fall at the Botanical Garden

November 05, 2019 - Today ends both the Scarecrows in the Garden and Alice In Wonderland exhibits at the Atlanta Botanical Garden so the can...
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All Souls Day

November 01, 2019 - With dia de los muertos, day of the dead, falling on a weekend, the festivities are rampant around town. The once obscur...
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Strut 2019

October 09, 2019 - 91 days of 90+ degrees here in Atlanta. We have had the hottest summer on record. The last 3 months have been unbearable...
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29 Rooms

September 16, 2019 - 29 Rooms from Refinery 29 is an installation that invites attendees to explore and interact with each other and the envi...
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Illumine

May 16, 2019 - Oakland Cemetery puts on some of the best events. This year I spent Mother's Day doing one of my favorite things, explor...
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Greenwood Cemetery

May 14, 2019 - Greenwood Cemetery was chartered in 1904. The cemetery has a large Jewish section known for its Holocaust memorial. A st...
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Otherworld Encounter

May 06, 2019 - I recently read an article on Roadtrippers about this experience and was stoked to get to see it in Atlanta with my frie...
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Inman Park Tour of Homes

May 01, 2019 - I finally got around to attending the Inman Park Tour of Homes during the Inman Park festival. I have wanted to go for y...
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Canstruction Atlanta

April 19, 2019 - Straight from the website; "Canstruction® is a unique charity which hosts competitions, exhibitions and events showcasi...
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Atlanta St. Paddy's Day Parade

April 03, 2019 - This years parade was absolutely perfect. The kids were great, the weather was good, everyone was on time and Diego and...
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Candytopia birthday!

March 12, 2019 - Y'all look at that cake! It could not have been more perfect! Believe it or not, it tasted as good as it looked!
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Eav Llama Pub Crawl

March 03, 2019 - Another fun filled llama event in the books! We mostly stayed dry and had a great crowd. My daughter and her climbing cr...
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#weloveatl

February 21, 2019 - Had to pick up my packet downtown on my lunch break for the Hot Chocolate race. The race expo was held at the Hyatt so A...
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Candytopia

February 20, 2019 - My love of all things ridiculous knows no bounds. Though I was sick with the super ick, I still mustered up the will to...
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Paranormal Activity

February 06, 2019 - Despite the blog post title I have yet to see the movie, paranormal activity. I have however witnessed enough phenomenon...
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Fun Friday

January 18, 2019 - Teaching my friends the #walltraveled blogger poses from instagram. Yes they are ridiculous, but unlike the ones you see...
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The D.H. Trail

January 15, 2019 - I love experiencing the Doll's Head Trail with new people. It changes every time I explore it so it is like seeing it fo...
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East Pallisades

January 04, 2019 - My long term exploring buddy sent me a text out of the blue and asked if I wanted to go explore something. I was plannin...
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The Goat Farm Open Studio Holiday Market

December 19, 2018 - The infamous goat farm can be really hard to explore these days. It has become infinitely popular and unless you have bu...
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Santa Fantastical

December 13, 2018 - Santa Fantastical is located in Sandy Springs in an old Babies-R-Us location. It is 12 whimsical themed rooms basically...
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Infinity Mirrors

December 05, 2018 - I had the pleasure of experiencing Yayoi Kusma's infinity mirrors exhibit at the High. I knew it was going to be great b...
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Garden Lights, Holiday Nights

November 29, 2018 - During Christmas the Atlanta Botanical Garden transforms into a winter wonderland. The synchronized lights and music dis...
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Harvest Hunt

November 27, 2018 - I didn't think we were going to be able to squeeze this in this year. We had so much fun last year. The weather finally...
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Black Film Friday

November 23, 2018 - It's black Friday. We will #optoutside again this year. That doesn't mean I won't scour for online deals though;) Thi...
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Giving Thanks

November 21, 2018 - This is the time of year I feel like I should be reflecting on gratitude. I am not a huge sentimental holiday person. My...
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Lullwater Preserve

November 20, 2018 - Hidden away in Atlanta, on the Emory University campus is an oasis in the middle of Decatur. I have tried and failed to...
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Swan House

November 05, 2018 - The Swan House was home to Mr. & Mrs. Edward and Emily Inman. Atliens should know that name by the famous Inman Park nei...
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Dia de los Muertos

November 01, 2018 - Dia de los muertos, day of the dead, is a Mexican tradition of celebrating the life of loved ones that have passed on. A...
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Little 5 Points Halloween Festival

October 31, 2018 - L5P, where everyday is Halloween. The most fun Halloween event in Atlanta. I have not been since I was in the parade...
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Chalktoberfest

October 23, 2018 - Chalktoberfest is an annual festival that takes place in the Marietta Square. The streets are shut down while 95 artists...
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Flux

October 10, 2018 - The Flux Mission is to engage Atlanta’s public spaces with temporary art projects that transform people, places, and com...
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Film Friday Vol. 7

September 14, 2018 - Despite the fact that Woodruff Park is the homeless mecca of Atlanta, it really is quite a nice little park. Located sma...
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Doggy Con

August 22, 2018 - Doggy Con is a canine cosplay parade inspired by Atlanta's epic annual labor day weekend convention, Dragon Con. Dragon...
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Forward Warrior 2018

July 31, 2018 - Last year I caught the end of Forward Warrior, this year I took my husband to check out the murals after they were all f...
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Comic Con

July 18, 2018 - I seriously do not know who enjoys these things more, me or my son. Being a boy mom has definitely been my calling in li...
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Friends Worthy of Film.

July 02, 2018 - Sometimes facebook is good for something. A couple of years ago I reconnected online with my childhood best friend. We l...
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The Hotel Clermont

June 28, 2018 - I feel like calling it The Clermont is just wrong. The Clermont Lounge will always be "The Clermont". The new boutique h...
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Skyline Park

June 13, 2018 - My brother came to visit for my mother's 75th birthday. I figured it was a good excuse to checkout the tourist trap that...
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Skyview Atlanta

April 11, 2018 - Have I mentioned I have a little obsession with Ferris Wheels? Small, tall, open, closed, smooth, rickety, I love them a...
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Llama Love

March 26, 2018 - Meet Pogo! He is a baby llama making his debut on the parade circuit. He is quite the lover, full of unending kisses.
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EAV Llama Pub Crawl

February 20, 2018 - Southeast Llama Rescue has a bi-annual pub crawl fundraiser. This year is the first time I was able to attend. It was in...
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1984 Love

February 07, 2018 - I was 12... he was 22. I thought he was 16. He was the first boy I ever dreamed about. I had his Bop magazine pictures A...
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2017 CHOA Parade + Llamas!

December 06, 2017 - Its that time of year again! This will be our fourth parade walking the llamas and this one I had the most TV airtime on...
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The Harvest Hunt

November 28, 2017 - Oakland cemetery has some really cool events. Last year they started a scavenger hunt over Thanksgiving weekend. We were...
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Doodler's Masterpieces

November 14, 2017 - Dean Lewis the the owner of Old Car City, does not consider himself an artist but a doodler. He told us before we left t...
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Old Car City

November 08, 2017 - *Warning* This post is picture heavy! My husband and I found ourselves with a very random fall Wednesday off of work...
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Dia De Los Muertos

November 07, 2017 - A drive down Buford Highway is like traveling through other countries. If you want authentic food of any kind, this is w...
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Netherworld

October 31, 2017 - Netherworld is arguably the best haunted house in the USA. It has been featured on many lists and the travel channel. Th...
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East Atlanta Strut

September 26, 2017 - Strut is easily where I have the most fun in any neighborhood festival in Atlanta. EAV is where my kind of my people are...
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Dragon Con Parade

September 11, 2017 - Dragon Con 2017 We hustled downtown to meet up with friends in order to secure a good spot to view the annual Labor Day...
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Avondale Artlot

August 29, 2017 - After attending Saturday's Silver Scream Spook Show Matinee I wondered around the artlot before heading out. We had m...
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High Museum

August 16, 2017 - I had the best time hanging out with my daughter and exploring the High in Atlanta. Despite the long line to get in...
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Forward Warrior

July 12, 2017 - Forward Warrior is the artist driven, live painting performance brain child of local artist Peter Ferrari. Artists creat...
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Oakland Cemetery w/ a Lensbaby

June 19, 2017 - Oakland Cemetery is by far my favorite place in all of Atlanta. I have been coming here since my senior year in High Sch...
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Zoo Atlanta

May 30, 2017 - When I first moved to Atlanta I visited the zoo and HATED it. Thankfully that all changed. What used to be a terrible p...
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May Ham Fest

May 16, 2017 - Avondale May Ham Fest is a one day feast for the senses with a pre-party thrown in for good measure. The pre-party will...
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The One and Only Ivan

February 15, 2017 - My son recently read The One and Only Ivan in school. He loved it. For him to really like a book this much says somethin...
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Jurassic Quest

February 14, 2017 - Jurassic Quest features 80 life size animatronic dinosaurs, with fossil digging, puppets, bounce houses and dinosaur rid...
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Doll's Head Trail Revisited

January 23, 2017 - I am really enjoying the weather these days in the Atl. Don't get me wrong, I love winter. But I love 70 degree days wit...
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Art Along the Beltline

January 19, 2017 - I love how the public art projects along the beltline evolve. After a late lunch at Yalla in Krog Market I walked off m...
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CHOA Christmas Parade with Llamas

December 06, 2016 - Remember that great day when I got to walk in a parade in downtown? You can read all about it here We did it again! Onl...
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Festival Season

September 21, 2016 - I LOVE Fall! I know, it's Cliche but it's true. I love the colors, the weather, the smells, the sights, the spooky in t...
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Ride the Line

July 22, 2016 - Knocked another goal off my list! We biked the East side Beltline in Atlanta. The BeltLine is a former railway corrido...
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Prison Farm revisited

June 01, 2016 - It has been years since I have visited this popular (too popular now) abandoned prison farm. The place has burned down s...
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Punk Rock

April 14, 2016 - One thing that my parents said that always stuck out from my teen years (and bothered me) was "the friends you have now...
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Days of the Dead

February 11, 2016 - This will be my 4th year attending Days of the Dead Atlanta. I was on the fence about going this year for a few differen...
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Peachtree Jr

May 20, 2015 - So my daughter became a runner in high school Then I became a runner Now we have a little runner following in our foot...
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Just like old times

February 04, 2015 - Spent Saturday exploring the city with friends. Fox Brothers BBQ, then the Fernbank Planetarium, followed by a trip aro...
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