Tooth Fairy Economics

Tooth Fairy Economics

The Rising Cost Of Parenting “Dad, why does the tooth fairy give money for teeth?” Like all five-year-olds, my son Arthur was nothing if not inquisitive. I paused. I’d been through the standard Santa Claus questions and could discuss rocket-powered sleighs and how Santa could ingest a few hundred million cookies without throwing up. But …

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Northeast Georgia Wine Trail

Northeast Georgia Wine Trail

Enjoy the Northeast Georgia Wine Trail Visit the many wineries of the new North Georgia Wine Country. Explore the beautiful vineyards and taste the new varieties that are winning awards for superlative wine. Northeast Georgia is home to award-winning wineries and is becoming a well-known wine destination. Visitors can taste local favorites, like Muscadine and …

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Gainesville, Georgia

Gainesville, GA Vacation Planner

Historic Gainesville, Lake Lanier Islands, and the many lovely towns of Hall County offer lake fun, motorsports, golf, relaxing mountain scenery, antiques and shopping, beautiful resorts, hotels, bed & breakfast inns, and a plethora of recreational opportunities. Nestled in the foothills of the North Georgia Mountains, bordered by the shores of Lake Lanier, home to …

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Savannah Historic Districts

Historic Districts of Savannah

Districts of Savannah Savannah’s famous Historic District comprises several distinctly different Historic Districts that have come to be encompassed by the overall designation of the Savannah Historic District. These descriptions feature the four districts that lie within the downtown area, although there are several others in areas a bit further from the central downtown neighborhoods. …

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historic homes savannah

Savannah’s Famous Historic Homes

Savannah’s famous historic houses are fine, often breathtaking, examples of the best that architecture has ever produced. Built between the early 1800s through the birth of the 20th Century, these houses–Federal, Neo-Gothic, English Regency, Steamboat Gothic, and Victorian mansions, and petite Victorian cottages–are the buildings that make Historic Savannah the city we love today. Andrew …

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Attractions Tybee Island

Tybee Island Attractions

Drive 20 minutes east of Savannah, Georgia, through a few miles of wide sky and salt marshes. This is where you’ll find Tybee Island — perhaps the most laid-back location on the southeastern coast. On this uniquely charming island, nature lovers mingle with movie stars, bird watchers with good ol’ boys. Pirate raids are regular …

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Places to visit Savannah

Places to Visit in Savannah

Savannah Attractions In and around Savannah are many fascinating places to go and visit, from old forts to museums, from parks to beaches. Spend some time at these lovely Savannah sites, and you’ll be rewarded with a wonderful day of Savannah excursions, memories made, and a growing knowledge of the history of Savannah. Fort Screven …

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Squares Savannah

Explore the Squares of Savannah

General James Edward Oglethorpe laid out the basic design of Savannah’s squares in 1733, shortly after his arrival here, creating America’s first pre-planned city. Among other charms, the squares of Savannah serve to slow the pace of traffic, so that visitors and residents alike can take it slow and savor the beauty of this lovely …

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Romantic Georgia Vacations

Romantic Georgia Vacations

Embracing Georgia’s Southern Charm for the Perfect Romantic Getaway Whether looking for a Valentine’s Day getaway, or a romantic retreat any time of the year, Georgia has the beauty and charm to seduce travelers from far and wide. With its beautiful islands, romantic architecture, historic cities, and charming towns, Georgia offer a wide range of …

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Georgia Weekend Getaways

Weekend Getaways from Atlanta

Georgia Weekend Getaways For anyone considering a visit to the Peach State, there are plenty of Georgia weekend getaways for lovers of leisure to choose from. As any Atlantan knows, blaring horns and interminably-long traffic jams make Georgia weekend getaways not only desirable but also necessary. Even those from outside the state planning a trip …

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Best Sound Machine babies

best baby sound machine

Does your baby jolt awake at every night-time noise? A sound machine may just be what you need to get your baby to sleep through the night. With so many different styles of sound machines out there, it can be a difficult task to find the perfect one for your baby. Fortunately, I have done …

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Oven Fried Chicken recipe

Oven Fried Chicken

Oven-fried chicken is a fantastic alternative to fried chicken. By “frying” it in the oven (oven-fried chicken is actually baked!), you get all the great crisp and crunch of fried chicken, without the extra fat from frying it in oil. And, it’s even easier to make! This is one of my favorite meals. I love …

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Truss a Chicken

How To Truss Chicken

If you’re like me and you love roast chicken, you may want to learn how to truss chicken. Trussing chicken just means tying it up so that the legs and wings don’t flop all over the place. Knowing how to truss chicken can be a big help in the kitchen. You can definitely get by …

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Roasted Chicken

Roasting Chicken

There’s nothing quite like the smell of a roasting chicken. It fills the house and lets you know that a delicious, warm, and comforting meal is on its way. Roast chicken is definitely one of my top ten favorite meals. Even when I was little, and a very picky eater, I loved it. It was always like …

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Pan Frying Chicken

How to Pan Fry Chicken

Pan Fried Chicken If you’re looking for a simple, delicious meal, you can’t go wrong with pan-fried chicken. Pan-frying is a basic cooking technique, but it’s super versatile. It’s the starting point for tasty dishes like chicken marsala or hundreds of other dishes that don’t really have a name. And with some roasted potatoes and …

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Brining Chicken

Brining a Chicken

Let’s talk about brining chicken. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again… I love chicken. Fried, roasted or grilled, hot or cold, it’s always good. And it’s pretty easy to cook and get good results. But what if you’re looking for great results? Well, brining chicken is a good start. Brining is a cooking technique …

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Breading Chicken

Chicken Breading Guide

How to Bread Chicken I love breaded chicken. I’m not really sure when that happened. It’s not something we ate a lot of growing up. But for some reason, it’s really grown on me. Now I have to restrain myself to make sure I don’t make it too often! It’s such a great way to …

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How to Pan Fry Steak

How To Pan Fry Steak

If I’m in the mood for a nice, juicy steak, I think barbecue first. But you can pan fry steak, too, and get wonderful results. Sure, when summer comes around, what could be better than cooking steak on the grill? But what if it’s cold out, or rainy? What if you don’t have a barbecue? You don’t want …

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Freezing Peaches method

How to Freeze Peaches

Freezing Peaches Guide If you would like to enjoy peaches when they are out of the season, there’s an easy way to do it – you can freeze them. In this article, we will go through the entire process of freezing peaches, so if you’re interested, read on! Just for your information – this isn’t …

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