Wednesday, July 30, 2014

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Happier Homeschooling

February 27, 2014 by Jill Prouty  
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Like many moms who work outside of the home, last winter I found myself at wit’s end. My then-3rd grader was bringing home all kinds of work he couldn’t get done at school. He was tired and frustrated every night – and he wasn’t the only one. Our whole family was miserable. We spent our evenings yelling at [...]

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Fayette County: Homes needed for kittens & puppies!

July 21, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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Kitten season is still in full swing.  Fayette Humane Society (FHS), a 501(3)(c) nonprofit animal rescue group, is overwhelmed with requests from the community to take unwanted or stray cats, kittens, dogs, and puppies. FHS does not have a shelter, although a building fund has been started. The rescued pets live with foster families until volunteers can find them permanent, loving homes. [...]

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Atlanta Ice Cream Festival July 27

July 13, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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The third Atlanta Ice Cream Festival (AICF) will take place July 27, 2013 from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. in Piedmont Park. This year’s event features local Atlanta ice cream shops, a kid zone, and health and wellness vendors. The Atlanta Ice Cream Festival was created for the love of America’s most enjoyed sweet treat [...]

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Have a Blast on July 4th — Safely!

June 28, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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It’s that time of year when our nation celebrates Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July, commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. For many, that means picnics, baseball, pool parties and almost always, some type of fireworks. Whether you will be attending a fireworks show, or having [...]

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“Thank-Yous” Every Father Should Hear

June 13, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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On Sunday, June 16th—otherwise known as Father’s Day—dads around America will receive ties, tools, and other “toys” from their children. Sure, those gifts (as well as cards, visits, and family meals) are a great way to let Pops know that you love him and that you’re glad he’s part of your life. But according to [...]

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Cruise for a Cure! Relay for Life – Fri May 17th

May 14, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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Want to go on a cruise that you don’t have to worry about getting seasick or being stuck at sea? Then join us on Friday, May 17th as we go “Cruisin’ For A Cure” with the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Fayette County. This year’s Relay For Life event is being held at [...]

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Centre Masterworks Youth Chorale Traveling to Scotland

May 8, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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On Saturday night, May 4, Masterworks Chorale presented its final concert of the season, “Music of the Big Band Era,” featuring guest band “Still Swinging” and the Centre Masterworks Youth Chorale. At the concert, Newnan Mayor Keith Brady presented CMYC’s director, Millie Lanier Turek, with an official invitation to CMYC to represent Newnan in a [...]

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7 Ways to Honor Earth Day

April 22, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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Earth Day is a reminder to honor our planet, to treat it with love, respect and kindness. Author and positive living speaker Diane Lang does a lot of talking about being kind to others, but this day is dedicated to taking care of our environment. Make a difference on this important day and help make [...]

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Mother of the Year — Enter by April 23!

April 18, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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Should someone you know be Mother of the Year? Let us know! The deadline for Fayette County’s 11th annual Mother of the Year Contest, coordinated by The Citizen newspapers and Fayette Woman magazine, is midnight April 23. Valuable prize packages for three winning moms are provided this year by Atlanta Market Furniture & Accessories, Atlanta [...]

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Backyard Chickens in PTC?

April 9, 2013 by Bonnie Helander  
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Campaign Underway to Bring Backyard Chickens to Peachtree City It was really just a fluke that got Peachtree City resident Julee Smilley keeping chickens: a friend was moving and could not find a place for her four pullets (young hens). Julee offered to find them a new home, but she soon became charmed by the [...]

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Remembering Loved Ones on Your Wedding Day

March 22, 2013 by Jill Prouty  
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It’s the joyous occasion you’ve been dreaming of since you were a little girl: your wedding day. But, as the special approaches, perhaps you’re also feeling a tinge of sadness as you think of loved ones who will not be in attendance — those who have passed. Many brides have found meaningful ways to remember [...]

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10 Family Travel Tips

March 12, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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Spring is almost here, and summer is right around the corner! This means increased family travel and fun with the kids. Here are 10 family travel tips: Pack light – this might not sound easy when we are used to overflowing diaper bags, but with the Babee Covee, a new baby blanket and cover that [...]

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