Sunday, September 7, 2008

A list of Things you MUST experience in Atlanta

Atlantic Station
Atlanta Braves @ Turner Field
Tailgating at an Atlanta Falcons game @ Georgia Dome
Atlanta Hawks @ Phillips Arena
Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton
CNN Studio Tours
Georgia Aquarium
Fernbank Museum – Fridays Martinis and IMAX
Zoo Atlanta
Junkman's Daughter and Psycho Sisters- Little Five Points
Dad’s Garage Theatre Company
Catch a concert @The Tabernacle
Starlight Six Drive In
Underground Atlanta
The High Musuem of Art
Chateau Elan Golf, Wine and Spa Resort
City of Downtown Decatur
Catch a concert @Chastain Ampitheater
Martin Luther King Historic Site and Sweet Auburn
The Fabulous Fox Theater
Expo Design Center @ Perimeter Mall
The Gardens at the Jimmy Carter Center
Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament @Discover Mills
Picnic at Piedmont Park
Midtown for People Watching - Grab a smoothie and a table outside and enjoy the fun
North Georgia Premium Outlets
Six Flags
Stone Mountain Park
Richards Variety Store
The Dekalb Farmer’s Market
Historic Marietta Square
The Mall of Georgia
People Watching at Lennox Mall and Phipps Plaza
Movie Tavern on Lavista Road
Wild Animal Safari in Pine Mountain
Callaway Gardens –the Beach and Butterfly exhibit
Segway Tours of the City
The Bliss Spa at the W Atlanta Midtown
Junkman’s Daughter in Lil 5 points
Jake’s Ice Cream in Inman Park
Northpoint Mall - Alpharetta
East Atlanta Village
Virginia Highlands
Perimeter Mall and the whole Ashford Dunwoody corridor
Sam Flax Art and Design Store
Amsterdam Walk on Amsterdam Avenue and Monroe Drive

Don't miss restaraunts for visiting Atlanta. Some attract tourists like flies, but who cares...
Ria's Bluebird for Brunch
No Mas Cantina and Design Store - Castleberry Hills
The Vortex
The Treehouse Pub
The Real Chow Baby
Fox Sports Grill
Two Urban Licks
Highland Bakery
Fat Matt's Rib Shack
Osteria 832 for Brunch - Va Highlands
Noodle - Downtown Decatur
Luckie Lounge
Loca Luna
Paizanos - Historic Duluth
Social House
OK Cafe
West Egg Cafe
Ray's on the River
Blue Willow Inn - Social Circle
Greenwoods on Green Street, Swallow at the Hollow and the The Fickle Pickle-Historic Roswell

Side trips:
Chateau Elan
Chattanooga, TN
Helen, GA
Lake Lanier
Brunswick Islands

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Perfect Party Places for Princesses

American Girl Boutique and Bistro North Point Mall 1202 North Point Circle Alpharetta, GA 888-777-0010

The Cranky Princess 988 Main St Stone Mountain (770)879-3553
the birthday parties are truly special

Miss Lila’s Tea Room 110 W. Broad St., Fairburn. 770-969-9100
the little girls get to dress up wearing dresses, little gloves and "jewelry"

Sweet and Sassy Salon Spa and Celebrations The Avenue Forsyth 410 Peachtree Parkway Suite 342 Cumming, GA 30041 (770) 781-0300

All Dressed Up Parties 678-431-8129 Dress-up parties with dresses, makeup, jewelry and craft. Includes invitiations, thank you cards and pictures. Ages 3-12.

Build a Bear Workshop. Girls build teddy bears from scratch. Fun and lots of giggling! North Point Mall * The Mall at Stonecrest * Mall Of Georgia * Arbor Place * Town Center at Cobb

Bellabee’s Workshop For girls ages 6-13. Includes four glitter-glam cosmetic products, Hollywood-style fashion accessories, Bellabee Glam Bag, Bellabee Promise Certificate and a character lesson. $15/child. 8-child minimum. Serving metro Atlanta. 770-337-8297.

Little Princess Parties Cinderella dress-up, sleep over, tea parties, teen red carpet. Stylists do hair, makeup and nails. 678-314-0556.

Razzberrie Dreamz Spa, diva, secret agent, stuffed animal and princess themed parties in your home. Ages 3-13 678-455-4151.

Sparkle Girl, Inc. Invitations, dress-up clothes, party favors, games and food for girls ages 3-12. 770-936-0912.

Sugar N’ Spice Parties. Dress-up tea parties include party attire, lipstick, bracelet making, authentic china, lace tablecloths, mini cakes, “tea,” balloons, invitations and favors. 678-641-6603.