Tatiana Answers: My daughter has no girlfriends….?


 My daughter is 14 and started at DHS this year.  She has been here and in the schools since 1st grade.  She used to have lots of friends but I noticed during 7th and 8th grade she would have one friend at a time. Since high school she has no girlfriends.  It’s really breaking my heart and I am not sure what to do to as a parent!! … Read More »

Audra’s Fitness Blog ~ Fitness Together

by Audra H. Anders for The Aha! Connection

So….Beth chose her newborn grandson over me and I had to find somewhere else to work out.   Seriously, he’s way cuter than me so I totally understand.  Thankfully my friends Karen Cannon and Christine Taylor talked to the owner of Fitness Together and had the owner, Russ Yeager, reach out to me about giving them a try.… Read More »

Save money at local businesses while supporting DHS baseball (Buy a Wildcat Card today!)

Dunwoody High School Wildcat Cards are very popular in our community.  They support the Dunwoody High School baseball program while providing year round discounts to 30+ Dunwoody based businesses.
The price of the card is $20 which you will easily re-coup after using the card once or twice…. then you will save a ton of money the rest of the year.… Read More »

Meet the Author/Ladies Night Out Was a HUGE Success!

by Audra Anders for The Aha! Connection

Several weeks ago Peggy and Lauren told me I “need to get out more”.   They are right….so I agreed to host a big book club event and we started planning.   Le Meridien agreed to be our venue and also offered an amazing door prize (a weekend getaway at the hotel) plus amazing food and drink specials.  … Read More »

Free Movie Passes: The Rhythm Section with Blake Lively & Jude Law

Blake Lively stars as Stephanie Patrick, an ordinary woman on a path of self-destruction after her family is tragically killed in a plane crash. When Stephanie discovers that the crash was not an accident, she enters a dark, complex world to seek revenge on those responsible and find her own redemption. Based on the novel by Mark Burnell, from director Reed Morano (“The Handmaid’s Tale”) and the producers of the James Bond film series, The Rhythm Section also stars Jude Law and Sterling K.… Read More »

Lunch with Lauren: The Whiskey Project and 11 other awesome date night ideas!

By Lauren Townsend for The Aha! Connection

Every year, we go out to dinner with the same groups of friends on New Year’s Eve eve. Sometimes there are new people, sometimes it’s just the 8 of us.  It is one of my favorite traditions because these people truly make me so happy and I know my face will hurt from laughing.… Read More »

Book of the Week: Where the Forest Meets the Stars (Giveaway)

I’ve decided I should let Laura Hogan choose all my books.  She’s my one friend who reads more than me!   I have to be careful with her suggestions though because like her most recent one, it had me STUCK to my Kindle and Audible and ignoring responsibilities until I finished it.  

Where the Forest Meets the Stars is the wonderful debut from new author Glendy Vanderah.… Read More »

Recent highlights from Lunch with Lauren: GS Cookie Recipes, Nai Thai, Dim Sum and Creamy Coconut Chocolate Pops!

Recent excerpts from our Lunch with Lauren Facebook Group:

Girl Scout cookie season is upon us. Here are some fun recipes for those parents who get stuck helping their scouts “meet their goals.” 😋 But also maybe a fun way to spend time. Here’s a plug for my scout and feel free to drop yours in the comments.… Read More »

Atlanta Specialized Care (Ask Tatiana) has a new Dunwoody Village Office!

Atlanta Specialized Care is dedicated to helping those who struggle with mood, trauma, social and communication challenges or executive functioning difficulty. We offer highly specialized care.    You can still “Ask Tatiana” a confidential question via email anytime…or if you prefer to chat with her go see her new office in Dunwoody Village! Do you have a question for Tatiana?… Read More »

Meet the Author – Fabulous Door Prizes – Awesome Setting

Update: We were sold out but were able to add a few more spots yesterday so please RSVP so you can meet the author, hang out with your friends, win doorprizes and take advantage of the wine and app specials!

Posted by The Aha! Connection on Thursday, January 9, 2020

Mark your calendar and come Meet the Author at Le Meridien.… Read More »

Lunch with Lauren: What you’ve been missing on our Facebook Group

By Lauren Townsend for The Aha! Connection

I found this butternut squash that we’ve had for an unknown amount of time. I tried to make “noodles” by using a peeler and I’m pretty happy with how it turned out. I sauteed with some dying asparagus I found in the fridge and chili oil.

Here are some of my favorite Top 9 of 2019 meals in no particular order:

1.… Read More »

Audra & Lauren’s Spray Tanning Experience

by Audra Anders and Lauren Townsend for The Aha! Connection

Katie Phillips reached out to me about a month ago to let me know about her neighbor, Shelley, who has a spray tanning business out of her home.  Shelley was nice enough to offer a free spray tan for Lauren and me to try.   We went yesterday to her home studio in The Branches neighborhood and are both now proudly sporting a “Winter Glow”! … Read More »

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Recent highlights from Lunch with Lauren: Brussels Sprouts, Crab Cakes, Carl the Snowman and More!

Excerpts from our Lunch with Lauren Facebook Group:

Brussels Sprouts

I love Brussels sprouts! So much. These are cooked the regular way, cut in half and seared until tender. THIS time, I mixed up a tablespoon of miso paste, a tablespoon of honey and a tablespoon of vinegar. Once the sprouts were done, I tossed the mix in the pan to add flavor and more caramelization.… Read More »