Respond Quickly – Tickets for Tuesday Night Show of Tootsie at the Fox! (1/25)

by Audra H. Anders

Update:  The winner is Mary Cash!!

I have a pair of tickets to see Tootsie at The Fox Theatre on Tuesday, January 25th at 7:30 PM.   Comment on our website or Facebook or Instagram post if you can go!   It’s short notice but fun and FREE and the seats are great!  We’ll randomly choose a winner and send them a link to their digital tickets at noon on Tuesday.… Read More »

Travel Tuesday with Danielle ~ My Recent Trip to NYC & a 2 Night Benjamin Hotel Stay Giveaway!

by Danielle Garrett of PlanIt Travel Designs for The Aha! Connection

New York City has always held a special place in my heart since I lived there briefly in my 20’s (yes, that was super fun!)  Prior to Covid, I visited the city often and, in my opinion, NYC never disappoints.  After more than two years, I was finally heading back to my favorite city in the U.S.… Read More »

Peachtree College Planning – Audra’s Experience

by Audra H. Anders for The Aha! Connection

My hubby and I sent two sons off to college.  My oldest was in 10th grade when I started freaking out because I didn’t understand ANYTHING about the college application process, what we could afford, where was the best fit, scheduling college tours, etc.  Honestly, when I started talking to people about what to do, I felt like I was learning a whole new foreign language with words such as:  FAFSA, SAT Subject Tests, Early Admission, Gap Year, Technical School, Early Decision, Early Action, Early Decision, Common App, Safety School, Binding Decisions, Hope/Zell GPA vs regular GPA, UGMA, UTMA, EFC, etc. Read More »

These Community Girl/Daisy/Brownie Scouts want to sell you cookies!

by Audra H. Anders for The Aha! Connection

*We accept information from all aged Girls selling Girl Scout Cookies!

Wow – I’m loving the Girl Scout online ordering process.   Keeps the girls safe, cuts down on germs and is oh, so efficient!  Leave a comment if you’d like to add another Girl/Daisy/Brownie Scout to our list. … Read More »

Christmas Eve Services Sorted by Time!

Skate the Square and Politan Row – Lunch with Lauren

by Lauren Townsend for The Aha! Connection

Do people keep popping into town and you’re running out of places to take them? Do the kids have cabin fever? Skate the Square and Politan Row at Colony Square is your answer. Colony Square is in Midtown and the skating rink is surrounded by some of the city’s best restaurants.… Read More »

Covid Boosters-If you are getting one…make an appointment!

by Audra H. Anders for The Aha! Connection

This post isn’t meant to be political in any way.  There’s so much talk lately about the Omicron variant and the lines at the Viral Solutions for tests and boosters blocking major Dunwoody roadways that I thought I’d share my recent experience.

My first two Covid vaccinations were Moderna. … Read More »

The Select – I can’t believe I waited so long to go!!

by Audra H. Anders for The Aha! Connection

I eat at Flower Child in Sandy Springs often.  So, I’ve noticed The Select across the way and all the nicely dressed people and the beautiful outdoor patio with lovely jazz music sliding out of the speakers.  Why haven’t I ever been?  Well, hubby and I decided to take my parents for my dad’s 76th birthday this weekend. … Read More »

Yao Is A Yes!

Lunch with friends makes any meal better, but Yao doesn’t even need the help. Fans of the bustling Tum Pok Pok will love the upscale, refined Yao. Adidsara Weerasin and Taya Denmark opened Tum Pok Pok while waiting on the build-out for Yao and both are such gems. 

Yao offers lunch, dinner, and now a dim sum brunch.… Read More »

Head to Cattle Shed

Have you been to Halcyon yet? It’s a quick drive up 400 in Alpharetta off McFarland Parkway. In warmer weather, people flock to the Big Creek Greenway trailhead situated at Halcyon and enjoy the open-air shopping and dining. In addition to a food hall that has a Gu’s, there are many restaurants for any mood or taste.… Read More »

Gift Idea Giveaways: Garden Gloves & Pick up the Poo Sign!

This week we are giving away two items from our gift guides.  You can find the Digz Garden Gloves in our Stocking Stuffer Gift Guide and the Pick up the Poo Sign in our Dog Lover Gift guide.  Find so many gift ideas in our Holiday Gift Guide.

Here’s how you can win the gloves or the sign:

  1. Post a comment on our website or Facebook post that indicates you are an Aha!
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Roni Robbins, Award-winning Writer and Reporter to Release her first novel, Hands of Gold, Feb. 4, 2022

Sam Fox spent his whole life running against the hands of time, from family obligations and military authorities, an often-fatal illness, a tragic accident. Author Roni Robbins’ novel, Hands of Gold, to be released February 4, 2022, is a work of fiction loosely based on an inspiring true story. Using literary license, Robbins pulls from the original cassette tapes left by her maternal grandfather, Sam, who survived Tuberculosis, a workplace shooting and an accidental killing, and walked thousands of miles across several countries to flee antisemitism in pre-Nazi Europe.… Read More »

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An Aha! Style Moment: Everything You Need To Know About Current Manicure Terms!

Submitted  by The Aha! Connection Style Editor for The Aha! Connection  

Manicure Terms We Need to KNOW!

The nail polish/manicure game has changed drastically over the last few years.  Gone are the days we just picked a polish and either went to a salon for a mani/pedi or painted them yourself. Let’s break it down:   GEL A few years ago ‘gel” polish was introduced and made drying times a thing of the past. … Read More »