TRAVEL TUESDAY with Danielle – 3 Options for Local RV Rentals + Travel Poll

by Danielle Garrett of PlanIt Itineraries for The Aha! Connection

RV rentals have skyrocketed due to Covid. Renting an RV is not just a drive across country experience. This is a great adventure for a family, a couple or friends to enjoy the outdoors and explore the Southeast! Make sure to research the RV parks well for great reviews on their amenities and surrounding area!… Read More »

Book of the Week: THE SECRET: DARE TO DREAM (1 Digital Download Giveaway!)

THE SECRET: DARE TO DREAM, will be available on premium video on demand (PVOD) platforms nationwide on Friday, July 31. Based on the groundbreaking best-selling book about the law of attraction by Rhonda Byrne, The Secret: Dare to Dream follows Miranda (Katie Holmes), a young widow trying to make ends meet while raising her three children and dating her boyfriend (Jerry O’Connell).… Read More »

College Packing Tip

By Audra H. Anders for The Aha! Connection

I’m on my second college bound kid but I’m still learning stuff!   My friend Joy told me that her kids love these Ziploc totes.  They are great for storing all sorts of things but her kids use them to bring home their clothes for washing!   I’m thinking they will be perfect for storing blankets and comforters and all sorts of things.  … Read More »

Dunwoody Methodist Church’s United Methodist Women’s Book Club: Ijeoma Oluo’s “So You Want to Talk About Race”

Note from Audra:  I’m not sure if this discussion is open to the public or only to members of DUMC but since the book looks very good I thought I’d let you know about the book and the possibility of the book club!

Monday, July 13, 7:00 p.m. Please join the UMW Book Club’s discussion of Ijeoma Oluo’s book, “So You Want to Talk About Race.”… Read More »

Here’s the College First Aid Kit I’m sending to Auburn with my baby

By Audra H. Anders for The Aha! Connection

No, he’s not really a baby.  He’ll be 19 next month but he will always be my baby and I can’t stop thinking about all the things he might need during his first year away from home.  He’s in Auburn doing pre-semester things by himself today and I miss him already even though he’ll only be gone 24 hours….this… Read More »

Local Author Book of the Week (Giveaway too): No Worries!

Excerpt from this local Dunwoody author’s LinkedIn page:  “Most of us have kids at home, and they’re going through changes like the rest of us. Well (like my own kid), Josie the Owl has a positive & upbeat attitude about it all. Consider buying this story for that special little one in your life!”

We’ll be giving away a copy on Friday, July 10th.  … Read More »

Book of the Week & Giveaway: The Hate You Give

I have a copy to give away this week.   Insert a comment on our website or Facebook post about the book if you are interested in winning a copy. 

I read the book and then watched the movie on HBO.   Fans of The Hunger Games will find it interesting that Starr is played by the gorgeous Amandla Stenberg who portrayed the lovely Rue, from District 11. … Read More »

Lately at Lunch with Lauren

Recent excerpts from our Lunch with Lauren Facebook Group by Lauren Townsend for The Aha! Connection

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I am tip toe-ing into trying to lose my quaran-ten extra pounds. Deven Jenkins at Camp Gladiator has made me realize my eating habits are less than ideal. While I do eat pretty healthy, I also skip a lot of meals bc of work or knowing I’m going to eat some insane meal later that day.… Read More »

Book of the Week & Giveaway: Just Mercy

The biggest disadvantage of reading everything on my Kindle, is the inability to pass books along for more and more and more people to read.   I really want others to read this one so I bought a paperback to give away as long as the winner is willing to keep paying it forward by passing it along and encouraging others to keep passing it along.  … Read More »

Lately at Lunch with Lauren

Recent excerpts from our Lunch with Lauren Facebook Group by Lauren Townsend for The Aha! Connection

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My husband and youngest daughter love black beans and rice. They will sit down and eat it all themselves, which is fine because Peyton and I are not big fans. Growing up in Texas, black beans reminder me too much of deer poop.… Read More »