Book of the Week: Magic Hour by Kristin Hannah

by Audra H. Anders for The Aha! Connection

My friend Kristin (not the author) recommended Magic Hour when we were in Destin during spring break.   I picked it up last week and devoured in just a few sittings.    I found myself making excuses for reading time….which wasn’t hard since everyone else in my house was preoccupied with the road to the College World Series.… Read More »

Tech Tip: How to create those cute cartoon characters of yourself

By Audra Anders for The Aha! Connection

I’ve always been curious about the cute little “mini me” cartoon emojis that people sometimes send via text.  When my mom (who is in her seventies) sent me a text with a cartoon of herself I realized then and there that I needed to figure this out.  

My oldest son recently taught me how to use Snapchat. … Read More »

Audra’s Trip to Vino Venue for Dunwoody Restaurant Week

By Audra Anders for The Aha! Connection

Thanks Vino Venue for a wonderful Dunwoody Restaurant Week meal!  Everything was delicious and my nephew may never be the same after trying tres leches cake for the first time ever.  Everyone in my party can eat whatever they want.  However, Vino Venue could not have been more accommodating for gluten free me.… Read More »

Book of the Week: Bringing Up Boys: Shaping the Next Generation of Men by James Dobson

My hardback version of Bringing Up Boys:  Shaping the Next Generation of Men was copyrighted 2001, the year my youngest son was born.   I grabbed it from my library today to review something I remembered from this amazing book.  I realized when putting it back on the shelf that I’ve had this book for 18 years and it is the parenting book that I most often refer to.  … Read More »

Rocketman ~ Audra’s review from the United States Premiere in NYC

By Audra Anders for The Aha! Connection

I was one of the lucky few who scored tickets to see the United States premiere of Rocketman in New York City last night.  I’ve shared tons of free movie passes over the years, but I selfishly kept these for myself! 

I had never been to Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln Center and was quite thrilled to be on the second row of the balcony with a fishbowl view of the star-studded audience.  … Read More »

Audra’s Take on Hello Fresh

Carol and Christina inspired me to try Hello Fresh.  In spite of the fact that I cancelled my subscription after one week I must say that I truly love this concept.  The whole idea is PERFECT for my personality.  I LOVED having the box show up on Monday because I had not had time to go to the grocery store yet anyway! … Read More »