Dunwoody Direct Primary Care ~ Dr. Casey Locarnini’s Revolutionary New Medical Practice

by Audra H. Anders for The Aha! Connection

Have you ever wished you had your doctor’s cell phone number?   Or that you could stop in real quick to see your doctor to ask about a rash that developed overnight?  Or that your kid away at Auburn could phone his doctor from school to ask about how to treat the bee sting that keeps swelling? … Read More »

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Peggy & Audra’s Fave Business Visit Yet: Camp Run-a-Mutt Dunwoody

by Audra H. Anders and Peggy Smith for The Aha! Connection

As you know, Peggy and I have been out and about visiting local businesses.  Well, this one particular visit was our favorite so far. We didn’t want to leave.  Both of us kept staring out the window at the dogs having a blast and petting the ones who were inside taking it easy. … Read More »

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INTERNATIONAL SMASH HIT BEAUTIFUL – THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL has arrived at The Fox Theatre for 3 Days Only

I’m so excited to see BEAUTIFUL – THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL tonight!  I saw it with my Hubby a few years ago on Broadway and can’t wait to see it again tonight with my BFF, Carolyn.   The music is PHENOMENAL and it will only be here today through Sunday!   Purchase your tickets here.

The ensemble of Beautiful includes Isaiah Bailey, Edwin Bates, Kaitlyn Davis, Rosharra Francis, Jamary A.Read More »

Marlow’s Tavern: Audra & Peggy Try the New Menu + Marlow’s is Hiring and Loves Supporting the Community!

by Audra H. Anders for The Aha! Connection with lots of help from Peggy Smith!

Back in the day when my boys were playing travel baseball, my husband discovered Marlow’s Taverns in Tucker and Vinings.   Then we found the one in East Cobb and then the one near Sugarloaf.  If we could find a Marlow’s near our games…we went. … Read More »

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Zurn Plumbing….their Apprentice Program is a great option for an alternative to college!

by Audra H. Anders for The Aha! Connection

About this time last year, I sat down with Lisa Z Burns at Zurn Plumbing and wrote the following article…Zurn Plumbing – Did you know the owners are DHS grads/siblings?   I thoroughly enjoyed meeting Lisa and her dad.

Well, Lisa invited me back last week to talk about their Plumber Apprentice Program. … Read More »

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Illumine: An Enlightened After Hours Arts Experience at Historic Oakland Cemetery

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By Audra H. Anders for The Aha! Connection

I’ve fallen in love with Oakland Cemetery.   I had always wanted to go and finally went last fall with my mom and meandered all around.   The plants and flowers and architecture and views of downtown all around mesmerized me.   I joined the Oakland Foundation that very day and have been back for events and just to wander.  … Read More »

A Conversation with Jennifer Barnes and Dawn Young of Keller Williams’ Barnes/Young Team

by Audra H. Anders for The Aha! Connection

Recently Peggy and I had coffee at Crema with Dawn Young Proctor & Jennifer Barnes from The Barnes Young Team.  We really enjoyed getting to know this delightful duo!

More on this later but I want to go ahead and tell you, Jennifer co-founded Solidarity Sandy Springs during the pandemic and Peggy and I were amazed to hear the stories of the tremendous growth since the inception of the idea to feed a mere 10 hungry families in March of 2020. … Read More »

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Audra’s Make-Up Lesson, Ella’s Pre-Teen Facial & Peggy’s Hydrating Facial all from Angela Michael Skincare & Spa

by Audra H. Anders for The Aha! Connection

When I was a Gayfer Girl at Auburn Mall in high school, someone must have shown me how to apply makeup.  Surely they did…however, my Dad always said I wore too much though, so maybe not?  Anyway, now that I’m older and have wrinkles and freckles I have decided it is time to figure out how someone my age can improve their appearance with cosmetics.  … Read More »

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Meet Nicole McAluney, Ansley Atlanta Realtor + learn about the enclave of 13 new homes coming to Dunwoody!

by Audra H. Anders for The Aha! Connection

I’m having so much fun getting out and about meeting clients so far this year.  Meeting Nicole McAluney in her beautiful downtown Alpharetta office was so much fun.  I’m wondering how or why I don’t know her already?  I learned immediately that she was friends with Foodie Patty through Brownies, she has a daughter my youngest sons age (now at TCU), another daughter currently at Marist and a son at Clemson PLUS she lives across the street from very good friends of our family!… Read More »

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Meet Gina Bodell ~ Realtor at The Suits Team (She’s also the “G” in Emily G’s Jam!)

By Audra Anders for The Aha! Connection

You may remember the article I wrote last March about my visit to The Suits Team ~ 9 Moms working together 24/7 to get their clients in homes they love to live in!?  Well, fast forward to March 2022 and meet another one of the 9….Gina Bodell!

Gina has lived in Dunwoody’s North Springs neighborhood for 16 years in two different houses!  Read More »

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Nutrosia: Food Blog by a Dunwoodian ~ Follow/Subscribe and Win Free Spices!

by Audra H. Anders for The Aha! Connection

Interestingly enough,  I met my neighbor Lavanya Subramanian while getting my nails done with Foodie Patty many years ago.  She recently reached out to tell me about Nutrosia, her one year old Food Blog!   Patty would have loved Nutrosia!  Nutritious Ambrosia (Nutrosia) is Lavanya’s own way of presenting a symphony of foods which are both Nutritious and Delicious. … Read More »

Meet Sally Moore….SVP/Broker of BHHS Dunwoody!

By Audra H. Anders for The Aha! Connection

Earlier this week as Peggy and I were walking into the Berkshire Hathaway Home Services offices in Dunwoody Village, I remembered what a lovely interview I had with Kerry Arias last March and wondered whether she’d be in the office.  Well, she was the first smiling face to greet us as we walked in the front door. … Read More »

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Audra says….”Don’t Miss Ain’t Too Proud this Week at The Fox Theatre!”

by Audra H. Anders for The Aha! Connection

I was lucky enough to receive tickets to see last night’s Atlanta debut at the Fox Theatre of Ain’t Too Proud The Life and Times of the Temptations.  My husband and I stopped for a quick bite at Vino Venue then headed downtown in the rain for the 7:30 show. … Read More »

Audra’s Chat with a former Miss Georgia & Karen Cannon

by Audra H. Anders for The Aha! Connection

I was recently invited to Christina Locandro’s home in Dunwoody.  Christina is 2010’s Miss Georgia and a long time client of Karen Cannon Realtors.  They helped her sell two homes AND buy two homes.  When I asked Christina why she chose Karen Cannon Realtors, her bottom line answer was…”there is nobody else in Dunwoody….Karen… Read More »

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