Jewelry Artisans

by Audra H. Anders for The Aha! Connection

This past summer my husband and I were walking off our Hobnob lunch by causally window shopping in the Perimeter Place development.  The skies unexpectedly opened and POURED rain, so we dashed into Jewelry Artisans for cover.  Neither of us had ever been there.  I am typically a more costume jewelry kind of gal, but I happened to be in the market for a new wedding ring. … Read More »

Chris Boivin a helpful, honest, hardworking family man who wants a win/win/win for his Real Estate transactions

By Audra H. Anders for The Aha! Connection

One of my favorite parts of The Aha! Connection is meeting new people and connecting them with others who NEED to know them!  Back when my kids were young, participating in sports and attending the local schools, it was so easy to meet way more than one new person every single day. … Read More »

February Aha! Lunch & Learn with Tom Bass & Jake Hill

by Audra H. Anders for The Aha! Connection

Peggy and I invited Coach Bass and Coach Hill to lunch at North Italia on Tuesday.  Both men have coached my sons over the years so I’ve known them for awhile but I wanted to introduce them to Peggy since her oldest will be attending DHS as a 9th grader next year.  … Read More »

The Mental Health Connection: Is it Tech Use or Abuse?

by Ross Mills, MS, NCC of Atlanta Specialized Care for The Aha! Connection

Is it Tech Use or Abuse?

Technology is ever-present in our lives. Everyday items like phones, laptops, tablets, and video games are used daily by individuals of all ages. Advancements in technology have enhanced how we communicate, entertain ourselves, and work, making daily tasks easier and more enjoyable.… Read More »

The Academic Connection: Better FAFSA: The New Financial Aid Process for 2024

by Brian Eufinger of Edison Prep for The Aha! Connection

Note: This blog post was originally written before the incredibly unfortunate news about the delayed Better FAFSA rollout was announced. Therefore, these first two paragraphs are about how the delay is being handled, and the overall info re: the new Better FAFSA and financial aid process (the original article) is below! … Read More »

The Mental Health Connection: What to Know About Disordered Eating vs. Eating Disorders

by Megan McKinney, LMSW of Atlanta Specialized Care for The Aha! Connection

In the age of dieting, thin ideals, and injectable weight loss drugs, dialogue around body shape and size is just as prevalent as ever. Through social media, conversations with friends, and even from medical providers, many people are feeling the pressure to change how they look in order to meet societal standards.… Read More »

Book of the Week ~ The Covenant of Water (Giveaway)

by Audra H. Anders for The Aha! Connection

It’s been over 10 years since I read Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese.   I remember thinking I may never (ever) read a book that good ever again. I’ve been waiting more than 13 years for him to write another book!   After reading an article about his new book, The Covenant of Water, I could not download it to my Kindle fast enough.   … Read More »

Travel Talk with Danielle: Airline Travel Etiquette 101 – Let us hear from you!

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

Over the years my favorite travel companions and I have had a lot of fun compiling a list of “DON’T DO’S” when flying.  Of course, I will put up with almost all pet peeves to travel, but I sure do wish the airlines would come out with a travel etiquette list! … Read More »

Children’s and Young Adult Book Sale

Friends of the Dunwoody Library will host a Children’s and Young Adult book sale at Dunwoody Library, 5339 Chamblee-Dunwoody Road, Dunwoody, GA 30338.

January 26, 27, and 29, 2024.

Friday, 10am-Noon – Preview Shopping for Members Only

Noon-5pm -Open to All

Saturday 10am-5pm

Monday 10am -5pm – Bag Day – Fill a large grocery bag for $7.00… Read More »

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January Aha! Lunch & Learn with Mayor Lynn Deutsch at Seasons 52

by Audra Anders for The Aha! Connection

We kicked off our new 2024 Monthly Lunch and Learn series with Mayor Lynn Deutsch at Seasons 52 Perimeter.  Thanks to our lovely Mayor for taking time out of her crazy schedule to dine with us!  First let’s talk about the food….

Obviously we chose to eat in Dunwoody! … Read More »

Introducing The Academic Connection! A new monthly feature for families with students in middle, high school, and college!

The Academic Connection

by Brian Eufinger and Maggie Wray for The Aha! Connection

Welcome to the first edition of the Academic Connection, a special feature of the Aha! Connection that will be published monthly going forward.

The Academic Connection is being co-written by two local education entrepreneurs, Maggie Wray and Brian Eufinger. Maggie is a Dunwoody resident and the founder of Creating Positive Futures, an academic coaching company that helps middle, high school, and college students earn better grades with less stress by developing the organization, time management, mindset, study strategies, and executive functioning skills they need to reach their goals.… Read More »

Travel Talk with Danielle ~ Did you know? You can Book with points via Virgin Atlantic’s Flying Club for LESS!

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

Delta and Virgin Atlantic are partners.  Sometimes that partnership serves up some great deals if booking with Virgin Atlantic points!  These flights are still available on Delta’s website, but some of the “operated by Virgin Atlantic” flights are available for much less if booking with points directly with Virgin. … Read More »

Travel Talk with Danielle: 2024 TRAVEL OUTLOOK

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

2023 is coming to a close and I think it is safe to say travel is back to pre-pandemic levels in a big way!  This year we have had to endure higher flight prices, higher than normal flight cancellations, inflated accommodation costs and over-crowded airport lounges (just to name a few issues!). … Read More »

White Christmas at City Springs – Audra’s Review

by Audra H. Anders for The Aha! Connection

My brother and I have season tickets to the Fox Broadway Series.  We love theater!  We may have to switch our season tickets next year to City Springs.  The commute….so close to home.  The parking…..FREE.  The restaurants walkable to the theater…..AMAZING.  Bathrooms at intermission…..plentiful.  The view from every angle…..GREAT! … Read More »