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The Local Guide – Things To Check Out Around Atlanta – Vol. 3

By on March 8, 2019
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Happy Friday, friends! We’re gearing up for a busy weekend full of family fun. Do you have big plans?

If you’re looking for something to do, here’s a list of things to check out this weekend around Atlanta:

Try some yummy chili at the annual Tucker Chili Cookoff.

Dress up as your favorite superhero for Superhero Science Night at the Children’s Museum.

Lace up your sneakers and run the Tour Decatur!

Check out a ton of cool toys at Toylanta.

Come meet some sweet alpacas at the Alpaca Shop Weekends.

Bring your car and truck loving kiddo to Kennesaw’s Touch a Truck.

Drink a mimosa for me at the Atlanta Brunch Festival.

Check out some amazing colleges at the Black College Expo.

Come check out the Domesticated Engineers home goods products and crafting materials at the Domesticated Engineer Trunk Show.

 

Did I miss any fun events? Comment below and let me know!

 

 

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5 Reasons Your Kids Will Love LEGOLAND Florida Resort

By on March 4, 2019

Disclosure: LEGOLAND Florida provided my family with complimentary admission for our visit. But all thoughts and opinions are my own!

My son, Graham, is a creator at heart. Ever since he was small, he has loved to build and make things. Don’t give him a coloring book – he’d much rather have a blank piece of paper to create what he sees in his imagination! Needless to say, Legos are his favorite toy. There really isn’t a better toy out there for creating and building. Over the years, Graham has built so many imaginative and inventive things with legos. He even had his own hashtag on Instagram for a while – #grahambuilds!

5 Reasons Your Kids Will Love LEGOLAND Florida Resort | sunshineandholly.com | tips for legoland | rides | attractions | shows | Legos

5 Reasons Your Kids Will Love LEGOLAND Florida Resort | sunshineandholly.com | tips for legoland | rides | attractions | shows | Legos

5 Reasons Your Kids Will Love LEGOLAND Florida Resort | sunshineandholly.com | tips for legoland | rides | attractions | shows | Legos

5 Reasons Your Kids Will Love LEGOLAND Florida Resort | sunshineandholly.com | tips for legoland | rides | attractions | shows | Legos
(That’s a fading temporary tattoo on Maddie’s arm – in case you were wondering!)

I’ve always wanted to take Graham to LEGOLAND in Florida. We decided to take advantage of the small break from school the kids had for President’s Day to take a quick trip down to visit. We had a blast! There was so much to see and do. We rode lots of fun rides, saw a really cool show, checked out tons of Lego structures, and spent some time building our own Lego creations!

5 Reasons Your Kids Will Love LEGOLAND Florida Resort | sunshineandholly.com | tips for legoland | rides | attractions | shows | Legos

5 Reasons Your Kids Will Love LEGOLAND Florida Resort | sunshineandholly.com | tips for legoland | rides | attractions | shows | Legos

5 Reasons Your Kids Will Love LEGOLAND Florida Resort | sunshineandholly.com | tips for legoland | rides | attractions | shows | Legos

5 Reasons Your Kids Will Love LEGOLAND Florida Resort | sunshineandholly.com | tips for legoland | rides | attractions | shows | Legos

 

Thinking about taking a trip down to LEGOLAND? Here are 5 reasons your kids will love LEGOLAND Florida Resort:

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10 Tips for Staying in a Hotel with Kids

By on February 21, 2019
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We’ve stayed in lots of hotels over the years with our kids. These days, we’ve got our routines down to a science, and our kids (mostly) understand the rules and what’s expected of them when we’re away from home. I’ll admit though, we stopped traveling for a while after Maddie was born. She just didn’t like to sleep in general, much less when we were in a hotel room. And toddler Graham was just too wild to keep calm and quiet! But now that the kids are older, we love taking trips together. I’ve got a few tips and tricks that make staying in a small hotel room easier with kids.

Check out these 10 tips for staying in a hotel with kids:

Luggage Carts Are Your Friend

Before kids, the hubs and I packed pretty light and would just carry our bags with us to our hotel room. But traveling with kids requires a TON of more stuff. We quickly learned to grab a luggage cart after we check into the hotel to make it easier to get all the luggage to the room. The kids love taking a ride too!

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Unplug the Phone

The first thing we do when we get into the hotel room is to unplug the phone. TRUST ME on this one. Kids these days are fascinated by a phone that plugs into the wall. (Or basically, any phone that’s not a cell phone.) My kids always want to play with the hotel phone, which is fine with me, as long as it’s unplugged!

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25 Fun Things to Do in Decatur, GA with Kids

By on February 13, 2019

Looking for something fun to do with your children in Decatur, Georgia? Click below to check out my guest post over at Mommy Nearest to find out about all the fun activities and attractions in Decatur for kids!

*I was financially compensated for the post. The opinions are completely my own based on my experience.*

25 Fun Things to Do in Decatur, GA with Kids

 

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