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11 Tips for visiting Amicalola Falls Georgia State Park, with kids

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When the drought plaguing the South ends head over to Amicalola Falls State Park near Dawsonville, Ga.  We recently visited the tallest waterfall in Georgia looking for pretty fall colors, a challenging hike and...

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7 Tips for visiting the Negro Southern League Museum with kids

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There’s a sport history gym tucked deep in the inner heart of Birmingham overlooking Regions Field.  The Negro Southern League Museum is packed with history, has an excellent layout and best of all it’s...

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Top 5 events to check out in Alabama June 13

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Things to do this weekend in Alabama: 19th annual Down Home Psaltery Festival Mccalla Down Home Psaltery Festival. 205-477-5711. Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park–Beginner and Intermediate Workshops and Hammered Dulcimer classes with some jam...

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Alabama Jaunts: Free & cheap things to do this weekend, March 27-29 (Lego mini-build, egg hunts, Blue Angels & more)

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There are some fun, free things happening this weekend.  I hit the high points.  If you don’t see something in my list, be sure to check out the references and links at the end...

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5 Free or cheap food offers today through March 20 (Sonic, DQ, Outback, Chili’s & Rita’s)

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It’s time for a free or cheap food round-up. The offers are good at various times.  Call your location to confirm participation: Outback Steakhouse: Free Bloomin’ Onion today only with any purchase.  Say ‘Bloomin’...

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CrossFit Oneonta 15.2 WOD for CrossFit Games Open + I had a PR

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Tonight my home box CrossFit Oneonta did the 15.2 WOD for the CrossFit Games. The WOD included overhead squats (OHS) and chest to bar (CTB) pull-ups. This is my first Open and it is...

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Alabama Jaunts: Top 12 events March 6-8 (Civil War Living History, Ferrets, Native American festivals, Antiques, Free Trees & More)

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Last night I was talking with a friend about this cold weather.  Both of us agreed that we are sick of it not only because we long for warmer weather, but because the cold...

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Top 10 free offers round-up: Free baby registry sample box, free sports bra, movie download, kids books & more

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There are a number of free offers available this week. Some are free and others are free with purchase. So let’s get started. Hopefully you’ll find something you like. I’m all about the free...

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5 Food & Drink offers starting today: Free apps, pancakes, 1/2 price shakes & more

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It’s Monday and time for some restaurant deals.  you’ll find free with purchase offers and coupons valid this week. Let’s get started:   Outback Free Bloomin’ Onion with any purchase Today, March 2 Mention...

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Alabama Jaunts: Events worth checking out Feb. 28 & March 1 (Dinos, Crafts, Archery, Egg Drop & more)

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If you’re in central to north Alabama you are probably in the middle of some pretty serious cabin fever. To help you deal with the mental exhaustion check out the list of activities below...

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