Atlanta Evergreen Marriott Resort

When I knew we would be vacationing at Stone Mountain Park, just outside of Atlanta, Georgia, I started looking into lodging possibilities for my family during our trip. On the awesome Stone Mountain Park website, I noticed that there were actually TWO hotels within the actual park gates… Getting to see the beautiful scenery of the Park from my hotel room was very attractive, and also the sheer convenience of staying so close to the park attractions was enough to sell me on saying at The Atlanta Evergreen Marriott Resort… Especially with all four of our kids in tow! Stone Mountain Park connected me with the Atlanta Evergreen Marriott Resort representative, and she was incredibly helpful in securing a reservation for my family during the dates of our planned Stone Mountain trip. After entering Stone Mountain park, we easily found our way to the entrance of the Atlanta Evergreen Marriott Resort, and I was taken with it’s manicured landscaping and beautiful, sprawling grounds. The resort was nestled amongst the trees and along the the Stone Mountain park lake. I mean, how much more perfect can it get?! Incredibly peaceful and luxurious, but not so modern and upscale that it looks…

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One Night at the Castle; A Medieval Times Review

Taking my four children to Medieval Times is something I’ve wanted to do for quite sometime, and the opportunity finally presented itself during our family vacation to the Atlanta, GA area this past weekend. After easily checking in at the ticket booth, we walked in to the Castle and were immediately welcomed and given our Medieval Times crowns. Our youngest daughter was elated… she had been looking forward to getting that crown since I showed her pictures of where we would be going! We then had a group picture made with the King, who was very friendly and showed the kids the huge (REAL) sword he was holding. Entering the lobby was an exciting experience within itself… there was a huge roaring fireplace, several suits of armor (that my boys were fascinated with… “No son, we can not buy a suit of armor to take home”… and a HUGE bar for adults to buy a pre-dinner drink (or three). The selection at the bar was wide and varied… my husband chose his favorite beer in a glass souvenir mug and I opted for a glass of wine, but I won’t lie, the daiquiri dispensers tempted me! We walked around the…

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How Much Wine Do I Need? Caloric Cuvée Saves the Night!

As you all know, I have four kids… A sweet, but hellaciously loud and rambunctious herd of children, and there are days… Many of them, in fact… That I require good red wine (Cupcake’s Red Velvet or Seven Deadly Zins, if you’re buying) to soothe my nerves after dealing with them. All. Day. Long. Yes friends, I’m telling you that there are days I actually choose wine over scotch (gasp!). When I do, I’m never quite sure how much I will need to send my Happy Meter back into the positive range… I mean someone really should write a recipe/textbook for exactly how much alcohol is needed after dealing with certain issues. For example: Day with vomiting toddler + Baby with colic = 3 glasses of wine/1 Scotch Double Or Weekend Trip to See Grandparents in another state + Chatterbox preschooler= Whole Bottle Enter Caloric Cuvée. Mine tells me exactly how much wine to pour in the glass after dealing with my kids…. Because OBVIOUSLY I need my full dosage amount of wine to get the desired effects of relaxation. Caloric Cuvée also has the perfect solution for those of us that want wine but are watching our calories. This…

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