new year

  • This New Year, make some resolutions for your most valued asset – your home! Make a fresh start in 2018 with these easy home maintenance tips. Go Energy Efficient There are some easy ways to make your home more energy efficient and environmentally friendly, and put some dollars back in your pocket at the same time. Set your hot water heater to 120 or 130 degrees. Don’t reduce it below 120 degrees, as lower temperatures may promote bacteria growth and provide insufficient sanitization. Installing low-flow shower heads is another easy way to conserve water and save on costs. In addition, consider replacing halogen or CFL lighting with LED bulbs. LED bulbs use up to 75% less energy, last for years, and are cooler to the touch, making it a safer option for table lamps and other exposed fixtures. These small investments will more than pay… Read More

  • 2018 is almost here! This year, instead of going out, stay in and invite your family and friends over to ring in the New Year. Here are some fun tips for hosting a fabulous, family-friendly New Year’s Eve party at home! Instead of a traditional champagne toast, have a hot chocolate bar! Get a set of fun glass mugs and all the fixings, such as whipped cream, marshmallows, chocolate chips, candy canes, and colorful sprinkles. Right before the countdown, add a shot of flavored liquour to the adults’ mugs to create a delicious cocktail. Let everyone make their own noisemakers! All you need is several empty water bottles, festive wrapping paper or washi tape and ribbon, and filler – you can use dried beans, coin, or buttons. Make sure the littlest kids are closely supervised during this activity. Set up… Read More

  • This New Year, don’t forget to include one of your most valuable assets in your list of resolutions – your home! Check out these easy ways to make your home cleaner and greener in 2017! Purge the Paper With busy schedules, it’s all too easy to let excess paper pile up. Go through the piles in your countertops and shred bills and other sensitive information. Toss school papers you don’t need, and scan special artwork to keep a digital image of your kids’ creations. File items you need to keep, such as tax records, insurance information, and your most recent loan statements. Safety First Do a safety check on your home. Start with the easy tasks, like checking and replacing the batteries in your smoke detectors. If you don’t have a carbon monoxide alarm, purchase at least one for each level of… Read More

  • Ring in the New Year with family and friends at one of these fun New Year’s Eve celebrations happening in Atlanta! Bring the family to the Peach Drop at Underground Atlanta, billed as the largest New Year’s Eve celebration in the Southeast! The fun starts at 7 pm with live music from Collective Soul, Ne-Yo, and other fantastic artists. At the stroke of midnight, the 800-pound peach will reach its final point of descent, and the sky will illuminate with brilliant fireworks and a shower of confetti. For more information on this fun event, now in its 28th year, visit the event website. Duluth kicking off the New Year with the New Year’s Extravaganza at the Duluth Town Green. This free, family-friendly event will feature live entertainment, delicious food, a giant snow slide and inflatables for the kids, and live music… Read More

  • The New Year is the perfect time to make a fresh start in the care and maintenance of your home. Here are some great New Year’s resolutions for your and your family to strive for this year. Get rid of the excess.  No doubt, your drawers and cabinets are full of items you don’t need anymore.  Go through your kitchen and utility closets and purge any items you haven’t used in the past six months.  Set them aside for donation, or trash them if they are no longer in good condition. Streamline the clutter.  This is a great time to make space for all the little things that clutter your tabletops, countertops, and other surfaces.  Purchase simple woven baskets to store remotes, DVDs, school supplies, and other items you would like out of sight.  In their place, set a fresh bouquet of flowers… Read More

  • 2016 is almost here!  Get ready to ring in the New Year with these fun New Year’s Eve celebrations taking place around metro Atlanta. Join your family, friends, and neighbors for the 12th annual New Year’s Eve Celebration in Historic Lawrenceville, hosted by ROCK 100.5!  The fun begins at 9 pm with a DJ and live music, plus late-night shopping on the Square.  After the countdown, enjoy an incredible fireworks display to bring in the new year.  The fun doesn’t end until 1:30 am!  For more information, visit the event website. Check out Duluth’s New Year’s Eve Extravaganza, taking place on Duluth Town Square!  This family-friendly event features plenty of food, music, live entertainment, and activities for all ages.  Kids will love the Giant Snow Slide and Giant Games.  Rock out to the main act, Brothers Osborne, and sample local… Read More

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