Newsflash: The Tree is Going Up!

getting vertical - 29 nov 2011

The snow may not have arrived yet today, but the Little Shop of Stories Christmas tree has arrived and is now going up! We’re looking forward to Thursday night at 7pm when the tree will be lit. See the Visit Decatur, GA blog for more details.

Living: Decatur Wine Fest

glasses - 5 nov 2011

A week and a half ago, as we neared the end of our mission to empty the house of the odds and ends we had accumulated over the years, I took a break to volunteer at the Decatur Wine Festival. Luckily, the day was a gorgeous fall day, perfect for sipping wine, tasting the treats …

Kids: HomeGrown Halloween Parade

homegrown halloween - 30 oct 2011

Despite being knocked out with a sinus headache (believe the culprit was musty winter clothes), I managed to get three girls (my two plus an extra) out the door and across the street to the HomeGrown Halloween Parade and Monster Ball. What fun! The event was slightly disorganized, but the crowds were very understanding. We …

DecaturSquared Datebook: Coming Up

Monster Ball - 30 oct 2011

I had really thought moving was close to being done. But I guess we’ve fallen into the “diminishing returns” part. The last 5-10% is the absolute hardest part, I think. I cannot wait for this move to be done; it has taken a lot out of me, and I’m exhausted. Sat Nov 5, 2011 9am-1pm …

DecaturSquared Datebook: Coming Up

Phantom Tollbooth Screening

Now that our tasks associated with moving are starting to wind down, we look forward to participating in many of the great activities for kids and families that happen around Decatur….   Thu Oct 27, 2011 6pm – 9pm Food Truck Event Where: E. Decatur Station 7pm – 9pm On the Same Page: Phantom Tollbooth …

Kids: Walk & Roll to School

fire trucks - 4 oct 2011

(Hopefully *NOT* in a firetruck!) Today was our first FULL day as Decatur pseudo-residents. Seeing as we are not yet *sleeping* in Decatur (other than that nap I took on the floor of the condo hoping to beat off the sinus headache that knocked me down), we can’t really claim to truly reside there, can …

Kids: First Annual Decatur Root Beer Festival

Decatur Root Beer Festival

I wonder if there is anyway that we can swing by Little Shop of Stories in Decatur tomorrow to buy tickets for the First Annual Decatur Root Beer Festival. October 15, 2011 2 to 3 p.m. 3 to 4 p.m. Little Shop of Stories 133 East Court Square Decatur, Georgia 30030 Tickets are $5 and …