Archive for October 2014

Boxes of Beauty

As we enter the season of giving, the theme for our Outside the Box exhibit will change to “Box It Up! Pay it Forward” for the month of November. The Museum is partnering with Boxes of Beauty, a nonprofit organization in Atlanta, to help do our part. We learned about Boxes of Beauty quite recently…

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Hosting Good Treats So You Don't Get Tricked

For most of the 2000s, I raised two children by myself, and Halloween was among my favorite holidays, because I loved taking the children trick-or-treating. While we were out ransacking the neighborhood and filling pillowcases with candy – yes, pillowcases, we never did Halloween by half – we turned out the porch light and left…

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'Outside the box' costumes!

Halloween is approaching quickly and you might be a little bit stumped for costume ideas that are “outside the box”. The new trend is homemade costumes, which can be a challenge for those who don’t sew. So why not try one of these fun, homemade costumes that puts your kiddo inside of a box? This…

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Financial Literacy and Kids

I’d like to take a minute to talk about teaching our kids about money. Everyone seems to have a really adorable story from their kids that goes something like “sure you have enough money to buy me that toy, mommy – use the magic card in your wallet.”  Or “look there’s the magic machine that…

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