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Giving it the boot

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     Well, we officially left summer in the rearview mirror with the end of Labor Day weekend. I always have mixed feelings about this time of year. Fall is definitely my favorite season, but there is something intoxicating about the joy of summer and the freedom that comes from experiencing the sunshine, the water and the amazing memories that you've made for those warm fuzzy months. But time marches on whether we want it to or not. So here we are standing on the edge of fall whether we are ready for it or not.      I think that one of my favorite things about fall is the fact that I get to haul out all my different boots. I may have a slight addiction if I'm being honest. And it doesn't even matter if they are booties or tall boots: I just love them all. Living in the South, I chomp at the bit all September to pull out my booties, but usually don't pull them until October, and the tall boots come out in November, unless I'm traveling somewhere else that's cold

Atlanta Birthday Trip

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 I have been to Atlanta what feels like a million times in my life, but I've always gone there for a specific purpose, and it usually was a quick trip. So I decided to take my girls to Atlanta this year to celebrate my birthday. It was the perfect choice because it was close, we didn't waste a whole ton of time driving, it was halfway between me and my other friend coming from Alabama, they're definitely not short on things to do, and they were relatively open. So we got a cheap hotel and let the adventures begin.  We started out Saturday morning at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens . My personal favorites were all the different types of orchids, and the left over fixtures from the Chihuly exhibit. After the Botanical Gardens, we headed across Piedmont Park to eat lunch at The Nook . Their special Totchos (nachos made with tater tots) hit the spot. Next we headed to Lenox Square to the TFTI photo exhibit. For someone like me, who takes pictures excessively and obsessively, thi