Notes for the Road: Walk Georgia Blog

Holiday Depression & Stress

Many people would agree the holidays are the most wonderful time of the year. While most people enjoy holiday festivities, traveling, and spending time with family and friends, the reality of the holiday season is not so cheerful for some. It’s no secret that stress and depression can affect your…
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Recipe: Holiday Grape Truffles

Want to bring something really special for the holidays that doesn’t use a pound of flour, butter or sugar to be sweet? Voila! We have the perfect sweet treat! This delicious truffle is packed with flavor and antioxidants, plus each truffle is pretty low in sugar! And the best part? This super…
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Go: Spring Break: 10 Ways to Get Families Outdoors

Spring Break kids kayak

With Spring Break just around the corner, Georgia’s State Parks and Historic Sites offer many ways for families to enjoy the outdoors on a budget. From sleeping under the stars to paddling under a full moon, Georgia’s State Parks have vacations for all ages. Below are ten ideas for a…
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Recipe: Hopping John for Good Luck in 2018

black eyed peas

Hoppin’ John is traditional fare for New Year’s and is a perfect dish to serve alongside some whole wheat cornbread to garner good luck in the new year. Traditionally made with black-eyed peas, this delicious dish carries symbolism for luck, progress, and wealth. Serve it over brown rice and substitute turkey bacon…
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Navigating Holiday Parties

candlespinecones

The holiday season is filled with all types of parties. While they can put you in a festive mood and allow you to catch up with family and friends, they can also derail your diet when finger foods and delicious beverages abound. Do you have to deprive yourself at these…
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Go: First Day of Winter Hike

SweetwaterSnow

Thursday, Dec. 21, 1:00 – 3:30 p.m. Celebrate the first day of Winter with a hike guided by a park ranger to the most scenic areas of Sweetwater Creek. Along the way discuss the winter traditions of the settlers of the town of New Manchester, along with winter tree identification….
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