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Patchwork Picnic This Weekend!

 May 14th the Patchwork Picnic will take place at Jailhouse Park from 9am-1pm  during the Byron Farmers Market. It'll be a day of picnicking, strolling through the quilt display,  and vendors sellings plants, produce and arts.

Picnic lunches will be available for sale from the Drugstore Deli and quilts will also be avaible to rent or purchase just for this special event.

If it rains, the event will be rescheduled.

Nominate Your Town as of the Best of the Road

USA Today and Rand McNally are holding a “Best of the Road” rally.

Be sure to vote for your town! If your town isn't listed, you can nominate and post photos!



Crafty Scraps - Journaling Tips

Crafty Scraps – Journaling Tips

When I first started scrapbooking my priority was to just get the pictures on the page and decorate. I knew who was in the pictures, and that was all that mattered, right? WRONG! Our pictures tell us a story but what if your grandchild looks at that scrapbook after you’re gone? They are going to have trouble figuring out who, what, when and where. It doesn’t take but a few minutes to identify the ones in the picture(s), what is going on, and when and where it happened. Even if you choose to put your photos in albums instead of scrapbooks you need to include journaling. There are many creative ways to add this journaling. Carry a notebook or journal with you so that you can record things as they happen. This will help you to not forget important details. Write about the event and about the photos that you take. Write down anything that you feel is important.

For Some, Happiness Can Come in a Cup

I admit: I love coffee. Maybe you do, too. So, I thought I'd assist all of our wallets with this little piece of information/happiness.

Today, May 6, starts Happy Hour at Starbucks. 

That means from 3-5 p.m., you can get half-priced frappucinos. 

The Happy Hour is daily through May 15.

Now that is what I classify as good news. 

Community Yard Sale Goes Monthly


The Byron Community Yard Sale will now take place once a month, thanks to an overwhelming response from the community. The next one is set for Saturday, May 21 along the railroad tracks in downtown Byron to sell your stuff. First come first serve and be ready to sell by 8 a.m. For questions contact the Byron Better Hometown office at 956-5555.  You can go to downtown Byron and browse the yard sales, the Byron Farmers and Artisans Market as well as other local businesses downtown. 


What did you do for the Royal Wedding?

What did you do for the Royal Wedding?

Did you wake up early and watch the Royal Wedding?

Tell us how you honored the historical event. 

Did you make tea and British delicacies? Did you wake up and read the news and view pictures online? Wil you celebrate tonight?

Tell us here by commenting!

Shimmy Mob in Atlanta

"Sunday May 1st at 12pm Perry Bellydance along with belly dancers from all over Middle Georgia will be participating in a belly dance flash mob at Atlantic Station in Atlanta.  The Atlanta event is part of a much larger event in which dancers from all over the US, Canada as well as Vietnam and Italy will be doing the exact same choreography flash mob style to raise funds for Women and Children’s shelters. The choreography was provided by the coordinators of the event and depending on their location dancers have either learned the dance on their own or have gotten together with a participating instructor and learned with a group.

Saturday participating dancers from Perry, Macon and Warner Robins will gather at Perry Bellydance and join the other dancers from Middle Georgia and Tennessee with team leader Lacy Perry via skype to have one last practice and discuss logistics