Mother Nature hasn't been too friendly so far in 2011.
With snow in January and the bitterly cold temperatures that followed, outside activities have been limited.
For this born-and-raised Gwinnettian, sledding and snowman-building lose their appeal pretty quickly.
Give me sunny skies and mild temps any day. Fortunately, Mother Nature's ire seems to have dissipated and we're looking at a five-day forecast of partly sunny skies with a high on Friday of 71 degrees — 71 degrees! In February! Hip, hip hooray!
Warm temperatures in my house means the TV stays off and the kids stay outside.
In an effort to keep things exciting, we've been revisiting our favorite local haunts like the playground and the playgrounds.
Now that my bigger kids are full-fledged bike riders, I've been thinking about trying out the .
What are your favorite local outdoor areas? Do you go to the playground at Stone Mountain? How far are you willing to drive for some fresh air and fun times? What about in your own backyard? Any games or activities your kids love?