Archive for September, 2010

Savannah Moms group: Moms In Touch International

Friday, September 10th, 2010

momsintouchThe new school year has begun and Moms In Touch International (MITI) groups are already meeting to pray for our children and schools.

Whether your child is 3, 13, 23…, this is an awesome chance to lift them up in prayer with other women and see how God moves. For more info on this non-denominational, Christian opportunity contact: Stacy Cerone at, 912-228-4270, or visit

For more info on Savannah-area and Lowcountry moms groups, click here.

S.P.A.C.E. Visual Arts Classes for Children Now Registering

Thursday, September 9th, 2010

spaceSavannah’s Place for Art, Culture and Education (S.P.A.C.E.) is now registering students for its fall visual arts classes and workshops. Day and evening sessions are offered for children, teens and adults in all skill levels. Sessions begin Sept. 20 & Oct. 4 and are held at the Department of Cultural Affairs’ S.P.A.C.E. studios, located at 9 W. Henry St.

Four, six and eight week classes are available, as well as one-day workshops. Fall visual arts sessions include ceramics, fibers, metalsmithing, stained glass and painting. New offerings in jewelry & metalsmithing include courses in chainmaking, custom jewelry mechanisms, clay jewelry, metals & glass, and an open studio.

Class fees include instruction, use of studio space, use of equipment and all materials and tools required. Space is limited and advance registration is encouraged. Credit cards are accepted. Class schedule and registration forms are available by clicking here or by calling (912) 651-6783.

About S.P.A.C.E.: S.P.A.C.E. is Savannah’s Place for Art, Culture and Education. Located at 9 W. Henry St., S.P.A.C.E. houses the offices of the City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs as well as a public gallery, a 100-seat black box theatre and art and ceramics studios. For more information, visit

Youth Visual Arts Classes
Kid’s Hands on Clay, Ages 6-10
8 weeks
Instructor: Matt Maggioni
Tuesdays, Sept. 21 – Nov. 9, 4-5pm
This class for children offers an exciting introduction to the world of clay. Young students can let their imaginations go wild through fabulous hand-built projects.

Teen Wheel-Throwing, Ages 11-16
8 weeks
Instructor: Matt Maggioni
Wednesdays, Sept. 22 – Nov. 10, 4-5pm
This introductory class will teach young students the basics of throwing clay on the potter’s wheel. Students will trim and finish their works of art with a variety of glazes.

Weekend Workshops
Expressionist Landscape Painting for kids, Ages 6-10
Instructor: Layla Cady
Saturday, October 2, 9am-12noon
Children will create very colorful and expressionist landscape paintings inspired by artist David Hockney. Students will learn about this artist and learn how to set up a landscape picture using perspective techniques and then applying paint to canvas. Each child will walk away with a wonderful unique work of art.

EmmAva Photography offers great deals on Savannah children’s portraits

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

emmava-photography-boyEmmAva Photography will be hosting several pint size sessions over the next few months.

Starting on September 11 and 12, EmmAva Photography will be at Bethesda, perfect setting for Christmas card photos. Each mini session is $35 for a 30 minute session.

You will receive 15 pictures on disc with limited copyrights. Additional dates are available.

For more available dates, click here

You can find EmmAva Photography on Facebook by clicking here or email EmmAva to book a session.

To book your session, email  EmmAva Photography at or call 912.429.7454.

Click here to view more photos by EmmAva Photography, which also is available for newborn, children, family, engagement, bridal shoots and weddings.

Giveaway: family four-pack of tickets to Yo Gabba Gabba! Live concert

Sunday, September 5th, 2010

yo-gabba-gabba-live-concertThe September SouthernMamas giveaway:  a family four pack of tickets to Yo Gabba Gabba! Live: There’s a Party In My City Wed. Oct. 27 at the Times Union Center for the Performing Arts in Jacksonville!

  • To enter to win, tell us your favorite fall tradition or activity. What are you most looking forward to doing this fall in the Savannah Lowcountry area? Share your answers by commenting below this post (Just click on comments). Also, please tell us your name. Or comment on the SouthernMamas Facebook page here. Please become a Facebook fan of SouthernMamas.
  • Entry period closes: Sept. 30. We’ll announce the winner here Oct. 1.
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  •   Yo Gabba Gabba! Live: There’s a Party In My City is traveling to 60 North American cities this fall.  Joining DJ Lance Rock and his friends will be Biz Markie with “Biz’s Beat of the Day,” and surprise Super Music Friends and Dancey Dancers at every stop. To order tickets, click here. Other nearby spots the tour hits include Atlanta’s Fox Theatre on Oct. 23, Columbia, S.C. on Nov. 2, Tampa, Fla. on Oct. 30, Chattanooga, Tenn. on Oct. 19 and Charlotte, N.C. on Oct. 17. For more cities the tour will visit click here.  Check out the Get Tickets page for a list of the shows.

    Clean as a Whistle: Savannah’s best housekeeping/house-cleaning service

    Sunday, September 5th, 2010

    clean-as-a-whistle-largerNeed old-fashioned cleaning services for your busy home? Call Ms Frannie!

    She has been doing housekeeping services all over Savannah for over 20 years. She is dependable, honest, and always reliable. Ms. Frannie also offers other personal services that can make life easier for you or your loved ones. Whether it is residential or commercial, give Ms Frannie a ring.

    You will love her prices and the special touch she can give your house to make it sparkle and shine..

    Ms. Frannie’s Services:
    Deep Spring Cleaning
    Weekly & Bimonthly cleaning
    Light cleaning

    Additional Services:
    Care for elderly/errands
    Plant Care
    Dry-Cleaning Drop off/Pickup

    Just send Ms Frannie an email and let her know what services you need and she can give you a quote. You can also call her anytime!

    Gift certificates also available and make a fantastic gift for the holidays!

    Phone: 912-691-0183

    Coastal Empire Montessori School has current openings for students

    Friday, September 3rd, 2010

    coastal-empire-montessori-schoolCoastal Empire Montessori Charter School is a Montessori Learning Community serving children 3-years old through the second grade.

    The school is growing and will add a grade each year until a full compliment of elementary classrooms is reached. Currently, the school has openings in the 3-year old program, Kindergarten, First Grade, and Second Grade. If you would like more information on enrolling your child please contact the school office at 912-238-1973 or click here.

    Coastal Empire Montessori Charter School, supported by the Montessori philosophy and method, educates the Whole Child.

    Savannah special needs children yoga class

    Friday, September 3rd, 2010

    yoga-me-fit-smallerA new yoga class is being taught in Savannah that is geared toward children with special needs.

    The Special Needs Yoga Class will be 4:15-5 PM Thursdays for six weeks at Yoga Me Fit, 7208 Hodgson Memorial Dr. Cost is $120

    The class is for children ages 4 – 8 year olds. For more info, contact Lynn Geddes, 912-308-3410 or email

    New admission fees at Bouncing Angels inflatable play center in Savannah

    Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

    bouncing-angels-logoBouncing Angels, a Savannah inflatable play and party center, has new rates that started Sept. 1, 2010.

    Here are the new admission fees:
    Children 0 to 2 years old: $5 weekdays; $5 holidays and weekends
    Children 3 to 5 years old: $6 weekdays; $7 holidays and weekends.
    Children 6 to 10 years old: $7 weekdays; $8 holidays and weekends
    *Children 11 to12 years old: $8 weekdays; $9 holidays and weekends

    Each Parent: $2 weekdays; $2 holidays and weekends. (Parents only pay if playing on the inflatables, not for bringing the kids)

    *Bouncing Angels is designed for kids 10 or younger. If older kids want to play, they must behave properly or will be asked to stop using the inflatables or leave the premises

    Special Discount: Monthly 1 Child Unlimited Admission Rate: $20. Monthly Unlimited Family Admission Rate: $35

    Bouncing Angels inflatable play & party entertainment center is @ the Victory Drive Shopping Center, 2123 E. Victory Drive near Skidaway Road.  Check out the Bouncing Angels Web site here. For more info. call: 912.691.8797.

    Thirty-One in Savannah, Pooler: Receive a free gift by booking a Thirty-0ne home party with Tiffany

    Wednesday, September 1st, 2010

    thirty-one-fall-catalogAs a leader with Thirty-One Gifts, Tiffany Bradley says the gift of  Thirty-One is one of the best opportunities she has ever been given.

    “Thirty-One allows me the opportunity to work when I want, earn the income I want, and I get to share my faith and make new friends at the same time. I love the fact that I have made many new friends through my business and done things that I never would have without it.”

    Thirty-One is more than just a company that sells cute purses and bags, their mission is to celebrate, encourage and reward all women. Tiffany Bradley does this by providing women the opportunity to have a night out with girlfriends at a FUN Thirty-One party.


    Wrist Wallet

    During the month of September any ladies who have a Thirty-One home party will receive not only the September hostess special, hostess exclusive items, and free and half priced products, but they will also receive a FREE wristlet wallet, valued at $22 from Tiffany! Dates are limited so contact Tiffany ASAP to reserve your party date.

    Tiffany is also offering all SouthernMamas readers the opportunity to receive half price embroidery ($3) on any one Thirty-One item. To do so, simply email her before 5 PM on Wed. Sept 15 at with your order. In addition, any one who places an order of at least $31 will be able to purchase the adorable Demi Purse for $14.50! (Regularly priced at $29)

    Tiffany Bradley

    Tiffany Bradley

    Every mom deserves a night with her girlfriends. Bring the party to your house by having a Thirty-One Party with Tiffany!

    View the beautiful new fall/winter Thirty-One catalog on Tiffany’s website by clicking here.

    Sponsored by Thirty-One Gifts Independent Director, Tiffany Bradley. Contact Tiffany to book your party, place your order, or to find out how you can start your own rewarding Thirty-One business! Email or call (912) 414-2859 for more information on any of these amazing opportunities. To keep up with the monthly specials, join Tiffany Bradley’s Thirty-One Gifts Facebook Fanpage by going clicking here.