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Archive for November, 2010

Savannah dentist Dr. Steven Berwitz offers $50 off whitening

Monday, November 29th, 2010

berwitz-dmd-logoMake your holiday smile pearl perfect with a visit to Steven G. Berwitz, DMD.

Dr. Berwitz’s philosophy focuses on strong patient-dentist relationships, built upon open communication and trust. Through extensive continuing education, his office offers the latest advancements in dental treatment that will create a pleasant experience for even the most dental phobic patient.

Southernmamas readers will receive $50 off a take-home whitening kit when you come in for your complete new patient exam. Make an appointment today and let Dr. Berwitz and his staff help you design the smile of your dreams.

Steven G. Berwitz, DMD
7805 Waters Avenue Suite 1A
Savannah, GA, 31406
912-355-5004
www.stevenberwitzdmd.com

SouthernMamas receive discount from stylist JC Davis at Park West Salon

Sunday, November 28th, 2010

park-west-salonStylist JC Davis at Park West Salon in downtown Savannah across from Forsyth Park is offering SouthernMamas readers a great deal just in time  to look fabulous for those holiday parties: $15 off any Hair Cut and Color Service Combination.

JC Davis – a hair stylist for 9 years and American Board Certified Hair Colorist – returns from maternity leave (Congratulations!) on Dec. 7.  She is offering $15 off any Hair Cut and Color Service Combination to Southernmamas.com readers.  Just mention you read about JC Davis on SouthernMamas to receive your discount at the time of service. Offer valid until Feb. 28 2011.  The discount cannot be used with any other discount offers.

JC Davis has training from Vidal Sassoon, Paul Mitchell and Bumble & Bumble. She was with Greener Grass Hair Color and Design for the past 6 ½ years and is pleased to announce her return back to the downtown area at Park West Salon.

JC Davis is offering $15 off any Hair Cut and Color Service Combination to Southernmamas.com readers.  Just mention you read about JC Davis on SouthernMamas to receive your discount at the time of service. Offer good until Feb. 28 2011.

JC Davis is a SouthernMamas sponsor.

Stylist JC Davis at Park West Salon is located at 106 West Gwinnett St Suite 1A, 912-349-4856, www.parkwestsalonsavannah.com
or email ccarol_s@yahoo.com

Downtown Savannah 2010 holiday window decorating competition

Sunday, November 28th, 2010

modern-masters-window-decorating-competitionHere’s a fun twist on your annual holiday tradition of checking out downtown Savannah’s decorations: vote for your favorite display in the Modern Holiday window display competition.

In celebration of the Telfair’s exhibition “Modern Masters from the Smithsonian American Art Museum”, downtown Savannah businesses have designed creative holiday window displays based on a selected reproduction from the Modern Masters exhibition.

Participating stores incorporate the reproduction of artwork, along with their own products, into a creative window display that reflects the holidays and the Modern Masters exhibition.

Check out these downtown store window displays and text your vote for your favorite window display. To vote for your favorite display, text the corresponding number to 22333.

An American Craftsman 219796
Bleubelle 219793
Bicycle Link 219802
Clipper Trading 219801
DC2 219800
Globe Shoe Co. 219795
Grateful Hound 219799
James Gunn 219794
James Hogan 219797
Levy Jewelers 219783
Mason 219798
Oliver Bentleys 219791
Paris Market 219792
Red Clover 219781
Zia 219782

Cool Yule Holiday Weekend Shopping at Savannah’s Telfair Museums

Sunday, November 28th, 2010

telfairs-cool-yule

Sensory-friendly Santa for Savannah-area children with special needs

Sunday, November 28th, 2010

santa_headSavannah-area families with children with special needs are invited to a enjoy a Sensory Friendly Santa Experience 9-11:30 AM Sat. Dec. 4, 2010 at Guyton Christian Church, 301 Pine Street (Corner of Third street and Pine in Guyton)

Have your family visit Santa in a sensory friendly environment. Santa has experience with children with special needs and is patient, friendly and kind. Have your picture taken with Santa. Enjoy a Christmas activity and snack. Feel free to bring your own GFCF snack as well. Minimal decorations and low-level Christmas music.

Hosted by the Guyton Christian Church Youth Group. Event is FREE, however, please RSVP by Dec. 1.

Vicki at 661-1418 themimiv@aol.com or Jennifer @ 355-9098 or email jennifermcgee4@comcast.net

Children’s Christmas Holiday TV Specials 2010

Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

rudolphThe Dog Who Saved Christmas ABCFAM Nov 29, 7:00PM
Christmas In Rockefeller Center 2010 NBC Nov 30, 8:00PM
Rudolph The Rednosed Reindeer CBS Nov 30, 8:00PM
Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1966) ABC Nov 30, 8:00 PM
It’s A Wonderful Life NBC Nov 30, 9:00PM
Dr. Seuss on the Loose ABCFAM Dec 1, 6:00PM
Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax ABCFAM Dec 1, 6:30PM
Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat ABCFAM Dec 1, 7:00PM
Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch Grinches The Cat in the Hat ABCFAM Dec 1, 7:30PM
snow-miserDr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas ABCFAM Dec 1, 8:00PM
Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas ABCFAM Dec 1, 10:00PM
A Flintstone Christmas ABCFAM Dec 2, 6:00PM
The Santa Clause ABCFAM Dec 2, 7:00PM
Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town ABC Dec 2, 8:00PM
Scrooged AMC Dec 2, 8:00PM
The Santa Suit HALMRK Dec 2, 8:00PM
The Santa Clause ABCFAM Dec 2, 9:00PM
Scrooged AMC Dec 2, 10:00PM
The Polar Express ABCFAM Dec 3, 6:00PM
The Polar Express ABCFAM Dec 3, 8:30PM
A Christmas Carol (1938) TCM Dec 4, 9:00AM
Jack Frost ABCFAM Dec 6, 6:00PM
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer & the Island of Misfit Toys ABCFAM Dec 6, 7:00PM
Martha Stewart’s Holiday Open House HALMRK Dec 6, 8:00PM
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory ABCFAM Dec 6, 8:30PM
Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day ABCFAM Dec 7, 6:00PM
Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Too ABCFAM Dec 7, 6:30PM
Mickey’s Christmas Special – TV Premiere ABCFAM Dec 7, 7:00PM
Cranberry Christmas ABCFAM Dec 7, 7:30PM
A Charlie Brown Christmas ABC Dec 7, 8:00PM
Frosty’s Winter Wonderland ABCFAM Dec 7, 8:00PM
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York ABCFAM Dec 7, 8:30PM
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York ABCFAM Dec 8, 6:00PM
Miracle on 34th Street ABCFAM Dec 8, 8:30PM
Rudolph’s Shiny New Year ABCFAM Dec 9, 6:00PM
The Gruffalo – ABC Family Original Special ABCFAM Dec 9, 7:00PM
Santa Claus Is Comin’ To Town ABCFAM Dec 9, 8:00PM
Shrek the Halls ABC Dec 9, 8:00PM
The Santa Incident HALMRK Dec 9, 8:00PM
The Year Without a Santa Claus ABCFAM Dec 9, 9:00PM
A Miser Brothers’ Christmas ABCFAM Dec 9, 10:00PM
The Year Without a Santa Claus ABCFAM Dec 10, 6:00PM
Santa Claus Is Comin’ To Town ABCFAM Dec 10, 7:00PM
A Christmas Carol (1938) TCM Dec 10, 8:00PM
The Santa Clause ABCFAM Dec 10, 8:00PM
Scrooge (1970) TCM Dec 10, 9:30PM
Santa Clause 2 ABCFAM Dec 10, 10:00PM
frosty_scadholidaymatinee_fJack Frost ABCFAM Dec 11, 3:00PM
The Santa Clause ABCFAM Dec 11, 5:00PM
Santa Clause 2 ABCFAM Dec 11, 7:00PM
White Christmas AMC Dec 11, 8:00 PM
Frosty the Snowman CBS Dec 11, 8:00 PM
Meet Me In St. Louis TCM Dec 11, 8:00PM
An Old-Fashioned Christmas HALMRK Dec 11, 8:00PM
Frosty Returns CBS Dec 11 8:30PM
Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause ABCFAM Dec 11, 9:00PM
The Flight Before Christmas CBS Dec 11, 9:00 PM
White Christmas AMC Dec 11, 10:45PM
Jack Frost ABCFAM Dec 11, 11:00PM
Frosty’s Winter Wonderland ABCFAM Dec 12, 7:00AM
‘Twas the Night Before Christmas ABCFAM Dec 12, 7:30AM
Once Upon a Christmas ABCFAM Dec 12, 8:00AM
Twice Upon a Christmas ABCFAM Dec 12, 10:00AM
Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause ABCFAM Dec 12, 12:00PM
Santa Baby – An ABC Family Original Movie ABCFAM Dec 12, 2:00PM
Santa Baby 2 Christmas Maybe ABCFAM Dec 12, 4:00PM
Christmas Cupid ABCFAM Dec 12, 8:00PM
Christmas Cupid ABCFAM Dec 12, 10:00PM
A Flintstone Christmas ABCFAM Dec 13, 6:00PM
Christmas Cupid ABCFAM Dec 13, 7:00PM
Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat ABCFAM Dec 14, 6:00PM
Dr. Seuss’ Pontoffel Pock, Where Are You? ABCFAM Dec 14, 6:30PM
Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch Grinches The Cat in the Hat ABCFAM Dec 14, 7:00PM
Puff the Magic Dragon ABCFAM Dec 14, 7:30PM
Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas ABCFAM Dec 14, 8:00PM
I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown ABC Dec 14, 8:00PM
Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas ABCFAM Dec 14, 10:30PM
Disney’s Prep & Landing ABCFAM Dec 15, 6:00PM
Finding Nemo ABCFAM Dec 15, 8:30PM
Finding Nemo ABCFAM Dec 16, 6:00PM
Gift of the Magi HALMRK Dec 16, 8:00PM
The Incredibles ABCFAM Dec 16, 8:30PM
A Charlie Brown Christmas ABC Dec 16, 10:30PM
The Incredibles ABCFAM Dec 17, 6:00PM
Yes, Virginia CBS Dec 17, 8:00PM
WALL-E ABCFAM Dec 17, 8:30PM
Mickey’s Christmas Special ABCFAM Dec 17, 10:30PM
The Little Drummer Boy ABCFAM Dec 18, 7:00AM
The Little Drummer Boy Book II ABCFAM Dec 18, 7:30AM
Nestor, the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey ABCFAM Dec 18, 8:00AM
‘Twas the Night Before Christmas ABCFAM Dec 18, 8:30AM
Pinocchio’s Christmas ABCFAM Dec 18, 9:00AM
Jack Frost ABCFAM Dec 18, 10:00AM
Frosty’s Winter Wonderland ABCFAM Dec 18, 11:00AM
Rudolph & Frosty’s Christmas in July ABCFAM Dec 18, 12:00PM
Rudolph’s Shiny New Year ABCFAM Dec 18, 2:00PM
The Year Without a Santa Claus ABCFAM Dec 18, 3:00PM
A Miser Brothers’ Christmas ABCFAM Dec 18, 4:00PM
Santa Claus’ Is Comin’ To Town ABCFAM Dec 18, 5:00PM
WALL-E ABCFAM Dec 18, 6:00PM
Toy Story ABCFAM Dec 18, 8:00PM
Santa Claus Is Comin’ To Town ABCFAM Dec 18, 10:00PM
Happy Feet ABCFAM Dec 18, 11:00PM
Winnie The Pooh and the Blustery Day ABCFAM Dec 19, 7:00AM
Richie Rich’s Christmas Wish ABCFAM Dec 19, 7:30AM
A Dennis the Menace Christmas ABCFAM Dec 19, 9:30AM
Home Alone 2: Lost In New York ABCFAM Dec 19, 11:30AM
Scrooge (1970) TCM Dec 19, 12:00PM
The Year Without a Santa Claus ABCFAM Dec 19, 4:00PM
Santa Claus Is Comin’ To Town ABCFAM Dec 19, 5:00PM
Toy Story ABCFAM Dec 19, 6:00PM
Toy Story 2 ABCFAM Dec 19, 8:00PM
Toy Story 2 ABCFAM Dec 19, 10:00PM
Christmas Do-Over ABCFAM Dec 20, 7:00AM
A Carol Christmas ABCFAM Dec 20, 12:00PM
Snow – An ABC Family Original Movie ABCFAM Dec 20, 2:00PM
Snow 2 Brain Freeze ABCFAM Dec 20, 4:00PM
Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day ABCFAM Dec 20, 6:00PM
Winnie the Pooh and Christmas Too ABCFAM Dec 20, 6:30PM
Phineas and Ferb Christmas Vacation ABCFAM Dec 20, 7:00PM
Disney’s Prep & Landing ABCFAM Dec 20, 7:30PM
Santa Buddies – ABC Family Premiere Event ABCFAM Dec 20, 8:00PM
Santa Buddies ABCFAM Dec 20, 10:00PM
Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day ABCFAM Dec 21, 7:00AM
Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Too ABCFAM Dec 21, 7:30AM
Santa Baby ABCFAM Dec 21, 8:00AM
Christmas Cupid ABCFAM Dec 21, 2:00PM
Jack Frost ABCFAM Dec 21, 4:00PM
Miracle on 34th Street ABCFAM Dec 21, 6:00PM
The Polar Express ABCFAM Dec 21, 8:30PM
The Story of the First Christmas Snow ABCFAM Dec 22, 7:00AM
The Leprechauns’ Christmas Gold ABCFAM Dec 22, 7:30:00AM
Jack Frost ABCFAM Dec 22, 10:00PM
Richie Rich’s Christmas Wish ABCFAM Dec 22, 12:00PM
A Dennis the Menace Christmas ABCFAM Dec 22, 2:00PM
Ice Age ABCFAM Dec 22, 4:00PM
Santa Buddies ABCFAM Dec 22, 6:00PM
The Santa Clause ABCFAM Dec 22, 8:00PM
Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause ABCFAM Dec 22, 10:00PM
Winnie the Pooh and Christmas Too ABCFAM Dec 23, 7:00AM
Ice Age ABCFAM Dec 23, 11:30AM
Happy Feet ABCFAM Dec 23, 1:30PM
The Polar Express ABCFAM Dec 23, 4:00PM
The Santa Clause ABCFAM Dec 23, 6:30PM
The Life & Adventures of Santa Claus ABCFAM Dec 24, 7:00AM
The Little Drummer Boy ABCFAM Dec 24, 8:00AM
Nestor, the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey ABCFAM Dec 24, 8:30AM
A Flintstone Christmas ABCFAM Dec 24, 11:00AM
Pinocchio’s Christmas ABCFAM Dec 24, 12:00PM
‘Twas the Night Before Christmas ABCFAM Dec 24, 1:00PM
Rudolph & Frosty’s Christmas in July ABCFAM Dec 24, 1:30PM
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer & Island of Misfits Toys ABCFAM Dec 24, 3:30PM
Mickey’s Christmas Special ABCFAM Dec 24, 5:00PM
Winnie the Pooh and Christmas Too ABCFAM Dec 24, 5:30PM
Jack Frost ABCFAM Dec 24, 6:00PM
Scrooge (1970) TCM Dec 24, 6:00PM
Frosty’s Winter Wonderland ABCFAM Dec 24, 7:00PM
‘Twas the Night Before Christmas ABCFAM Dec 24, 7:30PM
It’s a Wonderful Life NBC Dec 24, 8:00pm
A Christmas Story Marathon begins TBS Dec 24, 8:00pm
Santa Claus Is Comin’ To Town ABCFAM Dec 24, 8:00PM
The Year Without a Santa Claus ABCFAM Dec 24, 9:00PM
Rudolph’s Shiny New Year ABCFAM Dec 24, 10:00PM

Savannah winter art classes for children & adults at Scribble Art Studio

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

carrie-christian-art-partiesWildly popular artist and art instructor Carrie Christian is gearing up for Savannah winter art classes for CHILDREN AND ADULTS at Scribble Art Studio, 212 E. 37th St., at the corner of 37th St. and Abercorn St. directly behind Sara Jane Children’s Boutique.

To sign up for any of the classes below, contact Carrie at 912-323-0123 or email carrieachristian@hotmail.com.

Pre-K Art ClassesSign Up for Winter Pre-K Art Classes!
Starts: Sat. Jan. 8th – Feb. 26, 10:30-11:30
Cost: $80 for 8 classes (includes all supplies)
Lessons are designed to help create a foundation on which your child’s artistic education will grow and blossom!

Carrie Christian's studio

Scribble Art Studio

Group Art Lessons (ages 5-7)
Limited Availability!
Starts: Fri. Jan. 7th – Feb. 25th, 4:30-5:30
Cost: $160 for 8 lessons (includes all supplies)
Drawing, Painting, and Sculpture are a few techniques we will be exploring! Classes kept small to ensure lots of personal attention!

Adult Watercolor Class
Starts: Thurs. Jan. 6th – Feb. 24th, 7:00-8:30
Cost: $200 for 8 lessons (includes some supplies)
Classes designed for those who have always wanted to explore watercolor painting. This class will begin with the basics and slowly move into more extensive techniques. No experience necessary, Beginners welcome!

To sign up for any of the above classes, contact Carrie at 912-323-0123 or email carrieachristian@hotmail.com. Click here for more info. Scribble Art Studio is a sponsor of SouthernMamas.com.

Discounted PlayNation play sets in Savannah/Bluffton

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

playnation-playset-21Your kids have been eyeing your neighbor’s backyard PlayNation playset and are asking for one for Christmas.

Don’t panic. You can buy a playset for a discount from a local authorized PlayNation playset dealer: Taylor’s Quality Landscaping Bluffton.

Taylor’s is offering 50 percent off PlayNation playset install, which is a minimum of a $150 value or greater depending on which playset you select. ($300 is the least expensive installation cost). Mention SouthernMamas to receive your discount.

Dec. 6 is the deadline to order a PlayNation play set from Taylor’s to guarantee arrival by Christmas.

taylors-landscape-supply-logo1PlayNation playsets are designed to provide your children with plenty of activities to stay active, play outside and have fun. Check out the 2010 playsets available at Taylor by clicking here. Taylor’s has a play area with seven demo playsets on display for parents to stop by and see the sets in person and for the kids to try out for themselves. Located at US 278 and SC 170 next to Matthews Marine, Taylor’s playsets are visible from U.S. 278.

Taylor’s Quality Landscape Supply, 36 Cecil Reynolds Rd at US 278 and SC 170, Bluffton, 843-705-2600, www.taylorspinestraw.com

Holiday Lights Safari features wild animals, lights and more

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

hollywild-lights-safari-1hollywild-lights-safari-2Thanks to a SouthernMamas reader for telling us about Holiday Lights Safari Benefit, an award-winning seasonal attraction in the upstate of South Carolina in Inman near Spartanburg. It’s a mix of wild animals and holiday lights – every kid’s dream.

The Holiday Lights Safari Benefit is a one-of-a-kind event that runs nightly from Nov. 20, 2010 – Jan. 2, 2011, (including all holidays). You drive your own vehicle through nearly 100 acres decorated with millions of twinkling lights, dazzling holiday themes, light sculptures, a life-sized Nativity, plus HERDS OF LIVE ANIMALS and much more.

Highlights include the “Enchanted Deer Forest,” where you will encounter herds of free roaming animals. Also included in the Holiday Lights is “The Walk” where you can park, get out of your vehicle, pet and feed many of Hollywild’s friendly animals; gather around the bonfire, roast marshmallows, drink hot-cocoa. There are also pony rides, bottle babies, a giant slide, visits with Santa, photos with Santa’s babies. Santa and his Elf are there every night through Dec. 24

Opening nightly from 6 PM – 9 PM. with extended hours on weekends through December. For more info, click here. Cost: $6 per person. Children younger than 2 are free.

Savannah private school tours for 2011-12 school year

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

schoolhouseA slew of open houses at schools are happening this season. If you are looking into schools for the 2011-12 school year, below are a few open houses to check out. If you’d like to have a school included in this list, please email the info to anne@southernmamas.com:

Savannah Country Day‘s Admission events for December
Wednesday, December 1:
Admission testing for grades 6th through 11th. Application and reservations required.
Wednesday, December 1: “Walk-In Wednesdays” 9 AM-11 AM No appointment needed so feel free to drop in for a tour of our campus!
Wednesday, December 8: PreK/K Pre-Admission Orientation. Program begins at 9:30 AM.
Saturday, December 11: PreK/K Admissions Testing. Application and reservation required.
Wednesday, December 15: 9 AM-11 AM, “Walk-In Wednesdays” No appointment needed so feel free to drop for a tour of the campus!
For more information about Savannah Country Day, please visit www.savcds.org or contact Amy Pinckney, Assistant Director of Admissions at (912) 961-8700 or pinckney@savcds.org

St. James Catholic School
8412 Whitfield Ave., Savannah
www.sjcs-savannahga.org
facebook.com/stjamescatholicschool
9:30 AM Tues. Jan. 11 for pre-K and kindergarten
8:30 AM-1 PM Sun. Jan. 30 for pre-K and grades 1-8 “Show and Tell”
6 PM Tues. March 15 for pre-K and grades 1-8
Open registration begins:
Pre-K and kindergarten: 9 AM-3 PM Tues. Feb. 22
Grades 1-8: 9 AM-3 PM Wed. Feb. 23
Contact: Alice Atchison at 912.355.3132 ext. 319

Blessed Sacrament School
1003 E. Victory Drive
9 AM Tues. Dec. 7
Open house for prospective pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students and their parents at the school’s Kindergarten Roundup, which lets parents see the school in action. Prospective students and parents will get a tour of the school where they will meet the pre-K and kindergarten teachers and see classes in action. Parents will learn more about the school and have the opportunity to fill out registration applications.
Please contact the school in advance to sign up for the roundup. Call (912) 356-6987.
The day will be pirate-themed: Come sail on The Jolly B.S.S. for an adventure in learning!