Jason Carter- One Fe...

For reasons that are beyond the comprehension of mere mortals, the race for Georgia’s governor’s seat is said to be as tight as a penny-pincher’s grip on a dollar bill. Incumbent Nathan Deal is being challenged by current state senator Jason Carter. Carter’s biggest asset appears to be that...

OTP Coffee Shops!

By Michelle Knapp – Scoop OTP Co-Creator We love discovering independent coffee shops! Again, I like to clarify that we go to Starbucks pretty frequently, but that is simply out of convenience. Whenever possible, Scoop OTP likes to support the Little Guys. So here are a few more...

Charleston Culinary ...

Charleston Culinary Tours is set to host the third dinner in the Fresh at the Farm Dinner Series on Sunday, November 2nd at Celestial Hills Farm in Huger, SC. Chef Stephen Thompson of Prohibition will set the scene for a true farm-to-table at this Charleston-area farm. The dinner structure is...

Preparing Your Home ...

What more could you want than to get your home sold for top dollar in short order without any hassles? If you take a moment and read through the following suggestions before you put the property on the market, you’ll be on your way to a successful sale. We will help you to simplify,...

Haunted Houses &...

By Suzanne Taylor – CO-Creator of SCOOP OTP. We are scaredy-cats, but we know many of you enjoy the creepy side of Halloween! If you love to get your scare on, then you will enjoy these Haunted Houses and unique Ghost Tours offered around OTP. Haunted Houses Netherworld, Norcross. Open...

Custom Woodworking C...

Salt Wood Company’s complete line of handcrafted wood furniture and custom pieces from reclaimed wood with natural organic finishes is available on an enhanced website. Products range from a custom bed-swing bassinet made of cypress with an all organic finish and a modern rustic bench...

Inaugural Andrews Mo...

Andrews Entertainment District will host the first Andrews Moonshine Festival on Saturday, October 18th. Buckhead’s first moonshine festival will feature a diverse selection of over 60 local and national moonshine varieties from apple pie to prohibition tea flavors as well as enlightening...

Theo’s Brothers Bake...

By Suzanne Taylor – Co-creator of Scoop OTP We finally made it to Theo’s Brother’s Bakery, which is owned by the Segwick Restaurant Group — a company that has many great dining options OTP. This fast-casual restaurant has a diverse selection of salads and sandwiches, and don’t even get...

Banana Bread Sep09

Banana Bread

Ingredients 1 cup granulated sugar 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature 2 large eggs 3 ripe bananas 1 tablespoon coconut milk 1 tablesponn orange zest 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt...

Da Vinci’s Donuts ar...

By Suzanne Taylor – Co-creator of SoopOTP It was not a tough day in Scoopville when Michelle and I went to check out Da Vinci’s Donuts in downtown Alpharetta. We were very excited to find out that their donut size was much smaller than traditional donuts, so in theory, that meant less...

Stage Your Home To S...

  Selling your house and moving is an emotional process, and can be overwhelming. Home staging is about setting a scene, creating a mood, and implementing some quick fixes and improvements to create a positive first impression. The goal is to create a feeling in your house that makes...

This Month In Real E...

Tip of the month: Separate your clothes by season. If you have a tall closet with several rows of hanging rods, place the current season’s clothes on the lowest level, and move out-of-season clothes up to the tallest rods. Categorize your clothes by purpose: Work, casual, cold- or...