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Press Release: Fantasy Abounds When Knights & Dragons Unite

15 Jan

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FANTASY ABOUNDS WHEN KNIGHTS & DRAGONS UNITE

Medieval Times and Dragon Con partner for a theme night of fantasy, cosplay, and competition.

ATLANTA (January 15, 2014)—In a realm where fantasy abounds, two imaginary worlds collide with Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament’s inaugural Dragon Con Night, a partnership with Atlanta’s famed pop culture convention.

On Friday, January 31 for the 8:00pm show, Medieval Times entices guests to find their inner geek in pursuit of making memories and bringing imagination to life. Doors to the Castle officially open at 6:45pm, and the program begins with a costume contest featuring a $1,000 grand prize for the winning adult’s costume (ages 13+) and a deluxe Medieval Times gift basket for the winning child’s costume (ages 12 & under). All costumes are welcome, and there is no need for costumes to be medieval in nature. All contestants must arrive by 6:45pm in order to be eligible for entry. Celebrity judges include Roy Wooley, two-time Face Off runner-up and Netherworld makeup artist, and Medieval Times’ Head Knight and cosplay genius, Jason Jones.

In hopes of welcoming fans of fiction, Medieval Times offers substantial savings for this special show with All Seats $28 using code 28DCON.  Upgrade packages are additional, but guests in costume will receive a free upgrade to VIP Royalty, while supplies last. Please arrive early, as VIP Royalty is in limited supply.

Don your finest costume, step into a world of fantasy, and join Medieval Times and Dragon Con for an experience where heroes are born and legends take breath. For reservations, please visit the gift shop at Sugarloaf Mills, call 1-888-WE-JOUST (935-6878), or visit bit.ly/dconknight.

About Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament

Medieval Times Entertainment launched in Majorca, Spain, in 1973 and opened its first North American Castle in Kissimmee, Fla., in 1983. Now regarded as North America’s longest running and most popular dinner attraction, more than 50 million guests have experienced Medieval Times at Castles in Buena Park, Calif., Schaumburg, Ill., Hanover, Md., Lyndhurst, N.J., Myrtle Beach, S.C., Dallas, Atlanta, Orlando, FL and Toronto, Ont., Canada. In 2007, the company moved its North American headquarters to Irving, Texas, close to the company’s Chapel Creek Ranch in Sanger, Texas. Medieval Times is online at http://www.medievaltimes.com and reachable at 1-888-WE-JOUST (888-935-6878).

About Dragon Con

Dragon Con is the largest multi-media, pop culture convention focusing on science fiction and fantasy, gaming, comics, literature, art, music, and film in the universe! Dragon Con is a 4-day event comprising approximately 3500 hours of panels, seminars, demonstrations, and workshops, with over 30 specialized programming tracks that include writing, alternate history, anime, gaming, costuming, space, science, independent film, podcasting, Star Trek, Star Wars, X-Files, and many more. Now in its 28th year, Dragon Con will be held Labor Day weekend, August 29 – September 1, 2014 at The Hyatt Regency Atlanta, The Atlanta Marriott Marquis, The Hilton Atlanta, The Atlanta Sheraton, The Westin Peachtree Plaza and The America’s Mart. Visit www.DragonCon.org for more details.

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Chick-Fil-A Truett’s Luau

1 Jan

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Imagine how excited the kids and I were to see that we had a brand new restaurant that had just opened in our area this month. We have passed by it several times and I promised the boys that we would go there to eat over their Christmas break and what better day to go than New Year’s Eve. The restaurant is located in Fayetteville, GA off of Lanier Ave/Hwy 54. I was told by the hostess that its the first of its kind among many more different ones to come. I have always been a fan of Chick-fil-A and their awesome service. I can’t ever remember a time when I have ever had bad service at one of their restaurants and that’s one of the primary reasons why we dine there at least twice a month.

The moment that we entered the restaurant we were greeted and immediately seated. The restaurant was decorated with Hawaii décor and the servers were dressed in Hawaiian theme uniforms…too cute! Here’s a look at what they have to offer on their menu:

Appetizers:

  • Calamari
  • Roasted Shrimp
  • King Hawaiian Rolls

Soups & Salads:

  • Asian Salad
  • Cobb Salad
  • Island Chicken Salad & Greens
  • Chicken Noodle, Vegetable & Creamy Potato

Sandwiches

  • Chick-fil-A Chicken Sandwich
  • Luau Fish Sandwich
  • Aloha Fish Sandwich
  • Truett’s Luau Burger
  • Chick-fil-A Chargrilled Chicken Sandwich
  • Island Chicken Salad Sandwich
  • Chick-fil-A Nuggets
  • Chick-fil-A Grilled Nugget

Entrees

  • Seared Ahi Tuna
  • Mahi Mahi
  • Maui Shrimp
  • Traditional Hawaiian Plate

Breakfast

  • Loco Moco
  • Chick-fil-A Breakfast
  • Chick-n-Mini Breakfast
  • Banana Macadamia Nut Pancake
  • Aloha Breakfast

Desserts

  • Handspun Milkshakes
  • Pineapple Macadamia Nut Milkshake
  • Hawaiian Shaved Ice
  • Frosted Pineapple
  • Kouko Cake

Of course the kids decided on chicken nugget kids meals and Hawaiian Shaved Ice for dessert. I decided to have the Maui Shrimp which was served with jasmine rice and stir-fry vegetables. I did not want the vegetables so I decided to get waffle fries instead. The atmosphere at the restaurant was simply amazing and it is indeed a great place to visit. The highlights of the restaurant include the fact that their is a waterfall outside that you can enjoy while eating which will be greatly appreciated in the warmer months and lets not forget that you can also host luau parties here in the warmer months. How cool is that? I can’t wait until the spring. Stay tuned for future post as they have upcoming events in 2014.

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!

~Naturalbabydol

Oh No! I dropped my iPhone! A Social Media Mgr & Bloggers Nightmare

23 Dec

Oh My! Where do I start? On last week I was dropping my SUV off to the mechanic for him to correct a mistake that he made so of course you already know that I was steaming hot when I got to the shop. In the process of explaining to the mechanic what was wrong with my SUV he proceeds to grab the keys out of my hands and my baby (iPhone4S) goes flying and the concrete caught her fall. Lord she was cracked at the very top. Why you ask? Because the plastic film that is supposed to keep her safe started to peel back hence you will see the extent of the damage in the below picture. Needless to say I cried. Yep! I cried!

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As I was heading back to the office I remembered that I met Terrance known to us bloggers as BrothaTech at Blogalicious5! I sent him a message on Facebook because you already know that at that moment I wasn’t thinking about searching for his business card. I was hysterical! BrothaTech responded immediately and asked me to answer four questions and requested a picture of my iPhone. I was so excited that he was able to make me an appointment immediately to repair my baby (iPhone4S). When I tell you that he provides top-notch service please believe me. My iPhone was repaired in less than an hour and I was excited to get back to blogging and posting pictures. LOL. Here’s a picture of my baby after repairs.

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I also have an iPad2 that he will be repairing after the New Year! Please make sure that you check him out for assistance with your technical devices and yes he repairs all brands. Here is his info:

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THANK YOU BROTHATECH!!!!

~Naturalbabydol

Aio Wireless Giveaway!!

20 Dec

Aio Wireless Family Holiday Gift Guide

ZTE for one, ZTE for all!

It’s that time of year when we are all scrambling to choose the best gifts for loved ones.  The latest gadgets and tech are always hot items on the top of many wish-lists and Aio Wireless has a family of device options suitable for everyone. With sensible flat-rate monthly plans and no annual contract, Aio makes it’s easy to give a great gift that won’t break the bank this holiday season.  Whether you’re shopping for mom, dad, a tween or teen, the ZTE family of devices are among the many fantastic options available at Aio Wireless.

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Looking for more than a new phone to gift this year? The ZTE Velox tablet available for $179.99 at Aio Wireless is fully equipped with all the tools needed for work, play or a little bit of both. With a 7’ inch screen, multiple web browsers and the Google Play store, The ZTE Velox is the mobile viewer’s choice this season. Aio offers a tablet plan with 250MB of data for $15 a month with taxes and fees included. Plus, Forbes writer T.J. Mccue had many nice things to say about the ZTE Velox.

All of these options and more are available at an Aio Wireless retail location near you or online at www.aiowirelesscom. That’s right, even if there’s not an Aio store in your city, you can enjoy the simple, sensible, new way to wireless at the click of a mouse. Aio makes shopping for a wireless plan simple with three easy plans to choose from, priced.

But wait! I’m going to provide one lucky winner with their very own brand new ZTE Velox!

And HERE’S how you ENTER!!!

CLICK THE RAFFLECOPTER LINK below and it will take you right where you need to enter!

 a Rafflecopter giveaway

THE WINNER IS >>>>KiSheyna ‘Kiwi’ Durham! Congratulations!!!

~Naturalbabydol

Happy Innovative Friday 13th Beyonce!

13 Dec

Happy Innovative Friday! I could not resist touching on the hottest Friday this year. I am not a die-hard Beyoncé Fan, however I have over time enjoyed many of her songs but not to the point where I personally would pay hundreds of dollars like I have seen some fans do as they post their expensive concert tickets on Social Media. I woke up this morning around 4am and being the Social Media Maven that I am naturally I checked my Social Media Channels and saw all of the excitement over Beyoncé releasing her new album and on Friday the 13th! One can only imagine the excitement and the Beyoncé takeover on Social Media. I read both positive and negative comments. Here is my opinion: Beyoncé is an Innovator! Why would I say that you ask? Traditionally Friday the 13th is known as what a bad day or omen. Parents infest their kids heads over their young life that Friday the 13th is a bad day and bad things happen on Friday the 13th. We’ll look at Beyoncé she took a bad day and turned it into a GREAT DAY!

Beyoncé released a 14-track self-titled album on iTunes! Yes without any promotion and you know what each and every one of us that post a comment, picture, article or just speak of her innovative technique with releasing her latest album will serve as all the promotion that she will need. Just think about it Beyoncé not only released an album on Friday the 13th but also saved millions of dollars on marketing. I work in marketing and its freaking genius! To top all of that Beyoncé took to Instagram to tell her fans that her album best described “visual album”. What does that mean: It  means that  each song also comes with a music video and a download of BEYONCÉ will also score you three additional videos. CAN YOU SAY INNOVATIVE!!!!!

Why get upset? Beyoncé is a woman and human just like the rest of us and we all have just as many hours in the day as she does so why not become an INNOVATOR TOO! I’m a business woman and I take how I make my mark in life very seriously! I hit the pavement running everyday! HECK my father is an INNOVATOR and I learn a new lesson about entrepreneurship everyday.  I have taken so many risk until I can not keep count and you know what I have seen nothing but SUCCESS!!  I challenge you to step out of your comfort zone, take a risk today and make your mark in history!

~Naturalbabydol

The Duty of Design Start Some Good Campaign Community: Midtown Atlanta

10 Dec

 

MEDIA PRESS RELEASE THE DUTY OF DESIGN START SOME GOOD CAMPAIGN Community: Midtown Atlanta

The Duty of Design is an Atlanta based, minority and femaled-owned Award Winning design company that is distinctly unlike most other design companies. Using their unique needs assessment tool, Duty of Design offers discounted and free design services to charitable organizations, service groups, and non-profits. The only requirement to get started is a great idea and a passion for spreading awareness, initiating change, and transforming lives. Duty of Design has worked with organizations like The National Coalition for the Homeless, Lif FullE Women’s Empowerment, and more. This past November they celebrated the organization’s launch with a joyful affair at Atlantic Station attended by almost 200 people.

With their uniquely crafted Success Kits, the Duty of Design is seeking to create an environment of success where everyone, regardless of their financial limitations, social/socioeconomic obstacles or barriers can enter the work force on equal footing.

This is accomplished by providing those in need with a customized business suite including resumes, cover letters, business cards, envelopes, messenger bags, and much more. This is not a hand out; these are tangible tools of empowerment. To support Duty’s campaign or to find out more, make your way to www.startsomegood.com/dutysuccesskits and get involved today.

India Aleah Hayes
Founder | Creative Director
The Duty of Design
@designersduty
@india_aleah

Black Thursday Specials!!! What happened to Black Friday?

28 Nov

Shopaholics! Long gone away with everyone rushing out of the house for the Black Friday Deals because retailers have decided to start providing amazing deals on Thanksgiving Day Thursday. Thats right! On Thanksgiving you have your family dinner and then that evening you head out to the stores to race against everyone and their mothers for the sweet deals. So on with the sales:

TOYS R US HAS A SALE FROM 5-9 PM TODAY Link Below:

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WORLD MARKET SALES BEGINS TODAY Link Below:

http://www.worldmarket.com/category/seasonal/black-friday.do?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=wk39_blkfridaythurs&utm_source=promos&CAMP=52204&RRID=38989139&instock=Only+In+Stock+Online&oosRedirect=true

WAL-MART BLACK FRIDAY ONLINE SALE Link Below:

http://www.walmart.com/?adid=1500000000000038814420&veh=eml

TARGET BLACK FRIDAY SALE Link Below:

http://www.target.com/c/target-black-friday/-/N-5q0f2#navigation=true&Nao=60&viewType=medium&sortBy=bestselling&isleaf=false&navigationPath=5q0f2&RatingFacet=0&customPrice=false&categoryId=41501&facetedValue=/-/N-5q0f2

RADIO SHACK Link Below:

http://www.radioshack.com/category/index.jsp?categoryId=28426566&utm_source=google&utm_medium=PPC&utm_term=radio%20shack&utm_content=e&utm_campaign=Brand_Branded_Top%20Volume

DELL Link Below:

http://deals.dell.com/#!pgTab0

 

My Wal-Mart Picks:

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~Naturalbabydol

 

Aio Wireless Black Friday & Cyber Monday Promotions

27 Nov

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Aio Wireless™ Announces Black Friday and Cyber Monday Promotions

Offers to include: Free Nokia Lumia 620, Free ZTE Prelude™,
Free BoostPlus Audio Speaker and more

Alpharetta, GA – Nov. 25, 2013 – Aio Wireless announced today its Black Friday and Cyber Monday promotions in preparation for the biggest shopping week of the season. These promotions are in addition to existing Aio special offers, creating an opportunity for consumers to benefit from multiple offers at the same time.

On Black Friday (Nov. 29), new Aio customers activating a line of service on a qualifying rate plan will receive a free BoostPlus Audio Speaker when shopping in either Aio retail stores (11 a.m. – 3 p.m. local time) or online at aiowireless.com. Customers may also take advantage of Aio’s existing free ZTE Prelude™ smartphone offer when activating new service.

Additionally on Black Friday, new customers who bring an unlocked, compatible device for activation can take advantage of Aio’s 3rd month free holiday promotion, and also receive a free BoostPlus Audio Speaker.

On Cyber Monday (Dec. 2), the first 100 new customers to order a Nokia Lumia 620 smartphone on-line at aiowireless.com will receive it free when activating a line of service on a qualifying rate plan.  The next 500 will receive the Nokia Lumia 620 for $49.99 (regularly $179.99), also when activating a line of service on a qualifying rate plan. This Cyber Monday offer is available on-line only.

“The holidays are right around the corner and so is the biggest shopping event of the season. Aio Wireless is excited to offer Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals on some of our best selling devices,” said Andy Smoak, Head of Product and Marketing. “These special offers combined with existing Aio promotions make this upcoming event a great time switch to Aio,” he added.

Aio makes wireless easy with a friendly in-store and online experience and three simple plans to choose from. All three plans include unlimited talk, text, and data—with a pre-established amount of high-speed access, including 4G LTE.  Plans range from $40 to $70 per month, taxes and fees included.

Aio customers may also choose from a selection of smartphones, tablets, and feature phones from ZTE, Samsung, Nokia, and others. Customers may bring a compatible device they love to an Aio store for activation on the Aio network or activate online at aiowireless.com.  Or, they may bring a qualifying wireless phone to an Aio store to trade-in for a credit towards an upgraded phone or accessory.

For more information visit www.aiowireless.com, www.facebook.com/aiowireless and www.twitter.com/aiowireless.

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About Aio Wireless

Aio Wireless (pronounced A-O) was created for today’s value-conscious connected consumers who want it all.  We created a new class of service for individuals who expect a first class wireless service at a value price – one with no-annual contract, friendly service, uncomplicated plans and the mobile phones and tablets you love.   All of Aio’s phone plans include unlimited talk, text, and data, with taxes and fees included – the price you see is the price you pay. Aio Wireless is a subsidiary of AT&T Inc.  Visit www.aiowireless.com to find out more.

 

Aio’s plan pricing includes applicable state and local taxes, and fees. Each unlimited plan includes a pre-established amount of high-speed-data access, and service is subject to Aio’s Terms and Conditions of Service and Unreasonable Use Policy. Coverage and services are not available everywhere.

 

© 2013 Aio Wireless LLC. All rights reserved. Aio, Aio Wireless and the Aio logo are trademarks of Aio Wireless LLC. 

 

Black Friday: 

Black Friday (11/29/2013). While supplies last. New activation on a $40, $55 or $70 Rate Plan required. Limit one BoostPlus speaker (black only) per customer.

Cyber Monday: 

Cyber Monday (12/02/2013) on-line offer only.  While supplies last. For the first 100 orders of the Nokia Lumia 620 (Cyan Blue only), the device is free. For the next 500 online orders, the device is $49.99.  New activation on a $55 or $70 Smartphone Plan required. Limit one per customer. Not valid with any other offer.

 

For media inquiries contact:

Alejandra Arango, Aio Wireless

Alejandra.arango@aiowireless.com

972.757.8213

 

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