Oct 11

The 2013 Humane Event (10/24)

The Q+DD would like to personally invite you to a very important upcoming event that is near and dear to our hearts as proud puppy mommas!  Info below:


Dancing + silent auction + Dennis Dean delicacies + Summerour Studio + Halloween fun + raising money for the Atlanta Humane Society??  I couldn’t dream of a more perfect evening!  :)

Please join me and help support the Atlanta Humane Society!  Tickets HERE.

xx, L

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Feb 07

Kate’s Club 10th Anniversary Gala (5/18)

Twenty five years ago this June, Keith Pepper, Meredith Bass, and Hilary Nelson, lost their mom, Shelley Steinman Pepper, to breast cancer.  Not a day goes by that they don’t think about her, count their blessings for the time they had with her, and do their best to make her proud about the lives they lead.

Part of the work they do to honor her memory has been their involvement in Kate’s Club, an Atlanta non-profit organization set up a decade ago to work with children after the death of a parent or sibling.

They have been asked to serve on the Host Committee for this year’s 10th Anniversary Gala, and they are hoping that they will be able to raise $25,000 in memory of their mom.  This money will assist Kate’s Club to bring hope and magic to even more children in need in Atlanta.

Please consider joining them as they remember their mother and honor Kate’s Club for 10 years of amazing work.  In addition to that, there will be a seated dinner, cocktails, live entertainment, dancing, and a live and silent auction!

Tickets are available HERE Buy before Valentine’s Day for the early bird price of $125 per ticket.  Tables (10 people) are $1,250 before V-Day and $1,500 after.  The money raised goes to an important cause + it will be a very fun evening!  The Loews is also offering guests of the Gala a discounted room rate of $159 until April 26.  Book now!

xx, L

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Nov 05

WEDNESDAY: Fly for a Cause!

You guys! 

As if there weren’t enough reasons to love Flywheel.  

THIS WEDNESDAY: to help raise relief funds for those affected by Superstorm Sandy, Flywheel is hosting classes nationwide on Wednesday, November 7th to benefit the American Red Cross!

Here’s the Q+DD for Atlanta:  Instead of reserving your bike or mat online, RSVP to buckhead@flywheelsports.com or simply walk in to either:

Flywheel: 6:30PM –  Jeremy

FlyBarre: 9:30AM – Cara

…and bring your checkbook!  The minimum suggested donation is $25 (the cost of the class anyway!) 

BONUS:  During Jeremy’s ride there will be a random drawing for two Falcons tickets for the Falcons VS Cardinals game November 18th at 1:00PM!

BONUS BONUS:  I heart Jeremy and his class is amazing.  Almost as amazing this picture:

I’ll be there for sure!  Come Fly with me?

xx, L


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Sep 13

Needs Some Fun Plans for Saturday Night??

Don’t fret, folks.  I’ve got you covered!  (I’m always lookin’ out for you!)  :)

My sweet friend, Erin, is throwing an event this weekend to benefit The Walk to End Alzheimer’s, and it’s at The Sound Table’s 2nd space from 7:00 – 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 15.  Info below:

Erin created this event based off of her involvement with the Walk last year and in honor of her mother, who is currently battling Alzheimer’s, and all who are affected by this terrible disease.  ALL of the proceeds go to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Now THAT is a lot of Saturday night awesomeness in my book (silent art auction + music from local artists) for only a teeny weeny $5 cover at the door!  And, in my humble opinion, it never hurts to combine your weekend boozing with some serious do-gooding!

Good luck, Erin, I hope it’s an amazing evening!  :)

xx, L

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Jul 27

3 More Days to Vote!

You guys.  Do you know what day it is?  Rebecca Black will tell you that

But before you run off to enjoy your 48 hours of freedom, may we take this time to remind you that…

In Creative Loafing’s 2012 Best of Atlanta survey!

We were honored to win Best Atlanta Blog in 2010 (check it here) and tickled pink to have retained that title in 2011 (witness HERE).

This year…we’re going for the THREE-PEAT! 

Please vote for us here: http://bit.ly/VoteQDD2012

Here’s the Q+DD: This year you only have ONE WEEK (07/23 – 07/29) to vote in our category and you have to fill out five questions in order for your vote to count!

The Quick+ Dirty Dirty would LOVE your vote in the “Best Local Blog” category and just in case you wanted to know our full names in CASE you wanted to vote for us as best local bloggers: Lauren Kraselsky + Lindsay Roberts

If you’d like – we could go for the trifecta and include:

Local Twitter Feed: @LindsayWhat44 + @LaurenKAtlanta

Remember: the last day to vote is 07/29 so please vote right now! It’ll just take a second.


Thank you SO much!

xx, L + L


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