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Making Halloween Less Scary

Making Halloween Less Scary
As Halloween approaches many families are amping up the scary in their households with decorations, parties and maybe even some scary movies. But what might be fun-scary for adults and older children, can be quite frightening for the little ones. Consider arming them with some “Monster Spray,”...
October 30th, 2014 | featured, to live | Read More

Halloween S’Mores!

Halloween S’Mores!
Any excuse for a S’mores is a good excuse, in our opinion. This is a great treat when you’re looking to re-purpose that leftover Halloween Candy. Or if you’re sitting around the firepit in the backyard or camping before the Candy Holiday arrives! What you’ll need: 2 Graham Crackers Halloween...
October 27th, 2014 | featured, to eat, to make | Read More

Birmingham Events Calendar: October 26th – November 2nd

Birmingham Events Calendar: October 26th – November 2nd
It’s Not Our Fault if Your Kids are Bored! Another busy week full of fall festivals and Halloween. There’s not shortage of opportunities to trick or treat this week at your local library, and of course there are still plenty of carnivals going on around town. Get outside and enjoy this beautiful...
October 26th, 2014 | featured, to do | Read More

52 New Things, 2014. Week 42

52 New Things, 2014. Week 42
What we did that was new this week.. Angie- I had a big week of new things. We took a family trip to Disney World. While I’ve been to Disney world before, I have never taken 3 kids. I had never been to Animal Kingdom, eaten at Whispering Canyon Cafe, with Cinderella, Charming and the Fair Godmother....
October 25th, 2014 | featured, New Things | Read More

Daylight Savings Time: Reset Your Baby’s Clock

Daylight Savings Time: Reset Your Baby’s Clock
We’ll soon be turning back the clocks as Daylight Savings Time is quickly coming to an end, leading many moms to wonder how the time change will affect their baby, especially when it comes to little one’s sleeping patterns. “How will my baby adjust to the time change?” and “Will that...
October 23rd, 2014 | featured, to live | Read More

Review: Babalu Tacos and Tapas

Review: Babalu Tacos and Tapas
Saturday night, we got a chance to preview the newest addition to the Lakeview District: Babalu Tacos and Tapas. Get ready, Birmingham! On the menu are tacos, tapas, and sandwiches (and apps, sides, drinks, desserts…) with Spanish, Mexican, and Southern influences. Especially influenced by the South...
October 22nd, 2014 | featured, to eat, To Review | Read More

Birmingham Events Calendar: October 19th – October 26th

Birmingham Events Calendar: October 19th – October 26th
It’s Not Our Fault if Your Kids are Bored! Lots of Halloween fun happening around Birmingham again this week! There’s no shortage of fun to be had this time of year! Spooky storytimes and Trick or Treating top the list, with a character storytime at Barnes and Noble. There’s another Vulcan...
October 19th, 2014 | featured, to do | Read More

52 New Things, 2014. Week 41

52 New Things, 2014. Week 41
Here’s what’s new with us this week! Angie- I bought my first pair of Merrells. I’m not sure I love them, but they are super comfy and I wanted something as comfy as my tennis shoes that didn’t look like tennis shoes to wear on our upcoming Disney trip. Kristen- My new thing...
October 18th, 2014 | featured, New Things | Read More

Go Boo Someone!

Go Boo Someone!
Not familiar with it? Here’s how it goes. Assemble two Halloween treat bags to be given away to your neighbors or friends. Then make two boo signs (pictured on this post or search for an image on the internet) and two sheets of paper with the following instructions: You’ve Been Boo’d! 1....
October 17th, 2014 | featured, to craft, to make | Read More

Red Mountain Theatre Presents Young Frankenstein

Red Mountain Theatre Presents Young Frankenstein
This fall, the Red Mountain Theatre Company (RMTC) brings Mel Brooks’ classic  “Young Frankenstein” to the stage. “It’s dark. It’s funny. It’s full of classic Mel Brooks innuendo—the kind of smart jokes that both parents and 12-year-olds can laugh at, but the kids aren’t quite sure...
October 16th, 2014 | featured, to do | Read More