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Red, White, and Blue Strawberries

Red, White, and Blue Strawberries
Looking for something cute and tasty to add to your 4th of July Picnic? Try this cute twist on strawberries. What You’ll Need: Strawberries White Chocolate – either baking chocolate, or chocolate chips Vegetable Oil – add 1/2 tsp vegetable oil or shortening to every 1/2 cup diced...
June 29th, 2015 | featured, to eat, to make | Read More

4th of July Happenings, Birmingham

4th of July Happenings, Birmingham
There will be Lots of ways to celebrate the 4th of July this year around Birmingham, not just on the 4th but all week long! Here’s what’s happening in the ‘Ham and Surrounding areas! July 1st – Wald Park Vestavia 34th Annual I Love America Day Free swimming begins at 6 p.m. Only...
June 28th, 2015 | featured, to do | Read More

Birmingham Events Calendar: June 28th – July 5th

Birmingham Events Calendar: June 28th – July 5th
It’s Not Our Fault if Your Kids are Bored! 4th of July Week is here and there are lots of ways you’ll be able to celebrate this week around Birmingham! Catch a Barons game, sign up for some crafty fun at Michaels or a Kids workshop at Home Depot and of course… Thunder on the Mountain! Have...
June 28th, 2015 | featured, to do | Read More

Parenting with a PhD: Helping Your Kids Go “Inside Out”

Parenting with a PhD: Helping Your Kids Go “Inside Out”
By Kristen Berthiaume: First of all, if you haven’t yet seen Pixar’s “Inside Out” with your kids – GO! NOW! It’s fantastic. Take tissues, though – it’s a tearjerker for parents. “Inside Out” is the story of an 11-year-old girl, Riley, who goes through some big life changes. Consequently,...
June 25th, 2015 | featured, to live | Read More

Road Trip Spotlight: Stone Mountain Park, Georgia

Road Trip Spotlight: Stone Mountain Park, Georgia
Last week we were invited by our Friends over at Stone Mountain Park to check out their latest and greatest addition in the park, Yurts! So we loaded up and hit the road for a little excursion. Now, I have to say that when I heard about the addition of Yurts, I was pretty unfamiliar. I had heard of them,...
June 23rd, 2015 | featured, Resources, Roadtrips | Read More

Birmingham Events Calendar: June 21st – June 28th

Birmingham Events Calendar: June 21st – June 28th
It’s Not Our Fault if Your Kids are Bored! Happy Father’s Day to all the Dads, we hope you’re having a great day getting to do exactly what you want! If you’re ready to plan your week, take a look at what’s going on around Birmingham! Hero themed storytimes all over town, a...
June 21st, 2015 | featured, to do | Read More

Boosting Your Child’s Creative Side

Boosting Your Child’s Creative Side
Activities such as coloring, drawing and painting are part of most children’s lives.  Exploring visual arts is an enjoyable activity for kids, and has proven brain-boosting benefits.   In fact, making art is the perfect example of learning through play. “Creating art can play a crucial role in...
June 20th, 2015 | featured, to live | Read More

Giveaway: Zoe’s Giftcard

Giveaway: Zoe’s Giftcard
One of our favorite lunch spots is celebrating it’s 20th Anniversary with 20 days of goodness! Over the 20-day period from June 10 to June 29, Zoës Kitchen will host a series of special events and surprises for its employees and guests! In addition to our giveaway, take advantage of these other...
June 15th, 2015 | featured, to win | Read More

Road Trip Spotlight: U.S. Space and Rocket Center, Hunstville

Road Trip Spotlight: U.S. Space and Rocket Center, Hunstville
Just a quick drive north to Hunstville and you can easily make a day trip out of visiting the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Hunstsville, AL. Home to Space Camp®, Aviation Challenge® Camp, and Robotics Camp the U.S. Space & Rocket Center (USSRC) is the most comprehensive U.S. manned spaceflight...
June 15th, 2015 | featured, Resources, Roadtrips | Read More

Birmingham Events Calendar: June 14th – June 21st

Birmingham Events Calendar: June 14th – June 21st
It’s Not Our Fault if Your Kids are Bored! Kick your week off with a Barons Game! Sunday and Monday they’re home against Chattanooga before hitting the road again. Check out the Springville Road Library as they attempt to Build Gotham City! Lots of Superhero Activities happening at your local...
June 14th, 2015 | featured, to do | Read More