Recent Articles

Winter Activities Sure To Beat Cabin Fever in Birmingham

Winter Activities Sure To Beat Cabin Fever in Birmingham
Here in the DEEP South, super cold winters and frigid temps aren’t the norm, but lately we’ve had our share and after the unexpected snow last week, my kids were over being indoors. But all in all it’s not a problem that has us locked in our house for months on end. It’s not...
February 3rd, 2014 | featured, to live | Read More

Birmingham Events Calendar: February 2nd – February 9th

Birmingham Events Calendar: February 2nd – February 9th
Lots of family fun happening at the Birmingham Zoo for Groundhog Day, make sure to stop by and see what’s happening. The new Robots Exhibit will open Saturday at the McWane Science Center. Stay tuned later this week for a sneak peek! If you’re starting to think about Valentine’s Day,...
February 2nd, 2014 | featured, to do | Read More

52 New Things, Week 5 Snowmageddon Edition

52 New Things, Week 5 Snowmageddon Edition
Whew! I think we could just say we got through this past week and be done writing this list of New Things for this week. The weather here presented us with many challenges and opportunities to do things we’ve never done before. So here is our list, we’ll call it the “Snowmageddon Edition.” Angie:...
February 1st, 2014 | featured, New Things | Read More

Event of the Week! McWane Science Center

Event of the Week! McWane Science Center
We know you’ve got cabin fever! What better way to get out of the house and help raise money for one of our most favorite kid places in Birmingham… It’s time for the 13th Annual Beaker Bash at the McWane Science Center. This year’s event, Bash To The Future, will transport families...
January 31st, 2014 | featured, to do | Read More

How to Encourage Children to Volunteer

How to Encourage Children to Volunteer
By Savannah Marie Volunteering helps to build character, instill compassion, and teach responsibility. Giving your children the opportunity to volunteer is one of the greatest gifts you’ll ever give them. Some children may be hesitant about the idea at first and may require a bit of encouragement. Here...
January 27th, 2014 | featured, to live | Read More

Birmingham Events Calendar: January 26th – February 2nd

Birmingham Events Calendar: January 26th – February 2nd
Looks like it will be great week to take advantage of what’s happening indoors! More cold weather is headed our way. Lots of storytimes and events for the LEGO lovers. Groundhog day is coming and if you’re like us, we’re thinking a change in climate would be nice! Head out to the Birmingham...
January 26th, 2014 | featured, to do | Read More

52 New Things 2014, Week 4

52 New Things 2014, Week 4
Hard to believe we’re writing up new things for week 4 of 2014 already!! Angie - I’m fortunate enough to be finishing this post from my hotel room on Michigan Avenue in Chicago. While I’ve been to Chicago before I have tried several new things since I’ve been here. I’m currently...
January 25th, 2014 | featured, New Things | Read More

Mother of All Consignment Sale Lists for Birmingham, Spring 2014

Mother of All Consignment Sale Lists for Birmingham, Spring 2014
Time to beg, borrow and steal those wire hangers and get to tagging! Consignment Season in Birmingham is just around the corner! Many sales are registering now. If you’re planning to sell, make sure to check the registration dates, many fill up quickly! Make sure to check back often as we will...
January 24th, 2014 | consignment sales, featured, to buy | Read More

Ringling Bros. Presents Legends.

Ringling Bros. Presents Legends.
Circus performers from across the globe create the perfect blend of athleticism and bravery, where power meets fearlessness and amazement has no bounds.  Magnificent elephants, ferocious tigers, astonishing acrobats and awe-inspiring aerialists are engineered into one spectacular performance, Ringling...
January 23rd, 2014 | featured, to do | Read More

Parenting with a PhD: Work Family Balance

Parenting with a PhD: Work Family Balance
By: Kristen Berthiaume Recently, a friend of mine from High School wrote a FaceBook status that I think many of parents can relate to: how do I balance the financial and emotional needs of my family? Some days, I feel like this question practically defines my life. After a full day’s work, my kids...
January 22nd, 2014 | featured, to live | Read More