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Birmingham Area Spring Break Camps 2017

Spring Break for Birmingham is just around the corner! Can you believe how quickly this year is going by? It’s Christmas one minute and then the next thing you know know its February and spring break planning is in full swing! Registering early will help guarantee your child a spot so you don’t have to ... Read More

Family Camp-Out Night at Railroad Park

Join Railroad Park as they offer families the opportunity to pitch a tent and enjoy a night under the stars on Birmingham’s front lawn! This urban camping experience welcomes children and their families the chance to encounter nature through an interactive, educational setting. You’ll get to: sharpen your navigation skills with an orienteering lesson, discover ... Read More

King Cake Made Easy

Celebrating Mardi Gras is fun, even if you can’t road trip it down to New Orleans or Mobile! Here’s a way to celebrate with your own homemade King Cake that is super easy and super yummy too! What You Need: 1 (13.9-ounce) can bread sticks 1 (1-inch) heat proof plastic baby 1 (12-ounce) can whipped ... Read More

McWane After Dark: Speakeasy Science

Join us for McWane After Dark: Speakeasy Science on March 10th! McWane After Dark is a new series of themed evenings exclusively for adults ages 21+. These events will be combining unique themes, live performances, activities and bar service—all with a splash of science. Speakeasy Science will take you back to the Roaring 20s with ... Read More

Chili Cook Off Benefiting The Exceptional Foundation

This is a fun, quirky, outdoor party offering good food, drink and friends at a “come as you are” event.  This event has developed a loyal following across a diverse audience base.  There seems to be an engaging atmosphere that you can’t quite put your finger on — a unique camaraderie exists amid the tongue ... Read More

Tooth Decay and Kids, What You Should Know

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month! This month-long national health observance brings together thousands of dedicated dental professionals, healthcare providers, and educators to promote the benefits of good oral health to children, teachers and of course, parents. Tooth decay (cavities) is one of the most common chronic conditions of childhood in the United States. Untreated ... Read More

Sandestin Announces Focus On Family Fun for Spring Break

Spring Break is Coming!! If you’re thinking about hitting the road soaking up the sun and sticking your feet in some sand.. Check out what our friends at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort have to offer families this spring break! Complimentary daily activities, weekly events and friendly competitions are part of a new family-focused programming ... Read More

2017 Moms Rock Nominations

Nominations are officially open for Moms Rock 2017 presented by: Monogram Maternity at St. Vincent’s Health System and Royal Cup Coffee and Tea. Do you know a mom who manages to make “mommy” look like a verb?  We’re not looking for the “perfect” moms, we’re looking for the ones who love their families and make ... Read More

Book Review: Monsterville By: Sarah S. Reida

Monsterville by Sarah S. Reida is an amazing book! I recommend it for 10-13 year olds. Monsterville is a story about a girl named Lissa who lives in New York City. Lissa’s aunt has died and suddenly, without discussion, her family is packing up and moving to “the sticks” of Freeburg, Pennsylvania.  At first, Freesburg ... Read More

Recipe: Best Valentines Day Sugar Cookies EVER

**ALERT** Call everyone you know. I have done the impossible. I have concocted THE BEST sugar cookie recipe I have ever tested. I had an aunt when I was younger who always made cookies with me and let me decorate them for fun. I looked forward to it every single holiday and I have so ... Read More