The Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun Sept 29th – October 1st

Our top picks for weekend fun around the Magic City this weekend! Get out and enjoy! Alabama Fair at Oak Mountain Amphitheatre Kicking off this weekend and running through the October 8th is the Alabama Fair! Attractions including: Royal Hanneford Circus, Pig Races, Thrill Shows, Petting zoo and more! Live music by: Jack Russell’s Great ... Read More

Time to Fly with the Homewood Witches Ride!

The Homewood Witches Ride (HWR) is a fun, crazy 2.5 mile bike ride through the streets of Homewood where women dressed as witches ride their brooms-bikes and throw candy to the little monsters along the posted route. The kids and families can see route online and plan to safely wait on the sidewalks for the ... Read More

Back to School Clean up and Clean Out

The little darlings are back in school and while your house might be eerily quiet, how many sticky spots are you stepping in, and have you bothered to take a look at your cabinet facings and door knobs… Brace yourself. It’s not pretty. All the remnants of lemonade stands and popsicle parties are glaringly obvious ... Read More

10 Things To Do this Fall In Birmingham

Fall is my favorite season, not just because of the weather, and football, but because the Magic City comes to life with Festivals that will please the whole family! So, we’re sharing with you 10 things we love to do in the Fall in Birmingham! Things to Do this Fall in Birmingham! Take an early ... Read More

Craft: Leaf Sun Catcher

Don’t you just love the colors of fall? We love watching the colors change as we get further into the season. We start mapping out our drive to go looking at the pretty trees. Here’s a fun craft you can do while taking advantage of those Fun Fall Colors! What you need: -Scissors -Contact Paper ... Read More

Recipe: Caramel Popcorn

Something about this time of year just makes us crave caramel popcorn. Maybe it’s the pumpkin patches and the fall festivals and their funnel cakes and candied applies.. Well now you don’t have to venture out for this fall favorite, you can try this easy recipe at home (all year long,)  and my kids loved ... Read More

The Friday Five: Tops Picks for Weekend Fun Sept 22nd – Sept 24th

So many options for fun in the ‘Ham this weekend, we’re getting into festival season and this weekend is a great preview with the Greek Festival and Homestead Hollow!! World Rhino Day at the Birmingham Zoo Enjoy special keeper chats at 10:30am, 11:30am and 1:30pm as well as learning stations throughout Trails of Africa and ... Read More

General Safety and Car Seat Installation Tips

By: Allana Pinkerton, Certified CPST and Global Safety Advocate for diono Did you know every 33 seconds, one child under the age of 13 is involved in a crash? As September 17th kicks off Child Passenger Safety Week and September 23rd marks National Seat Check Saturday we wanted to share some tips on car seat ... Read More

Birmingham Zoo Rocks

The rock craze is still going strong.. From Happy Rocks, to Disney on Ice Rocks to the Birmingham Zoo getting in on the action with Birmingham Zoo Rocks! Get out the paints and mark your calendars for this fun event at the Zoo! You’re invited to join in the fun for Birmingham Zoo Rocks on ... Read More

13 Nights of Halloween on Freeform

Gather your little ghosts and goblins, make up a batch of Witchy Popcorn and settle in for some scary movie fun with Freeforms 13 Nights of Halloween kicking off in just over a month! Thursday, October 19 7am/6c Last Man Standing 7:30am/6:30c Spooky Buddies 11am/10c The Middle 11:30am/10:30c The Middle 12pm/11c The Twilight Saga: Breaking ... Read More