Happy Plates Restaurant Review

Happy Plates Restaurant Review: Cookie Fix

We’re doing a little different take on our Restaurant Review for this month because we came across a little place that we have become obsessed with, and really needed to let you know about it.. GOOD FOR KIDS: Yes because what kid doesn’t like cookies PRICES: $2 – $16 PARKING: Plenty of parking on the ... Read More

Fantastic Beasts

Review: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

When my mom told us that we were going to see Fantastic Beasts my face lit up. I wanted to see this movie since I had seen the trailer. I have loved Harry Potter ever since I was little. When I found out that Fantastic Beasts was becoming a movie, I ran to my mom ... Read More

Abc Family Christmas Programming

25 Days of Christmas with ABC Family

Get that popcorn popping and that hot cocoa heating, ABC Family 25 Days of Christmas will kick off on December 1st. Here’s the complete list of movies so you can make sure to catch (or record) your favorites! *Please Note: ABC Family is now FREEFORM. All times listed are CST. Thursday, December 1st Willy Wonka ... Read More

McWane Holiday

The BIG McWane Discount

It’s THE biggest discount you will see this year for the McWane Science Center and it’s only available through! We’ve partnered up with McWane to bring you a discount of $20 off ANY membership level! 20$ off is HUGE savings and you can purchase from a BirminghamMommy representative, in person at the McWane Center ... Read More


Coach Mommy: Sportsmanship on and off the Field

Participating in team events is all a part of growing up. Unfortunately, not everyone gets to be on a winning team and not every winner is a gracious one, which is why it is important for parents to teach their kids good sportsmanship. Gregg Murset, the CEO of BusyKid, an app that teaches kids about ... Read More

Holiday Markets and Festivals in Birmingham

Holiday Market Guide for Birmingham

If you’re a planner… Like I used to be, you’re probably already thinking about marking some names off your Holiday shopping list. If Markets, Festivals and Fairs are your thing, then you’re in luck because they’re already starting up.. No having to wait for Black Friday to get some great gifts! Birmingham Holiday Markets and ... Read More

Happy Plates Restaurant Review

Happy Plates Restaurant Review: Feast and Forest

OPEN: Breakfast & lunch: Tuesday through Friday. 7am- 2pm. Brunch: Saturday. 9am – 2pm. CLOSED SUNDAY AND MONDAY. GOOD FOR KIDS: Yes for breakfast. Yes, if your kid is a slightly adventurous eater for lunch. DATE NIGHT: Closed at night but great for a lunch date. PRICES: $3 – $14 entrees. PARKING: Easier first thing ... Read More

Halloween Candy for Buy Back

Halloween Candy Buy Back

If you’re wondering how to save the tiny human teeth from sugar bugs this Halloween, consider one of the following Candy Buy Back programs that local dentists are hosting to gather treats for our troops in Operation Gratitude. Halloween Candy Buy Back in Birmingham Dr. Thomas Dudney 122 7th Avenue Northeast Alabaster, AL 35007 Do ... Read More


Best Halloween Flicks for All Ages

It’s almost Halloween party time!  Wanna know the best Halloween entertainment per age group? All parents don’t mind a little spooky, but too scary or otherwise inappropriate is a whole different story. Here are some top picks for Halloween flicks for pre-schoolers to pre-teens! Plus, great suggestions for Halloween Family Movie Night! Check it out ... Read More


Coach Mommy: Club Volleyball

Tryouts for Club Volleyball will be starting soon, if you’re thinking about making the move or starting there, here are some pros and cons to consider: Pros: 1 coach to every 10 girls – an excellent training ratio and great attention for your daughter a. Some teams even have co-coaches – 1-5 ratio! Even better! ... Read More