Happy Plates Restaurant Review

Happy Plates Restaurant Review: Ironstone PizzaWorks

OPEN:     Daily from 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. KIDS? It’s pizza – do you even have to ask? DATE NIGHT? Yes! They have wine! GROUPS? Thanks to their over-sized booths – this is a perfect spot to eat with friends! PRICES: $8 – $9 entrees. PARKING: Convenient and easy ADDRESS: 632 Montgomery Hwy, Vestavia ... Read More

Coach Mommy: Picking Just One Sport?

It is safe to say that most Mom’s are creatures of habit. One of the only things keeping us from teetering over into insanity is our routine! And the most important part of any routine, is the part that keeps our kids occupied. Sports are a large part of many families schedules and the benefits are ... Read More

13 Nights of Halloween on Freeform

The 13 Nights of Halloween schedule is out!! What better way to get in the mood and spirit of Halloween than with some spooky Family Friendly Movies… 13 nights worth!! Which ones are some of your favorites? Wednesday, Oct. 19 5:30 p.m. — The Nightmare Before Christmas 7 p.m. — R.L. Stine’s Monsterville: Cabinet of ... Read More

Birmingham Area Fall Festivals and Pumpkin Patches

Pumpkin patches, fall festivals and other seasonal activities are just around the corner! Here’s our rundown of what’s happening this fall around Birmingham. Happy Fall, Ya’ll! Pumpkin Patches in Birmingham: Old Baker Farm – Harpersville – September 24th – October 31st. Just off Hwy 280. Open weekdays 3pm – dark Saturdays 9am – dark Sundays ... Read More

Happy Plates Restaurant Review

Happy Plates Restaurant Review: Holler and Dash

Holler & Dash Southern Style Biscuit House OPEN: Breakfast & lunch. Daily from 7a.m. – 2 p.m. GOOD FOR KIDS?: Yes! DATE NIGHT: Nope but you can meet your sweetie there for lunch! PRICES: $6-$9 entrees PARKING: Easy in the morning but tough around lunch. ADDRESS: 2801 18th Street South, Homewood. 205-414-0999 If you’re a ... Read More

Review: Summer Movie Recap

By: Kid Reporter: Emma B. Lots of great movies come out during the summer months, we caught up with one of our new Kid Reporters, Emma B. to see which movies she recommends you see, or catch on DVD when they’re available! Zootopia Zootopia is a place where anything can happen. Even predators going crazy, ... Read More

Things to do with Kids in Birmingham

Birmingham (and surrounding areas) has a lot to offer when it comes to kids and family activities, some you may be familiar with, and some you might not. We decided to compile as much of it as we could and put it together for you in one place! From day long activities, to just quick ... Read More

Consignment List Fall 2016 Birmingham

Mother of All Consignment Sale Lists: Fall 2016

  It’s consignment time in Birmingham! Buying or selling, it’s time to register, get those items tagged and mapping out how to hit as many sales as possible! Alabaster: Renewed Threads Alabama First United Methodist Church Friday, September 16, 8:00 a.m. til 6:00 p.m. Saturday, September 17, 8:00 a.m. til NOON (Half off marked items ... Read More

Happy Plates Restaurant Review: Your Pie

OPEN: Mon-Sun: 11:00 am – 9:00 pm GOOD FOR KIDS?: Yes! DATE NIGHT: Yes for quick dining. PARKING: Soho Deck ADDRESS: 1831 28th Ave S Homewood. (205) 739-2212 I don’t know about you, but pizza is a staple in our household, and one of our go-to places has become Your Pie in Homewood. When you ... Read More

It won’t be long until football is in the air for sports fans across Alabama, but for thousands of little girls they have another sport in mind… SOFTBALL. Stepping out on the field for their first time can be exciting, scary, and even overwhelming. As a mom it’s our job to get them prepared for ... Read More