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Louise's Cakes & Things

Birthday parties are a big event in our kids’ lives. Finding a delicious and affordable cake is not an easy task. We’ve tried a lot of different options. The best kept secret in the cake world is Louise’s Cakes & Things in Hoover. The cakes are delicious and affordable. Case in point: I’m slightly neurotic. ... Read More

Thomas & Friends at Toys-R-Us

Join Thomas and friends for a playdate at Toys-R-Us October 11th from 11-1 pm. The day will feature storytime every half hour, a free pack of trading cards (we’re guessing first come, first serve) and a train table for play! So, for luring you and your kids into the store, we’re sure you won’t leave ... Read More

Vulcan AfterTunes

Looking for a great weekend activity that the entire family can enjoy? There are lots of things going on this fall but Vulcan AfterTunes is a must do, especially if you are a music lover like we are. There are only 3 shows this fall and you have already missed one, don’t let this outdoor ... Read More

St. George Middle Eastern Food Festival

One word – Yummy. Fall is the time for food and fun and here’s yet another activity for both! The St. George Middle Eastern Food Festival is October 9th, 10th & 11th. Head on down to grab a bite of some delicious food. They also have a drive thru so there really is no excuse. ... Read More

It's Election Time!

It’s election time! No not that election silly! It’s time to visit Scarecrows in the Garden at Aldridge Botanical Gardens and vote for your favorite! The BirminghamMommy.com scarecrow is up and she looks beautiful! Don’t forget to go by and check her out! www.BirminghamMommy.com ... Read More

Pumpkin Love

It’s Fall and we love it. LOVE it! And with fall comes one of our favorite kiddie activities – going to the pumpkin patch. So, we decided to put together a little list of the area’s pumpkin patch offerings and hand them over to you – because we’re nice like that! So, here they are ... Read More

Happening This Weekend!

Don’t forget to check out the Bluff Park Art Show, Homestead Hollow , the Southern Women’s Show and Break N’ Bread – all happening this weekend! Whew, October is Busy! www.BirminghamMommy.com ... Read More

Calling All Foodies!

If you like food…err…no. If you are way into food, you have (HAVE!) to check out Break N’ Bread this Sunday. Break N’ Bread is brought to you by the folks at Birmingham Originals, which is a group of local, independent original restaurants in our area. Featuring folks like 26, Chez Lulu, Bright Star,Nabeels, Ocean, ... Read More

ABC time! Learn, eat, bathe.

Around my house, we’ve been learning our ABC’s. Here are a few of our favorite tools:1. Our favorite book is Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault . It’s colorful and clever; you go through the alphabet twice and the rhythm of the book makes for easy memory.2. ABC Tater Tots!! ... Read More

Good idea!

  Birthday parties seem to be happening every weekend now, and we have a great way to give that gift to your friends!Instead of paying close to $5 for a bag that will most likely get thrown out, try using a reuseable grocery bag. The grocery store kinds aren’t very pretty, but Toys R Us ... Read More