Birmingham Area Farmers Markets

Birmingham Farmers Markets

This is the time of year when we start craving all of our favorites summer fruits and veggies, whether we get the chance to pick them ourselves at one of the area U-Pick Farms and Orchards or just stroll one of the many Farmers Markets here in Birmingham, we try to take full advantage of ... Read More

Birmingham Area Summer Reading

Summer Reading Programs

Don’t let the summer slide sneak up on your kiddos! Get them in on the summer reading fun with some of these programs happening around Birmingham! Summer Reading Programs in Birmingham   Barnes and Noble: Earn a FREE Book! The Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Program is here to help you on your way, encouraging ... Read More

What Moms REALLY Want for Mother’s Day

I read an article that gave statistics on what Moms really want for Mother’s Day.. At the top of the list, with 44% of the vote was “spend extra time with loved ones.” Cue my confused look. By “loved ones” do they mean the masseuse at the spa from which I requested a gift card? ... Read More

Recipe: Fish Tacos with Honey-Cumin Cilantro Slaw

These tacos are our absolutely favorite fish tacos, and I’m not kidding when I say they rival just about any taco truck or restaurant you can find. They’re involved, but well worth the effort. Ingredients: 1 pound tilapia fillets, cut into chunks 1/2 cup fresh lime juice 1/3 cup fresh lime juice 2 tablespoons honey ... Read More

The Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Activities May 5th – May 7th

So much happening this weekend we could probably make this the Friday Fifteen! Here are our top picks for fun in the ‘Ham this weekend! Star Party at Christenberry Planetarium Samford University: Star party on the Samford Quad. We will have telescopes set up for public viewing and planetarium mini presentations running through the evening. ... Read More

Homemade Slime Recipes

As I mentioned over on the Facebook page, my kids are completely obsessed with slime and experimenting on ways to make slime with random… like really random household materials. I’ve been finding abandoned cups, bowls and containers all over the house for a week. We even have some in the fridge and freezer.. So ... Read More

Vulcan's 113th Birthday Bash

Celebrate Vulcan’s 113th Birthday!

It’s time again to celebrate with our favorite Man of Iron! Vulcan is turning 113! Make plans to attend the BIGGEST birthday bash in Birmingham! Vulcan may be the world’s largest cast iron statue, but he still needs help blowing out his birthday candles! There are activities for the whole family in celebration of the ... Read More

Summer Camp Spotlight: McWane Science Center

A week of fun and learning awaits your child at McWane Science Center Summer Camp. Weekly camps June 5th through July 28th. There will be no camps the week of July 3th-7th. All new this year: All camps for students entering 1st through 7th grade will be full day camps. Pre-K-Kindergarten will remain half day camps from ... Read More

Star Party at Christenberry Planetarium

Join the Christenberry Planetarium for a star party on the Samford Quad. There will be telescopes set up for public viewing and planetarium mini presentations running through the evening. Their oculus rift virtual reality experience will also be available to try! The Dreamcakes Cupcake Truck will be on hand. The planetarium presentation schedule is as ... Read More

McWane After Dark: Science of Sound

McWane After Dark is a new series of themed evenings exclusively for adults ages 21+. These events will be combining unique themes, live music from our partners at Birmingham Mountain Radio, activities and bar service—all with a splash of science. May 19th. Tickets for the event are $20 in advance, $25 at the door, and $50 for ... Read More