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Do Dah Day 2018

In 1979, a small group of friends got together and decided to have a party — or so the story goes — and Do Dah Day was born. The following years saw the party grow into an event raising money for local charities such as the Birmingham Zoo, Avondale Library and the Alabama Theatre. With ... Read More

Mother’s Day Fun for Birmingham Moms!

Several places around Birmingham are spreading the love to Moms this Mother’s Day, here’s a list of some of the things you can take advantage of for free (or discounted!) Celebrate Mother’s Day in Birmingham! Mother’s Day Weekend at The Summit Thursday, May 10th  6:30-8:30 PM: Flying Squirrel Cookie Decorating Workshop Saturday, May 12th  9:00 ... Read More

Buck Creek Festival

The Buck Creek Festival is a free, family-friendly community event held on the second weekend of May in Helena’s Amphitheater Park. On the banks of Buck Creek, just below the dam, the heavily wooded site together with the incredible stage provides a wonderful venue for people of all ages to enjoy crafts, children’s activities, great ... Read More

Ideas for Summer Fun Lists

Last summer we posted this great way to keep up with summer fun. It was our summer bucket list, and it was a huge hit with our family. We even took it a step further and documented our entire summer in a picture book we ordered from one of our favorite photobook websites. Start now ... Read More

Free and Discounted Summer Movies: Birmingham 2018

Free and Discounted Summer Movies: Birmingham 2018 The Deal: Alabama Theatre Throwback Kids Club – Thursday mornings in July, 9 a.m.: Kids’ activities, prizes and pre-show fun. 10 a.m.: Sing along with the Mighty Wurlitzer and TBT classic film. $5 adults, $3 kids, Kids 2 and under free.  AMC Classics – Lorna Ridge 10 – Every Wednesday ... Read More

Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun May 4th – May 6th

May the fourth be with you, Happy Cinco De Mayo, It’s the weekend, Y’all! Lots of fun to choose from in this week’s Friday Five! May the Fourth Be With at McWane Science Center A long time ago, in a galaxy far far away, Star Wars hit the big screen. Celebrate Star Wars with themed ... Read More

Dino Days at McWane Science Center

Get ready for a roaring good weekend to celebrate dinosaurs! Visit the Dinosaurs in Motion exhibit, look for fossils, and dig into hands-on activities and special dinosaur programs. Meet a Paleontologist! Meet McWane Science Center’s very own paleontologist, Jun Ebersole, on Saturday 1:00 to 3:00 pm and on Sunday, 2:00 to 3:30 pm. Bring a ... Read More

What Drowning Really Looks Like

May is water Safety Month and as we transition from school to summer, we begin to plan for fun times with the kids. Swimming typically tops the list, but with swimming comes the threat of drowning.  350 children under the age of five drown in pools each year nationwide. Among unintentional injuries, drowning is the ... Read More

Toddler-Friendly Restaurants in Birmingham

We are so excited to be teaming up with Heather from My Life Well Loved for a fun Blog Swap. While my kids aren’t in the Toddler phase anymore, I remember very well how difficult getting a good meal out could be. Heather is breaking it down for us with this list of Local Restaurants ... Read More

Food Safety at your Favorite Farmer’s Market

The month of May means it’s nearly time for America’s favorite food lovers’ tradition: visiting your local farmers market. In addition to all the invigorating colors, exquisite aromas, strong flavors, and spirit of community, the farmers market is also an opportunity to develop one-on-one relationships with the people who produce your food! Their passion for ... Read More