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Summer Fun at the Birmingham Zoo

The Big news at the Birmingham Zoo this summer is PIRATES! You’re invited to set rail on the all new Pirate Red Diamond Express Train Ride at the Zoo! The Zoo’s newest attraction promises to be both entertaining as well as inspiring and is designed to send an important message about water conservation. Guests of ... Read More

Mother’s Day Goodies for Moms in Birmingham

Several local places are getting in on 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!) Beef O’Bradys – Moms eat for FREE on Mother’s Day. Treat your Mom and bring her to Beef’s on Sunday Birmingham Botanical Gardens ... Read More

2017 Birmingham International Street Fair

It’s back! The 5th Annual Birmingham International Street Fair will take place Saturday, 10am – 4pm, May 13th in Downtown Birmingham on 3rd Ave N and 20th Street N! This free event celebrates the diversity of Birmingham through food, music, dance and art. Join us for dance lessons, drum circles and a taste of the ... Read More

Summer Fun at the McWane Science Center

McWane Science Center is packed full of fun year round, but we always love the unveiling of a new exhibit, this years Summer Exhibit is Design Zone, a highly interactive, hands-on exhibition where visitors can explore a variety of creative concepts to learn the processes and tools needed to create a successful design. In addition ... Read More

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 BirminghamMommy.com 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