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Quick Cleaning Tips for the Summer Season

With the fun of summer, comes the “fun” of keeping the house and yard tidy when the tiny humans are home more, and tracking in all sorts of outside and making more messes than you have time to clean. Here are some tips for keeping things clean during these summer months! Your laundry room is ... Read More

Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun Memorial Day Edition

If you’re planning on hanging around the ‘Ham this Memorial Day Weekend, here are some things to keep you busy! Memorial Day Weekend at the Birmingham Zoo Spend your Memorial Day weekend at the Birmingham Zoo. Splash in the fountains, take a ride on the train* and carousel*, enjoy Wildlife Shows and experience all the ... Read More

Safe Alternatives For Benzocaine Teething Products

A recent article  warned that benzocaine teething products aren’t safe for children. According to Dr. Harold Katz, the FDA was wise in issuing their warning.  However, the FDA advised manufacturers about this potential problem many years ago.  It finally took a strong threat from the FDA for manufacturers to take benzocaine containing “baby” oral care products ... Read More

Memorial Day Weekend at the Birmingham Zoo

Spend your Memorial Day weekend at the Birmingham Zoo. Splash in the fountains, take a ride on the train* and carousel*, enjoy Wildlife Shows and experience all the Zoo has to offer. In honor of Memorial Day weekend, the Zoo is giving FREE admission to veterans as well as all active and retired military and ... Read More

Summer Fun and Activities in Birmingham

Summer Activities for Families in Birmingham

Looking for summer activities around Birmingham to keep your kids busy during the break? This list is every Parent’s answer to the inevitable “I’m Booooooored!” you’ll be hearing about 2.1 hours into summer break! Summer Activities for Families in Birmingham – Cool them off with our list of Birmingham Area Splash Pads and Waterparks – ... Read More

Birmingham Summer Festivals and Concerts

Summer Festivals and Concerts in Birmingham 2018

Check out some of these fun Festivals and Concerts happening this Summer around Birmingham, great for the family or a date night out! Summer Festivals and Concerts in Birmingham Music on Main Street and Sunset Market May 25th 8:30pm June 1st, 8:30pm June 8th, 8:30pm June 15th, 8:30pm June 22nd, 8:30pm June 29th, 8:30pm Downtown ... Read More

Recipe: French Toast with Homemade Whipped Cream

We love pancakes and waffles, but sometimes it gets a little old and we like to mix it up with some tasty french toast! Here’s our Easy Peasy recipe you can make for your family! What You’ll Need: 6-8 Slices of thick white bread 2 Eggs 2/3 Cup of Milk 1/4 tsp of cinnamon 1 ... Read More

Salsa Showdown

8th Annual Salsa Showdown

It’s time again for the Sidewalk Film Festivals 8th Annual Salsa Showdown! All the chips and dip you can eat with the purchase of one ticket! Restaurants and vendors from across Alabama will convene to compete for best salsa, queso, guacamole, and specialty dip – both audience choice and jury choice. Live music, piñata smashes, ... Read More

Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun May 18th – May 20th

Summer time is THISCLOSE! Here are some fun happenings going on around Birmingham this last weekend of the school year! Shelby County Weekend at the Birmingham Zoo On Friday, May 18, and Saturday, May 19 all Shelby County residents and employees (with ID) will receive 50% off general admission to the Birmingham Zoo! The Zoo ... Read More

Celebrate Summer at McWane Science Center

School is out, and science is IN at McWane Science Center! Special days include McWane’s 20th Birthday Bash, camps, deals, IMAX films and much more! Dinosaurs in Motion: Dinosaurs in Motion engages and educates the visitor using magnificent, fully interactive, life-size metal dinosaur sculptures created by North Carolina artist John Payne. An amazing blend of science, ... Read More