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Tutus, Blues and Brews Benefiting The Dance Foundation

The Dance Foundation is a non-profit organization providing creative dance classes with live music to more than 1,000 children all over Birmingham each week.  These children are preschoolers, have special needs, live in poverty or are learning English. Tutus, Blues and Brews is a family-friendly event to benefit  The Dance Foundation at Red Hills Brewing ... Read More

Moss Rock Festival 2017

On the first full weekend in November, grab friends and family and get outside to the Moss Rock Festival at The Preserve in Hoover. Explore Nature, SmartLIVING, Art + Design at Alabama’s premier eco-creative festival. Innovation, imagination, and fun await 10,000 visitors under a blanket of fall colors at this idyllic neighborhood setting adjacent to ... Read More

Halloween Dinner Recipe

Halloween is such a busy night and coming up with a healthy and quick dinner can be a challenge. One of our family favorites is stuffed bell peppers. They are delicious and take less than 20 minutes to prepare. Cutting little jack-o-lantern faces into the peppers make them festive and fun for the kids and ... Read More

Fall Fun with Apples!

We talk a lot about picking fresh fruits and veggies during the summer but did you know that you can pick apples, not too far from Birmingham! This is one of our favorite fall activities. This kids love to go and pick from the trees and I love the recipes and canning that I get ... Read More

The Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun October 13th -15th

SO MUCH TO DO!! So little time this weekend! McWane After Dark Kids shouldn’t get to have all the fun this Halloween! Celebrate Friday the 13th with spine tingling science. Come dressed in your best Halloween costume and enjoy the haunting sounds of our ghost DJ. Ghouls and gals will have a spooky-good time at ... Read More

Prepare Your Home for Fall Allergy Season

When you hear “Allergy Season” you probably think Spring. But for many people, Fall can bring a whole new set of triggers. Ragweed pollinates in the fall and pumpkin piles, leaves and corn mazes can harbor mold. Living in the south means that the Summer heat can linger well into the new season, and that ... Read More

Holiday Film Series at the Alabama Theatre 2017

The Alabama Theatre 2017 Holiday Film Line up has been announced! Mark your calendar now for your family’s favorite movies! Alabama Theatre Holiday Film Series Friday, Dec. 8 at 7:00 p.m.: White Christmas Saturday, Dec. 9 at 11:00 a.m.: The Polar Express benefitting Kid One Transport ($12) Saturday, Dec. 9 at 2 p.m.: The Polar ... Read More

Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

Buying pumpkins is a staple fall tradition and can be one of the most fun activities to share with kids. Creativity is allowed to go wild and I am always amazed at what people do when decorating their Halloween pumpkins. My kids and I usually try to attempt a new and exciting pumpkin carving every ... Read More

2nd Annual Pumpkin Decorating Contest

We had so much fun last year with your pumpkin submissions we decided to do it again! We love going all out when it comes to decorating and that includes our pumpkins.. We want to see how creative our readers are.. Whether you carve, paint, or wax your pumpkins with melted crayon, we want to ... Read More

Event of the Week! Shopkins Live!

Shopkins Live! is finally here! The #1 kids toy in North America is live and on stage in Shopkins Live! Shop It Up! Your beloved Shoppies make their theatrical debut in an original new live show featuring musical performances by Jessicake, Bubbleisha, Peppa-Mint, Rainbow Kate, Cocolette, Polli Polish and more! The fun and fashionista Shoppies ... Read More