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3rd Annual Pumpkin Decorating Contest

It’s time again to kick those pumpkin decorating skills up a notch and let us see that you’re going above and beyond our own Lazy Moms Pumpkin Decorating Ideas and doing something super cool with your pumpkins this year! We want to see how creative our readers are.. Whether you carve, paint, or wax your ... Read More

Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun October 12th -14th

Top picks for some FALL fun this weekend in the ‘Ham! Pumpkin Patch Express at the Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum All Aboard the Pumpkin Patch Express! Ride the train to purchase your perfect pumpkin from the patch! Train ride, Hay rack, Bounce house, and lots of family FUN! Every Saturday and Sunday in October Opening ... Read More

October Events at McWane Science Center

Lots of October fun happening throughout the month at the McWane Science Center Frankenstein’s Workshop October 13th Join us as we celebrate the bicentennial of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. We’ll explore the intersection between science fiction and today’s science advancements in electricity, robotics, synthetic biology and human enhancements. Earth Science Week October 14th – 20th Since ... Read More

Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun Oct. 5th – Oct. 7th

Top Picks for Weekend fun in Birmingham! It’s the opening weekend for the Pumpkin Patch Express, and pretty much the kick off weekend for ALL of the non stop fall fun! Opening Weekend for the Pumpkin Patch Express All Aboard the Pumpkin Patch Express! Ride the train to purchase your perfect pumpkin from the patch! Train ... Read More

Food Truck Friday at the Summit

Join us at The Summit for Food Truck Friday from 6:00 – 8:00 PM. Find all the vendors located near Swoozie’s and Sephora! Don’t forget pups are welcome, too! LIVE MUSIC: Will the Electric Violinist VENDORS: Eugene’s Hot Chicken Bendy’s Cookies & Cream Broad Street Peaux Boys FREE Braid Bar by Belk Aveda Salon Hollywood ... Read More

The Official 31 Nights of Halloween on Freeform

Family Movie Nights made easy! Prepare yourself for blood-curdling chills and fiendish frights with the complete 31 Nights of Halloween Movie schedule below. Monday, October 1 5pm/4c ParaNorman 7:10pm/6:10c The Nightmare Before Christmas 8:50pm/7:50c Hocus Pocus 12am/11c ParaNorman Tuesday, October 2 5pm/4c The Nightmare Before Christmas 6:30pm/5:30c Hocus Pocus 8:30pm/7:30c Disney•Pixar’s Monsters University 12am/11c Willy Wonka ... Read More

Spooky Cinnamon Sugar Crisps

We love a good Halloween themed snack or treat this time of year – try these yummy and SUPER easy Cinnamon Sugar Crisps! What you need: 4 Flour Tortillas 1/2 Cup Sugar 3 teaspoons cinnamon 1/4 butter, melted What you’ll do: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper or spray cookie ... Read More

Boo at the Zoo 2018

It’s that Spooktacular time of year again and the Birmingham Zoo is gearing up for some Boo at the Zoo fun! Make your Halloween plans all month long in October with the Birmingham Zoo! Prepare for over the top fun during our annual Boo at the Zoo presented by Wells Fargo! Watch as the Zoo ... Read More

Tips to Conquering Pet Odor

I have one dog and I’m constantly surprised at how much I can smell him. No matter how many baths he gets, or how I vacuum and sweep daily, I smell him. In a fit of desperation I even purchased a new vacuum because I felt like my old one smelled like dog. I made ... Read More

Partners in Kids Health: Button Battery Dangers

Parents of small children are usually on guard against potential choking hazards, but one item that is often overlooked is the button battery or disc battery. These batteries are about the size of a quarter or smaller and pose a dangerous risk to children if ingested. Ann Slattery is the managing director of the Regional ... Read More