Fall Happenings Guide for Birmingham

2019 Fall Happenings Guide for Birmingham Fall is here and the weather has finally agreed to cooperate! Now it’s time to figure out how you’re going to cram all of this fun into the next month. There are so many fun things happening, you need to organize yourself and we’re helping by putting all of ... Read More

4th 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

Pumpkin cookies with cream cheese icing, fall colored sprinkles on a white plate

Recipe: Pumpkin Cookies with Cream Cheese Icing

It finally feels like fall outside! So, if you haven’t introduced all the pumpkin flavored things into your routine by now, here’s the perfect thing to help you get started! Pumpkin Cookies with Cream Cheese Icing Yield: 24 Cookies Ingredients: For the Cookies 1 cup butter flavored shortening 1 cup unsalted butter; softened 2 cups ... Read More

Mason Jar-O-Lantern

We love Halloween decorations and we love a cute DIY project.. Here’s one that’s super easy and inexpensive to add to your seasonal decor’ Because we craft a fair amount in this house, we had the acrylic paints and brushes on hand, we hit the thrift stores for some different size mason jars (.49 cents ... Read More

Little girl looking at a bin full of apples at the apple orchard

Scott’s Orchard Offers U-pick Apples in Alabama

We talk a lot about pumpkins this time of year, but did you know it’s Apple season, too? If you’re looking to make the absolute most of all things fall, take a little road trip north and pick some apples! Scott’s Orchard is a family owned and operated orchard in Southern Middle Tennessee and Northern ... Read More

Pumpkins on a night background promoting Boo at the Birmingham Zoo

2019 Boo at the Zoo Kicks off October 11th

Prepare for over the top fun during the 28th annual Boo at the Zoo presented by Wells Fargo! Watch as the Zoo transforms into a destination of spooky attractions with costumed characters, themed rides and carnival games for 18 nights! Come experience the excitement on Henley Park with our new ride attraction, Spidermania*! Meet, greet ... Read More

Children dressed up in halloween costumes ready to trick or treat

Birmingham Area Trunk or Treat Guide

Birmingham Area Trunk or Treat Guide for 2019 If you prefer the comfort of a more controlled trick or treating experience, then a local Trunk or Treat might be perfect for you, especially if you have littles you worry might get trampled by the bigger kids running the streets. Here’s a list of some we ... Read More

Fall Events at Cook Museum

Cook Museum of Natural Science always has tons of fun events going on and this Fall is no exception! Check out what you’ll find going on this month! Cephalopod Day – October 12th Bring your family to celebrate Cephalopod Awareness Week at the Cook Museum on October 12th! This FREE** educational event will feature: · ... Read More

Headless Skeleton from Nightmare before christmas

31 Nights of Halloween on FreeForm

From fun to frightful, 31 Nights of Halloween on FreeForm has you covered, get out the popcorn and plan a family movie night this month! Tuesday, October 1 Golden Ticket Day 12:30pm/11:30c Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory 2pm Monster House 4:05pm The Nightmare Before Christmas 5:45pmDisney•Pixar’s Monsters, Inc. 7:50pm Hocus Pocus 11cpm Zombieland Wednesday, ... Read More