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We asked our Birmingham mom readers on Facebook for their ideas on new uses for old things.  We got some great ideas and are happy to share them here with you! Trish uses old lunchboxes to store toys with small parts and pieces Jamie had some great ideas.  She said “I used an old frame ... Read More

Times change. One day we want all the high-tech products then the next we want to keep it simple. The most basic natural products will always be the backbone of any beauty regime. Each has it’s positives and negatives, but the convenience and price factors weigh in heavily when you’re a mom. Here are a ... Read More

Imagine using your discards to make high quality, original clothes! You will smile when you see your hip and modern kid, and your wallet will sigh a breath of relief. It’s time to rethink couture… Moms in Birmingham love to dress their children. Stroll around any given shopping center and you’ll see some cute outfits ... Read More

Droolicious Cuisine at Birminghammommy: Tom Kha Gai

So, I’m probably not pronouncing it correctly as I say it, but that won’t stop me from savoring every droolicious bite. Mommadrool says it’s one of her favorites, and once again, she has graciously shared it with us. Tom Kha Gai Ingredients: 2 teaspoons olive oil 4 drops sesame oil (optional) 2 cloves garlic, minced ... Read More

Fun with kids: Making "Sushi"

Sushi is delicious. Birmingham has its fair share of delicious sushi restaurants. We at BirminghamMommy love it and we want to share the fun with our kids. The only problem is that most kids aren’t really comfortable with seaweed and tuna. So when we see a problem, we find a solution! We got to work ... Read More

Droolicious Cuisine at Birminghammommy: Hot and Sour Soup

If you love Hot and Sour Soup, you’re going to LOVE this one. Mommadrool has blessed us with this awesome version of the Chinese restaurant favorite. Also, she notes that this freezes well, so make it Mommas! MommaDrool’s Hot and Sour Soup Ingredients: 8 cups chicken stock 1/2 cup soy sauce 1/4 cup rice vinegar ... Read More

Where to eat with kids in Birmingham: Jim 'n Nick's!

Birmingham Moms, I’m here to tell you that I’ve eaten out A LOT since I moved to Bama.  I’ve hauled my kids to just about every restaurant in town and I’ve had some good times and some bad times.  By bad times, I mean that I unknowingly found myself in a definitely adult only restaurant ... Read More

Fresh Ideas for Valentine's Day!

We love conversation hearts, pretty little folded valentines and roses galore.  But we thought we’d share a few fresh ideas we found here or there,  to spruce up Valentine’s Day this year – and have some fun while we you’re at it! 1.  Bear Hugs Supplies needed: Red & white M&M’s or red/white candy corn ... Read More

Valentines for a Cause!

One of my favorite things to do each Valentines day is help to my kids make Valentines for Children’s hospital. We’ve been doing it since my art obsessed 4 year old was old enough to hold a crayon. A lot of libraries will accept homemade cards or will have a place set up in the ... Read More

Listen Up Birmingham! Zoe's Menu is Now Even Better!

All right moms, let’s be honest. There are a few things that we love, love, love so much that we’d eat it all the time. One of mine is feta. You can put feta on a shoe and I’ll at least try it. Zoe’s Kitchen is already a favorite spot of moms in Birmingham for ... Read More