Alabama beaches are on the minds  of many lately. For those of us who have lived here all of our lives a summer without a trip to the gulf doesn’t feel like much of a summer at all. We are all aware of the tragic circumstances facing our beaches right now and would welcome the ... Read More

Summer is officially in full swing.  The pools are packed, the air conditioner is running non-stop, and the kids are BORED!  It’s too early for bored!  It’s not even July yet!  This is where we come to the rescue— a fun, educational project that can make summer fun! For the toddler/preschool/kindergarten crew: 1.  Make an ... Read More

Droolicious Cuisine at Toasted Ravioli

Mommadrool’s recipes are like goodies that nourish your tummy and your heart. This one won’t let you down! *Mommadrools note: If you plan to cook this at home and transport it to a party, cooked ravioli can be placed on a cookie sheet and kept in the oven at 225-250 degrees and then transferred to ... Read More

Droolicious Cuisine at Authentic Mojitos

It’s May Baby! We’re going to welcome Summer here in Birmingham the right way! Mommadrool has handed over her recipe for authentic Mojitos and we’re already beginning to drool. So mix up a pitcher and head out to the patio with good friends for some good times! Authentic Mojitos Ingredients: Fresh Mint Leaves Powdered Sugar ... Read More

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