It’s Hip, It’s Easy, It’s Green! Composting 101

The United States is the #1 trash-producing country in the world, producing about 40% of the entire world’s garbage. Every year the average American throws out about 1,600 pounds of organic waste. This organic garbage is the number one least recycled material in the U.S. Composting this extra waste would lead to a significant reduction ... Read More

Crafty Composting, with Kids!

Composting doesn’t have to be intimidating or difficult. Here’s an easy do it yourself composting bin you can make with your kids! It’s so cute and compact you can keep on your deck or back porch. What You’ll Need: Large Storage Bin with lid (approx 18 gallon) Brightly Colored Craft Paints Clear Acrylic Sealer Spray ... Read More

Earth Month Tips: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

This week, we’re focusing on the Three Rs: Reduce, Re-use, and Recycle. It can be tempting to feel good about purchases we make as long as the items or their packaging can be recycled. But, while 80% of what we get rid of could be recycled, our actual recycling rate is closer to 30%. Sometimes ... Read More

Homeschool Mommy: Cutting Curriculum

It’s time to discuss another reason why homeschooling might be easier than you think! My goal is always to encourage those who are interested in homeschooling. And I hope that so far, I have been successful. One reason I hear a lot of families being hesitant to try homeschooling is the cost. And they’re right, ... Read More

Leeds Downtown Carnival

Leeds Downtown Carnival is here! Bring your kids to downtown historic Leeds across from Lehigh and Windstream to enjoy carnival festivities Wednesday through Sunday, April 10-14, 2019. There is no admission to attend. You may purchase armbands good for unlimited rides. Carnival Hours: Wednesday-Thursday 5p-9p Friday 5p-10p Saturday Session #1: 1p-5p | Session #2: 6p-10p ... Read More

Crayola Colorcycle

Crayola ColorCycle Recycling Program

Crayola and schools across North America are banding together to help kids understand the importance of their role in protecting the environment. That’s why they’ve launched “Crayola ColorCycle.” Through this initiative, students in K-12 schools across the continental United States and parts of Canada can collect and re-purpose used Crayola markers. ColorCycle will accept all ... Read More

Cottontail Express at the Heart of Dixie Railroad

Hop aboard the train and ride the Cottontail Express to Peter Cottontail’s meadow! Join in the fun at the meadow as we hunt for Easter eggs. A bounce house, temporary tattoos, coloring station, and a sandbox provide lots of family fun.  Bring your camera to take photos with Peter Cottontail and share them on social ... Read More

Target Car Seat Trade In 2019

The Target Car Seat Trade In is back for 2019! Guests who trade in their old car seats will receive a 20 percent off coupon toward a new car seat, car seat base, travel system, stroller or select baby home gear, such as playards, high chairs, swings, rockers and bouncers. Car seats can only be ... Read More

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

  Honda Indy Grand Prix at Barber Motor Sports Elite drivers duel on the one-of-a-kind road course to cap the biggest three-day party at the world-famous Barber Motorsports Park. This is fast family fun at its finest. Visit the Surgere Fan Zone where you can enjoy the Coca-Cola Family Fun Area, ride the Bud’s Best ... Read More

Single Use Plastics

Earth Month Tips: Single Use Plastics

We here at Birmingham Mommy want to help make the world a cleaner, safer place for our children and yours. That’s why we’re taking the opportunity this Earth Month to share ideas with you for how you and your family can be more earth-friendly, and how you can help others in your communities to do ... Read More