UPromise, free money!

If you don’t already have a UPromise account started, get one now! If you’re planning to buy anything at all, it can most likely be credited to your UPromise account. For example, if you plan to buy something from Target or Walmart online, you open the target link through Upromise and 3-5% of your purchase ... Read More

Art Festival: Moss Rock Festival

Moss Rock Festival’s slogan “Celebrating nature, open spaces & eco-ideas through art & design” just about sums this one up. We LOVE this festival. There is plenty to see, plenty to do, plenty to hear and great food to enjoy. Trust us when we tell you this is a great family outing. Where: The Preserve ... Read More

Halloween Happenings

Here’s a run down of some local events going on close to or on Halloween. As you will see our fine city has plenty of things to choose from, many of which are completely free! So head on out and let the kids eat candy until their little bellies ache. Boo at the Zoo October ... Read More

Birmingham Zoo Supports Our Military

Military Free Day. November 11, 2008 Active military and their immediate family dependents and retired military will receive free admission to the Birmingham Zoo with valid military ID. ... Read More

Playing the Grocery Game

We’ve talked before about Aldi & Publix – two of our favorite places to shop in Birmingham. Now, we’re going a little bit more in-depth into the grocery game and we’re taking you along for the ride. As we’re just learning the ropes ourselves, you can watch as we succeed and fumble. So, what have ... Read More

Art Festival: Arts and Music on the Green at Ross Bridge

We don’t know much about this one, but we’re sure it’s gonna be a good event nonetheless… What: Arts and Music on the Green at Ross BridgeWhen: Saturday, October 25th , 9 am-5 pmFor more informations visit their website at ... Read More

Restaurant Review: Chipotle Grill

We’re always a fan of a good meal at a good price, at a restaurant whose staff doesn’t roll their eyes when they see kids. Well, we found another gem in our midst. Chipotle Mexican Grill in Hoover is YUMMO! With a simple menu of basic ingredients, their motto says it all, “A few things, ... Read More

Louise's Cakes & Things

Birthday parties are a big event in our kids’ lives. Finding a delicious and affordable cake is not an easy task. We’ve tried a lot of different options. The best kept secret in the cake world is Louise’s Cakes & Things in Hoover. The cakes are delicious and affordable. Case in point: I’m slightly neurotic. ... Read More

Thomas & Friends at Toys-R-Us

Join Thomas and friends for a playdate at Toys-R-Us October 11th from 11-1 pm. The day will feature storytime every half hour, a free pack of trading cards (we’re guessing first come, first serve) and a train table for play! So, for luring you and your kids into the store, we’re sure you won’t leave ... Read More

Vulcan AfterTunes

Looking for a great weekend activity that the entire family can enjoy? There are lots of things going on this fall but Vulcan AfterTunes is a must do, especially if you are a music lover like we are. There are only 3 shows this fall and you have already missed one, don’t let this outdoor ... Read More