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Birmingham Area Farmers Markets

Birmingham Farmers Markets

This is the time of year when we start craving all of our favorite summer fruits and veggies, whether we get the chance to pick them ourselves at one of the area U-Pick Farms and Orchards or just stroll one of the many Farmers Markets here in Birmingham, we try to take full advantage of ... Read More

Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun April 26th – 28th

St Elias Lebanese Food and Cultural Festival at St Maronite Church For the last 20 years, the festival has provided Birmingham with delicious food and a fun, family friendly environment. Since the festival began, it has been important to us to give back to the Birmingham community. We donate a quarter of the money earned ... Read More

Dust, Debris and Air Ducts, Oh My!

When you think about spring cleaning, all the usual suspects come to mind. Baseboards, Ceiling Fans, Blinds, but something we don’t often think about are things like furnaces, air conditioners and air ducts. While cleaning baseboards and blinds will make your house look clean, keeping the air ducts clean is an essential part of keeping ... Read More

9th Annual Salsa Showdown

Get ready for Birmingham’s best Memorial Day Weekend event! Eat all the chips, salsa, queso, guac, and specialty dips you can from local restaurants and vendors! Vote for your favorites to crown this year’s champion! Watch your most daring friends embarrass themselves in our hot pepper eating contest! Admission price includes sampling privileges at each ... Read More

May Events at McWane Science Center

There’s always something fun happening at the McWane Science Center! Here’s a rundown on the fun you will find this May! May 4th – May the Fourth be with you May the fourth be with you as we celebrate all things Star Wars! Meet some of your favorite character and enjoy special programming. Learn all ... Read More

5 Things to Know: Candytopia Atlanta

An inclement weather makeup day on Good Friday gave us the perfect excuse to jump over to Atlanta and check out Candytopia! If you were following along on our Social Media last week you probably know all about this sweet goodness, if you weren’t (shame on you!) Now, let us fill you in! Candytopia is ... Read More

Earth Month Tips: Food Waste

This week in our series of Earth Month Tips, we’re talking about the impact that food has on the environment from how we get our food, to what we eat, to what we do with leftovers. In all, agriculture in the U.S. accounts for 15% of all greenhouse gas emissions due to factors like raising ... Read More

A Visit to Snow’s Bend Farm

For the past year, our family has been a member of the Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program through Snow’s Bend Farm, located in Tuscaloosa. You may have seen Snow’s Bend at your local Farmer’s Market or sampled their goods at area restaurants. CSAs work by soliciting financial support from community members in order to run ... Read More

Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun April 19th – 21st

  Oak Mountain State Fair at Oak Mountain Amphitheatre The Oak Mountain fair is a family-friendly event featuring rides, attractions, food, and more. Free parking every day. Friday, opens at 5:30pm, Admission $5 Saturday, opens at 12pm, Admission $8 Sunday, opens at 12pm, Admission $8 Farm Day at the Birmingham Zoo The Junior League of ... Read More

Dyeing Eggs. Naturally.

Easter is just around the corner, if you’re looking for ways to dye your Easter Eggs that are different than just picking up those dye packs at the grocery store, read on! Before beginning, make sure to boil all of your eggs, just the same as you would using any other coloring method. Allow to ... Read More