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Animal Face Toast

Here’s a cute way to add some fun to your breakfast or lunch. What you’ll need: Sandwich Bread Banana Strawberries Blueberries Nutella/Peanut/favorite nut butter (your choice about 1 Tbsp per slice) Marshmallow fluff/Whipped Cream Cheese What you’ll do: The Fox: Use nut butter, cream cheese/fluff, strawberries, blueberries and banana. The Owl: Use whipped cream cheese/fluff, ... Read More

Being Green In Quarantine

For the past year, our family has worked to reduce our reliance on single-use plastic. But how do you stay green in the middle of a pandemic when Starbucks can’t use personal cups, your curbside groceries are all bagged in plastic, and take out comes in styrofoam containers? It’s not easy. We’ve limited our take-out ... Read More

12 Tips For Parenting Young Kids While Sheltering in Place

Children and Screens has teamed up with some of the top experts in the fields of parenting, education, and child psychology to bring you a new series of helpful hints and common-sense suggestions for navigating the uncertain days and weeks ahead. Raising young kids can be tricky, even under the best of circumstances, but as ... Read More

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Earth Day Tips for Families

Earth Day is Wednesday, April 22nd. While we shouldn’t wait for this day each year to get our green on, it is a good day to remind yourself of the simple things you can do to help protect our environment. Little things make a BIG difference! 1. Turn off lights and invest in products that ... Read More

Beat Cabin Fever with the McWane Science Center

Spring Fever has now turned into Cabin Fever. McWane is preparing at-home experiments and activities for your family to enjoy these next few weeks until they can welcome you back to the museum. McWane implemented additional steps in their cleaning protocols when awareness of COVID-19 heightened, and will continue to follow these as they clean ... Read More

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Selling Your Home During The Coronavirus

There are so many questions and concerns amid the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak. The real estate market is something everyone has been watching. Interest rates are still near historic lows, making it hard to resist making a move. As the spring selling season gets started, home sellers now have questions and it’s important to acknowledge concerns ... Read More

Virtual Easter Egg Hunts in Birmingham

Since our normal Birmingham Area Easter Egg Hunts are cancelled this year, we searched the city looking for ways your kiddos can still participate in some hunting fun! Here’s what we found! Virtual Easter Egg Hunts in Birmingham 1818 Farms Saturday, April 11th at 11am. 1818 Farms will be streaming a virtual Farm Tour/Easter Egg ... Read More

6 Ways to Decorate Eggs, Without The Dye

Did you know there are some great options for decorating eggs that don’t involve messy dye kits? Get ready to raid your craft supplies and check out some of these cute ideas we found around the web! Tissue Paper Eggs: We love the look of these eggs and how the tissue paper turns the eggs ... Read More

Birmingham Easter Meals, Curbside.

It’s safe to say that Easter is going to look quite a bit different this year. Many local restaurants will be stepping up their game and offering family meals for you to pick up curbside. So, no fear, if you’re unable to venture out or haven’t been able to find what you need, these local ... Read More

Scrap Paper Easter Egg Cards

If you’re looking for a cute and easy Easter Project to do with the kiddos, give this a try. These would be great to mail to loved ones this week! Being that I have a room full of supplies from past (and failed) crafting attempts, we actually had everything we needed on hand to make ... Read More