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

Summer Camp Spotlight: Blockout Volleyball Academy

This week our Summer Camp Spotlight is one that is near and dear to the BirminghamMommy heart. My girls have loved and have been playing volleyball since the day they aged into a program that would take them. They have continued to improve and I even have one playing for her middle school team. But ... Read More

Budweiser Clydesdales Birmingham Meet and Greet

The beautiful Budweiser Clydesdales are making a stop in Birmingham this week! First introduced in 1933, after the repeal of Prohibition, the Clydesdales have served as living symbols of not just Budweiser, but also the unconquerable American spirit. Famous worldwide for their appearances in parades, television broadcasts, and even Presidential inaugurations, they’re now set to ... Read More

Fun (non candy) Easter Basket Stuffers

Let’s be honest… We all know what happens to the candy that comes with every holiday… Mom walks by basket, Mom picks up snack size Snickers,”it’s just one Snickers” she thinks, “AND it’s snack size, it barely even counts as calories…” Mom leaves room walking past basket and picks up another little piece of chocolate, ... Read More

Farm Day at the Birmingham Zoo

Join us on Saturday, April 20 for our annual Farm Day at the Birmingham Zoo! The Junior League of Birmingham Hugh Kaul Children’s Zoo and Alabama Wilds will be host to activities and vendors from 10-2. Tractors, sheep shearing, weaving, and horseshoe-making demonstrations are just a few of the activities you’ll find around the Alabama Barn. ... Read More

Partners in Kids Health: Springtime Allergies

Springtime brings warmer temperatures and flowers in bloom, but also brings dreaded allergy symptoms like itchy, watery eyes, runny nose and sneezing. Dr. Amy CaJacob is an allergist at Children’s of Alabama. She says spring allergies are due to tree pollen. Tree pollen is carried by the wind, so the allergens are in the air ... Read More

Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun April 12th-14th

  Leeds Downtown Carnival 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. Friday 5p-10p Saturday Session #1: 1p-5p | Session #2: 6p-10p (new wristband required for each ... Read More