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Two lessons Southern Girls learn from birth: Mind your mama and mind your manners. We didn’t always mind our mamas, but we do know how to mind our manners, and it’s becoming a lost art. Swoozie’s at the Summit is hosting a series of fun-size [...]
Each summer, my family plants a few vegetables in the back yard -mostly for the experience – and we find great delight when we can pull a cucumber, tomato or pepper from the yard. This year, I look at those vegetables differently and I [...]
Lucy and Ruby are sisters. Lucy and Ruby are young (ages 9 and 7, respectively), precious and loved deeply. They are obviously action-oriented, creative girls with a big heart for good. Lucy and Ruby also bear the loss of their father, Scott Harris – [...]
You won’t have to follow a Facebook post or a Tweet to know where to find some of Birmingham’s best food trucks this Saturday, April 26th. They’ll be at Food Truck Round-Up, a family-friendly event that benefits Preschool Partners and will take place at the [...]
The 34th Annual Trussville City Fest will be held on Saturday, May 3. The day long festival will feature music, a classic car show, and great kids activities. The festival lasts from 11am to 9pm and admission is just $5 per person (children under 2 [...]
Beginning this Spring, the Alabama chapter of the Leukemia Society will host Moms in Training (MIT). This program, modeled after their Team in Training program, offers a 9-week supervised running / walking program that will end with a group 5k run on May 17th at [...]
During the summer of 2012, Dr. Anne-Marie Slaughter thoughtfully presented an argument that our generation of moms has known since the day our first child was born – Women Can’t Have It All – at least not the “all” contemplated by our Mom’s generation who [...]
We say it every year… it isn’t Christmas in Birmingham without movies at the Alabama Theatre. Here is the schedule. Most shows begin at 7pm with an intro by the Mighty Wurlitzer and singing Christmas songs. Tickets for each show are $8 with the [...]
I’ve lived in Birmingham over 20 years enjoying a sort of love-hate relationship with this ‘magic city’. I love its neighborhoods having spent hours as a college student exploring Forest Park, Bush Hills, Norwood, Woodlawn, Mountain Brook, Homewood and more. For inspiration prior to an [...]
Mom already has her own assignments, so why don’t you manage yours?