Pure Fitness’s top 5 tips to staying in shape during the holidays

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The holiday season tends to go hand-in-hand with overeating and not exercising. But just because it is a time of celebration, it doesn’t mean you have to lose your health.

Here are five tips from Pure Fitness to help you stay fit this holiday season: Continue reading “Pure Fitness’s top 5 tips to staying in shape during the holidays”

Celebrate National Chocolate Day with tasty Birmingham treats

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It’s the most healthy, most delicious national holiday of they year. Only half of that statement is a fib.

Stop by any (or all – make a game of it!) of these local Birmingham spots to celebrate National Chocolate Day.

We’ve got places with cold chocolate, warm chocolate, and even chocolate that will get you tipsy.

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Top pumpkin patches around Birmingham

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Old Baker Farm, Harpersville, AL. Photo Courtesy of Shelby Reporter.

Cooler weather, changing colors, cozy sweaters and pumpkin spice everything. Fall is officially here! October brings lots of great activities to the magic city, but if you’re wanting a true fall experience, what could be better than a trip to the pumpkin patch? Here are some of the best patches around the ‘ham. Continue reading “Top pumpkin patches around Birmingham”

Smoked ‘Ham? Unlike some, Birmingham universities aren’t buying a blanket ban on tobacco use

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The Briary, considered one of America’s best tobacconists and located in Homewood – via cityvoter.com

Tobacco products are bad for you.  In many cases, they’re bad for people around you.  But until relatively recently, few universities actually taken steps to do something about tobacco use among their communities.  In Philadelphia, for example, four universities have begun a process to ban any tobacco products from their campuses.   Continue reading “Smoked ‘Ham? Unlike some, Birmingham universities aren’t buying a blanket ban on tobacco use”