Are you a vegan, vegetarian, or someone who is following a plant-based diet? If so, it can be hard to find restaurants that are accommodating to your diet. Luckily, we’ve done some research and are here to provide you with a helpful list of restaurants in town that offer vegan and vegetarian options.Continue reading “More than 30 places with vegan options in Birmingham, including Big Spoon Creamery”
Christmas time is finally here. A time for family, hot cocoa, giving gifts(and receiving, if you’re on the nice list), and, of course, Christmas parades! That’s right, nothing reminds me of the holidays more than waiting patiently by the street for Santa to ride by in a firetruck throwing candy to all the good boys and girls.Continue reading “Birmingham holiday parades to get you in the holly jolly spirit”
Are you ready for December in Birmingham? Lights are going up around town and everyone is feeling festive! Check out these 35 events (holiday and non-holiday themed) that are happening in Birmingham in December!Continue reading “35 Things to do in Birmingham in December”
Shopping local this holiday season? Here are our top 10 gifts from Aviate. This Birmingham-based, nationally loved apparel brand made baseball caps with 3-letter airport codes a wardrobe staple, but they’ve got a whole lot more to offer.Continue reading “10 trend-setter gift ideas by Aviate, a Birmingham style original”
The holiday season is here. It’s time for shopping, caroling, Santa and a whole lot of stress! Combat the stress and relax with a massage at one of these must-try spots in Birmingham.
Are you in the holiday spirit yet? You will be when you try these tasty holiday-inspired cocktails Birmingham bartenders are shaking up all season long!Continue reading “12 holiday cocktails and where to find them in Birmingham”
Are you looking for ways to make your holiday gifts this year more nature-based and meaningful?
We call it the “natural twofer.” Purchase a holiday gift from a nature organization and by doing so, support your local conservation efforts.
Want the full Christmas tree experience, ax, hot chocolate and all? We found four tree farms within an hour’s drive or less from Birmingham. Or, visit a longtime, local family-run lot for pre-cut trees, wreaths and garlands. You can even support your local Boy Scout troop with your tree purchase. If we missed your favorite local spot, let us know.Continue reading “4 Christmas tree farms an hour’s drive or less from Birmingham, plus local lots”
Do you hear that? It’s sleigh bells! You know what that means—Santa is coming to town! Here’s where you can find him in Birmingham this holiday season. (And you don’t even have to go to the mall!)
Are you looking to get active while supporting a good cause? Then sign up for one of these cause-worthy runs happening this Nov. and Dec. in Birmingham.
“Shield bugs” is one name, which describes the appearance, like an ornate piece of medieval armor. We call them “stink bugs” stateside, but perhaps the French named it best. “Punaise diabolique.” Devil bug! Whatever you call it, if you’ve got them in your Birmingham home, please don’t squash them. Your nose can thank us later.Continue reading “Stink bugs in Birmingham: by any other name, they’d stink the same”
Driving slowly and distraction-free while toting your trick-or-treaters from house to house on Halloween may seem like a no-brainer for drivers, but these tips will help you creep it real down those Birmingham streets.
Halloween is just two weeks away! Do you have your costume yet? No? The horror! Here are some costume ideas that are perfect for Halloween in Birmingham.
It’s pumpkin time again—and you’re in luck! This weekend marks open season for many amazing pick-your-own pumpkin patches around the greater Birmingham area. Which patch should you visit? Continue reading to find out!
One morning in May, a ruby-throated hummingbird hovered on the outside of my breakfast room windows and peered in at me, as if to demand, “Hey, where’s my feeder?”Continue reading “Feed Hummingbirds for their Winter trip . . . and encourage them to come back next Spring”