Let’s be honest, being anywhere without A/C right now is miserable. Thankfully there are still ways to get out and explore the city AND stay cool at the same time. Here are 3 ways to beat the summer heat in Birmingham including where to find waterfalls, tropical cocktails and sweet treats.Continue reading “3 ways to beat the summer heat in Birmingham including waterfalls, tropical cocktails + sweet treats”
Ahhh, the sweet sweet taste of watermelon. The quintessential summer fruit. (Don’t believe me? Google it!) Nothing beats eating a slice of watermelon (with a sprinkle of salt) in the summer sunshine. It’s also one of the most versatile fruits—you can slice it, dice it, throw it in a salad, turn it into juice, put it in a cocktail…the list goes on. Here’s where to get your watermelon fix around town, plus, a few fun ways to use the fruit at home!Continue reading “Where to get your watermelon fix in Birmingham + more fun ways to use the fruit at home”
It’s hot, Birmingham. We know. To help y’all beat the heat and still participate in all the fun, we’ve compiled the ultimate guide to staying cool this summer in Birmingham—including happy hours, road trips and floating local rivers!Continue reading “Floating the Cahaba, road tripping and more. Your definitive guide to staying cool this summer in Birmingham”
In honor of this holiday week, I did the research so you don’t have to! Here’s your handy guide to happy hour deals all across the city.Continue reading “13 can’t-miss summer happy hours in + around Birmingham”
As both a mom and a former elementary school teacher, Rebecca values the importance of keeping kids safe around pets by teaching them to understand the ways that dogs communicate. June 22 from 9-noon, drop off the kids and let us teach them how to stay safe around pets! Kids 7 and up will…
Be a dog detective! Students will learn canine body language and put their knowledge to the test!
Learn what the “bite zone” is (can you guess?) and how to avoid it!
Learn how to properly pet dogs to avoid frightening them or getting bitten or snapped at
Practice proper interactions with REAL dogs!
Learn what to do if approached by a stray dog
Learn when it’s not okay to approach their own dog or a friend’s dog
Role-play how to respond if a dog growls
Meet a service dog and learn about important jobs that dogs do
Make friends and have some silly fun!
Join us June 22 from 9-noon at Altadena Valley Animal Clinic! Email firstname.lastname@example.org to enroll!
Looks like we won’t see any relief in the hot, summer days any time soon, and with the humidity levels rising, the heat index only makes matters worse. Especially during this time of the year you need to make sure that you and your senior friends and family are keeping cool and taking precautions to get relief from the dog days of summer. Continue reading “4 things to keep in mind to avoid heat-related illnesses during Birmingham summers”
With the temperature on the rise, what better way to cool off than on the water? However, parents must be on the lookout, especially since drowning is the second leading cause of death among children. Children’s Hospital wants you to stay safe and enjoy the summer! So, check out this interview about water safety with Debbie Coshatt, RN, and nurse educator in Patient Health and Safety at Children’s Hospital.
Temperatures are rising as summertime in Birmingham gets closer. It is time to combat the Alabama humidity with ice cream. Here’s your guide to ice cream shops in Birmingham.
If summer ’16 snuck up on you before you got a chance to get your summer figure in order, don’t worry. You can still be ready by fall if you follow these well known steps:
- Drop the fast food.