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WBRC 6 Good Day Alabama Savvy Shopper: Festival of the Cranes & Fitness deals January 12

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    The kids viewing the birds at the Wheeler Refuge observation house. Photo by Christie Dedman
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Morning folks! Thanks for watching the Savvy Shopper segment this morning on Fox 6’s Good Day Alabama – WBRC. Here are the deals and events I mentioned. Enjoy your weekend!   FESTIVAL OF THE...

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High Point Climbing & Fitness Birmingham Review, Tips & Ways to save

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    Logo courtesy of High Point
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    High Point Climbing and Fitness Photo by Christie Dedman
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    High Point Climbing and Fitness Photo by Christie Dedman
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    High Point Climbing and Fitness Photo by Christie Dedman
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    High Point Climbing and Fitness Kid Zone Photo by Christie Dedman
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    High Point Climbing and Fitness Kid Zone Photo by Christie Dedman
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    High Point Climbing and Fitness Kid Zone Photo by Christie Dedman
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    High Point Climbing and Fitness Kid Zone Photo by Christie Dedman

Sometimes climbing rock walls, foam columns and nets can be therapeutic. Sometimes it wears you out completely. If you’re lucky it will do both. Recently the kids hit the walls at High Point Climbing...

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Hiking beneath the falls: Frozen Noccalula Falls Gadsden, Alabama Winter 2018

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    Hiking beneath Noccalula Falls - Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Hiking beneath Noccalula Falls - Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Hiking beneath Noccalula Falls - Photo by Christie Dedman

Hiking is always therapeutic for our family. It never fails being on the trails always makes us forget about stresses, focus on exploring God’s creation and enjoying funny things we see or think of...

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Demopolis Christmas on the River + a Stop by Pie Lab Greensboro, Alabama

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    Bluff House in Demopolis , AL Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Tombigbee River Demopolis - Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Tombigbee River Demopolis - Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Fireworks at Christmas on the River in Demopolis were the best part. The floats were boring. Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Chess pie - Pie Lab Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Lemon Ice Box pie - Pie Lab Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Chess pie Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Famous mural in Greensboro - Photo by Christie Dedman
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    More pie - Pie Lab Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Tomato soup is delicious - Pie Lab Photo by Christie Dedman

Every year since the kids were old enough to enjoy seeing light displays I’ve always thought about taking them to Christmas on the River in Demopolis. Every year that I think about it, it’s...

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Hiking: Irondale Furnance Ruins Trial in Mountain Brook, AL

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    Irondale Furnace Trail Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Irondale Furnace Trail Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Irondale Furnace Trail Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Irondale Furnace Trail Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Irondale Furnace Trail Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Irondale Furnace Trail Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Irondale Furnace Trail Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Irondale Furnace Trail Photo by Christie Dedman

Irondale Furnace Ruins Trail is an easy hike through the woods, by a creek and into the Civil War history of Birmingham. This blast furnace was built under a contract with the CSA to...

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Check out Alabama’s famous Rattlesnake Saloon, open now for the season

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    Rattlesnake Saloon Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Rattlesnake Saloon Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Rattlesnake Saloon Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Rattlesnake Saloon Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Coon Dog Cemetery Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Coon Dog Cemetery Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Rattlesnake Saloon Photo by Christie Dedman

The famous Rattlesnake Saloon has reopened after their annual closing for select winter months. They’ve added some new menu items and they’ve released their schedule for the rest of the season. Back in September...

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Free admission Feb. 19 to Burritt on the Mountain Hunstville, AL

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This Sunday is your chance to hit Burritt on the Mountain in Hunstville for free. This rare admission deal is to mark the birthday of Dr. Burritt. So what is Burritt?  “Burritt is a unique...

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Janney Furnace & Knife Museum Ohatchee, AL

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Today we hit a baseball card clearance sale in Gadsden then toured a cool knife and Civil War museum at Janney Furnace in Ohatchee. Alabama’s largest Civil War monument for Confederate soldiers. Admission is...

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Factory Tours: Blackberry Hill Alpaca Farm tour in Anniston, Alabama

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    Photo by Christie Dedman
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Blackberry Hill Alpaca Farm in Anniston, AL recently held an open house event so families and those interested in learning more about alpacas could tour the working farm for free. The event featured guided...

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