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Hot Hattie B’s Chicken Birmingham review + tips for dining with kids

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    Side parking lot of Hattie B's Birmingham Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Liked the black eyed pea salad, didn't like the coleslaw Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Split the 2 piece with a friend and save money Photo by Christie Dedman

Hattie B’s Chicken is famous in the South.  The newest location in Birmingham has been open for a while and we finally took time to head down to the Lakeview District on 7th Avenue...

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Lego Americana Roadshow at Riverchase Galleria: Tips, free mini-build + How to get a $5 Lego Gift Card

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Two years ago the Lego Americana Roadshow wowed AFOLs, TFOLs and KFOLs from all walks of life. Not familiar with those terms? Basically I just said in LEGO lingo that everyone turned out to...

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Factory Tours: Steel City Pops – See frozen treats made while you eat

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    Inside the Homewood location. Photo by Christie Dedman

Steel City Pops hit Birmingham in 2012 and they’ve been creating delicious frozen pops across the state and beyond ever since. The Homewood, AL location is one our favorites to hit just for the entertainment...

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Factory Tours: Birmingham’s Golden Flake Factory Tour Tips & Review

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    The free samples the kids received from the Golden Flake factory tour. Photo by Christie Dedman
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    The Golden Flake factory tour. Photo by Christie Dedman

One of the first factory tours we hit when the kids were younger was the Golden Flake factory tour in the industrial area of downtown Birmingham.  I was new to touring factories with kids...

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Factory Tours: Bud’s Best Cookies – Free cookies, giant ovens, train ride & more

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    Free, hot and fresh out of the oven -Bud's Best Cookies factory -Photo by Christie Dedman
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    The cookie cutter in action, during Bud's Best Cookies factory tour. Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Free vanilla wafer samples while touring Bud's Best Cookies factory -Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Inside Bud's Best Cookies factory -Photo by Christie Dedman

Factory tours can be so exciting for kids, but the Bud’s Best Cookies Tour in Hoover, AL will get adults excited too.  As soon as you get out of your car the sugar cookie...

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See Budweiser Clydesdales, free Nov. 10 through Nov. 13 at BJCC

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Not into beer but love the Budweiser Clydesdales? Me too. That’s why I plan on checking out the horses at the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex Nov. 10 through Nov. 13 at Uptown Park.  The...

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7 Tips for visiting the Negro Southern League Museum with kids

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There’s a sport history gym tucked deep in the inner heart of Birmingham overlooking Regions Field.  The Negro Southern League Museum is packed with history, has an excellent layout and best of all it’s...

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