Category: Family

Super cheap & easy Valentine, 2 cents each (available for a limited time)

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    This candy resembles a rock but it's actually black foil wrapped chocolate crisp candy.
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    One strip of paper with a simple message is all you need.
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    Get 11 to 12 pieces of candy at Dollar General for 25 cents this week.

I’m not big on Valentine’s Day.  I might write a blog post one day about that but for today, I’m going to share a quick and easy Valentine greeting you can make with your...


3 things a LEGO event can teach parents of LEGO fans

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This afternoon my sister and I took our kids to the annual LEGO BrickFair event held at the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex.  This festival for LEGO lovers is held in four states, Alabama, New...


Alabama Jaunts Jan. 16-19: Free park admission, LEGO BrickFair, 1/2 price Zoo & more

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    BrickFair Jan. 17 and Jan. 18 at the BJCC exhibition hall.
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    Get half price admission with canned food item donation at the Birmingham Zoo. Valid Jan. 19 only.
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    Callaway Gardens is offering free admission on non-holiday weekdays Jan. 16 through Feb. 27.
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    The Alabama Governor's Mansion. Monday you can attend the inauguration parade along Dexter Avenue in Montgomery. Events are from 9 a.m. to noon.
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    Eagle Awareness weekends continue at Lake Guntersville State park. I snapped this photo several years ago on the banks of Lake Guntersville. Admission and birding is free.

There are a number of cool things happening this weekend and through Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 19. Check out the ideas below:   Callaway Gardens – Free admission days on non-holiday weekdays...


9 Tips for visiting the Creation Museum with small children

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Children are never too young to learn apologetics. If you agree, even if you don’t, you should consider visiting the Creation Museum in Kentucky. Hidden along a back road near Hebron, KY the Answers...