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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WBRC 6 Savvy Shopper segment for Sept. 22

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    PHOTO BY CHRISTIE DEDMAN
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    PHOTO BY CHRISTIE DEDMAN
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September 23 is Museum Live Day which means free admission to participating Smithsonian Museums across the US including 16 locations across Alabama. You’ll need to register to get a free ticket valid for you...

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Savvy Shopper WBRC Sept. 15: Camping deals for your outdoor needs

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Approaching the fall hiking and camping season here are some ideas to help you save on gear to get outdoors — before you go too far, there are no affiliate links in this post....

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Good Day Alabama Savvy Shopper August 11 segment, (Bowling, Free Junior Ranger, Sofa deal)

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Welcome Good Day Alabama viewers! Thanks for watching the Savvy Shopper segment. Here are the deals I mentioned during the August 11, 2017 episode: SEGMENT 1 Head over to GoBowling.com to grab a coupon for a...

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Touring & Hiking the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area + Junior Ranger badge

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    Hiking the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area -- Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area -- Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area -- Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area -- Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Dunwoody Nature Center - Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Hewlett Lodge Visitor Center --Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area -- Photo by Christie Dedman

There’s a hidden gem in Atlanta – the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. Admission is $3 a person or get in free with your National Park pass. You can hike down to the river,...

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