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

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    Photo by Christie Dedman
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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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    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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10 Tips for visiting Nashville’s Parthenon with kids

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    Photo by Christie Dedman
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One of my favorite things to do with my kids is hit the road and head somewhere, anywhere.  Recently I headed north to Nashville, Tenn. to see the Parthenon. My kids love the Percy...

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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: Hershey’s Chocolate Factory, Pennsylvania + Tips & Review

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    Hershey's bakery - Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Production sign - Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Interactive display inside the Hershey's gift shop Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Inside the factory tour -Photo by Christie Dedman
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    The carousel ride you will use to see the factory - Photo by Christie Dedman

Although it’s not a real chocolate factory tour, the Hershey’s Chocolate Factory in Hershey, PA, is a fun way to experience a glance into the mass chocolate manufacturer’s methods.  While it’s partially educational, it’s more...

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