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Back to School Tax-Free Weekend 2014

Back to School Tax-Free Weekend 2014

Alabama will hold its ninth annual sales tax holiday, beginning Friday, August 1, 2014 and ending Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 12 midnight, giving Huntsville and Madison County shoppers the opportunity to purchase certain school supplies, computers and clothing free of state sales tax. Local sales tax may apply. For a complete list of what’s exempt and what’s(…)

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Ice Cream, Frozen Yogurt, and Gelato in Greater Huntsville

Ice Cream, Frozen Yogurt, and Gelato in Greater Huntsville

Ever since Ronald Reagan proclaimed it in 1984, July has had the privilege of being National Ice Cream Month. Rocket City Mom decided to celebrate by putting together the ultimate list (and map!) of all the places in Huntsville, Madison, Athens, and Decatur that are dedicated to bringing frozen treats to your family. We asked(…)

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Why You Should Cook Slow This Summer

Why You Should Cook Slow This Summer

Summer time is well underway here in in the Rocket City!  We are enjoying lots of swimming and playing and not spending a whole lot of time in the kitchen. You know, before I had kids, I thought slow cookers were just for winter time and for moms that worked outside the home. BOY WAS(…)

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2014 Farmer’s Market Season Opens This Weekend

2014 Farmer’s Market Season Opens This Weekend

The doldrums of winter are pretty much behind us and the clear days of Spring mean the return of  produce season in Alabama! Area farmer’s markets are getting ready to welcome hungry families all over Huntsville & Madison County, and the first weekly one of the season opens this Saturday in Madison. To celebrate, Rocket(…)

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