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Weekend Roundup December 18-21

Weekend Roundup December 18-21

I just can’t believe that it’s the last weekend before Christmas. The holiday season seems to have flown by, and if you’re like me you still have lots to do. I hope our list of free, family-friendly fun will be helpful to you as you try to cram in ALL the holiday fun in Huntsville(…)

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The Best Huntsville and Tennessee Valley Neighborhoods for Christmas Lights

The Best Huntsville and Tennessee Valley Neighborhoods for Christmas Lights

This article assumes that you’ve done Galaxy of Lights and Tinsel Trail. If you’ve haven’t, then GO, do those and then come back to this list. If you have enjoyed those light events and are still looking for more then we can help. Here we’ve collected neighborhoods worth driving through in Huntsville as well as surrounding towns.(…)

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Thornhill Tree Farm

Thornhill Tree Farm

My Iron Bowl experience was a bit different this year; I enjoyed an uncharacteristically relaxing day at a tree farm with my 17 month old son and my cousin.  If you’re looking for a beautiful and unique Santa picture with no waiting lines or packages to buy, this is definitely the place to visit.  But(…)

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Tinsel Trail Brings Twinkling Lights and Fun to Downtown Huntsville

Tinsel Trail Brings Twinkling Lights and Fun to Downtown Huntsville

My kids, like most 21st century American children, love their iPads and Xbox and lots of other high-tech amusements. Yet it never fails that they still seem to love the simplest things the most. Bubbles, balloons, and all things light related provide hours of entertainment. We buy flashlight batteries like they are going out of(…)

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Rocket City Mom’s Thankful Traditions

Rocket City Mom’s Thankful Traditions

We posed this difficult question to some of our RCM writers and they had some great responses! How do you teach thankfulness? What do you do to instill a sense of gratitude to your children, and how do you incorporate it into your family’s Thanksgiving traditions? “Mine are still pretty little so I try my(…)

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