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2014 Alternatives to Trick or Treating on Halloween Night

2014 Alternatives to Trick or Treating on Halloween Night

I have a runner in my family. She is about 30″ tall. She has a limited but rapidly developing vocabulary which occasionally includes the words “no” and “stop” but these seem to fly out of her head whenever she is excited OR when she is outside. This makes walking on the sidewalk in our neighborhood particularly(…)

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Weekend Roundup August 21-24

Weekend Roundup August 21-24

Is everyone settled into their new school routine? Our home has slowly but surely gotten back into the groove but we sure do enjoy our lazy weekends. In fact, writing up these Weekend Roundups often causes me to feel guilty if we do just lay around the house since after writing up all the awesome(…)

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2014 Summer Concerts in North Alabama

2014 Summer Concerts in North Alabama

Summer is all about relaxing and enjoying life and there is nothing quite like live music to help you do just that. Luckily for us, the Tennessee Valley has a ton of options and almost all of them are free. Whatever kind of music and atmosphere you’re looking for you are likely to find it(…)

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Free and Cheap Summer Movies 2014

Free and Cheap Summer Movies 2014

Looking for a way to get out of the house with the kids but stay in the air conditioning and not spend a fortune? Look no further than the free and cheap movies offered by various local theaters. We do our best to keep this list up to date but encourage you to call the(…)

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Severe Weather Safety: Before and After the Storm

Severe Weather Safety: Before and After the Storm

Three years almost to the day of the devastating storms that hit Alabama in 2011 we are once again preparing for severe weather. As often as they occur, it can be tempting to get complacent about tornados but since that experience in 2011 there are few in this part of the country that don’t get(…)

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Weekend Roundup April 10-13

Weekend Roundup April 10-13

I can always tell when spring has really and truly arrived in the Rocket City because writing the Weekend Roundup suddenly becomes a Sophie’s Choice event. While we do our best to spread the love around when it comes to free events and our picks each week, when there is this much going on all we(…)

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