The days of children being shoved out the door each day and left to entertain themselves all summer are long gone (yes, I am that old), but that doesn’t mean that today’s kids don’t have plenty of opportunities to spend quality time enjoying nature. Here we’ve listed some of the best ways to enjoy the beauty and wonder of an […]
Galaxy of Lights is the perfect holiday treat for the young and young-at-heart and you can win one of five passes we’re giving away on Day 11 of our 12 Days of Giveaways.
You and your family will be zoom, zoom, zooming with this giveaway on Day 9 of our 12 Days of Giveaways.
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The tiny homes movement is alive and well at the Huntsville Botanical Garden! The garden’s new exhibit Houses, Huts, and Habitats is all about the place we call home. Whether you’re a bird, a giant dog, a fairy, or a hobbit, you’ll find a place to rest your weary head here.
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Chances are if you’re reading this right now there’s still a giant bag of Halloween candy somewhere in your house. But the Huntsville Weekend Roundup can help you burn off some candy calories.
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There’s finally a chill in the air and that means EVERYONE is getting out of the house and into some Fall fun! Along with the traditional pumpkin patches and hayrides, there are all kinds of unique and interesting ways to enjoy these wonderful weekends. Try taking a guided stroll through the local haunts or just […]
Recently my family had the chance to visit the Georgia Aquarium something we had only done once before several years ago when my oldest, now 6, was too young to appreciate it. This time around, our visit included a behind the scenes tour. I was especially excited about this because we would get to see […]
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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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It’s the FINAL COUNTDOWN! All the school kids will be starting summer vacation – are you ready with your game face on? Rocket City Mom has painstakingly put together our 2013 Summer Fun Guide just for you. Full of fun and free/inexpensive things to do ALL summer long – from movies to VBS to water […]
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Happy Spring Break Thursday! It certainly doesn’t feel like it outside, but I hope those of you who were out of school this week got some down time and have been able to enjoy some of the local activities. For many of us, this is also Easter Weekend, and I’m keeping my fingers crossed that […]
In an effort to show my sons and their friends that fun CAN be had without being “connected” I hosted a campout adventure! A friend provided me with a tent – since this was my first time camping with the kids I didn’t really want to invest in a tent of my own. Plus, I […]
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Who’s got two thumbs, a case of cabin fever, and is ready for some pretty weather in the Tennessee Valley? THIS GIRL! If you’re like me you’ll be thrilled with the forecast this weekend, and will jump at the chance to enjoy it outdoors with your family. It’s also the season for great consignment sales, […]