Jack started a new school in February. A private religious school and to be honest, we rather like it. Sure, we don’t care for the biased curriculum – oh, I thought my husband was going to pop a vein as he tried to swallow his rage while learning that a liberal “seeks freedom from personal […]
The garden bug bit me back in that incredibly warm March we had last month but I reluctantly held my ground and resisted the urge. Like a good Southern girl, I remembered my grandfather’s advice – no plants could go in the ground until Good Friday at the very earliest, or I’d risk the damage […]
There’s no shortage of dance studios to pick from in our area if you’re looking for lessons, and most of them offer the usual fare: ballet, tap, jazz, and a recital at the end of the year. But Amanda Gilmore wanted to offer something more to her students. She took over as Steps of Faith […]
Ever since I was in high school and watched a documentary about Romanian orphans, I knew I wanted to adopt a child. When my husband and I had been married about five years, we decided to start a family and international adoption was our first method of choice! After considering all the different countries that […]
Local business owner Colleen Cassidy-Murch and Oscar Wilde must be kindred spirits. No other example of “life imitating art” could be more true for this artist-turned-entrepreneur. Armed with her sunny disposition and warm smile, Colleen owns and operates Picket Fence Studio, and hosts children’s creative art classes for parties and groups. She also specializes in […]
If you were at the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Huntsville last Saturday, I know you saw them… a handful of beautiful girls with etheral flame-colored skirts dancing on top of a huge trailer alongside a giant Trinity knot rocket pointed heavenward. The dancers at Brandan Newman’s Fitness Arts Center in Madison have had a […]
Last Monday, I made a big change in my life. I signed up for the new Huntsville Adventure Bootcamp taking place in Madison. Inspired by various local moms who swear by it and feeling that 37th birthday pretty hard, I bit the bullet and found the motivation to get my fat butt out of bed […]
This small park located behind Asbury is perfect if you are looking for a place to throw a frisbee, play kickball or soccer or just a game of tag with your kids.
Located just off of Hughes and Madison Pike, this park is the “crown jewel” of Madison’s park system. With 60 acres and a recreation facility (indoor and outdoor pool, gymnasium, etc.) this park offers something for almost everyone. There are walking trails, lots of soccer and baseball fields, disc golf, etc.
Lots of play equipment for younger children and a few things for older kids. There is equipment here for children with disabilities…