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Are you a wine lover? There are many opportunities to attend free wine tastings in and around Birmingham. Here is a list of a few of them. Tria Market Fridays, 5-7 p.m. 205-776-8923 The Vintage Wine Shoppe Fridays, 5-6:30 p.m. 205-980-9995 Western Supermarket - Rocky Ridge Road Friday...
I have always loved plants......I'm sure I get that from my Grandmother, who we called Ditty. Her yard was always gorgeous. She had lots of azaleas and hydrangeas, but she loved ferns too. She had ferns that she kept on her porch when the weather was warm and would bring them indoors each y...
Hi everyone! Our newest little grandbaby experienced his first Christmas this year. He's a sweet little thing and is just taking a couple of steps...walking soon! He had a fun Christmas and had a great time... but I wanted you all to see his cute Christmas PJs.... Sweet Baby! Courtesy o...
Santa made an early appearance this afternoon in Pelham AL! Each Christmas Eve he finds time to ride through every neighborhood in Pelham with a special Fire and Police escort, waving to all the kids and adults. He rides with his sleigh on top of a firetruck, while his reindeer are back at ...
'Tis the season for regifting! Joan Whitebook posted some tips for tasteful regifting......and an amusing story! A few years ago, I decided to get away from the snow in Nashua, New Hampshire for the holiday and visit my friends and family in Tulsa, Oklahoma. For over twenty years,...
How would you like to drink Eggnog that was made in a huge batch in the bathtub? (I think this just might be a bit of embellishment) My husband, Mike, has some friends whose family makes some of the best eggnog. They save glass bottles all year long, then on Thanksgiving Day they mix up a hu...
Linda Bourgault has written a great article that includes a link with some tips for avoiding cross-contamination during food preparation. I thought it would be a good one to share, and remind everyone to be mindful of food safety as they prepare their holiday meals. I really do have a BEAR of t...
She is sticking out her tongue (just a tiny bit)....but she is a sweetie! © 2008 Ann Allen, All rights reserved Photo taken by Ann Allen, and may not be reproduced without express written permission of Ann Allen, Keller Williams Realty, Hoover AL. Please check if Creative Commons Licen...