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Score on Spooktacular Decor

One of the things I love about my neighborhood is that everyone decorates for Halloween.  We’re not just talking a wreath and some pumpkins here. There are inflatables, skeletons, gigantic homemade spiderwebs and even a full-blown haunted house--literally inside someone's...

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Incredibly Awesome Costume Idea

When I was a kid, my family didn’t celebrate Halloween for religious reasons, but we did participate in church and school ‘Fall Festivals.’ I remember my mom making me my own costume every year. I actually thought it was super...

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Thrifty Tailgate Fun

For some people, Fall means pumpkin spice, leggings, or maybe just a lot of raking. For our family? It means it’s time for college football! One of the most fun parts of football season is having people over to watch...

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Saving Time and Money: Important Lessons from Mom

I remember my older sister telling me stories of when my mom was in her couponing heyday, where my sister swears there were times that the grocery store actually paid her money to take groceries home. Probably hyperbole, but my...

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Thrift Store Summer Scavenger Hunt

With the heat rising, as well as the kids’ boredom threshold, parents need something indoors to keep them active and me air conditioned.  So, after visiting all the indoor activity places in town you need something else to occupy their...

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Get the Kids in on the Act

It's summer and it's just a matter of time before your kids say the "b" word— Bored. Give them a project that will keep them from being "bored" and help you organize the house as well as teach them a...

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Two Puppies Rescued from a Donation Box

Thanks to our quick-thinking and big-hearted driver, Adam Cook, two puppies who were carelessly left in a donation box in Mississippi have a new, safe, warm home. Thank you Adam for going to extra mile and rescuing these sweet puppies...

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Weather Closings and Delays – December 8, 2017

Due to inclement weather, the following stores will close at the times listed: Early closings on Friday, December 8th: Alabaster - 10 a.m. Gardendale - 10 a.m. Huffman - 10 a.m. Jasper - 10 a.m. Pell City - 10 a.m....

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