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Family Friendly Scary Movies

Looking for scary movies that the whole family can watch? Wanting to have a family night with pizza and a movie? We’ve got you covered. See our list below for family friendly scary movies that won’t traumatize the children but will still en...

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Fall pumpkins

Creative Uses for Pumpkins

For many people, fall means pumpkins. Don't we all love piling up pumpkins near the front door? But, what do you do with all those porch pumpkins after Halloween? Don’t toss them; see our suggestions for creative uses for those la...

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Easy weeknight meals

Easy Weeknight Recipes for Busy Families

Now that we’ve all settled into school and work routines, it’s time to think about easy but delicious ways to feed your family at home. For today’s busy, on-the-go families, getting a nutritious meal on the dinner table can be a daunting ...

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Game Day foods for football fans

Best Game Day Party Foods

It’s almost the most wonderful time of the year again–college football season! Here in Tuscaloosa, aka “Title Town,” we take football quite seriously. And we also take football parties seriously. So, whether you’re tailgating on ca...

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Young girl enjoys vaeggies at Schoolyard Roots

Schoolyard Roots: Helping Our Children Grow

Tuscaloosa is fortunate to have Schoolyard Roots at eleven area elementary schools. Using teaching gardens, this program partners with local elementary schools to provide hands-on learning at its best. With its core progr...

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Good study habits for children are important

Encouraging Good Study Habits in Your Children

Now that school has started again, homework, projects, and tests are on the horizon. Parents eager to help their children succeed in school are looking for ways to encourage good study habits. We've gathered some concrete suggestions for ...

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Summer fun days

Enjoying the Last Days of Summer

Believe it or not, it’s almost time for school to start. Back to the daily routines, to homework, to school projects, and to after-school activities. For many families, it’s overwhelming to think about the upcoming school year that is fas...

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DIY update projects in a home

6 Tips for Updating Your Home on a Budget

Looking to update your home without breaking the bank? While that may seem difficult, it is not impossible. In fact, there are several ways you can update your home on a budget. It’s not always necessary to tear down walls, replace cabinets...

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Groceries for a family

Cutting Grocery Costs

With prices on gas, food, and clothing steadily on the rise, we are all looking for ways to cut costs. While you can reduce gas expenses by cutting down on travel and you can postpone buying new clothes, you can’t eliminate gr...

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Finances

4 Financial Planning Money Myths Busted

Guest post by Daniel DiGuglielmo. There are a lot of money myths and misconceptions in the personal finance world, and some of them could hold you back—from saving money and improving your credit score to qualifying for loans. No matter wh...

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