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Shop for dad this Father's Day in Tuscaloosa and Northport

Shop Local for Father’s Day Gifts

Father’s Day 2022 is Sunday, June 19. Do you need a gift for that special man in your life? Below are some great suggestions for Father's Day gifts you can purchase right here in the Tuscaloosa and Northport area. Take a peek at some of our F...

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Summer activities in Tuscaloosa

School’s Out for Summer: Keeping the Kids Busy

Now that school is out and summer’s here, you may be wondering what to do with your kids. As excited as they are to be free of homework and school schedules, we all know that they will eventually become bored. And bored kids can mean trouble ...

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Successful home garden tips in Tuscaloosa Alabama

National Gardening Week: How To Start a Home Garden

Did you know that the first week in June is National Gardening Week? Even if you didn’t, chances are that you appreciate a well-kept garden. Whether it’s flowers or vegetables, a home garden adds beauty to any home (and can even help the Ea...

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Dauphin Island beaches

Dauphin Island: The Perfect Summer Getaway

Just three miles south of Mobile Bay in the Gulf of Mexico, Dauphin Island is one of Alabama’s best beaches. Its clear blue water and sugary white sand make it quite appealing to summer vacationers. The town of Dauphin ...

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Juicy red strawberries

5 Recipes for National Strawberry Month

May is National Strawberry Month. And what goes together better than spring and strawberries? We love fresh ripe strawberries right out of the container, in smoothies and shakes, atop shortcakes with fluffy whipped cream, covered in cho...

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HOA fees can be challenging

HOA Red Flags You Should Watch Out For

Know what you're getting into before you start paying those lofty homeowners association (HOA) fees. Here are HOA red flags to be aware of... HOA memberships Your neighborhood homeowner's association (HOA) helps manage community areas and pro...

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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo May 5th

Cinco de Mayo: What’s It All About?

Do you like tacos, quesadillas, margaritas, and guacamole? If so, you’re probably ready to celebrate Cinco de Mayo this Thursday, May 5. Whether you choose to eat at one of the area’s great Mexican restaurants or to create some of yo...

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Drink coffee and tea in Tuscaloosa

5 Great Coffee Shops in Tuscaloosa

Looking for a great cup of joe? Or maybe a cold, refreshing tea? Tuscaloosa offers many choices. From areas on the University campus to downtown to neighborhood cafes, you can find a great cup of coffee or tea and some delicious baked goods as ...

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Celebrate Earth Day in Tuscaloosa

8 Simple Things You Can Do To Help the Earth

With Earth Day celebrated this month on April 22nd our thoughts naturally turn to protecting the earth and its resources. Pollution, single-use plastics, unclean water–all of these are real concerns. But so often, we feel over...

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Composting is good for plants

Composting 101 – It’s Easier Than You Think

If you’ve ever thought about composting and decided that it’s too much trouble, think again. Composting is easier than you might realize. Plus, it’s good for your plants and good for the Earth. It reduces the amount of household waste, pa...

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