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A Quiet Strength: Behind the Scenes of Chick-fil-A

February 28, 2020

Cover Story Truett Cathy founded one of the largest fast food restaurant chains in America, Chick-fil-A, in 1946. Do you recognize the name Jeannette M. Cathy? Wife to Truett Cathy, Jeannette played a very important role in Chick-fil-A’s success, albeit mostly behind the scenes. Trudy Cathy White watched her mother provide their family with a …

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Experience Beth Hallel Birmingham’s CommUnity Seder

February 11, 2020

Special Feature Easter and Passover might seem unrelated, but did you know that Jesus’ Last Supper was actually a traditional Passover meal? Or that when Jesus introduced communion, He was fulfilling a traditional Passover element that had been practiced for thousands of years by Jews? The mysterious links between the first Passover meal and Jesus’ …

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The Gaither Vocal Band Birmingham Connection: Grammy Award Winning Wes Hampton

January 29, 2020

Cover Story Growing up, Wes Hampton listened to a wide genre of music with his parents. The Gaither Vocal Band was a favorite but Hampton never expected to one day sing tenor for the group! His Childhood. Born and raised in West Tennessee, Hampton grew up in the church. “I was involved and knew the …

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Sugar-Crusted Chocolate Chip Bundt Cake

January 27, 2020

Enjoy one of Wes Hampton’s recipes from his cookbook, Wescipes. Be on the lookout for Wescipes Volume Two releasing in 2020! If there’s one dessert I’ve made that I could successfully make with my eyes closed, it would be this one. 9 ingredients. A bundt pan. Cooking spray. An oven. Ingredients: 1 box yellow cake …

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An Awesome Night for Mothers & Sons!

January 20, 2020

Are We There Yet? Calling all moms with young sons- you don’t want to miss the Queen’s Ball hosted by King’s Home on February 28, 2020. “The Queen’s Ball was originally envisioned by my daughter, Minda Riley Campbell, who serves as a board member for King’s Home,” said Patsy Riley, Queen’s Ball Honorary Chairwoman and …

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Celebrate the Family Expo!

December 27, 2019

Special Feature Here’s a snapshot of just some of the fun, free activities taking place at the Celebrate the Family Expo! Saturday January 11, 2020 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Hoover Met Complex’s Finley Center. 1. A “Herd” of Chick-fil-A Cows will be on hand to greet guests, take pics and share goodies. 2. Meet Mickey …

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Relax & Escape at Henderson Park Inn

November 25, 2019

12 Gifts of Christmas A hidden gem nestled along the emerald shores of Destin, Fla., Henderson Park Inn provides the ultimate sanctuary for rest and relaxation. Comprised of 37 rooms, this all-inclusive, adult-only boutique hotel remains a favorite destination for anyone looking for a secluded escape. Guests arrive to the sounds of waves lapping on …

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Taste the Difference at Simply Infused Olive Oil Shop

November 24, 2019

Home for the Holidays As Simply Infused Olive Oil Shop enters its 6th year in business in Birmingham, it’s interesting to note their early beginnings and what has made them a foodie destination over the years. Inspired while on a working vacation in 2012, this mother-daughter team decided to embark on an adventure which would …

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Holiday Gift Finds at Briarwood Christmas Shop

October 8, 2019

Cool Stuff Are you ready to start your holiday shopping? You will not want to miss the unique finds available at the annual Briarwood Christmas Shop on November 7-8, 2019! This free admission event, hosted by Briarwood High School Parent Teacher Fellowship (PTF), offers unique gifts for everyone on your Christmas list. Shoppers will find …

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Readers’ Choices for Fall Family Fun!

September 25, 2019

Special Feature Congratulations to our Readers’ Choice Winners for Fall Family Fun!  After School Activity     Girl Scouts of North Central Alabama Dining                               Magnolia Café Entertainment                 Old Baker Farm Recreation          …

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