Gift Ideas

Packed & Ready for the Next Excursion with Mark’s Outdoors

July 25, 2018

The Great Outdoors Vacation, vacation, vacation. That’s what summer is all about, right? Whether you are spending time with the family at the beach soaking in the strong summer sun, or looking for that next hill to climb to check off your summer bucket list, you need to be prepared with the best-equipped luggage. Summer …

Dad & the Outdoors: Mark’s Outdoors

May 24, 2018

The Great Outdoors   Looking for that perfect Father’s Day gift? The staff at Mark’s Outdoors is ready to assist you in finding a gift Dad will love and use. Besides being a one stop shop for hunting and fishing needs, Mark’s also carries a wide variety of lifestyle products for the husband or father …

Cool Stuff for Mom!

April 16, 2018

Cool Stuff Looking for that perfect Mother’s Day gift? Swing by Wild Birds Unlimited Nature Shop in Hoover to see a great selection of unique gifts to fill any outdoor space and bring the outdoors in. Find a wide selection of pillows that are fade and moisture resistant- perfect for outdoor seating and decorated with …

Top Gifts for Your Friends & Family Who Love God’s Great Outdoors

November 27, 2017

Great Outdoors Struggling with what to buy for your friend or family member that loves the outdoors? The staff at Mark’s Outdoors is ready to help! Here’s a look at some of the items on their Top Ten List, specially priced for the Christmas season. Sitka Camo Clothing. Streamlined to move like the wind while …

Great LOCAL GIFTS for Family & Friends

November 26, 2017

Cool Stuff Visit Vulcan  The Anvil Gift Shop at the Vulcan Park & Museum is a great place to pick up a piece of Birmingham to share with family and friends this Christmas. You’ll find stocking stuffers including delicious Birmingham Candy Company chocolates shaped like our great state ($4) and Chocolate Paws ($3) for the …

Great Gifts for those who Love the Outdoors

October 27, 2017

The Great Outdoors If you’re struggling with gift ideas this holiday season, the staff at Mark’s Outdoors is ready to help. Check out these great finds in stock and waiting for you. Bright, Clear & Crisp. When you look through a set of Zeiss binoculars, you view nature in a whole new way. Mark’s Outdoors …

Great Gift Finds at the Briarwood Christmas Shop

October 26, 2017

Cool Stuff Find wonderful gifts for friends and family while supporting Christian education at the annual Briarwood Christmas Shop. The free admission event features more than 60 different artists and vendors and is hosted by the Briarwood High School Parent Teacher Fellowship (PTF). “All of the money raised is used to support our teachers in …

Merry Market 2017!

September 22, 2017

Cool Stuff Want to get your Christmas shopping done early, please everyone on your list and help families in need in our community? Shop Merry Market 2017 October 20-21 at the Gardendale Civic Center. You will find great gifts from unique vendors while supporting Just Keep Smiling (JKS), a local ministry that assists families who …

Go Wild for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day & You!

April 28, 2017

Wild Birds Unlimited (WBU) on Highway 31 in Hoover is stocked with great gift ideas for both Moms and Dads. For the mom on the go who loves to travel and shop this Shopping Bag by LOQI is a great gift. It compacts down to inches in size and then opens to allow you to …

Custom Crosses by Jeffrey Hall

April 28, 2017

For graduation or a wedding gift, you can’t go wrong with a custom cross from local artist and decorator Jeffrey Hall. Hall handcrafts each cross using various materials including fabrics and leathers. See and purchase Jeffrey’s work at the Buck Creek Festival May 12-13 in Helena and May 19-21 at Tannehill Trade Days. You can …