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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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First Down Devotions: Winning in the Game of Life

September 25, 2019

Best Books I wrote First Down Devotions: Inspirations from NFL’s Best as part of a series of books that highlights famous professional athletes. It is the second book in a series, with the first one being Dugout Devotions: Inspirational Hits from MLB’s Best.  First Down Devotions features well-known former and current players and coaches associated with the NFL. The …

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Give the Gift of Prodigal Pottery

September 25, 2019

Cool Stuff Looking for gift ideas for birthdays, weddings or the upcoming holidays? Prodigal Pottery offers handmade pieces for any occasion. Locally made in Birmingham by women escaping homelessness and domestic abuse, Prodigal Pottery works out of Birmingham’s women’s shelter, King’s Home. In addition to employing the residents of King’s Home Shelby, Prodigal Pottery employs …

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Southern Women’s Show: Birmingham’s Biggest Shopping Event

August 26, 2019

Fall marks the return of one of Birmingham’s most anticipated annual events, the Southern Women’s Show! The show runs October 4-6, 2019 at the BJCC North Exhibition Hall with three days of celebrity guests, exciting new features, exclusive offers, cooking classes, seminars and boutique shopping designed specifically for Magic City gals. The lineup includes fan …

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

July 29, 2019

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 …

Vulcan Park & Museum Lights Up the Holidays!

December 11, 2018

Looking for a great way to celebrate the Christmas season with the family? Visit Vulcan Park and Museum for the Magic of Lights: Vulcan’s Holiday Light Experience, December 12-23 from 5 -9 p.m. At the top of each hour, beginning at 5 p.m., guests will enjoy a 15-minute lively array of dancing lights projected on …

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Local Businesses Offer Great Gift Ideas!

December 8, 2018

Briarwood Christian Bookstore. Decorate your home with a beautiful Nativity hand made in Anman, Jordan. It’s a gift that gives back in an amazing way. The olive wood pieces are from Glad Tidings Holy Land Designs and provide an avenue of economic support and stability for artisans and their families. The Holy Land Fair Trade …

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TOP TEN GIFTS FOR THE OUTDOOR LOVER!

November 24, 2018

The Great Outdoors presented by: Mark’s 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 items on their Top Ten List, specially priced for the Christmas season. Rivers West Waterproof Blanket, $29.99 Filson Travel Pack, …

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Give the Gift of God’s Word

October 26, 2018

Cool Stuff To get the whole family engaged in God’s Word, consider an Advent devotional time each day. The staff at Briarwood Christian Bookstore highly recommends, Little Hearts, Prepare Him Room, An Advent Devotional That Grows with Your Familyby Holly Mackle. Both content and reflection questions are designed to address what God says about us …

Great Gifts for those who Love the Outdoors

October 25, 2018

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 …