Gift Ideas

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 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 …

Cool Stuff

November 24, 2016

Great LOCAL Gifts Bird Lovers Paradise  Wild Birds Unlimited in Hoover has everything a bird watcher could need and more! Check out the “festive” seed cylinders: Gingerbread Man ($18.99), Gingerbread Houses ($19.99, includes dried fruit and whole nuts), Snowman ($16.99) and Christmas Bell ($5). A perfect gift for a friend or a way to decorate …

Cool Stuff

November 24, 2016

Christmas at Chelsea Lane If you are in search of unique holiday gifts and want to enjoy some Christmas cheer, be sure to stop in at Chelsea Lane on Highway 280! When you walk in you will experience the warm welcome of the friendly staff who will offer you a cup of cider and a …

Cool Stuff with a Mighty Message

October 28, 2016

Great Gifts for the Holidays Beautiful Word. For the creative person in your life, give the gift of God’s Word in this newly released NIV Beautiful Word™ Coloring Bible from Zondervan ($39.99). It features hundreds of inspiring verses in detailed, ready-to-color line art. The artwork is intentionally kept separate from the Bible text so as …

Cool Stuff with a Mighty Message

October 28, 2016

Great Gifts for the Holidays Magic City Momentos. Looking for something a little different to give your loved ones this holiday season? What about a momento reflective of our great city. The Anvil, Vulcan Park and Museum’s recently expanded gift shop has some great ideas including Vulcan Socks ($10.99) and Stoneware Vulcan Mugs ($22). Shop …

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