Five Birmingham Bakeries You Need To Try

Five Birmingham Bakeries You Need To Try

by Cassie Bondie

 

Everyone has an occasional (or constant) craving for sweets. The next time your craving hits, these bakeries should be the next stop on your list. [Read more...]

5 Spa Retreats in Birmingham

spa5 Spa Retreats in Birmingham

By James McKee

 

When looking for a great activity to ensure a heightened level of relaxation, the decision to attend a spa can be wonderful in terms of the recreational and professional applications. Being able to alleviate stress is key not only in terms of day-to-day happiness, but also job performance. Below are a few options for a mini spa retreat or a full day spa in the city of Birmingham:

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5 Places to Get Local Ice Cream in Birmingham

5 Places to Get Local Ice Cream in Birmingham

by Jomo Merritt

 

In the mood for ice-cream but don’t know where to go? Well, don’t worry, Here, Red PaSH presents the top five artisanal, interesting and sentimental local ice-cream places in Birmingham
Big Spoon Creamery
If you’re looking to cool down a bit, or just cure that sweet tooth, look no further, Big Spoon Creamery has got you covered. This is an artisanal ice cream business that makes small-bunch, homemade ice cream and delicious ice cream sandwiches. So, don’t be shy grab you t [Read more...]

Naughty But Nice Kettle Corn

 Naught But Nice Kettle Corn

 

Naughty but Nice Kettle Corn is a local gem serving hand-popped gourmet kettle corn. Operating on the values of community, they play a significant role by raising money and encouraging unity in the communities they service. You can find their delicious kettle corn at Sozo Trading Co. in Avondale or check out their website for special events and online ordering. Visit them at nbnkettlecorn.com or contact them via phone at 205-616-4086 or 205-541-4463.

 

 

 

Bringing Joy to the World: Chara

 

By Porter Branch, Content Intern

There is a lot of joy in this world; Wendy Betsch is doing all she can to spread that joy a little further. Wendy founded Chara nearly three years ago to help serve the special needs community, teaching daily responsibilities, such as dressing and making the bed, alongside more leisurely

Keep Your Beach Body- All Year

Keep Your Beach Body- All Year
The end of Summer is right around the corner. This time of year always seems to come out of the blue here in Alabama; and you might find yourself unprepared. Maybe you’re trying to shed a few pounds to shape up that beach-body, [Read more...]

Beauty Tips By Jackie

Beauty Trends

 

By Jackie Robinson  of Raww Beauty Secrets

Fall is around the corner. Here are a few tips to get you ready for the change in climate:

1) Fresh Skin is really in for Fall: Remember to drink lots of water, moisturize and get a good night’s rest. Products like face oil, highlighter and concealer brighten up the skin.

2) A red lip is a quick and easy way to add a “pop” to your everyday make-up routine.  A simple red lip paired with  mascara, eye liner, and blush and you are ready for a night on the town.  [Read more...]

Winter Skin!

Raww Beauty Secrets

“How To Win: Winter vs Your Skin”

By: Jackie of Raww Beauty Makeup

In the winter our skin can take a beating from the dry windy air. Once a week try a gentle exfoliator and then follow with moisturizer while the skin is still damp. Also, drink lots of water to stay hydrated.

When cleansing the skin try using creamy cleanser which won’t strip the skin as much. Also, be careful not to use the ones with alcohol as they can strip the skin leaving it drier.  [Read more...]

Water and Your Body

Water and Your Body!
By Tina Kay Hughes

 

Warning: Water is energizing and refreshing! It may give you the urge to get off the couch.
Did you know that water regulates the temperature of the human body, carries nutrients and
oxygen to cells, cushions joints, protects organs and tissues, and removes [Read more...]

Kicking It With Mary

 Kicking it with Mary

by Valerie Taylor

 

kickAt first glance, Mary Alice Hughes may seem like your average fifteen year old girl. She loves reading, Auburn football games, One Direction, and obsessing over Criminal Minds. With a third degree black belt, however, and a teaching certification in Taekwondo, Mary’s skill in martial arts reveals that she is far from average. Her focus and dedication have driven her to accomplish what many cannot in an entire lifetime. Mary has practiced martial arts since age eight, [Read more...]

PaSH Savings

PaSH Savings

by Warren Hudson

In this economy, tips and tricks on how to save money is something we all can appreciate.  TLC’s Extreme Couponing has shown how strategic couponing has become a valued asset in households throughout the country. It is so common that local native, Loren [Read more...]

For The Love of The Earth

For The Love of The Earth By Brook Gregg

garden 9 - CopyYou know a great place to buy plants? Go to Garden Shop of Homewood! They have a
fantastic “Secret Garden” layout for the shade-plants, beautiful flowering plants in the sun and

petite succulents indoors. The “Secret Garden” of shade plants is a real crowd pleaser, you can
grow these plants indoors, too. Flowering plants are perfect for porches, indoor pots, and
outdoors designs. Low maintenance succulents and air plants can grow alm [Read more...]

Fresh Fruit & Granola Tart By Whitney Miller

YUM!!!

DSC_0308Fresh Fruit & Granola Tart You often see fruit, yogurt, and granola parfaits on breakfast menus. In my version of this breakfast staple, I’ve created granola tart shells that can easily be prepared ahead of time for entertaining at brunch or lunch. The presentation makes this easy to assemble dish feel like something special. Granola Tart: [Read more...]