Tips For Baking This Christmas

Grandparents making Christmas gingerbread cookies with granddaughter. It's a Christmas time.
Baking during the Christmas season can be so much fun. It is a great activity for the whole family. Whether you enjoy making a gingerbread house, baking a batch of sugar cookies to decorate, or a Yule Log for dessert on Christmas Day, you can create sweet memories baking delicious... [read more]

Spend The Day At Lake Lurleen State Park

Grandfather and grandchild on a fishing adventure
As the year will soon come to a close, the fall season will transition into winter. While the temperatures begin to drop, that doesn't mean you cannot enjoy some time outdoors. In fact, there are many great outdoor activities to enjoy during this time of the year. For Tuscaloosa residents,... [read more]

Bake Up Some Sweet Potato Snickerdoodles

Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Cookies. Seasonal Autumn Homemade Cookies, top view, copy space. Traditional desert Snickerdoodles for Autumn.
It is no surprise that people are starting to make cookies this time of year. Batches of chocolate chip, peanut butter, raisin oatmeal, and even the classic sugar cookie. Each delicious in its own right, but one cookie offers a subtle, aromatic sweetness – the snickerdoodle. Some people argue that the... [read more]

Save Money On Car Insurance With These Tips

Car salesman gave the keys to the customers who signed the purchase contract legally, Successful completion of car sales, Purchase contract and key delivery.
You just found and purchased the vehicle of your dreams. Now, you need to find excellent car insurance to protect your vehicle in case of an accident. How can you find the best insurance? What exactly determines how much you will have pay for insurance. Bankrate.com lays out these tips... [read more]

Nobody Is A Stranger At Monarch

Steam rising from a white cup of hot coffee with a spoon on a saucer over a wooden table in the cafe. Close-up of a refreshing hot cup of a coffee at a cafe.
In the hustle and bustle of everyday life, sometimes you need a place to unwind and feel like you can be yourself. For Tuscaloosa residents, that place is the Monarch Espresso Bar. Created by two University of Alabama grads, this coffee shop is the place for those who need to... [read more]

Shop Til You Drop At These 4 Boutiques

Inside of a modern empty fashion store. No people.
There is no better way to let off some steam, celebrate a milestone, or turn your bad day into a good day than shopping. You deserve high-quality items and amazing service to accompany you on any day and no matter why you are shopping. If you are looking for some... [read more]

6 Recipes To Elevate Your Game Day Snacks

Buffalo chicken dip served with chips and fresh vegetables
Football season is well underway. More games to watch this fall and even bowl games to look forward to in the future, you are going to need an incredible menu to match the stellar action on the screen. Here are six game-day snacks that are sure to be winners. Buffalo Chicken... [read more]

3 Benefits To Being A Hyundai Owner

Woman Uses An App to Find Her
When you purchase a new Hyundai vehicle, you don't just get the benefit of driving a stylish, feature-laden car, truck, or SUV. There's a whole list of perks and advantages that Hyundai owners get to enjoy on top of all the features that will enhance your driving experience. Take a... [read more]

Decorate Your Home With These 5 Fall Wreaths

Ornate fall wreath with pumpkins, pinecones, message and leaves
    Your front door is the first thing your guests see when they enter your home. As you prepare for the fall season, make sure that your guests’ first impressions of your house are of a warm and inviting place that is cute and cozy. You can accomplish this by adorning... [read more]

Make Your Own Pumpkin Spice Latte

Autumn still life with mug of coffee and pumpkins
In Alabama, we waste no time when it comes to fall. While it may take a while for the temperature to drop, as soon as September 1 hits, the football games are playing, pumpkins are being bought, and of course, pumpkin spice lattes are being purchased. For many, that means... [read more]