Archive for March, 2013

Oak Mountain State Park: The Cabin

Where: Oak Mountain State Park (Pelham, AL) Who: The Whole Clan When: March 15-18, 2013 During our recent trip to the Birmingham area, we stayed a pleasant three nights in Cabin 4 at Oak Mountain State Park. Even though it’s still early in the season, we were lucky to get a reservation. This was a […]


Budgeting for a Weekend Trip to Birmingham

Can a family of seven have a weekend getaway to a mid-sized American city without breaking the bank? We are planning a trip to Birmingham, AL, to take advantage of a three-day weekend Jason has coming up. (There are things to do in Birmingham, really! You’ll see.) This is not a trip we’ve been saving […]



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