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Leah grew up in a small town in north Jefferson County. She attended UAB and graduated with a degree in Broadcast Journalism, but never pursued the broadcast side, just the journalism. Spending most of the last 20 years doing some type of writing, she is currently the community editor of 280 Living newspaper A resident of Chelsea since 2005, Leah and her husband Todd have been married for 16 years and have a son, Carson (11), and daughter, Morgan (6). If there is every downtime in her schedule, you will find Leah at Starbucks or Chick-fil-A, Target, getting a pedicure or spending time with her girlfriends.

10 Tips for Making a Quick Move

My husband and I bought our first house 10 months after we got married. Newlyweds, the 3 bedroom/2.5 bathroom was a sprawling space for the two of us. Our starter home, we weren’t sure...

A Walk to Remember {Breast Cancer Awareness Month}

I just couldn’t let the month of October go by without doing a breast cancer post. One of my first posts for Birmingham Mom Collective was about losing my sister to the disease, and...

My 10 Quarantine Favorites {Shows and Books}

Since working from home since March, I’ve been able to spend more time than normal watching, reading, and listening. Most of it is at night after the kids go to bed, but that’s my...

A Father’s Day Gift That Will Keep on Giving :: An Interview With My...

As a journalist, I interview people all the time. But on Father’s Day 2018, I decided to interview my dad. We were at my parents' farm visiting for the day, so I sat down...

Mother’s Day 2020 :: Social Distancing Style

A Different Kind of Mother's Day Mother’s Day is going to look a lot different this year.  No family church services or going out to eat for lunch or brunch. Many of us may not get...

Where to Find the Best Chicken in Birmingham

Whenever I go out to dinner, my first caveat is the restaurant must serve chicken.  I may be the pickiest eater you'll ever meet; however, I am huge a chicken lover. No matter the restaurant,...

Guide to Birmingham Consignment Sales {Spring 2020}

Guide to Birmingham Consignment Sales It’s almost time for another season of consignment sales. These happen twice per year, in the spring and fall, and I still get as excited as I did when I...

Starting Off the New Year :: Planning Your Ideal Week

Before the Christmas holidays, I had a one-on-one meeting with my boss. We talked about goals for the upcoming year. My boss recently began using a planner called the Full Focus Planner which helps...

Coping with the Loss of a Beloved Pet {Remembering Rocco}

We lost our first baby yesterday. Our first fur baby, that is.  We adopted Rocco on August 28, 2004, when he was just eight weeks old. The humane society had an adoption day at a...

8 MORE Ideas for a Fun Moms’ Night Out in Birmingham 

One of my favorite things to see on my calendar is an upcoming Moms' Night Out. As moms, we are all so busy that we have to be very intentional about setting aside times...

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