Our Favorite St. Louis Pumpkin Patches

Our Favorite St. Louis Pumpkin Patches

The big box stores have been selling plastic pumpkins for a couple of weeks now, but you just can’t rush mother nature! Thankfully, your wait is over–most St. Louis area pumpkin farms are be ready to sell fresh pick your own pumpkins! Whoo-hoo! Most of the local pumpkin farms we’ve been to have a mix ofContinue Reading

Pumpkin Cheese Cake and Perfect Moms

Pumpkin Cheese Cake and Perfect Moms

We all know that when mom gets upset, there’s no better cure than cheesecake. That’s why this week’s Mommy Needs a Time Out linky party features TWO excellent rants and a big helping of Pumpkin Cheesecake. (Some assembly required.) Last week we had 36 posts linked up, and we pinned the pudding out of themContinue Reading

Big Truck Day at the Magic House

Big Truck Day at the Magic House

What little kid isn’t thrilled by BIG TRUCKS? I know both of my boys had their fascinations with big trucks when they were pre-schoolers. Ok. They still like big trucks. It’s a guy thing. Which is why the Magic House in Kirkwood is setting aside a WHOLE DAY to celebrate Big Trucks.Psst: this post isContinue Reading

Halloween in St. Louis: Not-So-Haunted House at the Magic House

Halloween in St. Louis: Not-So-Haunted House at the Magic House

The Magic House is hosting a trick-or-treat event for the little guys! Ready for more sorta spooky Halloween fun for kids in St. Louis? The Magic House is having a special Halloween event the last two weekends of October: October 17 – 19, 2014 and October 24 – 26, 2014. Kids are invited to wear their costumesContinue Reading

Halloween in St. Louis: Whoooo’s Haunting the Butterfly House

Halloween in St. Louis: Whoooo’s Haunting the Butterfly House

Looking for not-so-scary Halloween fun around St. Louis? October is “Owls and Orchids” time at the Butterfly House in Chesterfield! It’s just like their famous March Morpho Mania when the Butterfly House is flooded with blue morpho butterflies–but now with tons of spooky owl butterflies! Owl butterflies get their names from the giant eye spotsContinue Reading

31 Halloween Costumes for Kids

31 Halloween Costumes for Kids

A good Pinterest worthy Halloween costume does NOT have to cost you an arm and a leg! Don’t be tempted to browse that costume aisle–you know everything is either cheap or sleazy. Or both. It’s hard to tell the witches from the hookers with most store bought costumes! Yes, you really can make a simple kid’s costume that he orContinue Reading

31 (Weekdays) of Halloween, starting Friday

31 (Weekdays) of Halloween, starting Friday

Halloween is just 43 days away! I know, it’s not officially fall yet, and here we are freaked out about Halloween already. Walmart had their stuff out a couple weeks ago. Geez! I’m going to post a new series for you guys, called 31 Days of Halloween, but I don’t want to wait until OctoberContinue Reading