A new blog and a Giveaway!

A new blog and a Giveaway!

I’ve started a new blog called Beer and Gluesticks! And to kick things off, I’ve got a giveaway! One lucky reader will win a pair of SOL Republic RELAY headphones–just in time to make back to school a little sweeter! Headphones are a must for older kids these days. I know my teen would be lost withoutContinue Reading

$2 Breakfast at McDonalds

$2 Breakfast at McDonalds

Hey guys, just in case you missed my little Facebook blast last week, I wanted to remind you that McDonald’s is doing a special breakfast deal this week for Back to School! Tomorrow is the last day to get an Egg White Delight McMuffin or a Fruit & Maple Oatmeal with your choice of aContinue Reading

You can do WHAT with a paper towel?

You can do WHAT with a paper towel?

Paper towels. We use them to dry our hands, sop up spills, wipe the counter, clean the kids, clean up after the dog, wash the windows, dust the TV, detail the car, fry bacon in the microwave, preserve some lettuce and make an emergency coffee filter. Wait, what? Sure, there’s hundreds of uses for paper towels. HowContinue Reading

Be a Lunch Box Hero

Be a Lunch Box Hero

It’s time for packing those school lunches again! Does your kid like super heroes, but you don’t want to commit to ONE (way over-commercialized) hero for the whole year? Then don’t! Let your kid be the hero with this SuperME lunch bag! FYI: SuperME sent Mitch the lunch box pictured above to try out (and forContinue Reading

Shark Week strikes in St. Louis

Shark Week strikes in St. Louis

Do you celebrate Shark Week? Personally, I don’t get it, but maybe that’s because I was 5 when Jaws hit the big screens and convinced me that killer sharks were out to get me. Everywhere. Celebrate Shark Week at the St. Louis Zoo The St. Louis Zoo is going to celebrate Shark Week Aug. 9-15th by inviting kids toContinue Reading

Enjoy O Wines and a Girl Goes to College!

Enjoy O Wines and a Girl Goes to College!

Ok moms, I know some of you probably had a lot of wine in college. But did you know there’s a wine that HELPS young women go to college?!  Let me introduce you to O Wines from Washington state. The driving force behind this label is Stacy Lill and Kathy Johanson–winemakers on a mission toContinue Reading

What’s Wrong with Barbie as a Girl Scout?

What’s Wrong with Barbie as a Girl Scout?

The latest Barbie buzz is that after having like a bazillion careers, Barbie is now a Girl Scout. So what’s the big deal? I think it’s AWESOME that Barbie is a Girl Scout…except for that fact that she’s TOO OLD TO BE A GIRL SCOUT. Where’s Skipper? She should be in that uniform! Last IContinue Reading

Tax Free Weekend for Back to School

Tax Free Weekend for Back to School

Do you get all excited about saving money during Missouri’s back to school Tax Free Weekend? You do? Well, mark your calendars because it’s coming up August 1st-3rd. I’ve got a secret, can you keep it? I’m not that excited. Oh, I used to be. But Missouri’s big Tax Free Weekend always seem to fallContinue Reading