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Super Easy No Sew Burlap Tree Skirt

Super Easy No Sew Burlap Tree Skirt

When it’s time to decorate for Christmas, I love projects that are super easy but look way fabulous! This year I tossed my old fluffy “blanket of snow” Christmas tree skirt and whipped up a new one out of red burlap. I didn’t even break out the sewing machine! All you need is a hunk…Continue Reading

Welcome home, Gold Peak Coffee

Welcome home, Gold Peak Coffee

Did you know that Gold Peak Coffee is now in the St. Louis area? Mmmmm, it really is a #SipofHome! This post is brought to you by the fine folks at Gold Peak Coffee. Every morning I love to start my day with a giant mug of dark, dark coffee…with a splash of creamer and…Continue 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 I…Continue Reading

Date Night: ALIVE Hot List Party

Date Night: ALIVE Hot List Party

Need to get out of the house? Then grab your dancing shoes and your partner and head down to the ALIVE Hot List Party 2014, presented by ALIVE Magazine and the Cortona at Forest Park! (Or make it a Mom’s Night Out and just grab the girls. Daddy can watch the kids for you, right?) The party…Continue Reading

Energy Bars: for You and Your Phone

Energy Bars: for You and Your Phone

It’s the middle of May, summer vacation is almost here and it’s time for an update on those New Year’s Resolutions.  What? Yes, remember those resolutions we made back the grips of #Snowmaggedon 2013? How we were going to lose weight, get organized and blah, blah, blah? Anyone remember those?   The nice thing about New…Continue Reading

Bums the Word (a clean bum, that is)

Bums the Word (a clean bum, that is)

If it’s good enough for your baby, shouldn’t it be good enough for you? This article is sponsored by Cottonelle (but the opinions are all mine). Cottonelle asked Cherry Healey to travel around America and talk about a rather sensitive subject. What might that be? Our “bums” as the Brits would say. Apparently this isn’t…Continue Reading

A Book For Not So Perfect Moms

A Book For Not So Perfect Moms

It’s a virtual book tour! Today I’m talking with a local author from The Mother of all Meltdown’s anthology: Angela Keck. We’ll talk a little about the book, a wonderful web community the Meltdown moms have created and a super fantastic giveaway for you to enter just in time for Mother’s Day! First, a little about…Continue Reading

Gateway to Fun: Grant’s Farm

Gateway to Fun: Grant’s Farm

This year marks the 60th year Grant’s Farm has been open to the public! They’ve added some new attractions: paddle boats and parakeet feeding! Grant’s Farm in a Nutshell New to St. Louis? Haven’t been to the farm lately? Here’s Grant’s Farm in a nutshell: the Farm is the estate of the Busch family (you know, the beer…Continue Reading

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