Category Archives: Reviews

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

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

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

Battle Sheep: The Board Game (review)

Battle Sheep: The Board Game (review)

Moms, I hear your pain. Your kids want to play a board game, but if you have to play another round of Chutes and Ladders, you’ll pull your hair out. They’re too little for Monopoly. Broke their copy of Hungry Hungry Hippo. Uno got…lost. Somehow. Besides, they cheat all the time. So here’s a game I wantContinue Reading

SuperME Backpacks for your little hero

SuperME Backpacks for your little hero

It’s no secret that most kids want to be a super hero when they grow up. So why not treat your budding super hero with a truly super backpack from SuperME! SuperMe Backpacks have super secrets: capes and hoods hidden right inside! Super! SuperMe sent us this cool red and blue backpack to review. I’ll admit, IContinue Reading

Crown Candy Kitchen 101: A Visitor’s Guide

Crown Candy Kitchen 101: A Visitor’s Guide

So you’re new to St. Louis and you want to do something “authentically” St. Louis. How about a visit to Crown Candy Kitchen, a landmark, dare I say, drenched in local flavor. (Sorry, I couldn’t help myself.) Crown Candy Kitchen is a century old restaurant that serves hand made ice cream, killer sandwiches and locally made chocolate. Locally,Continue Reading

Fragments: Funky, Fine Jewelry

Fragments: Funky, Fine Jewelry

Are you seeking a little SoHo bling without having to jump on an airplane? Then let me introduce you to Fragments, a fine fashion jeweler from New York–with an online store. Shop your heart out, without leaving the couch.This is a sponsored post, but all opinions are my own. Fragments offers trendy fine and fashion jewelry from a wholeContinue Reading