Category Archives: Reviews

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

Anew Riesling: Light and Fruity Wine

Anew Riesling: Light and Fruity Wine

I’ve found a new wine for you to try! It’s called Anew–it’s a Riesling that’s light and crisp, perfect for sippy…ah, perfect for sipping on the back porch this Mother’s Day. I’m a big fan of super sweet wines–dessert wines, ice wines, thick syrupy wines made from Missouri grapes with hick names (you know what I’m talking about). Mmmmmm.Continue Reading

Chew WOW: Fantastic Chocolate from California’s Chuao

Chew WOW: Fantastic Chocolate from California’s Chuao

Make your mom feel special by giving her some Chuao chocolate for Mother’s Day. And buy some for yourself while you’re at it. Chuao (pronounced chew-WOW) makes amazing chocolate that’s sophisticated enough for grown ups, but so fun you’ll want to share with the kids. Or not.   As part of the Mother of All Meltdowns virtualContinue Reading