Is Pokemon GO a Safe Game for Kids?

Is Pokemon GO a Safe Game for Kids?

Pokemon GO has hit St. Louis like a zombie plague: everywhere I go I see people wandering around, staring at their phones. I mean, way more than they usually do. After downloading the game ourselves, we decided to hit the city park to look for Pokestops. The fry-an-egg-on-the-sidewalk heat kept most of the park’s normal inhabitants indoors:…

Gateway to Fun: Eckert’s Pick Your Own Fruit

Gateway to Fun: Eckert’s Pick Your Own Fruit

Who wouldn’t like to spend an afternoon wandering a lush green orchard learning where food really comes from? Top it off with a tractor ride, a little playground time and ice cream–and you’ve got a trip to Eckert’s. Visiting Eckert’s is practically a childhood rite of passage in St. Louis! Eckert’s pick your own fruit…

Make Time to Play FREE at the Magic House

Make Time to Play FREE at the Magic House

The Magic House has a lot of awesome new exhibits open right NOW plus the super fun fort building exhibit is coming back in July! Mitch and I have been out to the Magic House a few times this summer to check out Future Lab in the traveling exhibit space and Sandcastle Beach in the…

19 Things to Do This Weekend with the Kids in St. Louis

19 Things to Do This Weekend with the Kids in St. Louis

It’s the middle of summer break and the kids are getting bored–oh no! What can we do? Here’s a list of fun and exciting things you can do with your kids this weekend to pump some fun back into your summer! Food Truck Friday at Grant’s Farm: This only happens once a month, so plan…

Build a Fort or Play with Tech, Magic House Style

Build a Fort or Play with Tech, Magic House Style

Letting the kids build a fort out of bed sheets and pillows is a great way to beat the boredom blues…but it also wrecks your living room! Avoid the giant mess and head over to the Magic House this summer to build the Ultimate Fort–at their house! The latest exhibit from the Magic House is…

Beat the Sandwich Blues with the National Blues Museum

Beat the Sandwich Blues with the National Blues Museum

Did you know the blues are the bedrock of all really good American music? Yep. I never occurred to me that someone whaling on a harmonica a hundred years ago could led to ZZ Top and Adele on my iPod, but it did. Wanna guess where I pick up THAT bit of trivia? Psst. Lemme tell you something before you…

Use Your Noodle to #WIN an Awesome Recipe Contest

Use Your Noodle to #WIN an Awesome Recipe Contest

Ever think about how freakin’ versatile noodles are? Need dinner quick? Noodles. Need to feed a picky toddler? Plain noodles. Need to impress your mother-in-law? Fancy noodles. Tired of Italian? Japanese noodles. Don’t want to cook at all? Noodles & Company. I happen to be pretty fond of Noodles & Co, so when they asked me to help them…

Food Truck Friday at the Farm (Grant’s Farm, that is!)

Food Truck Friday at the Farm (Grant’s Farm, that is!)

I know it’s a holiday weekend and you’re probably really busy…but I’ve got another cool event you won’t want to pass up! Grant’s Farm is hosting a monthly Food Truck Friday, starting this weekend! They’re inviting you, your kids and four awesome St. Louis food trucks out to the farm for an evening of entertainment! Just…