My Little Weight Loss Pal

My Little Weight Loss Pal

I love fitness trackers–they’re such cool little gadgets. I like to know how far I’ve walked (or didn’t walk) and how many calories I’ve burned today. Or need to burn today. Whatever. I’m not actually a big athlete, so I need all the help I can get. I need a digital pal, a fitness friend…Continue Reading

Fourth of July In St. Louis

Fourth of July In St. Louis

Fourth of July is almost here, but the weather is looking not so good for Fireworks in St. Louis! Yikes!! What will we do?? We usually head out to my parent’s house for the Fourth of July. Fireworks are legal in their county, and there’s nothing better than some BBQ followed by a DIY fireworks…Continue Reading

A Mom’s Descent into Minecraft Madness

A Mom’s Descent into Minecraft Madness

It all starts when you buy the Minecraft Pocket Edition. It’s cheap, it’s offline and the kid has been bugging you for weeks to play this game everyone is talking about. What harm can it be? Then one day you decide to play Minecraft yourself, just to see what the game is about. After all, you’re a good…Continue Reading

The Best St. Louis Gift

The Best St. Louis Gift

If you’ve ever wanted to package up all the good things about St. Louis and give them as a gift…keep reading. This is awesome! St. Louis in a Box allows you to “give the gift of the Gateway City.” In a box, of course. It’s a new service that allows you to pack up a…Continue Reading

5 Quick Dinner Hacks for Families on the Go

5 Quick Dinner Hacks for Families on the Go

Getting my entire family around the dinner table is pretty much impossible most of the week. Not that I don’t try, but really, who wants to wait until 9pm to have dinner? Even in the summer both boys have plenty of activities, plus my teen is in marching band–the sport for musicians. Like football, the band…Continue Reading

What is in YOUR Bucket this Summer?

What is in YOUR Bucket this Summer?

There’s a ton of fun, cheap and sometime free summer things to do in St. Louis when the kids are out of school. In fact, there’s so much to do, you need to make a “summer bucket” list to cover it all. Not as creepy as a regular bucket list, your summer bucket holds all…Continue Reading