Shark Week strikes in St. Louis

Shark Week strikes in St. Louis

Do you celebrate Shark Week? Personally, I don’t get it, but maybe that’s because I was 5 when Jaws hit the big screens and convinced me that killer sharks were out to get me. Everywhere. Celebrate Shark Week at the St. Louis Zoo The St. Louis Zoo is going to celebrate Shark Week Aug. 9-15th by inviting kids toContinue 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

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 IContinue Reading

Tax Free Weekend for Back to School

Tax Free Weekend for Back to School

Do you get all excited about saving money during Missouri’s back to school Tax Free Weekend? You do? Well, mark your calendars because it’s coming up August 1st-3rd. I’ve got a secret, can you keep it? I’m not that excited. Oh, I used to be. But Missouri’s big Tax Free Weekend always seem to fallContinue Reading

Merry Minecraft in July

Merry Minecraft in July

I noticed that other crafty people have been gearing up for “Christmas in July,” a notion that always sounded like fun, but I’ve never actually gotten around to doing. It makes a lot of sense to craft a few ornaments in the summer when the kids are bored…rather than in the winter when you’re frantically rushingContinue Reading

It’s Snack Time (plus a free movie)

It’s Snack Time (plus a free movie)

Movies and snacks go hand in hand…but even better are free movies and simple snacks! Would you like to know how to snag a free digital movie download? I’ve got a link to a collection of free movies from General Mills and Fox Movies. Thank you to General Mills for sponsoring today’s post and inspiring some familyContinue Reading