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. ~This post is sponsored by Eckert’s, but my opinions are my own. ~ Visiting Eckert’s is practically […]
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updated 2019 I’ve visited Grant’s Farm tons-it’s one of our favorite weekend family activities. The kids get to feed goats, lamas and parakeets, maybe ride a camel and eat lots of ice cream. Mom and dad get few free beers. What’s not to love? What is Grant’s Farm? What do you get when you combine […]
If you feel like your kids are starting to grow roots sticking them right to the couch and that dang Xbox, then have I got a festival for you! (Update :2019) Live Life Outside 2019 The Great Rivers Greenway is hosting an outdoor festival at Creve Coeur Lake Park June 8, 2019 from 10am to […]
Mother’s Day is a time to kick back, relax and enjoy your day. You deserve it mom! Here’s a whole bunch of ways you can celebrate your special day around St. Louis–with or without the kids. It’s your day, after all! Celebrate it the way that makes YOU happy. So what would you like to […]
Last year the folks at the Sheldon Art Galleries did something completely different. They made a one-of-a-kind interactive art display called Golf the Galleries! Mitch and I were invited to a media sneak peek of last year’s exhibit and we were blown away! This is the perfect mashup of art and classic summer fun–a mini […]
You can’t get online these days without hearing about the current “epidemic” of bullying that our kids face at school, on the playground and online. The National Bullying Prevention Center has an alarming number of stats, including that one out of every five students reported being bullied –that’s 20%! What can a mom do to prevent […]
If you can’t get enough Clydesdale goodness from a trip to Grant’s Farm, I highly suggest a road trip to Warm Spring Ranch, the true home of the Budweiser Clydesdales. What is Warm Springs Ranch? Warm Springs Ranch is the breeding and training facility for the Budweiser Clydesdales, located just outside Columbia, Mo. This is […]
I dreamed that one day St. Louis would build an aquarium. Not some algae covered fish tank full of sad rescued creatures lurking in the corner of City Museum (totally not their fault, they didn’t manage THAT trainwreck) but a real, world class Aquarium. Something that can stand alongside our beloved Saint Louis Zoo, the […]