The Great Forest Park Balloon Race is a St. Louis freebie that you can not miss. Your kids are gonna love this!
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The Big Mac is turning 50 and you’re invited to the party! It’s not everyday an icon like the Big Mac turns the big 5-0, and to celebrate McDonald’s is handing out a free MacCoin with every Big Mac sold in 14,000 participating restaurants starting at lunch time Aug. 2nd (until supplies run out, of […]
“You think I’ll find gold?” Mitch asked as he eyeballed the massive bag of dirt on the counter. “Maybe fool’s gold kiddo,” I told him, not wanting to spoil his game of make-believe “panning for gold.” “Well duh. It’s called Pyrite, mom.” That’s my boy: dreamer, scientist, sarcastic middle schooler. Psst: this post is sponsored […]
Are the kids in their jammies? Got your popcorn and lawn chair? Great! You’re ready for the Skyview Drive-In Theater, the last drive in the St. Louis metro area.
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 […]
Running around a splash pad on a hot, sticky St. Louis summer day is a joy for little kids. And, let’s face it–it’s a cheap outing for you! There might be a few good splash pads hidden behind gated areas–I’m looking at you St. Louis Children’s Zoo–most are located in totally free public parks.
The wait is finally over! After five long years, construction workers have packed up their gear. The massive overhaul of the Gateway Arch entrance, grounds and museum IS DONE! Whooo-hoo! They’ve been talking about re-connecting the Arch grounds to the rest of downtown as far back as 2005. Remember what it looked like BEFORE the […]
St. Louis lost it’s biggest fan last night. Mike Arnold, the owner and vibrant social media rock star behind @GusGusFunBus passed away Thursday night, unable to recover from his injuries after being hit by a pair of carjackers in a stolen truck. Mike was such a cool dude, and he loved promoting the St. Louis […]