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 […]
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When it comes to making a super fast Pinewood Derby car for Cub Scouts, there’s a ton of noise and bad advice. You don’t have to leave it to luck, though a little certainly helps. Here’s some great advice–using real science–to make a winning Pinewood Derby car. ~This blog post contains affiliate links which may […]
Winter break is here…or almost here, depending on what school your kids attend. After all the frantic holiday hustle it’s finally time to relax and ENJOY winter break with our kids. ~This post is sponsored by my good friends at Marcus Theatres. They’ve been been renovating their theaters across the metro area so you can […]
If you’re watching your budget, or just don’t want to waste a lot of money taking your family out to eat, I’ve got great news for you! A lot, and I mean a LOT, of restaurants offer a free kids meal on certain days of the week. There’s a catch, of course. Most offers are […]
Better get your Butterfly fix in December people, because the Butterfly House in Faust Park will close for it’s annual maintenance right after the conclusion of Winter Jewels. The last day to visit is December 30. Winter Jewels Through November and December, the Butterfly House transforms into an enchanted land full of (tiny) dragons, knights […]
Looking for something fun to do with the kids on New Year’s Eve 2018? Believe it or not, St. Louis has a few options for families wanting to ring in the New Year, sans booze and rowdy college kids. We’re pretty sad that First Night is no longer a thing in St. Louis, but let’s […]
Grant’s Farm is opening its gates for a special Toys for Tots Drive on Saturday, Dec. 8 from 11am to 3pm. Now I know you’re planning on donating a toy this holiday season, so here’s the place to do it! Why drop your toy off at some plain ol’ box by the grocery store when you […]
Internet shopping is now second nature, especially among busy moms who’d rather not drag kids through the stores. But with the growth of cyber shopping comes the growth of package theft. This blog post contains affiliate links which may reward me in the event of a subscription or sale. I use these funds to […]