(Updated 2018) Once again, Santa will be setting up shop at the St. Louis train museum (aka the National Museum of Transportation) This a great time to take the kids to see the Big Guy–it’s a relaxed atmosphere and Santa’s time is FREE with your admission to the train museum. You’ll need to bring your […]
Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year for memory making family activities! Get a photo with Santa, have him send a letter to your kid for just the cost of a postage stamp, see some holiday lights in St. Louis or trim your tree with homemade ornaments!
I was looking for something special to put under the tree this year for the boys, something so freaking awesome they’d both love it. A game that–gasp–a teenager could play with his little brother. I’m talking about the Ultimate. Family. Gift. This post is sponsored by Academy Sports + Outdoors but all opinions are my […]
Is Santa on a budget at your house? I get totally get it! But don’t worry, here’s a few tips to help you glide through the holiday shopping season like a rocket powered reindeer!
Confession: I still have a tiny Star Wars poster I made with Shrinky Dinks when I was 12. I traced it off a post card sized Star Wars poster. It was soooooo cute. Yeah, I love Shrinky Dinks. And I still do. Shrinky Dinks are harder to find these day, but well worth the special […]
Jingle bells ringing, jolly elves singing, hot hot hot chocolate…all while clickity clacking through Downtown St. Louis on the Polar Express! What a way to celebrate the holidays! We’ve taken Mitch on the Polar Express train a couple of times now and it’s always pretty dang awesome. Magical even. And I’m happy to report that the Polar […]
Gooey Butter cake is one of St. Louis’ best inventions and a delicious tradition for any gathering. But sometimes a plate of cookies is easier to share than a gooey pan of cake, dontcha think?
Now that Thanksgiving is over, I feel like I can officially welcome the Christmas spirit and all that holiday joy, happiness and…quite frankly madness…that comes along for the ride during this most festive time of year! The tree is up, there’s a chill in the air and I’ve even started my shopping…let the Christmas fun begin!
Ways Kids Can Show Kindness This Holiday Season When kids start thinking about Christmas, they tend to think about all the things THEY might get from Santa. But let’s turn that around and teach our kids that Christmas is about GIVING to others. It doesn’t have to be hard, just show a little kindness! Here’s […]