I love it when we can sneak a little science into our play time! Mitch and I have been messing around with catapults lately and it’s been freakin’ fun. We first ran into this classic popsicle stick catapult at the Magic House maker workshop. The idea is pretty simple and there’s lots of variations. Try […]
It’s been Porg City around here ever since last Force Friday and the introduction of the mysterious Porg. Mitch was immediately intrigued by the little furry creatures and started a campaign to collect all the Porgs he could get his hands on. I admit, I was a little put off by the Porgs sad little […]
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.
Nothing beats a bowl of frosty homemade ice cream on a hot summer day! Obviously, with all the great local ice cream shops around it’s pretty easy to BUY a scoop of ice cream, but sometimes it’s more fun to make your treats at home. When I was a kid, homemade ice cream was considered a […]
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 […]
It’s the Fourth of July and time to break out the Star and Stripes! I have SCOURED the web for the very best, most fun, most Patrotic crafts you can do with your kids to celebrate the 4th of July!
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 […]
The fine folks at the Sheldon Art Galleries wanted to do something different this year, something that combines art with family fun. And they hit the mark with this summer’s new installation: Golf the Galleries! Mitch and I were invited to to a media sneak peek of the exhibit and we were blown away! This […]