We’re super excited about the return of the Scott Air Force Base Air Show! It’s been 5 years since they last opened their gates to the public and you better believe that we’ll be there with bells on! We’ve been to the air show in years past, and one time Mitch was young enough to […]
I’ve been looking into fun ways for the kids to spend summer and found a real gem! My local SkyZone is hosting a Summer Camp! Score!
Do you know what your kids are doing this summer? If you’re like me, you just sorted out how the kids are spending spring break. Summer seems so far away! But summer isn’t THAT far away! Did you know that families start planning summer camps NOW and that some of the best camps fill up […]
It’s the middle of summer break and the kids are getting bored–oh no! What can we do? Here’s a list of fun and exciting things you can do with your kids this weekend to pump some fun back into your summer! Food Truck Friday at Grant’s Farm: This only happens once a month, so plan […]
Did you know the blues are the bedrock of all really good American music? Yep. I never occurred to me that someone whaling on a harmonica a hundred years ago could led to ZZ Top and Adele on my iPod, but it did. Wanna guess where I pick up THAT bit of trivia? Psst. Lemme tell you something before you […]
Last night I bribed my teen to play with his little brother. “I’ll give you 2 bucks,” I texted to him. “And a cookie.” My kids are 8 and half years apart, a vast difference that’s both a blessing and a curse. On the one hand, its way easier to raise a second child when the […]
Fireflies are the ultimate friendly bugs of summer and we love them. We love watching them twinkle in the trees out back and we love to chase them through the yard. We love to see how many fireflies we can catch in a jar–but our part of suburbia seems to be short on lightening bugs […]
Adventure awaits outside your door! There’s tons of summer camps in the St. Louis area for your kids to choose from, but where else can they learn about–and help–a whole river? The Missouri River Academy does just that! Today I’m turning the blog over to the non-profit Missouri River Relief, who’s passion is to teach the community about […]