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Casinos in the St. Louis Area

August 23, 2015 St. Louis

I share a lot of family related activities for the St. Louis area but sometimes the adults want to have a little fun without the kids. This week I’m sharing the casinos in the St. Louis area. While Las Vegas is still a fun place to go, there is no need to take that long […]

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Forest Park Forever! Upcoming Events in St. Louis

August 16, 2015 St. Louis

For those in St. Louis you know that Forest Park is a huge part of our city that plays a vital role. If you are not in St. Louis you should know that Forest Park is one of the largest parks in an urban area in the US at 1,300 acres which is 500 acres […]

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Missouri Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday 2015

July 26, 2015 St. Louis

Here is Missouri our schools tend to start back for the new school year in mid-August. Early I know compared to many other states, but that’s the way it is. To help families save a bit of money on back-to-school shopping, Missouri has a sales tax holiday each year. This year the tax holiday runs […]

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Petting Zoos in the St. Louis Area

July 12, 2015 St. Louis

This week I thought I would share a few of the fun places in and around St. Louis where you can take the kids to get up close and personal with the animals. I was very lucky growing up to have family who took me to so many of these wonderful places and I have […]

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Where to Watch Fireworks Around St. Louis 2015

June 28, 2015 St. Louis

4th of July is almost here and it is time to ooohhhh and aaahhhh over the firework displays. Going to see a display is much safer, and cheaper, than shooting them off yourself. Most of the events for Independence Day around St. Louis have both fireworks and other activities. Some are just one evening, others […]

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Food Events Coming Up in St. Louis

June 21, 2015 St. Louis

People in St. Louis love their food! We are known for our St. Louis style ribs, toasted ravioli, pork steaks, gooey butter cake, the prosperity sandwich, St. Louis style pizza, the waffle cone, and Provel cheese among many other things. Today I’ve gathered a list of some of the upcoming food related events in St. […]

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Kids Summer Movie Series Only $2 Wildwood, MO [St. Louis]

June 7, 2015 St. Louis

B&B Wildwood 10 just released their Kids Summer Series lineup for 2015! The series takes place Tuesdays thru Thursdays. The cost is just $2.00 per person or free if you are a Backstage Pass Member! This year’s summer movie lineup: Lego Movie June 9-11 Spongebob 2 June 16-18 Penguins of Madagascar June 23-25 How to […]

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Upcoming Events in St. Louis

May 24, 2015 St. Louis

For all of my fellow St. Louisans, here are some upcoming events in the area if you are looking for something to do. Also, be sure to check out the St. Louis Free Summer Concert Schedule by Karen Goodman of Arch City Homes. She has been putting together this list of free concerts throughout the […]

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First Trip to the St. Charles Dog Park (St. Louis)

February 8, 2015 St. Louis

Today we took Annie to the dog park for the first time. Well, maybe she went to one before with her previous family but it is doubtful. This was a first for Hubby and I as well. We went to the DuSable Dog Park in St. Charles, Missouri (suburb of St. Louis) and it was […]

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Visit the Orchid Show at Missouri Botanical Gardens in St. Louis

February 1, 2015 St. Louis

One place I have never been in the 44 years I have lived in St. Louis is the Missouri Botanical Gardens. I’m determined to change that very soon and I think the annual Orchid Show will be the perfect time to make my inaugural visit. With the gray and cold weather right now I think […]

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