St. Louis Sunday: After Hour Halloween Celebrations at Grant’s Farm

St. Louis Sunday: After Hour Halloween Celebrations at Grant’s Farm

Looking for something fun and spooky, but still family friendly, to do during the Halloween season? Grant’s Farm is bringing back their after hour Halloween celebrations. Normally Grant’s Farm is only open during daytime hours, but on special days in October they will be open at night with special activities. Haunted ride through the Deer Park Halloween themed animal shows … Continue Reading →
St. Louis Sunday: Oktoberfest Events

St. Louis Sunday: Oktoberfest Events

Fall is here and it is time to hit the Oktoberfest festivals! The St. Louis area has a rich German heritage, I’m half German myself, and so there is no lack of Oktoberfests to attend. I’m actually a little late in posting about these and have realized that many of them already occurred – in September – what’s up with … Continue Reading →
Apps for All Things St. Louis

Apps for All Things St. Louis

Whether you live in the St. Louis area or you are just planning a visit, there are tons of apps to use on your smartphones and tablets to help you navigate the metro area, places to go, things to do, and how to live here. For this week’s post (I do a post about St. Louis each Sunday) I thought … Continue Reading →
Feast Magazine – A Must for Foodies in Missouri

Feast Magazine – A Must for Foodies in Missouri

Foodie has many meanings, but for me, the true definition is one that enjoys eating and learning about all kinds of foods. There are some snobby foodies, but the bulk of true foodies I believe can appreciate all types of foods. Feast feeds that appreciation with coverage throughout Missouri – both ingredients, restaurants, festivals, and events of all kinds. You … Continue Reading →
Casinos in the St. Louis Area

Casinos in the St. Louis Area

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 trip out west if you … Continue Reading →
Forest Park Forever! Upcoming Events in St. Louis

Forest Park Forever! Upcoming Events in 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 larger than New York’s Central … Continue Reading →
Missouri Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday 2015

Missouri Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday 2015

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 August 7-9, 2015. Even if … Continue Reading →
Petting Zoos in the St. Louis Area

Petting Zoos in the St. Louis Area

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 great memories of all of … Continue Reading →
Where to Watch Fireworks Around St. Louis 2015

Where to Watch Fireworks Around St. Louis 2015

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 will last the entire weekend. … Continue Reading →
Food Events Coming Up in St. Louis

Food Events Coming Up in 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. Louis this summer. Enjoy the … Continue Reading →