Houlihan's New Menu and a Giveaway

Houlihan's New Menu and a Giveaway

DISCLOSURE: Compensation was provided by Houlihan’s via MomTrends.  The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions of Houlihan’s or Momtrends. Recently MomTrends asked me to check out the new menu at Houlihan’s restaurant. We already love going to Houlihan’s so it was a no brainer for me to say yes and check it out. They even have provided me a gift certificate to give away to one … Continue Reading →
Hendrick's BBQ in St. Charles, MO

Hendrick's BBQ in St. Charles, MO

A couple of weeks ago Hubby and I tried out a new place for dinner in town, Hendrick’s BBQ. We both really like barbecue, although Hubby a bit more, so we were looking forward to trying out someplace new. This was not a sponsored meal or post – we just ended up there on our own and I wanted to share my thoughts. Overall we give Hendrick’s BBQ an 8 out 10 rating. That is … Continue Reading →
Brick House Tavern + Tap

Brick House Tavern + Tap

Today Hubby and I were out shopping and stopped for linner (lunch/dinner) and tried someplace new, Brick House Tavern + Tap. Hubby had said he had heard good things so we thought we would give it a try and we are both really glad that we did. This is actually a chain with several locations around the country. If you have one near you I suggest you give them a try! We were very happy … Continue Reading →
Get Cooking Giveaway and Recap of Chef Tom Douglas Dinner

Get Cooking Giveaway and Recap of Chef Tom Douglas Dinner

When I went on my trip to Seattle (Disclosure: the trip was paid for by Microsoft; opinions are my own) two of the fun things we did included cooking. One was visiting and cooking at the AllRecipes.com headquarters which I blogged about already. The other was having a private dinner with Chef Tom Douglas who you may remember as one of the few chefs who has beat Chef Masaharu Morimoto on Iron Chef America. He … Continue Reading →
Favorite Places to Eat in St. Louis

Favorite Places to Eat in St. Louis

When I travel I am often lucky enough to try out some fabulous restaurants across the country. As much as I seem to travel though, I am still home in the St. Louis, Missouri area most of the time and have been happy to find great restaurants right here in my own backyard too! To share some of my favorite places around town I am participating in the Social Fabric “Our Favorite Places to Eat” … Continue Reading →
Kids Eat Free Weekday’s at Bob Evans in July

Kids Eat Free Weekday’s at Bob Evans in July

This is not a sponsored post, I am just sharing. We like Bob Evans and eat there maybe once a month or so. Plus their take-out family meals are a great value. I am signed up for their emails and thought I would share this deal with you all today. Kids eat free at Bob Evans every weekday from 2:00pm – close in July! Good deal! Plus they have some healthier options for kids meals, … Continue Reading →
Las Brisas in Laguna Beach

Las Brisas in Laguna Beach

Last week I went to southern California for a blogger event (more to come on the trip). On our first night we were treated to dinner at Las Brisas in Laguna Beach. I thought I would share a few pictures. I was so excited to see the ocean and the beach. This is in front of Las Brisas at Laguna Beach. We had an overcast day, but it was still so pretty and serene I … Continue Reading →
Tucanos Brazilian Grill Review on Opening Night

Tucanos Brazilian Grill Review on Opening Night

Tuesday night I was invited to a new restaurant opening, Tucanos Brazilian Grill in St. Charles – my suburb of St. Louis. I was excited to try this because it is an experience type restaurant which I enjoy. Unfortunately we did not have a lot of time to mingle much, but I saw my friends Todd and Sharon Jordan and met David Craig and Ann Pollack at the event. Hubby came along with me – … Continue Reading →
Nadoz Cafe and Vino Nadoz in St. Louis – Event Recap

Nadoz Cafe and Vino Nadoz in St. Louis – Event Recap

Sunday I attended a #STLBloggers get together at  Nadoz Cafe & Vino Nadoz in St. Louis. This is at their location in The Boulevard right across from The Galleria. A huge thanks to Steve and Kathy from Nadoz and Lindsay from Itz Linz for setting this up for all of us! The Nadoz Café side is a nice family friendly place that has a wide range of breakfast items, bakery items, sandwiches, smoothies, fresh juice … Continue Reading →
Ideas for Leftover Bread & Quick Panera Giveaway

Ideas for Leftover Bread & Quick Panera Giveaway

Do you ever have leftover bread or rolls from a holiday meal or Sunday dinner? It does not happen often with my family, everyone loves bread, but occasionally it does. Panera (aka St. Louis Bread Company as it is known here in St. Louis) has some great ideas for leftover bread. We love getting fresh artisan breads from Panera when I make soups in the winter and now I know what to do with any … Continue Reading →