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Silly ways to throw out your back

I have thrown out my back in some pretty silly ways in the past, more than once sneezing.    Once moving a bag of soda syrup.    A couple times coughing.   I am pretty sure this one tops the list.   Last night I threw out my back jiggling the handle on the toilet to get it to stop running. True story.   I ... Read More »

Easter and Eagle sightings

I hope you and yours had a WONDERFUL Easter/Resurrection Day yesterday!    Mine was filled with family visits and last minute egg coloring with finger nail polish.  Don’t ask.  Had a GREAT time watching the blues game yesterday with family and I also stopped in to my Aunt’s house for the BEST spaghetti and meatballs you will every have. One thing ... Read More »

Feed the Goats and more springy STL Things!

I love this time of year so much in the STL.    Blues Playoff Hockey, game one tonight from Minnesota.    First home game will be on Sunday at 2 pm with a Tarasenko jersey rally towel giveaway!   The pregame party will start at 11:30 am.   #LGB!!! Another wonderful sign of spring in St. Louis is the official opening of Grant’s Farm ... Read More »

Pet Day….Every Day.

Happy National Pet Day!    Okay for fur parents this is like every day.   But any chance that I have to share pics of my adorables I am going to take it. Speaking of, our beautiful dog friendly city was named at the top of the “Best Cities to Visit with Pets” by the site Reward Expert.   We already knew this ... Read More »

A Cause for Paws

This weekend looks to be BEAUTIFUL in St. Louis!   So many things to get out and do.   I will be helping out with hosting duties for A Cause for Paws in Columbia, IL tomorrow evening.   Hope to see you there but if you can’t make it, you can always help out with funds for their new transport van! The Arch ... Read More »

A Cause for Paws

The 13th Annual “A Cause for Paws” Fundraiser is coming up Saturday April 8th!     I am honored and excited to have been asked to guest emcee this year’s  event at the Falls Reception and Conference Center in Columbia, IL.    Helping Strays is a No Kill Rescue Group formed in 2004 and they have saved and placed in homes over 3,500 ... Read More »

Cookie Dough and Downsizing

If you needed any good news this Tuesday, this is it.    A new cookie dough food truck is coming to STL!   You will be seeing Half Baked Cookie Dough Company starting in May.     Likely with me not far behind. This is absolutely crazy, but it seems like I have been downsizing for about four years now.   The more carloads I ... Read More »

Opening Week!

Did my morning check in to see if April the giraffe had her little and she has not as of yet…. So can we now just celebrate the return of Cardinals Baseball this week? Opening Day is one of my favorite day of the year (like most ‘Lou-ans” I will assume.)    Believe it or not, I attended my very first ... Read More »

Signs of Spring in STL

Opening Day is less that two weeks away.    The first day of Spring brought record highs to St. Louis.    To say that I have spring fever would be an understatement.   I have been in St. Louis for five years now and I have learned to look for all the signs of spring that are exclusive to my beloved city: -River ... Read More »

50 Book Challenge….Update!

Vacation time is upon us again!    I know that some of you are like me and you enjoy a little book time on your vacay so I wanted to take a minute to make a reading suggestion for your “de-stress curl up with a book time”. I recently finished the second in Chesterfield author Cindy Lynch’s “Bye for Now” trilogy ... Read More »