Dear Bestie, I am sending this note to tell you how much I appreciate you. Thank you for being my best friend. Your friendship is important to me. We can talk for hours about life, everything, and nothing all at once....
"Somewhere in the midst of grief, people don't realize you've lost yourself, too." I remember hearing these words, silently nodding. Given to me by someone who had lost a parent as well, I kept thinking, more like promising myself, that...
Go ahead - book that girl’s trip or solo getaway! "Wow, I wish I could do that. I'd feel so guilty." This is all I've heard as I shared about my upcoming girls' trip. No, no, no, mama. No, you shouldn’t, and no,...
We are re-sharing this post on 314 Day ... show those new mom friends how incredible it is to live in STL!     There’s one thing I’ve struggled with here in St Louis …making friends. I have lots of acquaintances but...
When I was 10, my parents explained to me, my brother, and my sister they were separating. We sat in our living room, in a new home we had lived in barely 5 months, to digest the news. Over...
As we get knee deep in the leaves of fall— the days getting shorter, the dark being longer than the light … I find myself literally in a debilitating place of GRIEF.      November 5th - February 5th. has now become...
From this day forward … Words exchanged. Promises made. Once upon a time, hopeful and desirous of a happy and seamless marriage. Perhaps initially naive about the pressures that would hover over the marriage. Maybe a little clueless to the way the...
Get ready for a night of fun with St. Louis Mom! Join us for Moms Night Out! You deserve it, girl! The Details  Location: Seven Gables Inn | 26 North Meramec Avenue, Clayton Date: Thursday, October 20th Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Dress Code: Wear what...
Teamwork is the key ...   Recently, my husband and I celebrated our 8-year wedding anniversary!!! When I think about our love and the beautiful life we are building together for our sweet family, I think of what we always say-...
What does it take to get a girl to say yes?!?   Fifteen years ago today, (August 8) my husband proposed to me.     It was a warm summer evening in Saint Louis. My boyfriend of five years and I had spent the...

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2024 Juneteenth Events around STL

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Celebrate Juneteenth with your family by exploring a variety of engaging and educational activities! Juneteenth, commemorating the end of slavery in the United States,...