"How did you start your book club?”   When I started a book club 10 years ago, I never thought I would be asked that question. I also didn’t think we would still be gathering every other month (or so) discussing...
Galentine Curated Crate items

Thank you, Galentine!

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A peppering of pinks, reds, and whites had taken over a St. Louis basement and living room for assembly night— a preemptive mini celebration to our St. Louis Mom gathering for the second annual Galentine's Crate pick-up.      It took two...
A Galentine’s Day message of love.   Dear Sophia,   I hope by the time you’re my age, Galentine’s Day is still in full swing. It’s a lovely opportunity to take the time to celebrate your girlfriends. I have been so incredibly lucky to...
Don’t overlook self-love on Valentine’s Day!   February. It’s the month of love. For some, it’s the anticipation of romantic plans.  Flowers. Chocolates. Perhaps a getaway. A fancy dinner. A home-cooked meal.   For some, it’s Galentine's day.  A girls dinner or drinks. ...
Do you know a remarkable woman who deserves a special kind of gift? We put a little something together for your favorite Galentines! St. Louis Mom is excited to present our 2nd Annual curated Galentine's Crate to celebrate one...
Who couldn't use a lesson in loving difficult family members this season?   As the holidays approach and family gatherings are on the horizon, we all probably have that one (or more) family member we are really not looking forward to...
Here is a peek at the complex world of bicultural marriage.  Being married to someone of a different nationality often sparks curiosity. The big question that always comes first is, “how did you meet??” followed by the assumption that life...
How do you handle disagreements in your home, when the discourse can feel like residing in a house divided?     In my house, we don't agree. Sometimes it's on little things. Sometimes it's on big things.  How do you navigate around...
I'm pretty sure it's referred to as the “seven-year itch." Is it for marriage? Dating? The relationship in its totality? I have no idea, but I know we hit it. There was a year in our marriage when it...
  Celebrity crushes. Got any?   I've been married for a long time— a really, really long time. Over the many years, my husband and I have joked about our "celebrity crush lists," basically celebrities we wouldn't blame each other for running...

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24 Hours at Union Station | The Ultimate STL Staycation

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Looking for the ultimate staycation in one of St. Louis’s most trademark historical landmarks? Look no further than our beloved Union Station! You’ll find...

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