Photo by Element5 Digital on Pexels.com One of my passions is supporting local makers and entrepreneurs. There's just something wonderful about buying a gift that not only gives back to the local economy, but also supports the dreams of people who live right in town. Over the last few years, I have had the opportunity… Continue reading Shop STL This Holiday Season
It seems like over the last ten to fifteen years, the wine industry has exploded across the United States. No matter where we have traveled across the country, there are wineries advertised as tourist destinations. Some wineries we've visited are producing great wines that are contributing to America's sustainable agriculture renaissance. (And some wineries... well,… Continue reading STL Food and Drink: Noboleis Vineyards
In my adult life I have come to learn, a cup of tea can soothe almost any rough day. I am not a coffee drinker... I never have been. I love the way coffee smells, but can't stand the taste, no matter how much extra stuff you add to it. But tea? To me, tea is magic. It is aromatic, warm, and gentle, like a quiet hug.
I have never prided myself on being a chef, or a creative cook... but once in a while, I come up with a good idea. Yay, me! When we were first married, my husband and I ate at chain restaurants a lot. (Like, before we discovered what good food was.) I'm the kind of girl… Continue reading The Recipe My Whole Family Keeps Asking For…
I have never enjoyed cooking. Frankly, I never really learned how to do it. Growing up, I had an awesome stay at home mom, who packed our lunches and made our dinner every day. I ate what my mom liked to cook and claimed to dislike anything that she didn't. Cooking wasn't a necessity for… Continue reading How Meal Subscription Boxes Changed My Life