One of the best things about St. Louis is our diverse neighborhoods. Soulard boasts one of the largest Mardi Gras celebrations outside of NOLA; the Hill has some of the best Italian food you will ever taste. In the county, however (the city of St. Louis and county are separated, in case you didn’t know) these “neighborhoods” tend to have a much more varying split of opinions. Ballwin and Rock Hill are both ranked highly in “best areas to live in polls.” Clayton, Ladue and even Chesterfield can be seen as snotty. South County is seen as hoosierish (oh yeah, we also use the word “Hoosier” in place of “Redneck”). Continue reading
Being a homeowner and working full-time does not always leave time for Pinterest-inspired meals. However, with enough preparation, you can impress your parents, roommates or significant other. How do you prepare, you ask? With my handy dandy meal planner. Continue reading
It’s been awhile since I’ve done a Wedding Wednesday post! It’s not that the wedding hasn’t been a focus – but considering we move in to our new home next week (be prepared for LOTS of picture posts!), it hasn’t been top priority in February. However, before I move out of my parents, I’m determined to address all of my invitations! We won’t be sending them until Mid-March (6-8 weeks is the preferred timeline), but it’s better to be prepared!
In honor of the social networks 10th birthday, I wanted to share this gem from the November 2005 issue of The Prowl Newspaper – Oakville’s finest – which gave the first point-of-view on the network. Please ignore my junior in high school writing ability, and enjoy.
OH the Super Bowl. A day of overeating, excessive drinking and the only time people go to the bathroom during play. Let’s recap, shall we? Continue reading
Oh, hi. Remember me? It’s only been a hot month since I’ve got around to being on this little thing called a “blog.” Seeing as it’s the final day of January (and a whopping FOUR months until the big day!), I figured it’s time to set and share some goals and resolutions for the upcoming year. 2014 is a big one – becoming a home owner and wife are no small tasks – but there are a few other things I’d like to accomplish before December 31. Continue reading