Photo Diary: Brunch in Soulard

You learn something new every day, including a town you've lived in for decades.  This week I met up for brunch with my friend Kait, and when we were deciding where to dine, I suggested City Coffeehouse and Crêperie (per usual).  But she suggested we try a new place she'd never been to in Soulard. [...]

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A Trip to the Cat Cafe

After parking on a quiet street in the middle of the neighborhood, I walked to the door.  I’d been waiting for this moment for so long.  Finally, I was back in St. Louis, and I had a chance to visit Mauhaus Cat Cafe.  Oh, yeah, you read that right.  Coffee AND cats all in the [...]

To Those Sick of New Year’s Resolutions

You’ve already pledged to work out five times a week.  And promised yourself you’d eat salad one meal each day.  That you’d get up 30 minutes earlier.  Maybe that you’d read one book each month.  You’ve lived 20+ years and realized there’s literally nothing new about New Year’s Resolutions.  You follow through for maybe two [...]

12 More Things to Do in St. Louis

You've already worked through the 31 things to do in St. Louis, and you're craving some more.  This little big city may not be the Big Apple or good ole Los Angeles, but this town still has an abundance of activities and sights.  And here are 12 more: Shaw’s Coffee - When we couldn’t find parking too [...]

Why A Picture is Worth a Thousand Lies

I can’t think of many people who hate the holidays, but I know almost no one who enjoyed taking the family Christmas card.  Ever.  Just one more, kids.  Here, let me just lick my finger and get that random smudge off your face (#ew).  JUST SIT STILL ALREADY AND LOOK LIKE YOU LOVE EACH OTHER.  [...]

A Classy Afternoon in St. Louis

There’s something to say for trips to the amusement park and greasy corn dogs, but sometimes you gotta travel in style and class.  Riley and I began the day in St. Louis with only one thing set in stone, and we spontaneously chose the rest of the schedule throughout the day.  STL may be known [...]