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“Love is love, is Love, is Love…….” Beautiful speech #PrayForPeace #orlando

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Lin-Manuel Miranda made the most beautiful, emotional and just the best words in his Tony Award Acceptance speech, and included in his sonnet…..a tribute to Orlando … get a tissue, and watch: ….when senseless acts of tradegy reminds us that nothing here is promised…..we rise and fall and light from dying embers remembrances that hope and love last longer and ... Read More »

No Pool? Kids Bored? Jump In at These Local Swimming Places!

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When I was a kid, I was lucky because my next door neighbor (and my best friend) had a pool!  Oh, the memories of summer swims!  BUT, if you’re like me, and not gifted with a pool bearing friend, here is a list of LOCAL PLACES to take a cool and refreshing dip in the water and to get your ... Read More »

Count The “I Hate Yous”

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I know Mothers Day was a few weeks ago, but I wanted to ask my daughter first, to get her permission to share this, and she said yes.  I received a text from my 20 year-old daughter  on Mothers Day that just said “Love you mom.  Go Read Your Email.  Happy Mothers Day!”.  THIS was my gift from my daughter, the most beautiful ... Read More »

Local Teacher Uses Rap to Inspire!

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A few months ago I got hooked on a new modern musical that uses anything from rap to jazz called “Hamilton”The Musical, all about the life of Alexander Hamilton, based on a GREAT book.   It’s a history lesson on its’ own, and Mr. Beck, English teacher from my son, Leo’s school, Parkway North High School, apparently was also hooked ... Read More »

Graduation Lesson From STUDENT to Teacher!

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It’s graduation season, and I, personally, have been immersed in all things “High School Senior”!  Tonight, my Leo graduates high school.  As I write this my eyes are filled with tears that I’ve been holding back for months, it seems.  Last night was the Baccalaureate ceremony, which is a much more informal yet beautiful seminar Parkway North High puts on. ... Read More »

Best Local Places to Get Your Cinco Margarita’s ON!

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How do you like your Margarita?  Salt or no salt?  Sugar on the rim do it for ya?  Either way, if there’s one thing I know about all our WIL fam is that we LOVE to party!  Cinco De Mayo is another excuse to get our fun on!  So, where’s the best places to Celebrate and have a fun Cinco ... Read More »

Hair Perfection?

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Or is it Hair Today Tool, Gone tomorrow to the trash?  Well, if it’s from Dyson, you KNOW it’s going to be expensive!  I’m talking about Dyson, the people behind the expensive but supposedly “best” vacuum on the market, now delivers the “Ultimate” in hair dryers.  I have yet to see in the videos (albeit I haven’t watched them all) ... Read More »

Slip SLIDIN’ Summer Fun BACK!

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I didn’t get to do this last year, but it’s BACK THIS YEAR! I’m gonna definitely try it!  Here’s more DETAILS STLTODAY POST   #LOVE #SUMMER #STLOUIS #2016   Read More »

Heart Melting Prom “Promposals”!

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Forget elaborate Wedding Proposal Viral Videos…It’s PROM SEASON!  And NOW you better come up with a GREAT PROMPOSAL!  Seriously?!    When I was in high school (Not THAT long ago!) we girls just wanted to be asked by the guy we WANTED to go to the Prom with, and of course, we expected flowers, dinner paid and a limo (well, I ... Read More »