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Do YOU see my Ghosts?

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Do you believe in ghosts?    My house is from 1950, and ever since my son and I moved in, I’ve “felt” this “presence”.  Never scary or malicious, just a spirit or something that was “watching” over either the house, me and Leo, or both!  Anyway, While on vacay, my friend who was house sitting felt an odd “feeling” and took ... Read More »

Summer Kickoff Winners Weekend

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Summer starts with a 4 pack of tickets to Raging Rivers Waterpark in Grafton, Illinois AND a chance to see Keith Urban at the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre next Friday, June 3rd! Listen to WIL all weekend (5/27-5/30) for the keyword to text in to 72826 to win! From the Lou’s only live, local, flag wavin’, river raftin,’ summer concert, country station…92.3 WIL! Read More »

RePurpose Life Tips!

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I have something my mom taught me called “being resourceful”.  Being a single mom paying for two kids on my own, it’s become more important than EVER to be able to repurpose things I buy at thrift stores and Goodwill or even things I have around the house, into other useful tools or items. I always think it’s great to ... Read More »

Mother Look A Like Contest with NEW TWIST!

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Bo Matthews always tells me that I should enter the Mother/daughter Look-A-Like contest that The St. Louis Post Dispatch puts on every year for their Mothers Day issue.  BUT THIS YEAR IT’S DIFFERENT !   NOW SONS who look like their moms can enter, which SHOULD make for a lot more competition!  You can enter at the Post Dispatch stl ... Read More »

Did your Favorite “Mom & Pop” Local business make the list?

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Since it’s “National Mom & Pop Business Owner’s Day”, How about if we spotlight some of our amazing LOCAL small businesses that are part of our WIL family and community!?  Would love for you to share YOUR favorite local family/locally owned retailer!  It could be you or a friends or a family member, or just simply a place you LOVE!  ... Read More »

Local “Envisioneer” Man turns junk into Incredible Invention!

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Could this local inventor light up the world with his invention?  Check out THE GRAVPOWER GENERATOR HERE this could CHANGE the world! And people are taking notice!  We do have smart people who live in our midst!  AND he used some “junk” in his garage! For your #mondaymotivation I would like to quote the inventor himself, Mr. Garland Edwards of ... Read More »

Hmmm..Perhaps I should’ve flushed him down!

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So, where did I spend my “Where’s George” dollar to send him on his way so I could track him???   I just realized, if I would’ve flushed him down the potty somehow, he would end up in the sea!  BUT, how would I flush it without getting it wet?  See,  I DID SEE FINDING NEMO!  ;)_   Read More »

WHY does Google Maps NOT see St. Louis?

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Sure.  I can SAY it’s my “Directional Dysfunction” and if that were, in fact, the truth, I would take full responsibility!  Let’s face it. I KNOW full well that I get lost very easy.  Especially HERE!  I can get ANYWHERE in my hometown of southern California, but I grew up there!  So I rely on Google maps, the  WAZE App ... Read More »

Any Suggestions For Allergy Help?!? UGH!

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I grew up the youngest of four.  My siblings and I ALL suffered from asthma as kids.  Mainly from the smog of Los Angeles.  Other than that, my only allergy was from cats.  I owned a cat “Baby”, loved her!  But as I became an adult, my cat allergies got worse and worse.  Then…I move to Missouri.  Now…I’m allergic to ... Read More »