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New MO. Law to Graduate from High School!

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Got a Kid in High school?  They’re going to need something additional now to graduate!  In this FOX News Report, apprently: Gov. Jay Nixon has signed a bill that will require Missouri high school students to undergo a new round of first aid training before they can graduate. The St. Louis Dispatch reports that the governor signed the legislation Tuesday. ... Read More »

TREE HOUSE CABIN VACATIONS!

I have an insane love of tree houses!  I’ve ALWAYS wanted one, but, growing up in L.A. I didn’t have enough backyard.  SO, what about a treehouse vacation???  WHO KNEW that such a thing existed and right here in our neck of the woods!  check OUT TREE HOUSE CABIN VACATIONS! We can accommodate anything from the single fly fisherman to romantic ... 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 »

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 »

Food Desperation Recipe!

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My refrigerator at home is DEAD! Came home from being out of town after 5 days to a rancid smell of rotten food. It was LATE, had to work the next day. Morning came, I brought a box of cereal thinking “Oh! The work vending machine will have milk!” No such luck. Here’s my solution to total food desperation, and….it ... 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 »

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 »

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 »