Guest Post: The YNPN St. Louis Blog

Once upon a time, before I became an Army Wife, I was passionate about my career in nonprofit marketing. I’d worked for several well-known nonprofits, and I loved marketing causes instead of material things. One of the ways I invested in nonprofits was as a volunteer with the Young Nonprofit … Continue reading

Running Through Deployment Race #5: Go! St. Louis Half Marathon

Go St Louis Half Marathon - Running Through Deployment

When you run, you have good races and you have bad races. The GO! St. Louis Half Marathon was the latter. Immediately after crossing the finish line, I found myself in the med tent, but we’ll come back to that. There are a whole lot of variables that come into … Continue reading

Missouri Cheeses – A Follow Friday Guest Post

Guest Post Contributed by Michelle Marcus I recently returned from a trip to England where I got to taste many amazing cheeses, and each one was incredibly fresh. These cheeses I ate in England inspired me to help you find local, fresh cheese in Missouri. Featured last fall in Feast … Continue reading

St. Louis Christmas Eve Tweet-up

Where does the time go? I wanted to write about this St. Louis tweet-up when it happened, but instead found myself swamped (in the best of all possible ways) with the holidays, travel and time with our (my fiance and my) families. One of the highlights of all of that … Continue reading

Smalltowngirl’s Family Grows

For more than a year now, I’ve known I’ve wanted to expand my little family. After much planning and preparation, I finally took the plunge yesterday, giving my entry-level Fuji DSRL camera a strong and might new sibling; a Nikon D7000. Continue reading

Understanding Tragedy in a Small Town

When you grow up in a small town, it’s sometimes tough to explain to the people you love why tragedies “back home” affect you the way they do. When I told my fiance that I’d received terrible news about someone from my hometown, his first question was about how close … Continue reading

Thanksgiving Dinner in Topeka, Kansas

In September of this year, I had the opportunity to meet some incredible people at the 140 Conference Small Town in Hutchinson, Kansas. One of the people I met there is Joe Cheray or @wildheart4ver if you know Joe through Twitter. The #140 Conference Small Town is unique from most … Continue reading

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