Three Little Digits

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In my four years married to a soldier, I’ve come to peace with my lack of influence on many of the decisions that are made for our family, while I’ve also learned to appreciate the many other — though sometimes less consequential — areas of our lives where I do … Continue reading

Hello from Small Town Missouri!

Hi Friends! The last few days have been good, but busy. I’m working on my first contract as an independent contractor, writing cases studies for an enterprise mobility company. I’m also hard at work using Successful Military Wife’s Marketing Makeover Challenge to help me develop a personal brand and website that … Continue reading

Happy Girl Part II

Even though it’s beginning to feel like it’s been a long time since I lived in Brooklyn, I still miss the arts scenes there. Taking the photography my husband gave me as a birthday gift through Bemis School of Art challenges me to continue to grow in how I executive … 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

The Next Goal: Go! St. Louis Half Marathon

Running helps me focus. It gives me confidence. It keeps me feeling healthy and strong. I started running just before I turned 30. I’d never run more than 3 miles at a time, but I’d always admired runners. The runners I knew looked great. I’m not too proud to admit … Continue reading

STL Local Music: Kentucky Knife Fight

Let’s face it – The stress of these super-close World Series games is a lot to handle this week. Wouldn’t it feel good to get out on Friday night for some good, hard, live rock music? If I still lived in Missouri, I’d be at Off Broadway on Friday night … Continue reading

Cycling in Small Town Missouri

Guest post by Jennifer Wassenaar Growing up in Farmington, Missouri, my older sister and I would ride our bikes up and down the street, to the park that was behind our home and to our grandparents’ houses.  I even remember mastering the art of riding with no hands. As I … Continue reading

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