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

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

Shryocks Callaway Farms Corn Maze

Shryock Callawary Farms Corn Maze

Guest post by Brie Romere I hail from the 4th largest city in America, so it may seem strange for me to write about small town living. There’s more than meets the eye though. I grew up with my father in Houston, but split my time with my mother who … Continue reading

Missouri Arts Council StoryLine Short Story Competition

Even though I’ve moved to Colorado, I’ve remained subscribed to the Missouri Arts Council email marketing list. I like hearing about creative, artistic and cultural events in my home state, and MAC is good about providing regular updates. When I saw this email from them today about the StoryLine Short … Continue reading

Dardenne Prairie Produce Market

Guest Post and Photos Contributed by Elisabeth Cutshall. As a work at home Mom, I love to cook healthy meals for my family, but I also love convenience. This is why I absolutely LOVE shopping at the Dardenne Prairie Produce Market. The market sits on the corner of Highway N, … Continue reading

Ted Drewes Frozen Custard

It’s Missouri and it’s mid-April, and you’re used to cool, rainy days after a long gray winter. You’ve just run 13.1 miles, and it’s 90 degrees outside. What do you want to do next? Where do you want to go? If your answer doesn’t involved eating Ted Drewes’ Frozen Custard, … Continue reading

Go! St. Louis Half Marathon

30,000 people will make their way through the Go! St. Louis Marathon & Family Fitness Weekend Expo this weekend, and I’ll be among the masses as I pick up my race packet for the Go! St. Louis Half Marathon. I may not be the fastest runner in the pack this weekend, … Continue reading

Gordon’s Stoplight Drive-In: Crystal City, Missouri

The man and I have a problem; on weekend mornings he wakes up craving a burger and a diet coke, and I wake up craving eggs and coffee. One of my favorite things about life in New York City was the tendency of (seemingly) everyone to spend weekend mornings (and … Continue reading

Picasso’s Coffee House in Old St. Charles, Missouri

Work required me to travel to St. Charles yesterday, so I took advantage of the opportunity to have a quick cup of coffee in Historic Downtown St. Charles with my friend Elizabeth (@ekcutshall) and two of her three kiddos. I went to college in a very old Louisiana river town, … Continue reading

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