Friday, December 21, 2012
Looking for local Missouri items to buy for your friends and family? Look no further.
There is nothing like buying local, supporting the local economy and local businesses. Here are a few gift ideas for this holiday season from a local shop. The products were created here in the Show-Me State. Missouri Mercantile's original location is at St. Louis Outlet Mall in the City of Hazelwood. Missouri Mercantile owner Bill Olwig recently opened a second shop on Main Street in St. Charles.
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
This dietician says to enjoy the tastes of the season - just do it in moderation.
Holiday eating is often a time of lots of cookies and candy and eating on the run, two behaviors that can pose a challenge to a goal of healthy eating. Have no fear you can enjoy your holiday treats and still keep a healthy eating plan. If you’re spending the next two weeks baking for holiday parties, you know that cookies, cakes, bars and candy are plentiful not only in your house but also at work – after all that’s where we take those “too many to keep” items. Manage your sweet eating by trying these tips. When it comes to grabbing meals on the run, studies show that we make poorer food choices and we eat more when we aren’t focused on what we are eating. If your day is packed with work, decorating, baking and shopping make sure you …
Friday, November 30, 2012
Want to cut down your own Christmas tree this December 2012? A number of St. Louis area tree farms offer a classic holiday experience.
For the freshest Christmas tree possible, cut your own at a local tree farm. The National Christmas Tree Association in Chesterfield offers tips on how to find the perfect tree: And if you’ve never cut down a tree, here are some guidelines from Chesterfield’s National Christmas Tree Association: Try one of these nearby farms for your tree: Christmas Traditions Tree Farm: Heritage Valley Tree Farm Valley Farms Brushy Fork Pines Sunbrite Christmas Tree Farm
Monday, May 28, 2012
The holiday happens Monday.
Several locations in Clayton and Richmond Heights will be closed Monday in honor of Memorial Day. A variety of events are happening in the St. Louis area during the holiday. Among the closures: Among the events: Other notes: