By night — and sometimes at lunchtime — I am a blogger and freelance reporter. By day, I work in marketing for a tech start-up in St. Louis. I’m practically a nerdier Superman, I know, except… I don’t have to change my outfits (much). There are so many amazing perks of my full-time job, but one of my personal favorites is the relaxed dress … Keep reading…

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I tried to write a carefully-crafted introduction to explain why proper music festival attire is a crucial aspect of a fun experience, but everything lacked the pizzazz I needed. There was no punch. I thought you’d miss the point. So here we go. There’s no nicer way around it. Sigh. I once had my top ripped off in a crowd at Warped Tour. Like … Keep reading…

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It’s my personal fashion cycle of horror: I get stuck in colorless, pattern-less ruts. I go for grey tops and denim bottoms and cognac shoes, and I might venture out of the neutrals to grab a berry lip stain. Maybe. Probably not. Sometimes I grab a patterned scarf. Perhaps I go for a blue-grey instead of a charcoal. Even with the quick grab … Keep reading…

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I have had the same salad four times in the last week. I’m actually eating leftovers of it right now, as Yogurt tries to steal some thinking maybe he’ll like it. (He won’t.) Every summer, like clockwork, I obsess over the Strawberry Poppyseed & Chicken Salad at Saint Louis Bread Co… much like autumn’s Caramel Apple Milkshake at Steak ‘n Shake and the … Keep reading…

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The ice cream man took all my money, but we’ll get to that. First this. True story: It’s scientifically too hot to unpack right now, so I grabbed a pair of scissors and turned my old jeans into cut-offs because I can’t find my shorts. It was alright to unpack at 80-something, but 90 degrees is the limit. The only thing you’re … Keep reading…

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