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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Winter is over. Boot weather will soon be a distant thing of the past. It’s damn near time to lose the tights. The humidity will soon return. I might as well crawl under a rock and hide in the shade until September. Booooo, spring. I could sulk about warm weather all day, but Macey of MHK in STL made me snap out of it. … Keep reading…

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My mother came to visit a few weekends ago to help with early wedding stuff — deciding on colors, attending a bridal show, other really rad mother-daughter stuff. While she was here, we realized I’d be 25 by the next time I saw her. (My birthday is later this month.) So obviously, she gave me a cat watch. I can’t imagine a better … Keep reading…

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