I highly doubt anyone will ever look at my sense of style and say, “She seems sporty.” Or me in general. No one is fighting to get me on the company softball team. People don’t ask if I caught last night’s game. It’s just not a vibe I give off. And frankly, that’s for good reason. I am not sporty, in personal … Keep reading…

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You remember Bit-O-Local, the St. Louis-based subscription box that shares local makers in a curated package four times per year. Tons of you entered our December Bit-O-Local giveaway, so I know I’m not alone in my local love. The mad rad team of ladies behind the brand sent me over the Spring 2017 box, and we’re giving one away to a reader! Scroll … Keep reading…

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When I mention to friends I am working on a craft project, one of the most common responses is, “I wish I knew how to do that!” (Spoiler alert: about half of mine don’t turn out right. Ha!) If you don’t think you’re particularly arts-and-crafts ready, a class might be the right choice. Having an expert around can keep everything on track — … Keep reading…

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My husband isn’t great with gifts. If you give him a gift, he truly appreciates it — and then over-analyzes how to say ‘thank you’ enough and worries his gift, if there is one, in return is insufficient, and all around wishes other people would just give gifts and he could crack jokes in the background. His birthday was about a week ago, and … Keep reading…

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We can all agree subscription boxes are the funnest kind of mail out there, right? Not to mention one of the easiest gifts! Nothing brightens up a bunch of bills like a curated mystery present, and my new favorite option is the recently launched Bit-O-Local box. Bit-O-Local brings a boxful of hand-picked, St. Louis-made goodies right to your door, and the stories … Keep reading…

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