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Celebrate Spring!

Written by Mary On March - 21 - 2017 0 Comment

Happy spring, friends! In Kimmswick and the rest of the St. Louis area, it seems like we’ve had quite a few seasons in just the past couple of weeks. Some days have reached nearly 80 degrees, we’ve experienced thunderstorms and tornadoes, and next thing we knew big beautiful snowflakes fell to the ground. Despite what the weather feels like, yesterday was the first official day of the spring season. I Read More…

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~ A Treasured Recipe ~

Written by Mary On March - 7 - 2017 0 Comment

Happy March, friends! February came and went quickly, and spring is right around the corner. Last week, St. Louis and many other areas celebrated Mardi Gras. Did you know that St. Louis has the second largest Mardi Gras celebration in the nation, second only to New Orleans? Mardi Gras actually translates into Fat Tuesday in English, which is what we call the last day of the celebration. It is also Read More…

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~ Working Women’s Survival Show ~

Written by Mary On February - 21 - 2017 0 Comment

The Ultimate Girls’ Day Out is almost here! This weekend, the Working Women’s Survival Show comes to the St. Charles Convention Center, and ladies all over the area are very excited. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the WWSS. Nearly 400 exhibitors will gather, featuring salon and spa services, food, shopping, and much more. Each day is filled with live entertainment, celebrity speakers, fashion shows, and fitness demonstrations. The Read More…

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~ Valentine’s Day ~

Written by Mary On February - 7 - 2017 0 Comment

It’s February, and love is in the air! In just one week, couples everywhere will be celebrating Valentine’s Day with cards, flowers, sweets, and special dates. I can’t wait to celebrate with my sweet Valentine, of course. Jerry and I have been together since 1985. We dated for 15 years before we married on March 11, 2000. We’re also excited to celebrate our 17th anniversary very soon. I count my Read More…

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What Your Favorite Blue Owl Meal Says About You

Written by Mary On January - 24 - 2017 0 Comment

Recently, I asked folks on Facebook what Blue Owl meal they would choose if they had to eat the same meal for the rest of the year. What great fun our Facebook followers are! Many joined in, with quite a few different answers. I started thinking about all the different people who connect with us online, and how much I appreciate them. I wish that I could meet each of Read More…

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~ Your Recipe for 2017 ~

Written by Mary On January - 10 - 2017 0 Comment

In my last blog of 2016, I shared a wonderful recipe. I hope it added a great taste to your New Year celebration. Now that 2017 is underway, and many folks are diving head first into their resolutions, I have another recipe to share. Instead of resolutions, I have put together the ingredients for a sweet and delicious year. New Year Recipe Ingredients: 2 cups of love – Life would Read More…

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A Recipe for the New Year

Written by Mary On December - 27 - 2016 0 Comment

Another wonderful Christmas season has come and gone! I hope that you spent your holiday time surrounded by those you love, enjoying good food and great company. I am grateful for another year of celebration here in Kimmswick. As 2016 comes to an end, many of you will gather to remember the past year and celebrate the promise of new things to come. I wish you great joy and safe Read More…

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Naughty or Nice?

Written by Mary On December - 13 - 2016 0 Comment

We had such a wonderful time at Dinner with Santa on December 9 here at The Blue Owl Restaurant & Bakery! Many sweet little children enjoyed dinner, treats, activities, and time with their favorite jolly elf. I was blessed to spend a little time talking with St. Nick and Mrs. Claus, myself. So many of my dreams have already come true that I just couldn’t think of anything to ask Read More…

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~ Better Baking ~

Written by Mary On November - 29 - 2016 0 Comment

Another wonderful Thanksgiving and now we head full steam into the Christmas season. I want to pause and let you know how very grateful I am for all of you; my dear family, friends, Blue Owl family, Kimmswick community, and extended connections all over the world! For many folks, holiday baking is at the top of their list of heartwarming traditions. Is there anything better than a day filled with Read More…

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~ It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like… ~

Written by Mary On November - 15 - 2016 0 Comment

Oh yes, friends, you know how that sentence ends! The holidays are coming as quickly as Santa’s sleigh speeds around the world delivering gifts on Christmas Eve. We have just 38 days until Christmas. Make the most of the season by enjoying some time in Kimmswick! This Saturday, join us for Christmas Open House! On November 19th from 10am to 9pm we will have the most delightful time in Kimmswick. Read More…

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