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~ Santa’s Favorite ~

Written by Mary On December - 16 - 2014 0 Comment

My! Oh my! Hasn’t December been the most delightful month so far, my dear friends? We have enjoyed such wonderful events here in Kimmswick, including the annual Cookie Walk and Old Fashioned Christmas Festival, a Girlfriends Day of shopping and tea, and Dinner with Santa. If you joined us for any of these events, we would love to see your pictures! Simply post them to our Facebook page for all Read More…


~ A Delightful December ~

Written by Mary On December - 2 - 2014 0 Comment

In Kimmswick and around the St. Louis area, December greeted us with a bit of harsh winter weather, and many students and teachers in the area celebrated their first surprise snow day! No matter the weather, December is simply a delightful month, especially in Kimmswick. We have many holiday events coming up for you and your family to enjoy. Join us on December 5th, 6th and 7th for the Kimmswick Read More…


~ So Very Thankful! ~

Written by Mary On November - 18 - 2014 0 Comment

In just over a week, we will be celebrating another Thanksgiving! I just love all the holidays, but Thanksgiving is one of my favorites; there is nothing better than gathering with friends and family to express our great gratitude and eat delicious food! In preparation for the big day, we’ll all be so busy that there will be little time for writing or reading blogs. So today, I want to Read More…


~ Bring the Best! ~

Written by Mary On November - 4 - 2014 0 Comment

My, oh my! How time does fly! November is here. As I look back at October, I cannot stop smiling at the lovely memories created around The Blue Owl. Hundreds of ladies had a bewitching night as they haunted the streets of Kimmswick, enjoying all kinds of goodies. Little goblins discovered many tricks and treats on their very own day. Finally, more than a hundred thousand people came to celebrate Read More…


~ Which Witch? ~

Written by Mary On October - 7 - 2014 0 Comment

Can’t you just feel the eerie excitement in the air? In just a few days, hundreds of witches will descend upon our charming town of Kimmswick. Once the broomsticks have been parked, they will haunt the streets searching for all kinds of treats and tricks! Of course, they won’t have to look far to find fun, food, and friends. Witches Night Out is this Saturday from 3 to 9 pm. Read More…


~ Happy Fall! ~

Written by Mary On September - 23 - 2014 0 Comment

If you’ve been eagerly awaiting the arrival of Autumn, today is the day! Though we could still see some warmer days, many folks are excited for the season of bonfires, hoodies, hot chocolate and football games. Of course, in our charming town of Kimmswick and the surrounding area, we look forward to an awe-inspiring landscape filled with the changing leaves. Once Autumn greets us, we begin preparation for upcoming events Read More…


~ Wonderful Weekends ~

Written by Mary On September - 9 - 2014 0 Comment

Wow! What a wonderful time we always seem to have around The Blue Owl! If you follow us on social media, I am sure you have seen numerous new pictures lately. If you don’t, I would love for you to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, or Google+, because there is much more to come! Most recently, we spent a wonderful weekend hosting the Kimmswick 5K. Yes, I have told you Read More…


~ Icing ~

Written by Mary On August - 26 - 2014 0 Comment

While we’re busy icing our cakes, many of our friends on social media have been “icing” themselves with the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Corporations and celebrities have joined the cause as well, making it a viral Internet campaign.  I just read that almost $90 million has been raised for this cause. How truly wonderful to see so many (more than 1.7 million) people work together! Supporting the fight against ALS Read More…


~ Back to School ~

Written by Mary On August - 12 - 2014 0 Comment

My, oh my! How this summer has flown by! Many of the schools in this area will be resuming classes this week. Before long, fall sports and activities will begin and families will be on the run constantly. I fondly remember being a busy mother with young children in school. I remember the excitement and nervousness of beginning another year, the little thrill of a brand new box of pencils, Read More…


~ Running the Race ~

Written by Mary On July - 29 - 2014 0 Comment

Hello dear friends! We have just a few more days left in Ice Cream Month (aka July, see my last blog for more on that), which means that you have just over a month to train for the annual 5Kimmswick! The funds raised will go to support our precious friend Nancy Ratliff, who is faithfully fighting her battle with ALS, along with her family and friends. We are so honored Read More…