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~ Labor Day ~

Written by Mary On August - 30 - 2012 0 Comment

This weekend we will celebrate labor day. Last week, in my blog about “Inspiration,” I talked about the line of hard workers in my family. My grandmother, mother and myself; all hard workers. Now I watch as my daughters carry on the tradition. Labor Day allows us a day to celebrate our economic and social contributions! If you are heading out to a picnic or celebration, why not make the Read More…


~ Inspiration ~

Written by Mary On August - 24 - 2012 3 Comments

I have been very blessed to have been surrounded by inspiring women all of my life! My Mom was such an inspiration, as she very loving, encouraging, nurturing, caring, talented and a hard worker throughout her life. She was one of the most intelligent women I have ever known, despite the fact that she was unable to finish school. Her Father died when she was a teenager, and she left Read More…


~ Your Visit to The Blue Owl ~

Written by Mary On August - 16 - 2012 0 Comment

Today I wanted to share with you some Suggestions and General Information about The Blue Owl! Our goal at The Blue Owl is to make sure that your visit is memorable and that you have an unforgettable dining experience.   I would like to share some helpful information.   First of all,  we accept reservations for parties of five or more.  Please call ahead for a reservation so we can seat you Read More…


~ In Honor of Kim ~

Written by Mary On August - 9 - 2012 4 Comments

At the age of 24, my first daughter, Kimberly was born – a dream come true to have a daughter, and one of God’s greatest blessings in my life!   She has always been so very precious to me!   One of my most vivid memories of her childhood was on Mother’s Day, many years ago, when she was eight years old.  I had come home from an extremely busy day at Read More…


~ Good Neighbors ~

Written by Mary On August - 2 - 2012 2 Comments

Good neighbors are treasures, and blessings in my life!  When I moved to St. Louis in 1978, I prayed that God would allow me to make new friends and neighbors! Before I opened  The Blue Owl Restaurant and Bakery in Historic Kimmswick,  I was baking out of my home in Oakville.  “From the Kitchen of Mary” was established in 1983.  I made Cookies and Pastries, Pies and Cheesecakes, Decorated Cakes Read More…


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