St. Louis

Gateway Mid-America Toy Show 2018

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This toy show is not just a toy show, but a place where I see friends and make memories.  We meet up with the Elliotts and plan our upcoming Florida getaway.  There is the Saturday night dinner with friends that has become a standing tradition, and then there are the custom toys and the layouts. […]

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Scratch Built Models at the Gateway Mid-America Toy Show

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The first weekend of February each year I look forward with anticipation to seeing old friends, and making new ones at the Gateway Mid-America Toy Show.  This toy show offers something special, a chance to see scratch built toys from some of the best modelers in the country.  This year I enjoyed seeing an old […]

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While I don’t do many guest posts, since St. Louis is within a little over an hour drive, I was interested in hearing what St. Louis resident Andy Bell had to suggest for a fun trip in his fair city.  Check out Andy’s suggestions below.  I have visited most of the attractions Andy suggests and […]

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Last year we didn’t get to attend the Gateway Mid-America Toy Show and the transition from winter into spring wasn’t quite complete. This year will be the 35th show. which will be held on February 5-7, 2016 at the Sheraton Lakeside Chalet in St. Louis’s West Port Plaza. This year -Lord willing and the creek […]

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Guido's Pizzeria & Tapas a restaurant on the hill

Searching for a place to eat on St. Louis famous hill on a Sunday turned out to be a challenge until we found the delectable Guido’s Pizzeria & Tapas which fit the bill before our viewing of Ghost at the Peabody Opera House. The Hill is always a place we want to go whenever we […]