A Healthy New Business is Coming to Quincy
New businesses keep on coming to Quincy, and I could not be more excited about to try out this one!
Remember KB Toys? Apparently They Might Be Replacing Toys R Us
Last week it was announced that Toys R Us was going to be closing the rest of their locations in the very near future. They were, to my knowledge, the last of the traditional toy store chains. But it looks like a blast from our past is aiming to change that.
Claire's To Close Nine Missouri & Illinois Locations
Following the announcement that the popular Claire's chain was filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday, the company announced that it would be closing 92 stores nationwide (including nine in Illinois and Missouri combined).
Quincy Is Getting a Pop Up Restaurant (And It Sounds AMAZING!)
Want to go to France and try the food, but can't afford it? Well, France (or at least some of the food) will be in Quincy this weekend?
Quincy's Muddy River Soap Company Will Be Opening Soon!
There is a new shop in downtown Quincy that you will probably be able to smell down the block...in a good way.
Celebrate the First Day of Spring with a FREE Ice Cream Cone
March 20th the official first day of spring, and Dairy Queen wants to celebrate that by giving their customers FREE ice cream cones.
EFB Announces Opening Date and…I See What You Did There!
One of Quincy’s most popular coffee shops is opening the doors on its new location this weekend.
Kid Friendly Food Ideas for St. Patrick's Day
Most of you will be eating the "normal" St. Patrick's Day food, but here are a few ideas for the parents out there looking to celebrate the holiday with the kids.
Toys R Us Gift Cards Are Only Good For 30 More Days
According to an article on usatoday.com, those gift cards will only be good for the next 30 days following the retailer’s liquidation announcement.
Netflix to Reward Kids for Binge-Watching (Seriously)
We are in a world where we are constantly telling our children to eat healthy and exercise, so when I read what Netflix is doing, my mouth dropped open.
Hop On Over To These Easter Egg Hunts In The Quincy/Hannibal Area
Easter will be here soon and if your kids are like mine they have been bugging me to go to Easter Eggs Hunts. Here are a few that are happening in the Quincy/Hannibal area.
Your Favorite 'This Is Us' Stars Are Coming to Illinois!
I would LOVE to meet these guys...even though they make me cry every Tuesday night.
Hannibal Parks & Rec Announces First Night Hike of 2018
Grab your flashlight, hiking boots, and a energy bar, the first night hike has been announced from Hannibal Parks & Recreation.
The Tri-States Favorite Ice Cream Shop Announces Opening Date
I don't know about you, but I am DONE with winter. And soon we will be, March 20th is the first day of spring and hopefully warmer temps. With warmer temps there is only one thing to cool you down, ice cream.
It's The End of An Era For These Famous Kid Stores
Online shopping is killing big box stores, and it’s starting to show. It was announced over the weekend the two chain stores could be out of business as soon as next week, and one announced it will be filing Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
What No One Tells You About Sharing A Birthday With Your Child
Seven years ago today, I got the best 30th birthday present imaginable: my daughter, Ava. We were born 30 years and 90 minutes apart from one another. I LOVE sharing my March 10 birthday with Ava; it's a connection we'll have for the rest of our lives.
Quincy Community Theatre is Holding Auditions
Quincy Community Theatre is holding auditions for two of their upcoming productions, "Is He Dead?" and "Impressions of Yesterday." QCT is looking for both men and women 18 years or older (for both plays), no experience is required and all are welcomed to audition.
Thank You To The Women Who Inspired Me
Happy International Women's Day to all the women in the world. I'd like to take a few minutes to thank all the women who helped me to become the woman I am today. There are so many!
5 Things You Didn't Know About St. Patrick Missouri
Did you even know there is a St. Patrick, Missouri? It's the only town that celebrates St. Patrick Day everyday, and it's closer then you think.
Quincy Hy-Vee to Host Kids Cooking Workshop
In an attempt to teach children to eat healthy and how, HY-Vee on Harrison will be having a Kids Food Art Day this weekend.