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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).
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!