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Enjoy These Beauties While They Last There's a Weather Warning and Weather Watch issued for Scott Air Force Base, IL tonight.  It's reported that 3/4 to 1-1/2 inch hail is expected.  We live in O'Fallon--about 10 minutes from the base, and chances are the storm will also affect us.  So, I decided...
04/19/2011
Pictures from the Bridal Expo 2011 - Scott Club Since I blogged about the Scott Air Force Base Bridal Expo I thought it fitting to attend, and post some pictures from this event. The weather turned a bit chilly and overcast today, but the trees by the club are blooming. The Expo Hall and the Banq...
03/24/2011
Bridal Expo 2011 at Scott Air Force Base Club, Illinois     Spring is in the air, snow has come and gone (for now), and today is a beautiful, and sunny day.  It's  that time of year when brides-to-be are looking for places to shop and gather ideas and inspiration for that fairy tale dress for tha...
03/16/2011
With pride, but sad hearts O'Fallon will welcome back Airman 1st Class Zachary Ryan Cuddeback tonight in a funeral procession.  He, along with Senior Airman Nicholas J. Alden of South Carolina were killed in the line of duty in Frankfurt, Germany on March 2.  Zac was born at Scott Air Force Base ...
03/11/2011
Time to think of Spring! Check out the American Girl Fashion Show at the Hilton's Regency Conference Center - 400 Regency Park in O'Fallon, IL on Saturday, March 12, 2011. Show times are: 9:00AM, 12:30PM, 4:00PM, tickets are for $35.Call the O'Fallon Parks and Recreation for more details, 618-624...
03/08/2011
DIY Steps to Kitchen Improvements - Before & After This could have been titled, "Three Easy Steps..." but we have different interpretations of the word "easy" so keep it mind that the steps are dependent on your skill level or that of your significant other, relative, or friend.  These steps are ...
02/21/2011
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It's Just Hot Water Hubby and I went out to a Chinese buffet in O'Fallon earlier tonight.  As we sat down, we ordered water and hot tea.  The server said that they were out of hot tea.  My husband and I looked at each other kinda incredulous at this.  What kind of a Chinese restaurant is this?  N...
02/16/2011
School Closings in St. Clair County, IL & the Metro East - Wednesday, 2/2/2011 School closings and cancellations continue today due to severe weather.  For complete updated information on school closings in O'Fallon, Belleville, Shiloh, Swansea, Fairview Heights, Lebanon, Mascoutah, Collinsville,...
02/01/2011
School Closings in St. Clair County IL & the Metro East - 2/1/2011 Due to inclement weather, the following schools in St. Clair County, Madison County, & surrounding counties in the Metro East, Illinois will be closed on Tuesday, 2/1/2011 (partial list):  Althoff Catholic School Belleville School...
01/31/2011
File this under SOLD! I'm happy to announce that after close to six months of marketing, I just sold my own house.  It was a little underwhelming since it was priced to sell... really.  Sellers nowadays are under pressure to sell for whatever they can get or be prepared to pay monthly mortgage, i...
12/19/2010
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