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The White Hare Has a New Home

The White Hare Has a New Home

The White Hare first opened its doors 14 years ago in Winghaven with the goal of providing the area with unique home décor and gifts. In April, they moved to their fourth location, once again doubling their square footage with the idea that they are now in their forever home at 1010 Miralago Way in Cottleville.

5 Ways to Get Your Home Ready to Sell this Summer

5 Ways to Get Your Home Ready to Sell this Summer
Show off some Colors - Summer is a great time to do just that and what better way to freshen things up then by doing the following: • Add fresh flowers • Add a fresh coat of paint to the interior and front door • Replace towels, shower curtains, and rugs • Depersonalize the home to help buyers visualize it as their own.

Outdoor Decor

Outdoor Decor
Perhaps your outdoor space is no more than a slab of concrete with an umbrella-topped table and chairs alongside a standard gas grill and a few potted plants. Well I’d say that is a pretty good start. But you can’t stop there!

Create Outdoor Spaces

Create Outdoor Spaces
The line between indoors and outdoors continues to blur as many of us want to take our indoor comforts and solitude outdoors. This concept is becoming more realistic as many manufacturers of home products develop more and more appliances, furniture, lighting and accessories that can be used indoors or out.

Ask the Expert... Unique Fall Decorating

Ask the Expert... Unique Fall Decorating

“Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking successive autumns,” Mary Ann Evans (known by her pen name, George Eliot) wrote of fall most eloquently.

Fall is my favorite time of the year, and, based on random reactions from customers entering the store, it wouldn’t be a stretch to say that most adults agree. The summer heat and humidity seem to drag on with no end in sight, sometimes returning again just when we th...

The Botanical Garden Has It All This Fall

The Botanical Garden Has It All This Fall

Fall is a beautiful time to visit the Missouri Botanical Garden. While each of its gardens is lovely in its own way, the Japanese Garden, especially, is acclaimed for its peak performance when it comes to fall color. From the majestic maples to the colorful chrysanthemums and the winding wall of mums, this water and foliage-based design offers a Zen-like haven for the mind and body from the madness of a busy metropolis.

Take Aim!

Take Aim!

The Archery Trade Association (ATA) reports that of 235 million total Americans age 18 and older, 18.9 million, or eight percent, participated in archery and/or bowhunting in 2012. Those numbers are even higher in the Midwest-- nearly 11 percent of all people living here participated.

Home Sweet Home... Camping Out for a Homesite

Home Sweet Home... Camping Out for a Homesite

Sales for new homes in the metro area have been solid over the summer. Great interest rates, higher consumer confidence and an improving economy are major factors.

But as always, it comes down to that old rule of real estate: location location location. In fact, there is much pent up demand for quality new homes in the market. So much so that for one builder, their Grand Openings are looking more like an old fashioned camp ground.

Habitat for Humanity and Little Free Libraries Partner

Habitat for Humanity and Little Free Libraries Partner
Over the last few years, you may have heard of the Little Free Library (LFL) trend, a new twist on a timeless hobby. LFLs began when Wisconsin resident Todd Bol wanted a way to remember his mother for her love of both education and books. Ranging in size from a birdhouse to a doghouse, these miniature libraries hold a small selection of books that are as unique as the people that use them. The idea is that readers take a book and leave a book, without a library card or overdue fines.
Fall Celebrations

Fall Celebrations

As summer in Saint Charles starts to wind down, we look forward to an exciting lineup of great local fall events for the entire family, with live music, food, and festivals nearly every weekend of the season.

September will certainly heat up before the cool winds of autumn breeze through, but it will also offer runs and walks, live music, living history, and a reason to brush off your beer stein!

Hot Stone Massage

Hot Stone Massage
It is known for promoting circulation and lymph movement. It is relaxing. It leaves you feeling refreshed. For one hour your mind is free to wander. Yes, we all love a good massage. Massage enthusiasts will be happy to know that along with being relaxing, massages have many health benefits too. While there are hundreds of styles and techniques of massage therapy, the hot stone massage has blossomed in popularity and includes techniques such as deep tissue-specific work, hot-stone facials, ...
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