Bilbao, Spain

Bilbao, Spain

Hola mi amigos!  Mike and I are back from our trip to Spain.  Although we saw a lot in ten days, it still was not quite enough time to experience Spain.  Our first three days were spent in Bilbao,Spain.  Bilbao, the 10th largest city in Spain, is situated in the northern region of Spain, near the south-west border of France.  It is a beautiful city

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Bowood Farms

Bowood Farms

Recently, I met Sue and her mom Helen for breakfast at Cafe Osage, a quaint eatery nestled in the Bowood Farms complex.  I've been wanting to visit this Central West End nursery and cafe for quite some time, but never seemed to fit it into my schedule.  This location was vision of the family's to expand their farm in Clarksville, MO into the city of St. Louis.  They revitalized and transformed a vacant auto repair shop, plastics and cabinet manufacturing buildings into a cohesive nursery, home and garden center, and restaurant. 

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Remembering Rome, Italy- August 2012

Remembering Rome, Italy- August 2012

It almost brings tears to my eyes knowing that it has already been one year since I was in Italy.  Okay, maybe that's a little much, but I definitely think about Italy every day. Although I was in a foreign country, I have never felt more at home.  I felt so welcomed by the people, I relished the eateries along the way, and was awestruck by it's history. 

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