Dating Dime: How to spend 1 day in St. Louis (or, how we did it)

how to spend 1 day in St. Louis

So, Monday evening we decided to take a spontaneous trip to St. Louis all day Wednesday because my husband’s FAVORITE BAND EVER was going to be there (birthday gift from me). Then, we used our anniversary money to make this our anniversary trip for this year!¬†And we only had 1 day to plan!



So, we were a little CRAZY. My husband worked both Tuesday and Thursday so we had 1 day in which to drive to St. Louis, enjoy it, and drive back. Since St. Louis is an almost 5 hour drive for us, we planned to leave at 5:30am!!


This picture reminds me of my favorite song, “We’ll Make

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Chicago Trip! – Dining Experience

As I talked about back in June, in this post, we purchased four gift cards ahead of time. Unlike Lawrence, Chicago has hundreds of restaurants listed on We pick out four we wanted to try, spending a total of $11 on the gift cards worth $100!!

Yesterday, I talked about our visit to Crepe Bistro. Today, I wanted to share the rest of our dining experiences in Chicago.

Edwardo’s Natural Pizza Matt LOVED this stuffed crust pizza!

Edwardo’s looked like your normal sit down pizza place, but their stuffed crust pizzas were awesome!! Shortly after we sat down, when we showed them our gift

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Chicago Trip! – (Take it on Tuesday project postponed)

With our recent trip to Chicago for a Theatre Conference, I did not get the headboard project completed. Sad. However, I DO have pictures from our trip that I thought I would share!

Chicago skyline from our last night

We spent our spare time walking downtown…

Our last night in Chicago we listened to a free concert at Millennium Park

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