All posts tagged: Maplewood

Strange Donuts and St Louis Photos

  Yesterday,  it was the Labor Day holiday here in the States and a local soon to open donut shop showed off it’s nearly finished doors to usher in their latest creation.  In true St Louis style they made the Gooey Butter Donut as an homage to the traditional specialty of these parts the Gooey Butter Cake. They were very good, my boys inhaled ours in a few minutes flat.  I was quite happy that they were not the ‘size of your head’ donut which seems rather popular around here at the minute.  They were normal in size and wonderful in flavour. Nice one Strange Donuts and long may you continue to keep us strange.  I am secretly pleased that the shop is a good mile away from us here in Brentwood.   By the time I have walked over to Maplewood, I will have earnt my donut! I love how the interior is looking and can’t wait to see it all finished and open.  Good Luck Strange Donuts! Remember when we went to the …

Packed and ready to layer

Started today with a sunny and sweaty bootcamp class on the High School track. Exercising outside in St Louis is a brutal thing in the summer, but think of the toxins I sweated out. Oh, and the wine from last night! Dropped some jewels off at the fabulous ‘Screaming Mimi’ in Maplewood.  Go and check them out, lots of wonderfuls in there! Favourite sandwich stop for lunch – ‘Fozzies’ on Big Bend. I had the chicken gyros on pita with salad and feta and it was delish! Home to cram a last minute bargain t shirt in my suitcase for our UK trip. Got the shirt and a lovely scarf from ‘Mezzanine’ on Sutton Blvd in Maplewood. They are closing which is a shame as it is a lovely store to go and dream about affording anything in there. We also got a massive and fabulous glass vase for five dollars. I know this scarf is black and not exactly summery, but England is not exactly summery at the minute either. I have booked some …