Tag Archives: Missouri

The Perfect Formula for Romance in Hannibal

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They may not be as well-known as Einstein’s E=MC2, but we promise our formulas will be perfect for that special someone! We break it down below. Formula 1: V(C+J)=<3 Vacation including Chocolate and Jewelry = Romance! <3 An unexpected vacation to one of Hannibal, Missouri’s fine B&Bs, like the Dubach Inn, Reagan’s Queen Anne or the Belvedere Inn is a …

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Show-Me Romance

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Every February, the pressure is on to bring your romantic A-game to Valentine’s Day. Chocolates? Flowers? Jewelry? You can do better, with a private getaway to one of the Show-Me State’s bed and breakfast inns, where you can take romance to a whole new level. “The Garden Room has a big Jacuzzi tub for two,” says Cathy McGeorge, who owns …

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8 Awesome Boutique Hotels in Missouri

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Romantic getaways in Missouri don’t have to revolve around some candy-coated holiday in the middle of winter. All year-round, the Show-Me State has an excellent collection of boutique hotels and secluded getaways perfect for couples seeking serenity and time alone. These eight destinations are ideal for spending time with that special someone: Hotel Vandivort, Springfield The “Do Not Disturb” package …

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Missouri Eats: Ollie’s Local

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At Ollie’s Local on Martini Corner in Kansas City’s Union Hill neighborhood, you’ll find a bar where everybody not only knows your name, but your drink, too. This self-proclaimed “bar-flavored bar” and restaurant is a collaboration between local restaurateur Eddie Crane and Vince Rook, who owns the building. The vibe is low-key but ripples with “can-do” American spirit, as friendly …

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Let It Snow in St. Louis

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Isn’t it thrilling when it snows?  There’s plenty to see and do, so don’t let the weather prevent you from enjoying the season in St. Louis. The City Museum is always a unique way to spend your time indoors. Not actually a museum, this wonderland was a shoe factory transformed into an artsy playground in a warehouse of recycled fun for the …

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Enjoy Missouri Wine During Your Next Game Night

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Game night with MO wines is a great night! Don’t let your social life leave with the warmth of summer. As the temperature drops, a game night is a great way to spend quality time with the people you care about and have a blast while you’re at it. Card games have been around for ages and they’ve withstood the …

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Missouri Coffee Roasters: Fretboard Coffee in Columbia

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At Fretboard Coffee it is all about the beans. Not many coffee roasters can say all of their beans are fair-trade certified, at Fretboard all batches are original and hand-crafted from the best coffee “berries” around the world. Dave Elman began his business in Brooklyn, NY, inspired by what he loves most, “rockin’ and roastin.” By the time he moved …

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Missouri Eats: The Homesteader Cafe

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Last fall, pastry chef Megan Kendall and her husband, chef Jeremy Lane, quietly opened their new restaurant, The Homesteader Cafe, in Downtown Kansas City, serving hearty, rustic dishes made with local, farm-fresh ingredients. The couple spent last summer renovating the former Arun Thai Place Grill themselves after their Kickstarter campaign wasn’t fully funded. Since then, they have managed to build …

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Missouri Coffee Roaters: Sump Coffee in St. Louis

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Scott Carey at Sump Coffee is a trailblazer in the coffee industry. Focusing on the purity of the cup, Sump has mastered the roasting process, creating the purest brew. Along with the roasts, Scott displays the most in-season beans available and makes sure his customers know exactly what they are getting and where it is from. Scott holds a masters …

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