With a mission of finding a cure for melanoma, Blackout Melanoma recently donated $10,000 to Washington University School of Medicine, funding research to eradicate the deadly disease. The donation is the second of a five-year, $50,000 research grant.
Taking their small-scale Christmas village to a whole new level, second-graders at Mary Queen of Peace became architects, civil engineers and train engineers to design and build an urban, rural and suburban village. The village was displayed in the hallway for other students, faculty and families to enjoy.
The quiet winter garden offers little in the way of floral color until the bashful wee hellebores sneak out their silken buds. With little fanfare, the leaves emerge in autumn as everything else fades away.
Throughout all of history, roses have been a part of every important ceremony and celebration since the time of the ancient Greeks. Roses are, by far, the most-requested choice for weddings, earning the title as the most romantic of flowers.
When a box of chocolates simply won’t do, there always is the ultimate Valentine’s Day gift: fine jewelry. These lavish investment pieces from local jewelry stores are sure to leave even Cupid a little weak in the knees.
How many selfies did you take during the holidays? The habit of sharing photos of ourselves online and wanting to look our best when doing so may be one factor driving some of the latest trends in cosmetic surgery.
Oh, what fun it is to…but now, the reality of our new holiday pet is settling in. Your beautiful, cuddly, sleepy little pup has transformed into an energy-driven, biting, irresponsive devil who seems to pleasure in pooping and peeing anywhere but outside. Sound familiar?
Q: Chef John, the holiday season is one of my favorite times of year. It is sad to me that there are so many great dishes that we only serve during the holidays. What is the one dish you miss all year and look forward to when the holidays come around?
Anyone can do a candlelit dinner or a moonlit stroll, but if you truly want to wow your sweetie for Valentine’s Day, it will take some planning, so get started now. To help, here we present some of the area’s most elaborate romantic offerings to really sweep her off her feet!
Melanie Moon, Ola Hawatmeh
Shane Scott, Dr. Amod Paranjpe, Trupti Patel, Tamara Hartz, Sheri Farmer, Mike Herbert, Shy Patel, Ola Hawatmeh, Brooke Dubman
Kacy Tison, Lisa Gibbs
Susan and Charlie Cross, Aaron and April Mullen
Robert and Emilie Gould
Ola Hawatmeh, Shy Patel
Dr. Amod Paranjpe, Tamara Hartz, Trupti Patel, Shy Patel
Carrie Hequembourg, Ada Hequembourg
Barbara Stebelman, Eileen Scott
Michelle Critzas, Tami Zarnt
Alicia Aboussie, David Coleman, Amie Schilson
Shannon Ovelep, Jane Dalton, Aimee Dearsley
Lindsay Harmon, Julie Presnell, Darrell Antalick, Jenn Foster