The Missouri Mom
The good, the bad, and the in between of a not so average Missouri Family.
Budget Travel Mom
Old Lutesville Emporium
First Street Market
Antique & Treasure Trails
Mayfield Event Center
Thursday, June 29, 2023
Happiness is a Choice - No Matter What.
You can be happy no matter what happens in your life if you don’t let others control your attitude. This is a very deep statement. How can...
Sunday, June 25, 2023
Mississippi River to the Backroads Antique & Treasure Trail - Downtown Cape Girardeau to Dexter, Missouri
Follow the trail to find unique stops through southeast Missouri. 70 miles of fun and beautiful scenery/ Pastimes Antiques: 45 N. Main Stre...
Sunday, June 11, 2023
The Midway, Puxico, Missouri
A friend of mine sent me a Facebook post about The Midway and said, “you need to try this place out.” It had my brain intrigued; I love a g...
Saturday, June 10, 2023
What will it cost? Actions of hate, bitterness, destruction?
If you are serious about getting a focused life, you need to ask three questions: 1) What will it cost? 2) What am I willing to give? 3) I...
Friday, June 9, 2023
Restaurant Reviews by The Missouri Mom
I was recently asked why I rarely review a restaurant in my own town. I really do want my town to be the most successful it can be, but t...
Friday, April 7, 2023
Sunset after the Storm
Black River Electric Crews in Glen Allen, MO
Wednesday, March 29, 2023
60 Seconds or Less
Did you know that the crew at McDonalds is expected to have your order ready and through the pickup line in 60 seconds? Sixty seconds. One...
Wednesday, March 15, 2023
Not a Lumberjack
April 3, 2013, just after moving home (with my kids), my Dad had me follow him across the farm to where a tree had been cut down. When we ...
Sunday, February 26, 2023
Rural Southeast Missouri Antiques & Treasures Trail: Jackson, MO to Piedmont, MO
Rural Southeast Missouri Antiques & Treasures Trail Jackson, Missouri to Piedmont, Missouri 67-mile scenic drive filled with treasures...
Friday, January 20, 2023
Born a Female, Made a Feminist
Sunday over lunch I told my family “I am a feminist” and they laughed at me. As I sat there, I remembered we have forgotten what a true fe...
Thursday, January 19, 2023
Responsible for Sunflowers?
Today, an elderly couple walked i nto our shop, and we started chatting about what was here and what is here now in our little town. So man...
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