with an itty-bitty dose of encouragement.

13 on 13 with 13: 13 Terrific, Treasured Moments in Time with My 13-year-old Teenager on the 13th (with Three Wardrobe Changes!)

A First Date-Feeling at Four Brothers Mead in Festus

Granite Pros – Custom Countertops and More

SHARE:  Granite Pros has a personal approach for your next project.  We specialize in granite & quartz countertops for kitchens, baths, outdoor grills, fireplaces...

Nicole Tucker Ingram Lightens the Load for Liberation

Wilde Lawn Service

Soaking in Drops of Stillness

7/25/24 – FREE Businesswomen’s Storyteller Social

8/3/24 at 10 AM – Painting Pots to Grant a Wish

YOU ARE INVITED: Wilde Lawn Service is organizing an event to paint flower pots (CrAfTs), and sell them at Twin City Days (in early...

Despicable Me 4 Does Not Disappoint 

Feeling into Freedom

 I Feel Better When I Do The Itty-Bitty Thing

Festus Firecracker Festival

Ooh La La at LaLa’s 

Ooh La La… Just saying those itty-bitty words and letting the luxurious sounds roll off your tongue create a fancy feeling of love and...

The Construction of The Contrarian

APB Storage is Your Local Storage Solution!

Taytro’s Bar and Bistro’s Patio of Fun in Festus, MO

Set Time Aside 

Bikes & Bites, Pedals & Pizza…Perfect Pairings at Pedal’n Pi

Some combinations just make life better when they are blended together: Vanilla Oreos + Sour Patch Kids (my kiddos are obsessed!) Will Farrell +...

Culture & Convenience at the 2024 Art Walk…a Family Affair

An Observation About OurFESTUS and An Invitation For You

Explore & Experience OurFestus Community:


Meet local, brave entrepreneurs, courageous businesses, unique individuals and compassionate nonprofit organizations who are intentionally creating positive impacts in our community.


Learn about local restaurants, coffee shops, bars, and establishments offering an array of atmospheres and delights for your tastebuds. Whether you are an experienced foodie, or someone who is curious to try something new, you will be surprised at all the delicious dining options in OurFESTUS area.


Discover the beauty in our local parks and places that provide amusing activities for yourself, family and friends. Find out where to go for your next family fun day, date night or when you are craving some solo reflection time. Smile and laugh as you read stories from many entertaining blog posts.


Refueling and recharging your mind is important. Stop here to check in with yourself while you explore tools to help you heal and grow. Find encouragement and support to improve your mental well-being and emotional resilience.


We all need to feel a sense of belonging. There is power in connecting and collaborating with others to nourish this need. Celebrate the culture that lives within our Festus-area community while learning how you can be more authentically connected.


Explore the local services that help make life easier. From pet sitting and errand running; to photographers, elder help and more, this section shines the light on those who have a special, valuable service to offer.

Come for the Convenience,
Stay for the