Prettify your palaces.

This quote, though tongue-in-cheek, (made by a man most of us would agree had a great sense of humor) gave me a lot to think about regarding this month’s “Home Sweet Home” issue. What does it really mean to “decorate” our homes?

FIESTA! Hosts Chesterfield Lifestyle Reader Happy Hour

Chesterfield Lifestyle readers attended a complimentary Happy Hour at FIESTA! A prize drawing included gift certificates for The Mizzou Store, Midwest Laser Center and Elements Massage and two tickets to Missouri Botanical Gardens.

Barat Academy 9th Annual Conge Festival

Congé is French, meaning holiday; Barat celebrates a new school year with the Chesterfield community in an outdoor, carnival-like atmosphere--music, games, inflatables and food trucks. Inside, Barat National Honor Society hosts a blood drive to benefit American Red Cross.

Leave No Stone UNTURNED

Would you rather have your children and grandchildren climbing mountains or climbing landfill piles?” Patrick Gilmore, owner of Recycled Granite poses this question to drive home the importance of diverting waste by recycling materials. Patrick’s company creates unique and gorgeous: fireplaces, floors, walkways, back splashes, walls, islands, shower surround—and just about any other application you can dream of—using recycled granite…

September 2015 Around Town

Calling ALL Chesterfield pet owners; your pets want to be famous! To have your pet(s) featured in our upcoming annual “Pets” issue, please submit high resolution photos (2-4 photos) and a short bio on your pet(s.) Multiple pets may be submitted. Bios should include your pet’s name, age, breed, likes/dislikes and any other interesting information about your pet you wish…

Directions in Design

Jane Ganz ASID, president of Directions In Design, is a 30-year resident of Chesterfield and an avid reader of Chesterfield Lifestyle. Directions In Design is nationally recognized as a premiere interior architecture/interior design firm specializing in residential, commercial, hospitality, marine, senior living and healthcare interior environments.

Bishop’s Post

An August thunderstorm was upon us in thick sheets on Highway 40/61 near the Missouri River. Drivers around us flashed hazard lights and slowed to a crawl as the rain pooled up on overpasses. As if to legitimize our sudden doubt of the car’s grip on terra firma, a flash flood warning bleated urgently through the cell phone. There is…

Back in Time: Back to School

As the heat of August gives way to more unexpected heat in September, a ritual takes place in communities across the country. School supplies are purchased, new clothing is selected and crayons are broken in. It’s that time of year when most children begrudgingly head back to begin a new school year. However, it wasn’t that long ago that most…

Dream Doors

A beautiful custom front door proves the adage of “a first impression can make all the difference,” according to Mike Rachocki, owner of the Scobis Company, which has been in business since 2001.

Help for Headaches

Because strokes can present themselves as a sudden and severe headache without an apparent cause, when someone without a history of migraine headaches experiences a sudden and unusually intense headache, seek immediate treatment. An easy way to remember the proper course of action should this happen is to remember to act F.A.S.T. and call 911:

Taste of St. Louis: Chesterfield Amphitheater and Central Park

From Duck Confit Bruschetta to Jalapeño BBQ Baby Back Ribs – from Vegan Peanut Butter Cups to Bacon-wrapped Spring Rolls, Restaurant Row presents eclectic, palatable cuisine from the Metro St. Louis area: