Happy Holidays!

"Just hear those sleigh bells jingling, ring-ting-tingling too. Come on, it's lovely weather for a sleigh ride together with you." If you couldn't tell, we're snuggled up by the fire, drinking some peppermint hot chocolate and dreaming of sugar plums—reading this month's issue of Chesterfield Lifestyle, of course. Thanks for joining us!

The Yappy Howl-O-Ween Pawty

The Yappy Howl-O-Ween Pawty was held Oct. 14 at Eberwein Park in Chesterfield. Those attending with their dogs in costume were asked to bring a small donation (toys, dog or cat food, cat litter, etc.) to support Open Door Sanctuary. Treats Unleashed provided treats and other goodies for dogs.

The Annual Backstoppalooza Fundraiser Concert

This event was held at the Chesterfield Amphitheater. Members of the St. Louis County Police Pipe and Drum Corps, as well as 7 Bridges Band, performed. The event was presented by Hesse Martone, Mobile On the Run/Country Club Car Wash, Grey Eagle Distributing, Merrill Lynch, Budweiser Taste of St. Louis and the city of Chesterfield. Proceeds from Backstoppalooza supported Backstoppers.…

December 2016 Around Town

Local business entrepreneur Mr. Ganim is proud to announce the opening of his studio at 1638 Clarkson Road in the Chesterfield Oaks Center. For additional information or to schedule appointment, go to AmazingLashStudios.com or call 636.735.3557.

Goodwill Gives Back

Three MERS/Missouri Goodwill Industries, Inc. retail stores that serve the Chesterfield area let savvy shoppers find dynamite deals for low prices while aiding the non-profit agency that offers job training and employment services.

December 2016 Open House

This beautifully designed 1.5 Story Estate home features over 6000 sq ft of living space enhanced by the finest in craftsmanship & meticulous attention to detail. Located in prestigious Tara at Wildhorse. Impressive arched porch entrance highlighted by architectural columns leads to a two-story entry foyer, formal living room, elegant dining room with extensive millwork and coffered family room with…

The Ultimate Jewelry Gift Guide

Tis the season for holiday drinks, nights snuggled up watching your favorite movie, and the best part: gift giving! If you are having a tough time finding that perfect gift; don’t worry, we have you covered! Whether you're shopping for the special person in your life, a cherished family member, or the ever-challenging Secret Santa, jewelry is the perfect gift!

Pine Cone Fire Starters

Did you know? The largest cone comes from the Coulter pine in California. Coulter cones can be two feet long and weigh five pounds. Imagine that hitting you on the head! Did you know? Pinecones are usually brown in color but can also be naturally green, blue, or purple.

10 New Cookbooks for Holiday Gift-Giving

One of the best things for home cooks about heading into the holidays is the annual release of new cookbooks. This year, publishers have released dozens of titles about nearly every imaginable cuisine and cooking specialty.

For Those With Aortic Stenosis, Options Are Available

When the heart pumps blood to the rest of the body, blood flows through the aortic valve. For individuals with aortic stenosis, the aortic valve has become thickened and can't open as wide. The result is the restriction of the blood flow and a build-up of pressure in the heart. This often leads to symptoms of chest pain, shortness of…

Soup is Good for the Soul

This is definitely the easiest and best way to make rich-tasting butternut squash soup, without having to peel and dice a large, awkwardly shaped vegetable. You start by cutting the squash in half lengthwise and roasting it in a hot oven. Scrape the roasted flesh from the skin, and simmer it with sautéed yellow onion, fresh sage, and a tart…

The Benefits of Honey

Honey is great for your skin! Did you know that raw organic honey is great for your skin too? Honey has natural antibacterial properties, so it is an effective acne treatment option, and it is loaded with antioxidants and enzymes, so it helps boost your skin’s immunity and fights free radicals to help slow down aging.