Entries by Mary Alice Goedeker

A Fragrant Beauty

  As I was driving through the bank today an unbelievable fragrance of Lilac jumped through my open car windows! It’s no wonder folks have been trying to bottle and incorporate this fragrance into beauty products for centuries.  It truly is fantastic!  The beauty of the blossoms gets your attention, but it’s the fragrance that […]

A Secret Garden

  A sunken driveway transitions to a private garden using Fon du lac limestone landing and steps.  The patio is Fon du lac limestone as well, with limestone seat wall and a beautiful iron fountain depicting the Greek mythological character of Pan.  Waterlilies occupy the pool of water around Pan.  The intimate garden is composed […]

Fall, Glorious Fall

“How beautifully leaves grow old.  How full of light and color are their last days.” -John Burroughs After the gloomy skies and the rains last week we have been rewarded with a beautiful, sunny and colorful Fall.  The leaves are changing and captivating.  It truly is amazing and surprises me each year.  I am grateful […]

27 Years and Growing

  Last Friday, Ron accepted the Neighborhood Business of the Year award from St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay at the Renaissance Hotel in downtown St. Louis.  It was an honor to be recognized as a business that has made a difference in the landscape of the city. Upon reflection of the 27 years in the […]