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Kathie Sutin

Kathie Sutin has covered everything from construction to transportation. Features, however, are her specialty especially those about travel, food, health, parenting and people. Her work has appeared in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Midwest Traveler, Southern Traveler, St. Louis Parent, Hooked on the Outdoors, Missouri Life, St. Louis Magazine, Air Tran’s flight magazine and Sauce Magazine and websites including and At her last fulltime gig, public relations writer for the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission, she developed a vast knowledge of all things St. Louis as she spread the gospel about free and things to do in the Gateway City. That came in handy when she launched St. Louis On The Cheap as did her lifelong strategy of paying less whenever she can.

Dec 152013
 December 15, 2013  Posted by  Christmas, Holiday Comments Off on 19 last-minute stocking stuffers for grown-ups
19 last-minute stocking stuffers for grown-ups

If you’re going to spend the money to brighten someone’s day with a stocking, make it count — stuff it with practical things you know the recipient will use. Here are good stocking stuffers for adults.

Dec 162012
 December 16, 2012  Posted by  Hot Deals, Shopping Comments Off on How to find a great $100 camera
How to find a great $100 camera

Thinking about buying a camera as a gift or to capture great holiday photos? Here’s what you need to know to find a good one for less than $200 — or less than $100.