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Mermaid: Pistol Packing Mama Hits the Bullet Hole for Thrills & Chills

I guess my curiosity with guns started when I saw a hot pink Sig Sauer Mosquito. 22 online…

It was a lot meaner than a new pair of shoes but still toted some major bling! I’ve wanted a gun ever since.
This week I got my wish when my boyfriend, David, took me to the Bullet Hole after some extreme begging on my part. We both have family heirloom guns and I thought it would be great to learn how to shoot them. It’s always been on my bucket list and I think in the back of my mind I now wanted to have the personal protection in my home. I wasn’t sure if I’d enjoy the experience or not, but I was pretty excited to try it out…
 
 
Walking in to the Bullet Hole, it was a serious yet friendly atmosphere.

We showed them our guns and they checked them to make sure they were in good working order. Corey, an expert Bullet Hole guide, seemed impressed with my Belgium Browning 9mm. He said he’d never seen one quite like it.

Naturally I was pleased that my gun was getting some respect.

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Mermaid: Check Out Restaurant Week in Kansas City, Last Three Days

It’s Restaurant Week everyone and let me be the first to say this is a fantastic way to try out places you haven’t been to yet or maybe frequent a favorite spot. My date and I tried out Starker’s Restaurant last night and had a wonderful meal. Kudo’s to them for hanging in there after the tragic death of owner / chef John McClure last October. They are doing great!

Here are the logistics for Restaurant Week:

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Mermaid: The Dirty Dozen Top Champagnes for New Year’s Eve

The Top 10 (OK 12) Champagnes for New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve is coming and you don’t feel like paying 100 bucks to go to a bar for the night but still wanna get your drink on and celebrate the new year or say goodbye to a really bad one.

Here’s my list of the top 12 (just couldn’t narrow it to 10) champagnes I love.

1. Moet & Chandon Imperial (same as discontinued White Star) Approx. $45

2. Charles Heidsieck Brut Reserve Approx. $45

3.Barefoot Bubbly California Premium Extra Dry (Good if you are on a budget) Approx. $9

4 . Veuve Clicquot Non-Vintage Brut Yellow Label Approx. $45

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Mermaid: The Summer of Love; Out With the Geezers, In With the Boy Toys

I had a glorious summer- one of inner peace, reckless fun, and lotsa dating experiences…

The age group of the dudes ran the gamut from 33 to 60 (and no, it wasn’t Craig). Through my long, hard journey of men, I found that the strangest myth I knew did not hold truth. The myth that older men were wiser, more refined, and stronger emotionally than the younger crowd.

I have believed this my entire life. Even in high school I never went out with boys my own age.

I went out with college boys. So when the rest of my friends were going to Winstead’s on the weekend I was going to Steak and Ale. Back then, I think I had it right. Now I am not so sure…..

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Mermaid: Melt Your Face at Snow & Company in the Crossroads

Don’t take this the wrong way, but…

Let it snow! Let it snow! Let it snow!

Lose the parkas, forget the Uggs – wear something sexy people. Because this place is H-O-T.

Snow and Co. has arrived in the Crossroads, courtesy of the four UMKC students who got their MBA’s together and decided to dodge the office cubicle bullet and go for their dream instead.

Snow – meaning delicious frozen cocktails and Co. – somehow meaning all local ingredients.

I think they should call the place Blonde (or maybe Blind) because after two of these concoctions I committed a major Mermaid faux pas. I brought my Nikon D7000 to get some professional pics of the place but I was so tipsy I couldn’t figure out why my screen was black.

Did I trip some secret off switch I didn’t know about? Nope, the old lens cap on the camera trick!

My god, how many people just saw me try to take pictures like that? I was mortified.

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