Holiday Gift Giving– We’ve got. your sports fans covered

Welcome to our Holiday Shop!



***The Rains Store carries both Fanatics items and FOCO– check them both out for the Cardinals fan on your holiday shopping list.The Fanatics and FOCO gear is the same found in Dick’s Sporting Goods, the Cardinals Team Store or any other outlets except when you buy it here you are supporting– a locally-owned business. Same with flowers. When ordering online, please use our links:



The Gift of Optimism During Tough Times:

CHOOSE HAPPY: Black/White version CLICK HERE   Partial Color version:  CLICK HERE  CHOOSE HAPPY: Black/White version CLICK HERE>   Partial Color version:  CLICK HERE  

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Wanting to buy corporate gifts? 

We ordered Christmas ornaments from GS-JJ Promotions and were very happy with them.  CLICK HERE to see their assortments of pins, stickers, and Christmas ornaments.


Drury Hotels- For A Much Needed Get-Away– readers get a discount at ANY Drury Hotel on ANY date that is available– with promocode SPORTS. CLICK HERE 

 Home Improvement from Norrenberns- Being cooped up in the house makes us notice things that need to be repaired or improvements we could do to our homes. Check out Norrenberns for great personal service. You can call Steve or Patrick Bruce– or Mike or any of the friendly employees and tell them what you plan to do and they will help you figure out what you need. They’ll even have it ready for you to pick up and you don’t have to go in the store!

Good Dental Health With the Tosi Family and Tosie & Tosi Dental
Our newest sponsor, Dr. John Tosi of Tosi and Tosie Dental can help you keep that smile on your face. If you are looking for a new dentist
check them out.3855 W Outer Rd, Arnold, MO 63010 (636) 296-4800

Get Security–With Insurance Help from the Butz Family

* Check out Steve Butz at Crawford Butz for all your Auto, Home and Business insurance needs.

* For Help With Your Health Insurance Check out Mike Butz with MB Insurance



Our books are available on

James Naismith: The Man Who Invented Basketball

James Naismith: The Man Who Invented Basketball” By Rob Rains and Hellen Naismith Carpenter just may become a movie some day. It has been optioned to a Los Angeles-based movie production company. They renewed the option in 2022, so we shall see.



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