#MyHomeTownGuide – Five of My Favorite Eats in Kansas City

March 24, 2014

River Market

It’s that time of year in Kansas City.  Winter is slipping away, and spring is just.  about.  here.  Suddenly 45 [...]

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A look back at 2013

December 31, 2013


Wait, can anyone else believe that 2013 is over?  Where did it go?   I feel like I spent a [...]

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A Beach Birthday Party

November 20, 2013

Beach Party-0023

Well, I survived.  I survived my first party since I’ve gone back to work in an office environment, and it [...]

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30 Recipes for Fall Baking

October 10, 2013

30 Recipes

If you’re like me, you’re starting to get a little burnt out on all of the pumpkin recipes that have [...]

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Black & White Monster Cookies

October 9, 2013

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So, tonight we all got home really late because our lives are insane right now.  I was all set to [...]

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Pumpkin Kisses Muffins

September 5, 2013

Pumpkin Streusel Muffins-0016

I’ve had an extra box of spice cake mix in my pantry since last winter.  I used it to make [...]

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Ten Amazing Labor Day Recipes

August 31, 2013

Labor Day Collage

Follow my blog with Bloglovin My family is celebrating Labor Day this year with a pot-luck, swimming and lots of [...]

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Easy Entertaining for Last-Minute Guests

August 27, 2013

KitchenAid Kitchen Shoot--2

We do a lot of last-minute entertaining at our house. While I am always one to go overboard when it [...]

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Out and About: Wine and Sunflowers

August 23, 2013

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I am fortunate to live with a quick drive of two local gems:  Holy-Field Winery & Vineyard and Grinter’s Sunflower [...]

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A Pantry Makeover Part 4: Glidden Paint

August 19, 2013


  Several weeks ago, we took on the daunting task of updating and renovating our walk-in pantry.  When we built [...]

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