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Book-Themed Summer Stay-cation Ideas

Book-Themed Summer Staycation Ideas

Does anyone else feel the pressure to plan a bunch of fun activities for her kids once summer rolls around? Is anyone else terrible at that? Especially when you work full time year-round and summer feels pretty much like any other time of the year. I may not be great at activity planning (thank goodness […]

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Lee’s Summit Parks

If you are lucky enough to have visited any of the  fabulous parks in Lee’s Summit you’ll understand why they are an award winning Parks and Rec Department. A dedicated group that provides such great spaces for all ages of kids and adults in this area. In a booming, family friendly community as welcoming as […]

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Your KC Summer Guide: Favorite Annual Events

We might be biased, but we’re pretty sure Kansas City has some of the best festivals and family-friendly events, especially in the summer. Mark your calendar for these favorites you can look forward to every year. Annual Marble Day The Annual Marble Day Celebration on May 6 in downtown Bonner Springs celebrates marble games and other old-fashioned […]

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Your KC Summer Guide: Movies Under the Stars

Grab your blankets, lawn chairs and snacks for a relaxing summer night. (For a more extensive list of this summer’s movie offerings, don’t miss our summer movie guide next week! Also, as parents, please utilize one of the many available online resources to help you make informed viewing decisions for your family.) Popcorn in the Park – Stocksdale Park Liberty […]

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Shop Local for Mother’s Day

Pssst — did you know Mother’s Day is quietly approaching? Instead of racing over to Amazon two days before, why not consider shopping locally? Kansas City is FULL of local companies that produce unique and quality products. Here are some ideas to get you thinking. (If you are a mom who’s reading this article, feel free […]

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KCMB Event: Sips and Sweets at Kendra Scott Benefitting KC for Refugees

Join us this Sunday for sips (champagne, wine and tasty non-alcoholic drinks) and sweet treats while checking out the new Kendra Scott location at Town Center.  What: Sips and Sweets When: Noon – 2 p.m., Sunday, April 23 Where: Kendra Scott, 4533 W 119th St, Leawood, Kan. We’re excited that 20 percent of sales during the […]

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The Firefighters

We left a birthday party last week and headed northbound on the highway back home. I casually looked out my window and noticed an enormous growing black cloud headed upward, eerily contrasting the pale blue sky. I knew something was wrong. We got off on our exit and immediately fear entered my heart. My boys and […]

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