Bridging Communities

Tomorrow – Friday, September 20th at 2 PM – the first Kansas City-area Missouri River bike and pedestrian crossing will be renamed and dedicated to Bob Watts. The Bob Watts Memorial Bicycle and Pedestrian Bridge was officially (legislatively) passed in July, 2012 after collecting signatures for a petition and testimonies were given before the transportation […]

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Plaza Art Fair – fun for all ages!

Expensive art and children. What could be a better match, right? Luckily, the Plaza Art Fair has much more to offer than pretty art you can’t afford. Between three live music stages, tasty local food vendors (ice cream for the kiddies, a beer for mommy) and activities just for little ones, this event is a […]

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Cereal For Dinner

In my last post, I wrote about my love/hate relationship with meal planning and grocery shopping.  This week, I was feeling great about our trip to the grocery store and good about dinner plans, as well.  Ironically, we had cereal for dinner last night. Cereal for dinner was perfect.  Cereal for dinner happened because we took an impromptu […]

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Stress-Busters

We all have stress; that’s no surprise to anyone. But I think it’s fair to say we’ve been surprised by how some people respond to stress. Have you ever been faced with a stressful situation and had one of these things happen to you: 1. you responded with a blank stare, deciding it was best […]

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9/11-KC Moms Remember

It’s hard to believe that it’s been twelve years since planes flew into the Twin Towers in New York City. I think we all remember exactly where we were when we learned about the attacks. For me, I remember coming out of my dorm bathroom and a girl on my floor came running out of […]

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P-Chop Proud!

When I first moved to Kansas City from Iowa, I was a loyal Hy-Vee shopper. In fact, my first apartment was only a mile from a Hy-Vee store, so I was set! After about a year in KC, I moved to a new apartment and the closest grocery store was Price Chopper (which coincidentally was […]

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