Where the heart is

May has finally come and with it, the hope of stable weather, warm nights and balmy days. The smell of fresh cut grass will perfume the air and we will finally settle in to the best time of the year–the twilight between spring and summer. It’s a time when grills are utilized, back porch beers are cracked open, and we may spend a little more time at home–willingly.

Tay’s Burger Shack

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Is it possible to feel good about yourself and bad about yourself at the same time? If you’re talking about indulging in a 100% organic grass-fed beef cheeseburger, the answer is an unequivocal ‘yes’. Tay’s Burger Shack presents exactly that conundrum to patrons with juicy yet not greasy burgers piled high with cheese and veggies amidst a wash of nostalgia–the way a burger shack used to be.

“You Saved My Family…”

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“You saved my family. I was at a loss. Tempers flared; my wife took the kids. Patriot Outreach’s Coping Strategies™ worked. My family is back together, healthier and happier than ever,” proclaimed SSG Joseph Oehring, a Smithville Veteran of the Iraq War.

The Nibble Nook: Turning Lessons Into Sweet Success

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Chef John Boydston is most at home in the kitchen. It’s where he had his first job, flipping eggs and washing dishes at age 13. It’s where he learned the ropes from other chefs. It’s where he honed his talent as a pastry chef and teacher.

A Life of Luxury

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Luxury. We watch it on television on shows about the homes of the rich and famous and thumb through pages of it in In Style Magazine. But did you know that there are pockets of luxury right here in Kansas City? And no, not just in Mission Hills or on Ward Parkway. Some of the most luxurious homes are right in our own backyards!

Around Town

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The Kansas City Symphony has just announced local jazz stars, saxophonist Bobby Watson and vocalist Kevin Mahogany, will join the Kansas City Symphony in concert on May 29 at 8 p.m. for the 14th annual Bank of America Celebration at the Station, held at Union Station.

For Sale or Staying Put?

For Sale or Staying Put?

Whether you are getting ready to put your home on the market or planning to stay where you are for another 10 years, when was the last time you stood across the street from your home and gave the front of your house an honest critique? So often we drive into our garage and don’t give the front of our house more than a second glance. It’s easy for it to start looking a little tired if we don’t give the area some attention. Consider spending an afternoon making a few improvements.

Painting the Royals with Dentistry For Children

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The Dentistry for Children staff were out and about again enjoying each other’s company at Pinot’s Palette Briarcliff! We are so lucky to have these opportunities to do fun group activities outside the office. We were able to express our creativity and show our excitement for our Kansas City Royals!

The Long Way Around

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Parenthood. So many dream of welcoming a new bundle of joy after they have met their soulmate and settled down. When we are younger, it seems so easy-boy meets girl, they fall in love, get married and start producing the average 2.5 kids. In reality, infertility is a much more widespread disease than many believe. For people that want to be parents, it can be a crushing process full of false hope, tears and grief, grief that even when they’ve succeeded and have had the baby or adopted or accepted their life as is, lingers. Meet two families that have experienced the joys and sorrows of having children by taking the long way around.

All Humor comes from truth

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In a world full of bad language, dirty jokes and raunchy movies, Christian comedian and motivational speaker, Kerri Pomarolli, is making her mark on the comedy scene while embracing a different style.

Home Resides Within Us.

Home Resides Within Us.

Much like love, home is a four-letter word deeply embedded in our culture and way of life. We expend so much time, money, and effort into finding, building, and caring for our home. It doesn’t matter if it is an apartment, condo, city dwelling, or four-bedroom, three-bath split-level dream residence in the suburbs, home is near and dear to us.