Stiff Competition

Does trying to buy a house feel like a full-time job? If you’ve been frequently outbid or struggling to find something in your price range, it’s not just bad luck. Inventory levels are low across the country, including in St. Louis and Kansas City, where the average time to sell all houses on the market has been hovering at around two…

A Place to Call Home

We all have dream homes, right? Homes that have enough space to accommodate family and friends but locations that still feel peaceful? Luckily, these homes aren't just dreams--they are well within reach with three properties that are currently available through Reese Nichols realtors,  Wolfe-Sweeney & Courtney. 

Deep breaths

The word 'aromatherapy' conjures up images of relaxed spa days and gentle music. But according to Susie Gibson, manager at Par Exsalonce Salon and Day Spa at Zona Rosa, aromatherapy is something that you can incorporate into your daily routine. As an Aveda spa, Par Exsalonce incorporates their naturally derived essential oils that are safe to use on the skin…

The Goody Basket

There's nothing better than welcoming a beloved friend or family member into your home, is there? Well, maybe there is--surprising them with a basket of thoughtfully chosen goodies! Every guest room can benefit from a welcome basket and Melinda Diaz, owner of Design in the City at The Village at Briarcliff, has plenty of ideas to make your basket spectacular. 

Welcome Home

Dear Readers,  My house is a mess. You how you always have one friend that perpetually says that her house is a mess, but her idea of a mess is a few papers on an otherwise pristine kitchen island? Yeah, I’m not that friend. I’m the one that legitimately can’t keep up with the amount … Continued

March 2019 Around Town

Bethany Frankel At the Homes show The Greater Kansas City Home and  Lifestyle Show is pleased to announce that Bethenny Frankel, the self-made businesswoman, TV producer, natural foods chef, multiple New York Times bestselling author and mother, will headline the 2019 show. Frankel is the founder and CEO of Skinnygirl, a lifestyle brand offering practical solutions to women. She … Continued

Party Arty 2019

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art celebrated excess with a theme of Napoleon: Splendor and Power for this year's Party Arty Gala on February 2. Money raised through Party Arty supports education efforts, community outreach initiatives, and helps maintain free access to over 500,000 visitors each year.

Challenge your Fashion

The 12th Annual Challenge Your Fashion event on January 26, 2019 was filled with fun and fashion.  Models included Kansas City Royals Pitcher Brad Keller and Center Fielder Brian Goodwin. This year's event raised more than $145,000 for the YMCA of Greater Kansas City’s Challenger program, which helps children and young adults with diverse abilities gain strength, confidence, and … Continued

Home Away from Home

Vacation Your Way and Book a Luxurious Vacation Rental for Your Next Getaway Photography provided by HomeAway When you’re determining where to go for your next trip, it can be difficult to decide among sights to see, food to eat and adventures to have. From wine country to the mountain state, we’ve rounded up a … Continued

Feed Supply Market & Deli: “Our Home or Yours”

Hope Dillon understands what it’s like to work long days and then have to consider what to do about meals for the family. Grabbing something on the run may be an option, but depending upon where you get it, it’s not always the healthiest--or even tastiest--option. Dillon doesn’t want you to deprive yourself of good food, and as the owner of…

Green and Leafy Leads to Healthy

The plants you bring inside do more for your home than simply beautify the space. They also help make it healthier. House plants breathe in carbon dioxide and breathe out clean oxygen, but they are also cleaning the air of other common household pollutants like benzene and formaldehyde.