Get Away From It All In Comfort

If you're fascinated by tiny homes, we've found your perfect vacation: an RV trip across the U.S.! Today's RVs offer luxury and opportunity to see the country and bond with your travel mates.  Instead of lugging yourself to a location, let the journey be the destination in a Kodiak by Dutchmen. 

Dancing in the Streets

Live music is a magical thing. While anyone can jam on their AirPods alone, the energy that connects a live crowd turns a song into an anthem. So when the weather heats up, the Northland's public spaces become a stage for some of the most talented musicians in the area. 

Hometown Girl

Everything really is up to date in Kansas City, as proven by Northland Lifestyle's Publisher, Jeron Traphagan. The former Chiefs cheerleader has always loved repping her hometown and found some of her favorite locally made products at the Made in KC store. You can find them online or at their Northland location at Briarcliff Village. 

July 2019 Around Town

Northland Non-profit Offers Free Dementia Caregiving and Virtual Dementia Course Memory change can affect seniors in a wide variety of ways. Learning how to communicate with those with dementia and how to manage unexpected behavior changes is essential to maintaining quality of life for both the senior and their caregivers. Dementia care courses are offered … Continued

I Heart Summer

Dear Readers,  It’s the time that we’ve all been waiting for–summer! And this isn’t just any summer; no, this is a unicorn of a summer, one that warmed up slowly and gave us a long spring to soak in the beautiful temperate weather before July’s blazing hot days took over. I’ve lived in my backyard … Continued

GO Feed

GO Feed is a family-friendly service event hosted by The Global Orphan Project where Kansas City rallies to pack meals for kids. These power-packed formulas contain all the right nutrition a child needs to grow and thrive. This year, 1,500 volunteers packed 279,936 meals, an entire shipping container of food!

Club W: Comedian Amy Barnes

Club W welcomed women of all ages to the Improv in May to enjoy the comic stylings of Amy Barnes. Barnes' stand up touched on the trials and successes of motherhood after a successful career in engineering. Club W events offer a chance for women to learn and laugh together. 

Second Annual TeamSmile Golf Classic

The 2nd Annual TeamSmile Golf Classic in Memory of Ted Reese was held on May 20 at The National Golf Club in Parkville.  The event was sponsored by NKC Dental and featured K.C. Wolf, the Chiefs Rumble, appearances by current and former Chiefs players, a concept shop by Callaway, and a silent and live auction.

Second Annual “Big Dill” Pickle Ball Tournament

MA Financial Services hosted its Pickle Ball Tournament in May to benefit the IMA Foundation and Big Brothers Big Sisters at Chicken N Pickle. A portion of the funds were donated to BBBS and the remainder will be distributed to other deserving nonprofits in Kansas City through the Foundation. This event raised more than $40,000.     

DIY Your Way to a Bug-Free Summer

Adult- and Kid-Friendly Natural Bug Repellents from A Beautiful Mess Photos and Article by A Beautiful Mess Adult Blend What you need + 10 drops lemon essential oil + 10 drops lemongrass essential oil + 8 drops lavender essential oil + 8 drops eucalyptus essential oil + 1 ½ ounces distilled water (minus 1 teaspoon to … Continued

Farm Fresh

And on the 8th day, God looked down on his planned paradise and said, "I need a caretaker." So God made a farmer.

Blackberry Lemon Sangria

Looking for something sweet, tart, and slightly boozy? Fence Stile Vineyards and Winery's Chef Pete Dulin has just the thing--blackberry lemon sangria. Using a blackberry concentrate inspired by last summer's harvest, this tipple is balanced and pairs well with patios and friends.