Food · Local Business

Kansas City Food Artisans

This past weekend I was at a craft show again.  It was actually an outdoor festival and BBQ competition with a craft show/vendor show section.  I was very excited to come across the following booth: As the banner says, Kansas City Food Artisans is an association of high-quality small-batch food producers.  All members are small… Continue reading Kansas City Food Artisans


Millions of Peaches

On Saturday morning one of my neighbors came by to tell us that his peach trees were producing and to let him know if we wanted any peaches.  I didn't have to think very long before I said "YES".  I went by on Sunday to get some but he was already out for the day. … Continue reading Millions of Peaches

Food · Local Business

Veggie Sub Special at Planet Sub

In honor of the fact that it is Friday and I've officially survived my first week back at work after my vacation, I took myself out to lunch at Planet Sub.  Planet Sub started in Lawrence, KS (right outside Kansas City and the home of KU) and has expanded to many locations in the midwest. … Continue reading Veggie Sub Special at Planet Sub


Save the Earth by Eating Local

Happy Earth Day!  Today marks the 40th anniversary of Earth Day.  I thought I would honor this day by writing about how eating locally can help save our plant. Did you know that the average American meal travels 1,500 miles to get to your plate?  That's like driving from Kansas City to Augusta, Maine.  Or… Continue reading Save the Earth by Eating Local

Beauty · Home · Local Business · Product Review

Craft Show Finds

Today sooooo feels like it should be Friday.  This has been the longest week ever.  I'm about out of the woods for my "busy time" at work.  Hooray!  I'm looking forward to a nice relaxing weekend.  Benzo and I have something new planned - more about that tomorrow!  Today I'm posting about something I've been… Continue reading Craft Show Finds

Environment · Local Business

Eco Events This Weekend

Two eco-events are going on this weekend that I wanted to let you know about. Earth Hour Earth Hour is a movement around the world that calls people together to turn their lights off for one hour on Saturday, March 27th, 8:30pm local time.  This simple action is a symbolic gesture that small changes do… Continue reading Eco Events This Weekend

Food · Local Business

The World’s Most Local Burger

Last Friday night, Benzo and I drove out to Lawrence, KS for the evening.  While we were out there I suggested we eat dinner at this place called Local Burger.  I had heard about it before and checked out their website and knew it was a place I had to try. Local Burger's tag line… Continue reading The World’s Most Local Burger

Food · Garden

Weekend Wrap Up: Ingredient & Seed Shopping

Wow this past weekend was a busy one!  I did a lot of fun things so I thought I would share them. On Friday night I met Benzo after work and we went to dinner at Ingredient.  Neither of us had ever been there before so we were excited to try a new place. Ingredient… Continue reading Weekend Wrap Up: Ingredient & Seed Shopping


KC Restaurant Week!

Today is the beginning of Restaurant Week in Kansas City. What is restaurant week? Well I got this neat card in the mail telling me all about it. Kansas City Restaurant Week is a city-wide event to raise money for Harvesters. A lot of restaurants will be offering a multi-course lunch and dinner menu for… Continue reading KC Restaurant Week!