Trader Joe’s

Trader Joe's finally opened up two locations in Kansas City a couple weeks ago.  People have been asking them to open stores here for years (myself included).  I was so excited when they announced the locations that I vowed to go on opening day.  Benzo wanted to go too so we all went as a family after… Continue reading Trader Joe’s


Uncommon Gift Ideas

Brrrrrr! It's very cold in Kansas City this morning!  We have such odd weather here in the midwest.  Yesterday morning when I left the house it was in the 60s.  So I only wore a light jacket to work.  Then the temperature dropped all day and by the time I left work it was about… Continue reading Uncommon Gift Ideas


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