So We Bought a Lake Place

So We Bought a Lake Place

You’ve probably noticed more references to the lake lately, both in the blog and on Instagram. Some of you have messaged me to ask if we bought a lake place and yes, back in September, we bought a condo at Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri, which is about 2 1/2...
Shopping in Cole Camp, Missouri

Shopping in Cole Camp, Missouri

Our route from Kansas City to Lake of the Ozarks takes us through Cole Camp, MO, a German town of about 1200. We are always struck by how charming the town is and we have stopped there a time or two, but we’re normally in too big of a hurry to get to the lake or...
10 Beautiful City Instagram Accounts

10 Beautiful City Instagram Accounts

One of my favorite things to find when I open Instagram are beautiful pictures of beautiful cities. These are some of my favorite accounts. Amsterdam Windmill Dreams: Storyteller and traveler at heart. Travel, lifestyle, coffee & more. Boston BrianMCW: Boston is...
Nell Hills Visit

Nell Hills Visit

Last week I made a quick trip to Nell Hills to check out the holiday displays. It’s so fun to have Mary Carol Garrity’s home interiors store, which is a destination for many, in Kansas City. Actually, Mary Carol recently sold the store to a young couple,...
A Few Favorite Travel Items

A Few Favorite Travel Items

Since we’re in the summer travel season I wanted to share with you a few of my favorite travel items. I do this not because I’m a confident, easygoing traveler but because I’m the opposite…a somewhat anxious traveler who misses the comforts of...
Four Fun Things We Did in New York

Four Fun Things We Did in New York

When this kid came home for Easter, he shocked his dad and me by telling us he was thinking of moving back to Kansas City from New York, where he’s been for the past year. Actually, he was more than thinking about it, he had pretty much decided to do it. We were...