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An Around the World Adventure in KC

An Around the World Adventure in KC

Take your family on a global adventure this month as you explore Kansas City’s landmarks. Broaden your horizons this winter with an around the world adventure…all without leaving Kansas City!

The Busy Parent’s Guide to Dinner

The Busy Parent’s Guide to Dinner

Here are some tips for how to get dinner on the table quickly and efficiently.

Braving Restaurants with Your Kids

Braving Restaurants with Your Kids

We all have experienced a restaurant fail with our children and have learned a lesson or two from it. Eating out with kids can be a stressful situation, but I’ve found some tips from local moms to help avoid most future fails.

Classic Comfort Foods

Classic Comfort Foods

Ah, comfort food. Simple, hearty dishes full of flavor and good memories. There's nothing quite like sitting down to one of these family favorites after a long day. Somehow, it just makes everything seem better.

Raid the Fridge

Raid the Fridge

Using what you have on hand to create a nutritous lunch.

A Celebration of Oatmeal in Kansas City

A Celebration of Oatmeal in Kansas City

Oatmeal. A nice hot bowl for breakfast. A fresh-from-the-oven cookie. Or a delicious addition to a favorite baked good or desert. An American staple, oatmeal is a winter favorite. These restaurants serve up tasty oatmeal in signature dishes you’re sure to enjoy.

A Kansas City Celebration of all things Chocolate Chip

A Kansas City Celebration of all things Chocolate Chip

Chocolate Chips are one of America’s all-time favorite go-to ingredients for sweet treats and delectable dishes. These local businesses serve up some of the tastiest chocolate chip treats in town!

Kansas City's U-Pick Farm Guide

Kansas City's U-Pick Farm Guide

In Kansas City, we enjoy many “u-pick farms” across the metro area. Please note, some farms from previous years are no longer in business or no longer offer u-pick. This list will get you started!

Kansas City Farmers Market Guide: 2014

Kansas City Farmers Market Guide: 2014

Kansas City is home to over thirty farmers’ markets. They range from small markets selling exclusively organic produce to The City Market with over 140 local vendors. You can purchase fruits, vegetables, plants, herbs, homemade soaps, baked goods and even live animals.

It's Strawberry Picking Time

It's Strawberry Picking Time

It has become a family tradition to visit Gieringer's Orchard in Edgerton (just 40 min. drive for us in South KC... generally 30-60 min from most spots in the metro) for a day of strawberry picking.

Georgetown Pharmacy's Old Time Soda Fountain & Espresso Shop

Georgetown Pharmacy's Old Time Soda Fountain & Espresso Shop

This soda fountain is very charming and a nice addition to the Merriam community; it is so special what they have tried to create for local customers.

Our Favorite Cookie Recipes

Our Favorite Cookie Recipes

We asked KC Parent’s writers and staff to share their favorite holiday cookie recipes. Find a new favorite!

Pasta Recipes

Pasta Recipes

Did you know? October is National Pasta Month! Enjoy some of these family-friendly meals tonight!

Best Caramel Apples in Kansas City

Best Caramel Apples in Kansas City

It's an autumn tradition as classic as watching It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, and we've rounded up the best of the best hand-dipped, gourmet, coated, candied apples in Kansas City!

A Bushel of Fun

A Bushel of Fun

From the orchard to the kitchen, there are all kinds of ways to explore America’s favorite fruit with the apple of your eye this fall!

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