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Kansas City Farmers Market Guide

Kansas City Farmers Market Guide

Kansas City is home to more than 30 farmers markets. They range from small markets selling exclusively organic produce to the City Market with more than 140 local vendors. You can purchase fruits, vegetables, plants, herbs, homemade soaps, baked goods and even live animals. If you are new to the world of the farmers market, this simple guide will get you started!
When Family Dinners Don’t Work: 9 Other Ways to Connect

When Family Dinners Don’t Work: 9 Other Ways to Connect

Traditional dinners are difficult. They take a lot of preparation and cleanup, and if no one is around to enjoy the meals, it’s all a lost cause anyway. Here are several ways you can incorporate that all-important family connectivity back into your routine, without necessarily having to fulfill the requirements of a sit-down dinner.
Apple Picking in Kansas City

Apple Picking in Kansas City

It's apple picking season! Each of the u-pick Apple Farms on our list is a locally owned family operation designed to provide the best in healthy produce and a great family outing. So, grab the camera and the cooler and take the kids on a trip they won’t forget!
Mastering Mealtime

Mastering Mealtime

As you rush home from an exhausting day, the last thing on your mind is cooking a healthy dinner for your family. The kids are hungry, the baby is crying, it’s already 5:30—and you have nothing planned for dinner. Desperate for a quick solution, you use the drive-through for a less-than-delicious and not-so-nutritious meal. Sound familiar?
Five Delicious Ways to Enjoy S’Mores in Kansas City

Five Delicious Ways to Enjoy S’Mores in Kansas City

Enjoy a unique take on the summer classic at one of these restaurants, where they’ve upped the ante and improved the s’more with their own personal touch!
A Festive July 4th Feast

A Festive July 4th Feast

Independence Day only comes once a year, so make it count and invite your favorite guests over for a memorable event. You’ll go out with a bang when you serve up these palate-pleasing dishes at your patriotic party.
Kansas City’s Favorite French Fries

Kansas City’s Favorite French Fries

July 13 is National French Fry Day, so pull up a stool and enjoy America’s favorite side dish at one of these local eateries!
Dairy Days

Dairy Days

July 15 is Cow Appreciation Day—celebrate with a dairy-themed tour. Kansas City kids can learn about dairy cows, farming, milk, cheese making, eggs and delicious dairy products at these local attractions.
5 Favorite KC Donut Shops

5 Favorite KC Donut Shops

National Donut Day is celebrated annually on the first Friday in June. The tradition started in 1917, when Salvation Army female volunteers served fresh donuts to WWI soldiers after their service in France. In 1938, the Chicago Salvation Army established the day to raise funds during the Great Depression. Today, the day is still celebrated with donuts, and many donut shops offer special deals and discounts in honor of the day.
It’s Summertime, and the Grilling Is Easy

It’s Summertime, and the Grilling Is Easy

If the idea of longer, warmer days has you reaching for the tongs, it’s time to get your grilling game on before the season is in full swing.
Strawberry Picking in Kansas City

Strawberry Picking in Kansas City

May is Strawberry Picking Season in Kansas City and we have your guide to the best u-pick farms in the area.
5 Tips for Saving $$$ When Dining Out

5 Tips for Saving $$$ When Dining Out

Going to a restaurant provides a great reprieve for tired moms and dads who don’t have the energy to cook and clean up after a full day’s work. But if you’re not careful, a night out can add up. Check out these five tips to indulge without breaking the bank!
Snacking Done Right

Snacking Done Right

What makes a healthy and satisfying snack for children? A well-balanced snack with good nutrition can help kids grow and provide them with the proper support and energy needed for school, sports and other daily activities.
Best Waffles in Kansas City

Best Waffles in Kansas City

Discover the tastiest waffles in Kansas City.
Best Chili in KC

Best Chili in KC

Hearty plates of chili-seasoned ground beef are served wet (with some grease) or dry, with or without beans and with the option of adding some ketchup, jalapeno sauce, onions, cheese or chili powder for flavor. These local restaurants have been making history dishing up hot plates of chili to satisfied customers for nearly 100 years!
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