Cooking from the Heart

Food is intended to be nourishment for the body -- providing the vitamins, nutrients, and sustenance needed to complement a productive lifestyle. But it can also be nourishment for the heart -- providing connectedness, warmth, and a sense of comfort in a hectic world.

Wine Awaits Just a Short Jaunt Away in Paola, Kansas

 Article Judy Goppert | Photography Provided  Who knew that the state of Kansas grew more grapes than California before Prohibition? That is a little-known fact around our parts, but you will soon discover there are still grapes being grown by wineries in nearby Paola, Kansas. Miami County Trolley LLC owner Brian Roberts is on call to transport you and your…

PERFECT TIPS FOR VACATION PLANNING

White sands and turquoise waters. Salty sea air blowing refreshingly against your skin. Counting the stars in the uninterrupted night sky from your balcony. Watching a dance troupe perform to an assembly of accordions and bagpipes while you enjoy a local brew. This is what a vacation is all about – enjoying the extraordinary sights, sounds, and smells of new…

Do You Need a Kansas City Stay-Cation?

Maybe you’ve laughed at the idea of a "stay-cation" when you’ve heard mention of the concept in the past, but allow me to present to you a few scenarios as to why a stay-cation just might be the most logical option for getting away…