Few things say summer more than Independence Day. And while the holiday is widely celebrated across the U.S., this year it looks a little different. With most big events and firework shows being cancelled, parents have to get creative to still make the day entertaining and memorable for the kids. Before the sun sets and the neighborhood lights up with at-home fireworks, check out these fun family activities you can do to celebrate the holiday! History Lesson The day isn't jus
Many look forward to Memorial Day weekend as a time to reflect, celebrate and usher in the Summer season. Kansas City is usually full of fun events to honor those who have served our country, but this year will look a little different. With social distancing measures still in effect for the 2020 holiday, many events have been cancelled or otherwise affected. But just because the big events have been cancelled, that doesn’t mean you can’t have fun celebrating with your family.
Mother’s Day is this weekend, so what better time to honor those special ladies in your life?! Since we’re still practicing social distancing, time spent together may be a little limited this year. So, I’ve put together some great gift ideas that can be shipped directly to their home! Also, don’t hesitate to send these links directly to your husband or your mom or sister as a hint to what’s on your wish-list! Jewelry Travel Case There is nothing more annoying than trying to u
This week is Independence Day, and there’s lots going on around Kansas City to celebrate. Check out the list below of things happening in the area on the 4th so you don’t miss out on the fun! Be sure to click the links to get all the event details. KC Riverfest: 3:30-11p afternoon of entertainment including three stages of live music, U.S. Navy Blue Angels flyover, an Aeroshell Aerobatic Team performance, kids activities, street performers, all the food, and of course, FIREW
St. Patrick’s Day is THIS weekend, and wherever you look here in Kansas City, there’s a party to be had. Regardless if you’re Irish or not, it’s the perfect excuse to go out & have a good time with friends. Check out my list below of all the local fun happening in KC this weekend! Events: St. Patrick's Day Parade: begins at Linwood & Broadway and proceeds south along Broadway to 43rd Street, finishing in KC's Westport district. Westport's Annual St. Patrick's Day Marathon: If
Can you believe this chunky little bear is ONE?! I know I can’t! They always say “it goes by so fast”, but I don’t think you can really comprehend that until you experience it. As I was rocking him to sleep the night before his birthday, I was reflecting and trying to wrap my head around how fast it all went. So many fun memories were made this past year, and he’s grown into the silliest, sweetest little person. I am so lucky to be his mommy! Photo by Colleen Christi Photogra
Happy New Year, everyone! Every New Year, it seems like everyone gets stuck on the idea of “New Year, New Me”, but that is not a phrase that I have ever really been a big fan of. While there are many things I would like to work on (like sticking with a consistent workout plan, being more patient, & to stop eating like a college kid), I don’t feel the need to have a complete life overhaul and start changing everything about myself just because we’re beginning a new year. In th