Local Gem: Longboards wraps & bowls

The Real Frank Sisters and families met up recently for a much-needed outing. We chose to go bowling, something both the little ones and bigger ones can enjoy together, and then dinner. I wanted to find a good, local place to eat. So after a little online searching (I don't make it to Kansas City... Continue Reading →

Local Gem: Custard’s Last Stand

A few weeks back we traveled to a small little town southeast of Kansas City to watch my niece play volleyball. The drive there lasted longer than the game, kind of disappointing, but we still were happy to see her play once this season. The highlight of the journey was that we had to travel... Continue Reading →

Mission Sunflower Festival

We stumbled upon a cute little festival this past weekend. It was the first-ever Mission Sunflower Festival in Mission, KS. It was our last weekend of having my husband around again until graduation, so we were looking for something different and fun to help entertain our kids. We weren't sure what to expect since this... Continue Reading →

I’d rather be laughed at like Noah

Hurricane Harvey has reminded me, yet again, how important it is to be prepared. Most of the time, things happen when we least expect it. Tornadoes, earthquakes, fires, power outages. Even with warnings like Harvey, and at least some time to prepare, those not in the direct path of the hurricane were still affected. The... Continue Reading →

Two brothers and a total eclipse

As awe-inspiring and amazing as the Total Solar Eclipse was on Monday (and it truly was here in Missouri in the path of totality), I'd like to tell another story of the eclipse. It's the story of my husband and his brother who hadn't seen each other in nearly a decade. But let me back... Continue Reading →

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