Every year on Halloween, the Brookside neighborhood shops in Kansas City offer goodies for trick or treaters. It’s a great event, with the stores all coordinating to put on a fun and safe Halloween experience. Here’s a roundup of some public trick-or-treating events of note in the area.
One of my favorite places, the Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center, will host a native plant sale and Monarch butterfly educational event this Saturday, September 16, from 9:30-2pm. There will be native perennials, wildflowers, trees, and grasses for sale, along with giveaways, and hands-on activities for the whole family. Learn more about the event and why I love the Discovery Center.
My latest pick of the week is a sleek, Tudor-style home located in the heart of one of Brookside’s best-known subdivisions, Armour Hills. Listed at $510,000, this is one of the highest priced homes in the subdivision to date. Take a look!
In the market for a new home appliance? The state of Missouri offers consumers a seven-day exemption from state sales taxes on certain ENERGY STAR certified new appliances. The state sales tax holiday, known as the “Show-Me Green Sales Tax Holiday,” applies to ENERGY STAR-certified appliances up to $1,500 per appliance intended for either personal or business use.
A light, flaky, buttery croissant is one of my very favorite things. In this blog post, I share my top six bakery croissants in Kansas City. View photos, reviews, and find out which one is my favorite.