Blog Archives: Local Kansas City
Missouri Sales Tax Holiday: Shop Tax-Free on Home Appliances
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.
The Six Best Bakery Croissants in Kansas City
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.
Creative Color for the Kitchen, a Brookside Neighborhood Video, and a Native Plant Sale
A few new discoveries to share – creative color options for kitchen appliances, a cool Brookside neighborhood video, and a native plant sale this weekend in Kansas City.
Friday Links: Designer Rugs, a Book on Native Plants, and the Upcoming KCMO Bond Vote
My Friday Links roundup features some cool new rugs by a famous tv personality, a book on gardening with native plants, and some thoughts on the upcoming KCMO bond initiative.
A Visit to Dear Society, A Modern Vintage Clothing Boutique in Midtown Kansas City
Last weekend, a friend and I went shopping at Dear Society, a modern vintage boutique located in Midtown Kansas City. It’s the kind of place you can visit every week, always see something new and different, and always find at least three things you can’t live without.
Friday Links: Dwell’s Modern Collection at Target, Wonderscope Gets a New Home, and a Master Gardener Spring Seminar
My attention is usually focused on home design, kid stuff, and gardening, so this week’s link roundup is right up my alley. I hope you enjoy it, too!
Friday Links – Tour A Historic Home in Rockhill, Proposed Airbnb Requirements, and More KC Love From Design Sponge
In this week’s links, we learn that new requirements may be on the way for Airbnb operators in Kansas City, tour a 104-year-old home with completed energy efficiency upgrades, and a Kansas City shirtwaist home is featured on Design Sponge.
Friday Links – KC Artist Featured on Design Sponge, Improvements For Waldo and the Trolley Trail, Kansas City Public Schools Accreditation News
In this week’s edition of Friday Links, we get a glimpse at a local artist’s apartment, some good news from Kansas City Public Schools, big improvements on the way for Waldo and the Trolley Trail, and a famous estate goes on the market.
The Brookside St. Patrick’s Day Parade
The Brookside St. Patrick’s Day “Warm-Up” Parade, held on the Saturday before St. Patrick’s Day, is one of our favorite neighborhood traditions.
Friday Links – Kansas City Love, Colorful Decorating, and a New Appliance Color
This edition of my “Friday Links” post is heavy on design and decorating. We discovered a new appliance color, a world-famous blog features a local KC home, a fun design blog with local roots, and a home filled to the brim with color and pattern.