Blog Archives: Kansas City
Native Plant Sale and Butterfly Event this Saturday
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.
Decorate Your Space with Kansas City Themed Art Prints
We all have some major hometown pride these days, so why not spruce up your decor with a Kansas City themed art print or poster? In this post, I share a couple of my favorite KC prints.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sampling Annedore’s Fine Chocolates in Westwood Hills
One thing I love about my job is the familiarity I attain of our different Kansas City neighborhoods. Here’s a glimpse of my recent visit to Westwood Hills, where I tried Annedore’s Fine Chocolates for the first time.
Five Best Houseplants to Express Your Personal Style
If someone asked me what my number one most important item in home staging/decorating, I would say houseplants. Houseplants play a crucial role in staging my real estate listings, and even decorating my own home. In this story, I thought I’d share some insights as to why I love to live and work amongst houseplants, and offer a few recommendations of trendy plants.
Bidding Wars in Kansas City’s Real Estate Market Leave Some Sellers Dissatisfied
In my 10 years as a real estate agent, and I have never seen such a frenzied real estate market in Kansas City. We are in a sellers’ market, with the number of home buyers out-supplying the inventory of available homes for sale. With homes regularly selling above list price, some sellers are wondering if they left money on the table.