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  • What, Bologna Burgers?

    Sure, Why Not? Throw some Fried Pig on it! When you think of the great “American Hamburger”, you usually think of toppings like cheese, tomato, onion, pickle, lettuce, and even Bacon.  But what about Bologna? Really Bologna? Granted I was a tad confused on why anyone would choose a slice of bologna over a few […]

  • Road trip across The Heartland

    road trip noun noun: road trip a journey made by car, bus, etc. verb verb: road-trip NORTH AMERICAN to make a journey by car, bus, etc. “they road-tripped from New Jersey to Hollywood” Summer is the time for road-trips! Who knew that Okoboji, Iowa was considered a “resort town” or that you can find golf […]

  • Huffington Post Names Kansas City ‘Coolest’ City In America

    Kansas City is the most up-and-coming city in the country, according to a new ranking list.The Huffington Post ranked Kansas City as the most exciting, “it” city in the United States. The food, Midwestern hospitality and music were all highlighted as reasons to visit the metro area.”Get to the Green Lady Lounge for some jazz, […]

  • 8 Unique Summer Festivals In Kansas

    Even though I grew up in Kansas, many of these festivals are new to me! Can’t wait to go and explore this summer! It’s summertime and what better way to celebrate than by enjoying Kansas’s sweltering heat and warm temperatures at an outdoor festival? Here is a great post with 8 unique summer festivals one can find […]

  • The 10 State Parks in Missouri you MUST visit

    Having lived in various places around Missouri, I found this list new and exciting! Have only been to a couple so we are adding to out list of “Places to Go” in the Heartland. Happy exploring! Put quite simply, Missouri is a gorgeous state filled with natural wonder.  With summer well underway, you can’t go […]

  • Iconic Shakespeare’s Pizza comes crumbling down, but fear not

    For those that know Columbia, this was a sad event. Crowds gathered to watch the demolition. Good news: they have moved into a temporary location across the Parking lot, still insight of the iconic Columns on the MU quad – and for those of us there in the 80s and 90s- the “old Los Bandidos” […]