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Home burglary prevention tips, Olathe KS Police

By Alexis | Co-Editor

Home burglary prevention begins with making your home an undesirable target.  Most burglars strike a home where they believe no one is present.  The goal then is to make your house look occupied while you’re away on vacation. The following tips may discourage a burglar from choosing your home: Choose a trusty neighbor to... »

FREE Christmas Gift Tags – Print, Cut and Stick

By Alexis | Co-Editor

Just in case you forgot Christmas gift tags and are planning to head back to the store, we have a little gift for you. Click on the image below to see the full sheet of Christmas Gift Tags hand illustrated just for you! Use them as much as you want they are a holiday... »

Dunkin’ Donut-less

By Alexis | Co-Editor

    The malls are full, the parking lots packed and Dunkin’ Donuts at 75th and Metcalf is empty, of donuts that is. At 9 am the Dunkin’ Donuts reported being “out” of donuts. So what to do now? What will all of folks do to get their Christmas Eve morning donut fix? Here... »

GET CRAFTY: Holiday Teacher Gift Ideas!!!

By Alexis | Co-Editor

Running around looking for something special for your kiddo’s teacher(s). Checkout some of these fun, creative ideas that are from the heart: Pampering in a Jar   Wonderful TEAcher   DIY Vanilla Extract   Dove Chocolates   Cocoa Kit »

ASK KELLY: 2 Weeks Left of Shopping, Get the Best Deals in Town

By Alexis | Co-Editor

      Recently we asked Kelly Snyder of Kansas City Mamas to help us put some tips together for last minute Christmas shopping. I’m hoping that we aren’t the only family beginning to wonder when the shopping will end, but we just aren’t finished yet and with 2 weeks left before the big... »

Mrs. Claus shares tips for fun holiday activities – Rice Krispie Treat Ornaments!!

By Alexis | Co-Editor

(BPT) – If you think you’re busy this time of year, imagine how busy the first lady of holiday cheer can be. Not only does she help the big guy get ready for Christmas, but she makes sure everyone in the North Pole has a memorable holiday season. From hosting parties to keeping the... »

Toys for Tots Fundraiser at Longbranch in Lenexa

By Alexis | Co-Editor

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Making Christmas brighter for more than 3,600 families at this year’s Johnson County Christmas Bureau

By Alexis | Co-Editor

This year’s Johnson County Christmas Bureau is bigger than ever! They setup shop at the Great Mall of the Great Plains this weekend and will be serving over 3,600 families over the next couple of weeks, Barb McNeile, executive director of the Christmas Bureau, took a few minutes in her busy week to talk... »

Delight friends with unique eats this holiday

By Alexis | Co-Editor

(BPT) – The holidays are a magical time to celebrate with family and friends. Whether it’s the first snowfall or a gift from a loved one, the season inspires us to celebrate and be merry. It’s also a time when holiday hosts and hostesses are eager for entertaining inspiration. Entertaining isn’t effortless, but there... »

Eight important cyber security steps for holiday shopping online

By Alexis | Co-Editor

(BPT) – Remember the days when keeping track of your wallet and hiding packages in the trunk were all you had to do to ensure your holidays were safe and secure? Fast forward to 2012 – when the National Retail Federation says nearly 52 percent of holiday gift-givers will be shopping online – and... »