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12th Annual FREE Comic Book Day

By Alexis | Co-Editor

A FREE DAY OF FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY Worldwide Free Comic Book Day Comes to Kansas City with Comics for All Ages! Pop Culture Comix in Overland Park is one of thousands of comic book shops around the world celebrating the comic book art form on Saturday, May 4th. On Free Comic Book... »

Come audition for KC SuperStar, Jewish Community Center Sponsored Event

By Alexis | Co-Editor

April Auditions for 2013 KC SuperStar Singing Competition; Top Kansas City High School Singer to Win $7500 Scholarship KC Chiefs CEO & Chairman Clark Hunt to be honored as Community SuperStar If you are a high school student in the metro area, YOU could be chosen as Kansas City’s next singing super star! Come... »

Johnson County Library Celebrates 2013 National Library Week, April 14-20

By Alexis | Co-Editor

Check it out! Relevant and responsive….Not your grandfather’s library! In 2012 the Johnson County Library had 2.52 million visitors to the 13 library locations. That’s more than attended Royals, Chiefs and the Nelson Atkins combined. There were an additional 1.96 million virtual visits through the library’s webpage. The Johnson County Library offers free books... »

{RECIPE FILES}: How to Perfectly Hard Boil Eggs

By Alexis | Co-Editor

Hard boiled eggs go great on sandwiches, salads, or with just a little salt and pepper. They are also the basis for the classic tradition of decorating Easter eggs. Here are some helpful hints to get the perfect hard-boiled egg. Easy tips to prevent cracked hard-boiled eggs: Allow eggs to come up to room... »

Suppress the sneeze: Tips to help prep your home for allergy season

By Alexis | Co-Editor

According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), nearly 40 million individuals suffer from tree pollen allergies in the United States alone, the first phase of which occurs in the month of March. As pollen-potent trees begin their blossom, it becomes increasingly more challenging for homeowners to maintain a breathe-easy household atmosphere. »

{FINDING HAPPY}: Grace and Accountability

By Alexis | Co-Editor

Tanja Haaland, LPC, NCC Psychotherapist, Mom, Pastor’s Wife, and Shawnee Resident 913.904.8565 Tanja.haaland@yahoo.com www.Tanjahaaland.com   One of the most thought-provoking concepts I have ever heard of (from a therapist friend of mine) is known as “Grace and Accountability.” I also call it, “Knowing When.” It basically says that there is a time to let... »

{What’s New}: OP Soccer Complex No. 1 in Nation

By Alexis | Co-Editor

  OP Soccer Complex was named the top soccer city in the nation by Livability because it’s considered the only complex of its kind in the United States. “The complex is world class,” says Doug Burris, vice president of the Overland Park Soccer Club. “It really has been a driver in the growth of... »

Overland Park Staycation

By Alexis | Co-Editor

Outdoor Frenzy - Turn off Netflix online streaming and head outdoors. Overland Park has more than 80 parks, several bike/hike trails, and a variety of athletic fields and courts. Get up, grab some friends and be active. »

JoCo Summer Camp Guides

By Alexis | Co-Editor

We haven't even hit Spring Break yet and my kids are already talking about summer camps. They have decided that 4 is the perfect number for their 2 month summer break. They include art, theatre, nature and science camps. In case you or your kids are getting antsy about summer break and getting registered for... »

{ARE WE THERE YET}: Losing Emma Rose and Hidden Dangers in Your Baby’s Nursery

By Alexis | Co-Editor

In 2011 we lost our third daughter to bi-lateral renal agenesis, resulting in Potter’s syndrome. Simply put, Emma Rose never developed kidneys or the piping to make donor kidneys work. She was born at 36 weeks with no way to urinate and underdeveloped lungs. She lived for a short 2 hours. We were devastated.... »