Sarah grew up in Manhattan, Kansas (Go Cats!), she moved to Minnesota where she met her husband, Shea. Realizing how much she hated snow in May, she convinced him to move to Kansas City in 2010. Together they have lived in Midtown, Waldo, the Plaza, and now Overland Park. Sarah is mom to 10-year-old, Henry, 7-year-old Clark and 5-year-old Lucy. She has her master’s in urban administration and is passionate about making Kansas City a more equitable and supportive community. In between the crazy, she likes to drink coffee, run, hike, travel as much as possible, and experience all things Kansas City!
fall in Kansas City

Guide to Fall in Kansas City

Whether a pumpkin spice latte or a cozy cup of apple cider is your thing, fill up your thermos, put your kid in their cutest overalls and head to one of the many ways...

Fall Date Nights in Kansas City

Fall fun isn't just for the kids! Grab your partner and head to these adult focused fall events in Kansas City. Nelson-Atkins Mini Golf Course The popular Art Course at the Nelson-Atkins is an artist-designed, mini-golf...
pumpkin patches in Kansas City

Pumpkin Patches in Kansas City

Fall is on the way, which means weekends spent at pumpkin patches in Kansas City! Get ready to bounce on the jump pillows, get lost in corn mazes and of course, pick the perfect...
fall festivals in Kansas City

Fall Festivals + Events in Kansas City

Some of the best events occur in the fall in Kansas City! From art fairs to festivals to Halloween themed events, there's something for everyone on this list. SEPTEMBER Kansas City Renaissance Festival Seven themed weekends are...
apple picking in Kansas City

Apple Picking in Kansas City

We know fall is on its way when apple picking opens in Kansas City. You'll find our favorites in this list, with many of the orchards opening Labor Day weekend. Be sure to check...
Labor Day in Kansas City

Labor Day Events in Kansas City

We're ready for a long weekend! Whether it's a city-wide festival or small family outing, there are lots of ways to enjoy the good weather and weekend off! DeSoto Days Festival Live music, a parade and...

Where to Get a COVID Test in Kansas City

As COVID cases rise in the KC area and schools start back up, you'll likely find yourself looking for a COVID test following an exposure or symptoms. The CDC has issued new guidance that...

Celebrate Fourth of July in Kansas City

It’s a great time to celebrate in Kansas City! Here is a list of some of the top Independence Day celebrations across the Kansas City metro area, with tips for planning ahead with your...
June activities in Kansas City

June: What KC Moms Need to Know

It's officially summer in Kansas City and there is so much to do! You can always consult our Ultimate Guide to a Kansas City Summer for a full list but here are some of...
Kansas City Summer Guide

The Ultimate Guide to a Kansas City Summer

We made it to summer, and if you're anything like us, you're ready to get out of your house and back to the usual fun. You've come to the right place to find out...
Favorite Annual Events, Kansas City Summer Guide

KC Summer Guide: Favorite Annual Events

We might be biased, but we’re pretty sure Kansas City has some of the best festivals and family-friendly events, especially in the summer. Mark your calendar for these favorites you can look forward to every...
Storytimes, Day Camps, Kansas City Summer Guide

KC Summer Guide: Storytimes, Activities and Day Camps

Summer Reading at Johnson County Library (June 5 – July 31) The virtual launch party on Saturday, June 5, features events that will entertain and educate all ages. The day includes New York Times bestselling...
KC Sports - Kansas City Summer Guide

KC Summer Guide: Cheering for the Home Team

Things might look a little different while cheering on Kansas City's home teams, but we're happy to be back in some form! Kansas City Royals Few things make for a better family outing in KC than...

KC Summer Guide: Theaters and Shows

From puppet shows to musicals to kid friendly Broadway shows, Kansas City has so many options for families! Mobile Music Box Concerts by the KC Symphony Your KC Symphony musicians perform free outdoor Chamber Music concerts...
Movies Under the Stars, Kansas City Summer Guide

KC Summer Guide: Movies Under the Stars

Grab your blankets, lawn chairs and snacks for a relaxing summer night. Popcorn in the Park – Stocksdale Park Moviegoers are encouraged to make an evening of it and bring a picnic, lawn chairs and blankets....
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