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The Designers' Showhouse game room by JCCC. Photo by Bill Mathews
April 22, 2014
Building or remodeling a home is all about designing for the way you live. This year's Symphony Designers' Showhouse belongs to A...
Eat It KC's Fontina Grilled Cheese with Cantaloupe and Crushed Pistachios
April 15, 2014
I should warn you that the first bite of this sandwich made me break into a happy dance. I was alone in my kitchen, thank goodness,...
Tour the 45th Symphony Designers' Showhouse
April 10, 2014
By Tracey Hawkins, Vice President of Public Relations for the Kansas City Symphony AllianceMore Than Just a Showhouse!Kitchen Studio: KC&...
KCH&G's tablescape by The Design Gallery at NFM at 2013 Diffa's Dining by Design
April 8, 2014
The Gallery in downtown Kansas City, Mo., again opens its doors to this year's Dining by Design, a popular fundraising event for...
Contact Sarah Snodgrass to see this Fairway listing.
April 1, 2014
By Guest Blogger Sarah Snodgrass, Kansas City Real-Estate Agent and Blogger at sarahsnodgrass.comThe spring real-estate market has...
2014 Design Bloggers Conference
March 24, 2014
I'd read about the Design Bloggers Conference -- and helped promote it, as it's put on by our DigitalSherpa team -- for the past...
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March 20, 2014
Guest blog post by RDM ArchitecturePhoto courtesy of Green Improvement Consulting in KCDamn Ice Dams.While icicles hanging off of roofs...
Boulevard Irish Ale Potato Bread
March 18, 2014
Could there be anything more deliciously satisfying than carbs and booze? Yup. Baking them together and slathering in butter.This simple...
PPG Pittsburgh Paints' green dining room (Pear Cactus)
March 11, 2014
By Guest Blogger Diane Stewart, color consultant/owner of Color Sense ConsultingIt’s reassuring to see green shoots poking up...
March 3, 2014
Spring is just around the corner, and along with hopefully fewer snowstorms, more daffodils and Spring Break, comes the annual tour of...