There’s an eatery (bar? pub? bistro? no matter…) in Kansas City which I’m mildly obsessed with – it’s called The Jacobson. I’m fortunate to work for a company based in the Crossroads Arts District, and even more fortunate that our leadership team is fond of The Jacobson and we meander there regularly for lunch. I […]


On a recent trip back to Washington state {Two Rivers Run Through It}, I took advantage of the opportunity to stuff my face with as much Pacific Northwest goodness as humanly possible. One of the definite highlights was sinking my teeth into fruit fresh from the orchards of my hometown {Apple Of My Eye}, but […]


I am such a sucker for a farm stand. However, in full disclosure: I feel as though I hail from the mecca of all farm stands, although “hail from” may be a stretch since we moved around a bit. In fact, it makes me sound schizophrenic sometimes because I claim to be from three completely […]


Or: How Product, Place, Promotion and Price Lead To Parenting Profit. Or: How We’ve Cultivated Kids Who Eat Well (Most Of The Time) This is not an “I’ve got it all figured out, so gather round and listen to my wisdom” kind of post. I’m very aware these days of the idea that everyone is […]


In the summer of 1999, my new husband and I boarded a plane in Dallas the day after our wedding to meander our way toward our honeymoon on the isle of Martinique, part of the Lesser Antilles in the French Caribbean. We eventually landed on the island of St. Lucia after an overnight stop in San Juan, […]


I’m a sucker for a foodie flick (as illustrated by my Top Foodie Flicks post), and my family knows it. So, on a recent Saturday night when I was happily ensconced by the fireplace with a magazine and a glass of wine, I knew they had my number when they started snickering and told me […]


There is very little I love as much as seafood, and crabmeat is way at the top of the list. So when I found some lump crab meat at Sam’s Club recently, I scooped it right up. Sam’s really is a great go-to for seafood (as illustrated by our incredible ahi tuna on Valentine’s Day), […]


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