My Favorite Things 1

Top three items you can’t live without:

Water, phone and dark chocolate.

Favorite spots in KC:

The Plaza, Kauffman Performing Arts Center and The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.
Favorite song:

You might see me driving down the street singing (badly) along to “Closer” – by The Chainsmokers, featuring Halsey.

Favorite travel destination:

My husband Rob and I try to visit Newport Beach, California every year. This spring, it’s a girls trip to my favorite spot in Southern California to celebrate a big milestone birthday. Don’t ask which one!

Favorite guilty pleasure:

Powdered sugar donuts. The ones you get at the gas station.

Favorite meal:

Peppercorn encrusted filet in brandy cream sauce with au gratin potatoes at Piropos

Favorite beverage:

I drink lots of water. My favorite adult beverage is a lemon drop martini with extra sugar on the rim.

Favorite tech gadget:

After my kids picked most of the keys off my old laptop when they were toddlers, I’m obsessed with my new laptop to write my screenplays.

Fave sports team:

I will always be a Mizzou fan. I was a Golden Girl, and no I don’t still have any of the uniforms.

Irrational fear: 

I have a fear of cutting my fingers off. I stay away from lawn mowers, garbage disposals and circular saws.
How would you spend your ideal day in Kansas City?

Morning workout at Pilates 1901, brunch at Beer Kitchen in Westport, shopping on the Plaza, Sky Zone Trampoline Park with our kids Bradyn & Stella, frozen custard at Andy’s and a movie date night with my hubby.
What stores do you frequent?

I love the clothes and accessories at Standard Style.
What did you want to be when you grew up?

As a kid, I wanted to be a professional dancer and choreographer.
Any favorite beauty tips or products?

Several coats of mascara, eye brow pencil and a good primer

The Elders: Kian Byrne, Norm Dahlor, Ian Bryne

3 Things you can’t live without:

Norm: My kids, cheese, and music

Favorite spot in KC:

Norm: River Market

Ian:  The Plaza; Brookside

Favorite song:

Kian: Stressin” by King Gizzard & 
The Lizard Wizard

Ian: Plaza

Favorite vacation spot:

Norm: A sunny beach

Kian: Amsterdam

Ian: Ireland and Mexico

Favorite Guilty Pleasure:

Norm: Late night pizza

Kian: Scooters and mopeds

Ian: Drinking Wine

Favorite Beverage:

Norm: Ian’s Margarita

Kian: Heineken

Favorite Sports Team:

Norm: KU Basketball

Ian: The Irish International Rugby Squad

Irrational childhood fear:

Norm: Shoestrings stuck in an escalator.

Ian: Spiders in my boots.

Kian: Tires being tossed over my head, while I’m sleeping.