Diet by Color

In the plant world, color and hue rule in terms of disease-fighting capability. Each color represents different benefits and the deeper the color, the more benefit there is. 

Nutcracker Tea Party

Friends and families celebrated the Nutcracker Tea Party on December 2 and 3 at the Ritz Charles. This annual holiday tradition delights young and old as guests enjoy a tea party and ballet performance by Crescendo Conservatory. Look for tickets sales for the next event in July. All four performances sell out early!

Hope Uncorked

More than 200 people joined Marian Hope for the second annual Hope Uncorked. Guests enjoyed a wine-tasting reception, auction and inspiring program while making a difference for children.

The OVERRUN Ovarian Cancer 5K Run/Walk & 1-Mile Teal Trail Walk

The sixth annual OVERRUN Ovarian Cancer 5K took place this past October. As usual, the day did not disappoint. The OVERRUN is a day of fun, support and hope for those touched by ovarian cancer, as well as those just learning about it. Save the date for October 21, 2018!

Letter from the Editor

Happy 2018! It’s the start of a new year, which, for me, always means considering what changes or goals I have for myself. I usually have several house projects on my list (which unfortunately tends to carry over sometimes from the previous year’s list), and I always have a few personal goals as well.

January 2018 Around Town

The Leawood Garden Club will meet at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, January 23, at Cure of Ars Catholic Church, 9401 Mission Road, Leawood. At about noon, Dennis Patton, horticulture agent at the Johnson County Extension office, will present "Can we really answer all your hydrangea questions?" The meeting and club membership are open to everyone, and guests are welcome. Bring a sack…

Holiday Luminary Walk

Record-breaking crowds attended the annual Holiday Luminary Walk at the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens. More than 2,800 hand-lit candles lined the paths and tens of thousands of holiday lights adorn the gardens. Guests visited with Santa, sang Christmas carols, listened to entertainment and enjoyed refreshments.

Relentless Endurance

There is a large number of adult men and women running marathons, and the list keeps getting bigger every year.

Tips to Help Achieve your 2018 Health & Fitness Goals

Make 2018 the year of doing better. Skip the extreme diet programs and do the best you can. Make small steps. Be aware of how you feel. Connect your mood and energy levels to what you choose to fuel your body with. What makes you feel good? What makes you feel bad? What works for you? Make it happen. Here…


t.Loft is a growing community of health cafes focusing on fresh ingredients with gluten-free eats and drinks designed to nourish and power the body. t.Loft believes that food is fuel and living clean can be balanced with a healthy dose of fun and flavor.

Will Shields and Inclusion

Will Shields is a member of one of the most exclusive clubs: he is one of only 310 members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. A guard for the Kansas City Chiefs for all of his 14 seasons in the NFL, Shields has left his mark in this profession known for its athletic prowess. One of the top guards…

The Leawood Firefighters

F itness is a top priority for the entire Leawood Fire Department. Station 32 at 127th and Mission Road is home to three paramedics, eight firefighters and Capt. Mike Hoffine.  


We at Lifestyle Publications are excited to unveil a project that we have been working on called Elevate that promotes kindness, thoughtfulness and positivity in our area middle schools.