Get the Look

This midcentury modern dining room is inviting and fresh. You can obtain the same look with these pieces.

Travel Edit

Pack your bags with Steps of Style blogger, Amy Dreyer, as the borders open to the beautiful and mysterious Havana Cuba.

Tables by Golden & Pine

Located at 633 E 63rd St, Kansas City, MO

Creativity Flows from Brain and Brush of Lee’s Summit Artist

Bob Bond, a Lee’s Summit veritable artist in residence, has wowed such iconic personalities as Liberace, Barbara Streisand, Cher, Derrick Thomas, Elvis Presley, Burt Reynolds, Elton John and Batman! His canvas is not only paper, but the doors, hoods, bumpers and bodies of vehicles, safes, time capsules and a lot more.

DIY Wooden Wine Crate Coffee Table

When the party's over, what do you do with all the empty wooden wine crates? Well this fun project will solve your problem. A trendy coffee table is one such piece of furniture that can transform the look, feel and style of a whole room. Let's face it, building a coffee table may not be at the top of your…

DIY Photo To Canvas In A Snap

This is one of my constant “go to” DIY projects. It’s fast, it’s easy and it looks oh so professional. I love displaying photos, but I don’t necessarily love a lot of photo frames. These canvases create a crisp, clean look…. All in about 30 minutes! Let’s get started.

Dedication, 
Determination 
and Drive

Nancy Bruns, president of the Lee’s Summit Chamber, is retiring after more than 15 years serving the organization, and nearly 30 years in the industry. Bruns herself points to her upbringing on a dairy farm near Concordia, Mo., as the foundation for her strong work ethic. It’s there that she learned many important lessons, molding her into the person she…

The Leader In Me

This is the premise that The Leader in Me schools are built on. The Leader in Me, a FranklinCovey program, is a self-described transformation process that teaches leadership and life skills to students in more than 2,500 elementary and middle schools throughout the world. There are several The Leader in Me schools in the Metro area, including Olathe, Parkville, Independence,…

Magical Moment

Sighris Sharber is a senior at Lee’s Summit High School who was elected homecoming king by his peers this past fall. Sighris is an outgoing, popular student at his high school. He is a member of the school’s Student Senate and Future Business Leaders of America. He also happens to also have autism. According to Dr. John Faulkenberry, LSHS principal,…

Summer’s 
In the Air

Four seasons a year, Summer’s in the air. Serious air. Like 15 feet every two seconds. For Summer Koogler, the sport of trampolining has been the vehicle that has helped this Lee’s Summit student athlete to soar. Maybe it’s her innate ability that sprung up as a 6-year-old gymnast. Maybe it’s her training schedule of three hours after school every…

The Biggest 
TITAN FAN

Lee’s Summit West senior Evan Crawford is not just a student at the school; he might be the biggest Titan sports fan at the school. Just ask the folks in the halls. “Evan is a student with special needs who manages our football and basketball teams,” says Athletic Director Debbie Katzfey. “He is very dedicated to being at every practice…