August 2017 Lifestyle Letter

Inspire comes from the Latin word that means to “enflame” or to “breathe life into.” Doing things that inspire us energizes us and makes us feel more alive. Inspiration doesn’t always have to stem from natural talents and abilities but instead is something that motivates us and is about connecting with what we are passionate about deep within.

August 2017 Around Town

Restoration EmporiumTM, a curated boutique of farmhouse, urban chic, vintage-in-spired gifts and Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines furniture and accessories line will opened their new location at 4704 Wyandotte st. on the Country Club Plaza.

The Seventh Annual Edward Jones Day at The K 

Edward Jones financial advisors from Lee’s Summit and their clients attended the seventh annual Edward Jones Day at The K this June. More than 8,000 Edward Jones clients representing 146 Kansas City area branch offices enjoyed a private picnic featuring Jack Stack Barbecue and a thrilling game against the Houston Astros.

Brody Buster

When Brody Buster was 7 years old, his mother, Jan, placed a harmonica in his young hands. He soon taught himself to play and discovered a talent and passion that has blossomed into an amazing musical career. Brody brings the harmonica to life. Listening to him sing and play the blues is pure joy, and his love of performing reaches…


From your seat, or the dance floor or the table! It takes quite an effort to stay still or seated when the three local men and one woman who comprise Joyride hit the stage. Lead vocalist Robin Siemens belts out her renditions of some of Heart’s best, along with new and old country songs that stir the soul, alternative tunes…

Introducing Marissa Richardson

Marissa Richardson, born and raised in Missouri, has lived in the Lee’s Summit area for the past 18 years, most currently residing in Lake Winnebago.

Downtown Lee’s Summit Gets Social

Historic meets modern, and traditional with a twist—both are phrases that can be used to describe the ambiance and cuisine at Third Street Social, an American restaurant that infuses fresh life and flavor into the downtown Lee’s Summit dining scene.


Welcome to Cella Jane, a personal life and personal style blog written by Becky Hillyard. Founded in 2012 as an outlet for Becky’s love for fashion and beauty, Cella Jane became a place to showcase and document her personal style on a daily basis. Cella Jane, named after Becky’s grandmother, has allowed her to connect with the everyday gal and…

Back-to-School Must-Haves

Back-to-school essentials for a successful and stylish year!

Children International

Children International is a global humanitarian organization whose vision is to connect lives, creating a poverty-free world for children, where their dreams are unleashed and their hope radiates into their communities. We invest in children, respect their unique beauty and potential, and compel others to join us.

Destination Home Team and Pfeifer Homes

In 1987, Troy Pfeifer began building custom homes in Lee’s Summit. Today, Pfeifer’s original business, Pfeifer King Building Corporation, has evolved into a next-generation family enterprise that provides customers with a one-stop shop to both sell their current home and build the home of their dreams.