Live Art, Bands, Beer and Bacon at Boulevardia

Special thanks to our guest author, Alyson Copp, for covering Boulevardia for OurKidsMom. Thank you to Farmland Foods for sponsoring today's conversation. All opinions are our own. Kansas City is made up of a lot of unique pieces, but three things this mid-western city proudly boasts about are beer, barbecue and music. Boulevardia is a festival started by the local Boulevard Brewing Company. This year, they kicked off their second annual … [Read more...]

Wizard of Oz at Starlight Theater | Kansas City Missouri | June 10-15

THE YELLOW BRICK ROAD LEADS TO STARLIGHT THEATRE National tour arrives June 10-15, features new songs by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Tim Rice I’m excited to share that my husband and I will be attending the Wizard of Oz at Starlight June 10th... a perfect night out the day before his birthday! A story from both our childhoods brought to the stage to entertain all ages!   Starlight Theatre is proud to open its 64th Broadway season with the … [Read more...]

Emma’s 5th Birthday at Yo Gabba Gabba! Live!

Last year the kids and I were fortunate enough to go see Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! for Emma’s 4th birthday. We had a good time and they talked about it for days afterward. So when we were given the opportunity to go see them again this year for Emma’s 5th birthday we eagerly said YES!. This year the show as being held at the Kansas City Music Hall. The minute we walked in and sat down we knew this was a much better venue. Last year the seats were … [Read more...]

Kia Motors Presents Yo Gabba Gabba Live! 2011 : [CLOSED Giveaway]

Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! is going on the road again! The It's Time To Dance! Tour Presented by Kia Motors is traveling to more than 50 cities! But this time, it's an all new show. Come see all your favorites like DJ Lance Rock, Brobee, Foofa,Muno, Plex, and Toodee, with special guests Hip Hop Legend Biz Markie and Razzle Dazzle Superstar Leslie Hall. You won't want to miss it! We took Emma and Ethan to see the live show last year (photo above). … [Read more...]

Day Out With Thomas : I’m a Mommy Reporter for Baldwin, KS!

Can I get a Peep! Peep? I just wanted to let you know that I have been selected to be a “Mommy Reporter” for the Day Out with Thomas: Leader of the Track Tour 2011 at the Midland Railway Train Station in Baldwin, KS during the week of June 3rd- 5th.  Pulling out of the station for its 16th consecutive ride on the rails, the Day Out With Thomas: Leader of the Track Tour 2011 will visit more than 45 cities in the United States and Canada. … [Read more...]

Disney On Ice : Toy Story 3 Review

Disney on Ice : Toy Story 3 Emma and Ethan have been obsessed with Toy Story for ages now. Emma received Toy Story 3 on DVD for Christmas and I wouldn’t be surprised if the DVD player fritzes out any time now due to overuse. I have to admit, though, that I don’t mind it playing as often as it does. The story line and character development are more than enjoyable time and again. When I found out Disney on Ice : Toy Story 3 was coming to the … [Read more...]

Disney On Ice : Toy Story 3 at KC Sprint Center March 23-27

Disney On Ice presents Toy Story 3! The buzz has begun and the commercials are airing! My kids are begging to go. (shh! They don’t know they are!)… Disney On Ice presents Disney•Pixar’s Toy Story 3 begins as Andy prepares for college and is deciding the fate of his favorite childhood pals. Woody reminds the gang that they are still Andy’s toys and they reminisce over their many adventures as Buzz Lightyear defeats Evil Emperor Zurg; … [Read more...]

Nuclear Cowboys Freestyle Motocross @ KC Sprint Center 3/5/11

Are you looking for a fun family activity for this weekend? Do you have a boy (or girl) that is into motocross, loud noises and just plain having fun? The Nuclear Cowboyz Freestyle Chaos Motocross Tour is coming to the Sprint Center for the first time ever – for ONE HUGE SHOW Saturday March 5!! The BEST Freestyle Motocross riders ever assembled on the planet, all under one roof. Including Soldiers of Havoc riders Adam Jones, Beau Bamburg, … [Read more...]

Disney On Ice : Toy Story 3 at KC Sprint Center March 23-27

Disney On Ice presents Toy Story 3! Disney On Ice presents Disney•Pixar’s Toy Story 3 begins as Andy prepares for college and is deciding the fate of his favorite childhood pals. Woody reminds the gang that they are still Andy’s toys and they reminisce over their many adventures as Buzz Lightyear defeats Evil Emperor Zurg; Woody meets up with Jessie on the set of their TV show, “Woody’s Roundup”; and Slinky Dog, Rex, Bullseye, … [Read more...]