Thank you, Kansas City Star readers, for your inspiration

The Kansas City skyline from Grand Boulevard looking north from Crown Center. Tammy Ljungblad [email protected] Thank you. Two words. Simple and powerful. But I know you haven’t heard them enough from us. So today I want to start with this: We are grateful for your readership. You are the reason we do what we do, … Read more

I inherited my father’s home along with my siblings, but the upkeep and taxes are too high. How can I get rid of this property without angering my family?

I inherited my father's home along with my siblings, but the upkeep and taxes are too high.  How can I get rid of this property without angering my family?

My father gifted his house to his four children too late to be able to qualify for Medicaid (it was inside the 3-year window) and pay for his nursing home. Three of my siblings took a HELOC to pay his bills and keep the house. I did not have the same desire. I paid off … Read more

Winter’s Almost Here, ND’s Largest Ski Resort Is Excited

Winter's Almost Here, ND's Largest Ski Resort Is Excited

Fall is here… and with that means the next season on deck is Winter… AND for the snow lovers… those that dream of the slopes… Snowboarding, Skiing, and Cross Country Skiing are just around the bend! SAVE BIG TODAY – ON SALE NOW for a short time are Season Passes to North Dakota’s largest ski … Read more

AAA offers tips to increase savings, decrease risk of disruptions or cancellations | Community

AAA offers tips to increase savings, decrease risk of disruptions or cancellations |  Community

TOLEDO – With summer in the rearview mirror, AAA is encouraging anyone planning to fly over Thanksgiving or the year-end holidays to look ahead – and book ahead – to save money and minimize the risk of flight delays or cancellations. “Flyers are experiencing three pain points: increased expense, reduced inventory and the possibility of … Read more

Pirate theme on return to camping for 1st Wick Scout Group

Pirate theme on return to camping for 1st Wick Scout Group

Click here to sign up to our curated newsletters! Members of 1st Wick Scout Group with their pirate camp certificates and the treasure chest. Walking the plank and a quest for chocolate treasure were among the activities at a pirate-themed camp attended by 1st Wick Scout Group. Watten village hall was the venue over the … Read more

Camping in the dark | Cornelius Today

Camping in the dark |  Cornelius Today

With apologies to “The Great Outdoors” MODERN DAD | By Jon Show Sept. 9. The first time I went camping I was 25 years old. It was during a rafting trip with friends and I bought a two-person tent and an inflatable sleeping bag and maybe slept a total of two hours because of the … Read more

Most Expensive Vacation Homes Avalon Harvey Cedars Stone Harbor

Most Expensive Vacation Homes Avalon Harvey Cedars Stone Harbor

New Jersey is known for many things. We have amazing pizza, bagels, beaches, boardwalks while also carrying the reputation as the armpit of the world. In-between all of these stigmas is one of the most obvious: MAN are we expensive. It makes sense why we are. We are a short drive from Philadelphia and New … Read more

5 awesome cities in America where you can still buy a home for less than $225,000

5 awesome cities in America where you can still buy a home for less than $225,000

If you’re on the market for a home, and you have the flexibility of remote work, there are still major urban centers where you can buy a home for less than $225,000. Getty Images/iStockphoto Mortgage rates continue to climb and many predict that this will lead to cooling housing markets across the country as home … Read more

How one retired couple is finding adventure working and volunteering at home and around the world

How one retired couple is finding adventure working and volunteering at home and around the world

After a particularly stressful workweek, Jane Tafel told her husband, Mark, “I just don’t want to work this hard anymore.” She had a rewarding job as vice president of development at a community and workforce nonprofit in Minneapolis. Still a couple of years shy of 60, she planned to work indefinitely. But she often found … Read more

The Redwoods In Yosemite Has Officially Reopened |

The Redwoods In Yosemite Has Officially Reopened |

WAWONA— We are excited to confirm that as of July 28, 2022, visitors of Yosemite National Park are able to stay in their vacation home rental accommodations at The Redwoods In Yosemite. Yosemite National Park day-use reservations are not required for Redwood’s guests. As usual, you can make a cabin or vacation home reservation online … Read more