All Aboard Ice Cream


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Finally, the Ice Cream!

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Journey to Joplin: Family Fun Awaits!

My kids have cousins who live in big urban areas: Tampa, Phoenix, and Chicago. When we visit them, my girls get…

Escape Joplin

I glanced at the clock – there was less than one minute left. My pulse quickened as we all began talking…

Norma’s Diner

During the week, breakfasts for us are light, consisting of things like yogurt and fruit, or scrambled eggs. We’ve got schedules…

Steins & Vines: A Tasty Tour Through Southwest Missouri

One of my favorite ways to explore a new place is through my taste buds, so the recent influx of microbreweries…

Flag City Brewing

Regulars and newcomers alike are greeted with warm smiles at this family-friendly brewery.
Christine Smith


Christine Smith