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Monthly Mixtape: Don’t Bother Me I’m Drin- Cooking.

Gremlins in oak mites. I mean leaves.

Would it give you panic attack if I opened this blog post with, “53 days until Christmas!” Maybe this would be less anxiety-inducing: “418 days until Christmas 2018!” Or: “783 days until Christmas 2019!” None of that is helpful? Oh. It’s Novemberrrrrr! Which, DID YOU KNOW actually translates to Bloody Mary season? I think it’s […]

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Monthly Mixtape: Crispy Leaves and Chilly Knees

Monthly Mixtape: Crispy Leaves and Chilly Knees

October! Favorite month of the year. Hands down. H A N D S D O W N. No question. Except I really love April, too. October and April. The end. Yesterday was heavy. Awfulness in Las Vegas, and the passing (but not passing, but passing, but not passing, and then finally passing) of Tom Petty. […]

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Monthly Mixtape: Powder Room and Power Chord

Monthly Mixtape: Powder Room and Power Chord

AUGUST. I mean, August! I mean, August. I mean, AUGUST. I’ve been wanting to make you this mixtape foreeeeeverrrrr. (Sandlot style) And I find it rather appropriate that I’m sharing it on the heels of a refreshing, inspiring, spirit (and spirits) lifting weekend with a solid group of besties. (minus two sorely-missed faces.) I also […]

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Monthly Mixtape: Tan Lines and Canned Wine

Patriotic Gremlins

O BEAUUUUUTIFUL FOR SPAAAACIOUS SKIES, FOR AMBER WAVES OF GRAAAAAI- oh. Guess what. GUESS. WHAT. Today marks two whole years of making you monthly mixtapes! TWO YEARS. Can you believe that? That means 24 playlists. Plus today’s mix which makes 25! (I’m good at math.) I’m going to keep this super short, because I know […]

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Monthly Mixtape: Flip Flops and Popsicles

Monthly Mixtape: Flip Flops and Popsicles

JUNE IS BUSTING OUT ALL OVERRRRR. And by that I mean it’s pouring rain. But I’ll take it! Because in about a month, we gon’ be dry and barren and humid and icky and nasty and sweaty and dead grassy and whiney and weedy and no. Remember in old movies how June was always THE […]

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Monthly Mixtape: Hear the Rainbow

Monthly Mixtape : Hear the Rainbow

Is it just Kansas City, or is it a non-stop Niagara soak sitch for you, too? Not that I’m complaining! I L O V E rain. Sosososososomuch. Love it like something psycho. But. It’s starting to cramp my steeeez, man. And my kids’ steezes. And my house painters’ steezes. And my sandal’s steezes. And I’ll […]

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Monthly Mixtape: Sprang In Your Thang

Monthly Mixtape: Sprang in Your Thang

19 days until spraaaaaaang! But I’m not excited or anything. Even if it’s been (for us) the MILDEST winter on record (in KC), with two jokes of a snow (here in my town), and temperatures that have mimicked spring (in Kansas City) for nearly a month now (for me in my town), I’m still pretending […]

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Monthly Mixtape: Tonight Tonight Tonight

Monthly Mixtape: Tonight Tonight Tonight

We won’t even talk about how January disappeared faster than a sack of bullets. We also won’t even talk about what that sentence even meant just now.       (photo via the interflex, but I tweaked it a little, because I just can’t let things lie.) Have you ever thought about HOW MANY SONGS have the […]

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