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F O R M I S S I O N H I L L S , S U N S E T H I L L A N D T H E C O U N T RY C L U B P L A Z A D I S T R I C T THE WINTER 2017 NOW IN OUR NINTH YEAR SUGAR HIGH SWEET AS CAN BE HOLIDAY FASHION KANSA

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16 84 contents 10 16 34 50 66 84 EDITORS NOTE My Nutcracker SUGAR HIGH Sweet As Can Be Holiday Girl Fashion 50 34 TAILS OF DEVOTION MITCH A Rescue Dog Finally Gets His Place in the Spotlight N

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THE Brookside Gallery and Framing PUBLISHERS Steve Rose David Small EXECUTIVE EDITOR Carol Rose ADVERTISING SALES Analiesa Chapman 8165209116 Judy Lanes 9139451442 GRAPHIC DESIGN Angie Davis CONTRIB

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n EDITORS NOTE Nutcracker My Ive loved the Nutcracker ballet since I was 4 years old and first saw it performed at the Rose Bowl in California. Since then Ive seen various productions probably 25 tim

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Dotties 14 THE HILLS

Red Door Woodifred Grill

Black and pink mesh overlay embroidered dress by Biscotti. Florine faux fur powder pink coat by Imoga. 16 THE HILLS

HIGH SWEET AS CAN BE HOLIDAY GIRL FASHION PRODUCED AND STYLED BY MELISSA FAULKNER PHOTOGRAPHY BY ANGELA BOND DIGITAL BY BRAD AUSTIN HAIR AND MAKEUP BY STACI BROSKI, WWW.7THROW.COM ALL FASHION AND ACC

Rumba Roses puffy pink jacket and black Rumba Roses knit skirt. Both by Kate Mack. 18 THE HILLS

Dusty pink Natasha tweed dress with faux fur pockets and collar. A faux fur handbag completes the ensemble. All by Imoga. WINTER 2017 19

Black velvet cold shoulder dress embellished with black bows and sparkle detail by Halabaloo. Black ruffle bottomed leggings by Jefferies Socks. 20 THE HILLS

Longsleeved black and white striped multi pom pom dress by Halabaloo. Cream knitted hat with pink fur pom by Maeli Rose. WINTER 2017 21

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SUGAR HIGH accessories FOR THAT ADDED TOUCH ALL ACCESSORIES FROM HALLS CROWN CENTER PHOTOGRAPHY BY ANGELA BOND ITS THE ACCESSORIES THAT MAKE THE OUTFIT, THE FASHION EXPERTS ARE FOND OF SAYING. IF T

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Jet Couture 26 THE HILLS

Prydes WINTER 2017 27

Five Star Travel 28 THE HILLS

Frontier Justice Boutique

801 Chophouse

Cockrell Mercantile Company

Kansas Belle Dinner Train 32 THE HILLS

Lynne Weilert WINTER 2017 33

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MITCH A RESCUE DOG FINALLY GETS HIS PLACE IN THE SPOTLIGHT BY ROBIN GEDMAN PHOTOGRAPHY BY MARIANNE KILROY WINTER 2017 MY 35

n TA I L S O F D E V O T I O N While I work at my computer month after month writing about all of the other adorable pets in The Hills, my sweet dog always lies faithfully at my feet. When each sparkl

Mitch with his kids Elle, Zach and Alex. WINTER 2017 37

n TA I L S O F D E V O T I O N a Christmas card my moms family had done when she was a child. We hung a rescue whiskey barrel around his neck and printed Cheers across a photo of him and the kids. Alt

Great Plains SPCA

Open Home

Michael Forbes

Eisenhower Library

Crystal Bridges

The Peanut

Intercontinental Hotel

Renners Fine Boots Shoes Valencia Endodontic Associates 46 THE HILLS

Waldo Jewelers

Kansas City Private Wealth Management Life Adapted Fitness PM Artworks 48 THE HILLS

The Better Cheddar Twin Financial Perfect Scents WINTER 2017 49

Ginger snowflake and reindeer cookies, fancy popcorn mix and chocolate pops are guarded by Webster House nutcrackers. 50 THE HILLS

Nutcracker A DESSERT BUFFET FOR THE HOLIDAYS PHOTOGRAPHY BY ANGELA BOND PASTRY CHEF ANTONIA MCMONIGLE VISUAL MANAGER JIM PENNINGTON WINTER 2017 SWEETS 51

The whole dessert buffet, complete with star meringue tree, marshmallow peppermint pops, Christmasy candy, and a variety of Webster House nutcrackers. 52 THE HILLS

WE ASKED THE GENIUSES AT WEBSTER HOUSE TO CREATE A SWEETS BUFFET FOR OUR VIEWING PLEASURE AND INSPIRATION. NEVER ONES TO DO ANYTHING HALFBAKED, THEY CREATED THIS MOUTHWATERING FANTASY. WINTER 2017 5

An English cherry trifle ... layers of deliciousness topped with browned meringue. French croquembouche ... this beauty is created with cream puffs layered with caramel and embellished with spun suga

Betty Jane Candies

Acendas Travel

Keeter Center

The Polished Edge

Summit Grill

WE CAN HELP YOU CREATE YOUR NEXT MASTERPIECE Caseys Auto Repair Fairway Frames Museum Framing Heirloom Framing Portrait Framing Diploma Framing Conservation Framing UV Protection Poster Framing

KC Eye Clinic WINTER 2017 61

TIGHTEN SKIN WITH EXILIS AT AESTHETICARE MEDSPA Jessica Tapusoa, a staff member at AesthetiCare Medspa, specializes in the delivery of Exilis. Are you frustrated with love handles, belly fat or wrink

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n THE HILLS GOES TO DOWNTOWN KC Lidias Kansas City, located in a renovated freight house at 101 W. 22nd St., remains a popular destination for Italian food. Photo by Jenny Wheat 66 THE HILLS

DOWNTOWN ENJOY TOP DINING AND ENTERTAINMENT, KANSAS CITY STYLE BY LINDA FRIEDEL WINTER 2017 THE HILLS GOES 67

n THE HILLS GOES TO DOWNTOWN KC Kansas City Ballet dancers Molly Wagner and Liang Fu perform at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Photo by Brett Pruitt East Market Studios 68 THE HILLS

K ansas Citians dont have to drive far for a great dining and entertainment experience. For some its a stroll across the street. Downtown Kansas City is home to top entertainment opportunities from p

n THE HILLS GOES TO DOWNTOWN KC emcee for the shows, interacts with the audience and tells stories about the composers, lyricists and histories of the songs. Its almost like a masters class in America

house location because of its historic buildings, blossoming arts district and nostalgia for days gone by. Union Station served as the last depot for pioneers before they traveled west over the Rockie

n THE HILLS GOES TO DOWNTOWN KC The Kansas City Symphony performs in Helzberg Hall at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Photo by Todd Rosenberg Kauffman Center 72 THE HILLS

Weinberger Fine Art

Lidias

Family Tree Nursery

Custom Masonry

KC Custom Closets WINTER 2017 77

Wanda Allen Designs

Marjorie Kennamore WINTER 2017 79

Johnson County Siding and Window 80 THE HILLS

Roth Living

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NEIGHBORHOOD FAMILY MOVES ACROSS THE STREET FROM THEMSELVES BY ROBIN GEDMAN PHOTOGRAPHY BY BILL MATHEWS HOLIDAY DCOR BY CRAIG SOLE WINTER 2017 LOVE 85

n LIVING HISTORY I 86 THE HILLS ts not everyday you become your own acrossthestreet neighbor but that is just what Erin and Bret Knighton did with their old Sagamore home. Living on an idyllic fami

The mix of patterns makes this living room formal, but friendly. A treelined lane with manicured yards and childrens bikes littered on driveways up and down, it is no wonder the Knightons want to sta

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The cheerful kitchen features large brass light fixtures, Danby marble countertop, and French style woven chairs. WINTER 2017 89

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Blues in tandem with neutrals create a fresh, but cozy vibe in the family room. WINTER 2017 91

n LIVING HISTORY One of several blue and white wallpapers in the home enlivens the dining room. The butlers pantry features an updated Chinoiserie wallpaper, with blue linking it to the rest of the

What child would mind being put to bed in the daughters pretty bedroom The master bedroom mixes taupe fabrics in varying patterns, with a pop of blue on the signature monogrammed pillow. WINTER 2017

n LIVING HISTORY Continued from Page 87 into a glorious world of fabulous wallpapers. Adorned in crisp blues and bright whites several rooms boast wall coverings of the most delicious patterns and tex

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Gail Cluen WINTER 2017 97

Backyard Specialists 98 THE HILLS

Design Matters Susan Miller WINTER 2017 99

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Jenkins LeBlanc 104 THE HILLS

Armor Group

Affiliated Services 106 THE HILLS

Hollyday Med Spa

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BENTLEY BY KEVIN MURPHY PHOTOGRAPHY BY SCOTT FISHMAN JEFFREY J effrey Bentley first took a fancy to ballet in the 1950s, a little uncommon for a boy, especially back then. Bentley remembers his mo

n YOUR NEIGHBOR PROFILE company rehearses and performs has also enabled it to attract and keep the highest level of dancers, Bentley said. It used to be this was just a good steppingstone company, he

Union Station

CareStaf 112 THE HILLS

Bread and Butter Concepts The Oliver WINTER 2017 113

Plaza Periodontics 114 THE HILLS

French Market WINTER 2017 115

Alphapointe 116 THE HILLS

Signature Events WINTER 2017 117

Events by Elle

Gaslight Grill

Habitat for Humanity 120 THE HILLS

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