By Shelbi Gustafson, Blogger of the Month for July That July summer heat is definitely upon us, but don’t worry — there’s still time to enjoy the summer before it’s over! Today I’m going to tell you about two of my favorite summer activities that are in the Wichita (and surrounding) area. If you’ve visited […]


By Ashleigh Hett of Prairie Gal Cookin This cake turned out to be delish! It does take a little while to make, but with a little planning, it can be a snap and would make a great addition to any table. The “surprise” part of this cake comes when you cut into it and find […]


Moscow Mule Monday {Hot, Hot, Hot}

July 14, 2014
Moscow Mule

By Shelbi Gustafson, Blogger of the Month for July What’s better in this hot July heat than sippin’ on a yummy, ice-cold drink? Especially if that ice-cold drink happens to be a Moscow Mule! If you’ve never heard of a Moscow Mule, don’t worry – I hadn’t heard of one or had one until earlier this […]

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Meet our July Blogger of the Month: Shelbi Gustafson

July 7, 2014
Shelbi Gustafson

Hey ya’ll, I’m so excited to be guest posting for Kansas Women Bloggers for the month of July on all things HOT, HOT, HOT, which is quite fitting for our current weather. I have some fun topics lined up to talk about here this month, and I hope you’ll join me. I started blogging a […]

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Sunday Link-Up {July 6, 2014}

July 6, 2014

Welcome to the Sunday Link-Up! This is the place for our members to post their best work of the week. Remember to visit & comment on your KSWB sisters’ blogs and leave a comment to let them know you found them on KSWB! To add your post, use the “Click here to enter” link below. […]

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Homegrown Blackberries, Homemade Pie {Foodie Friday}

July 4, 2014

By Erin O’Donnell, Editor, Kansas Women Bloggers About five years ago, my mother-in-law brought us a blackberry vine. It was from the bush that grew at her parents’ farm in New Mexico, where my husband spent his summers growing up. After Pop passed away, the farm was sold, but a little piece of it still grows […]

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Visiting Your Own County {Staycation}

June 30, 2014
Hamblin Building, Ottawa County

By Diana Staresinic-Deane, Unearthing Stories on the Prairie A few months ago, I started a new job: managing our local county history museum. For a local history junkie like myself, it’s a dream come true, and I feel giddy every time I start a shift in the 1888 two-story limestone depot-gone-museum. But I’ve discovered something interesting. Many […]

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Sunday Link-Up {June 29, 2014}

June 29, 2014
Sunday Link-Up

Welcome to the Sunday Link-Up! This is the place to post your best work of the week, and take some time today to visit & comment on your KSWB sisters’ blogs. To add your post, use the “Click here to enter” link below. IMPORTANT: Be sure to link directly to the post you are sharing, […]

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Handle Summer Hungries with Kids’ Food Bins {Foodie Friday}

June 27, 2014
Food Bins

By Hannah Adamson of Neon Runner Girl As a mom, I look forward to summer vacation. No more early morning wake-ups. No more rushing to eat breakfast, get dressed, and meet the bus. But not two hours after summer break starts, the whining begins. I’m bored! He’s looking at me! He hit me! It’s hot […]

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What Can You Do on a Wichita Staycation?

June 25, 2014
Waterwalk Fountains

By Carolyn Erickson, Blogger of the Month for June So far this month I’ve tried to avoid focusing too much on Wichita, because our whole state has wonderful places to explore that are perfect for a quick family getaway. But because I live here (and I blog about it), Wichita is the place I know best. […]

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