White Hearth Coffee Blog

My Lyme Soap Box

It has been eight years since I was diagnosed with chronic Lyme. Eight years since the hospitalist looked at me and smirked because he knew the reason I stopped being able to walk more than a half a mile was because I...

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KC (Keep Coffee) Local

The world has changed in a matter of months, and it is becoming increasingly apparent that our version of normal will take the shape of something entirely different than what it was previously. So what does that mean...

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The Year of the Bucket List

Where it all began - For as long as I can remember I’ve had a list. Well, I’ve had lots of lists but there are some that I’ve kept since childhood that have been little pieces of things I wanted to do and places I...

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The Little Apple Coffee

It's been a minute since I've been in college, but that doesn't stop me from frequenting the local coffee shops that Manhattan, Kansas has to offer any chance I get. My husband and I went to Manhattan for our wedding...

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Alaskan Dreams

Heads up, this article includes affiliate links which help support my blog, it doesn't cost you any extra to purchase from these links. :) After reading The Great Alone, I told my husband I wasn’t so sure we could go to...

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KC Suburbs Top 5 Coffee Shops

So it’s been a long time coming, and I’ve left you all waiting in suspense. It’s time for me to give you my top 5 coffee shops south of 67th street. Like I said in my KC coffee list, this changes on the regular, and...

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Don't Let Fear Stop You

I was absolutely petrified and excited beyond belief to discover that I was going to be traveling with a Medical Brigade to Guadalajara, Mexico. With a less-than ideal immune system, I had been told that traveling to a...

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Orlando magic and coffee shop dreams

It really is a magical place - Orlando, Florida, you are full of beauty, magic and so many delightful coffee shops. Drew and I traveled to Orlando back in February because naturally, I wanted to go to Disney World for...

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I have Lyme disease, it doesn't have me

I mention Lyme disease quite frequently in my posts. So I figured I might as well do a blog post sharing with everyone one of the most trying times of my life. I shared this piece at an autoimmune wellness event done by...

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San Francisco Coffee Scene

I recently took a 2-week work trip to the bay area in California, and while I spent MOST of my time working, it wouldn’t be worth flying to another state without checking out the top coffee shops in the area. I was very...

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