It’s Friday! For many, including Daren & I that means sipping cocktails and sampling a variety of food for a fraction of the price and still getting home early! Happy hour gives you the opportunity to try even the most expensive of restaurants without putting too much strain on the bank account. My favorite happy hour spots are also the ones that have outdoor seating. … Continue reading Happy Hours
One of Mom’s favorite lunch spot is SPIN! and considering that I’m a firm believer that there is no bad pizza, I cannot believe I had never been there! We met at the Crown Center location and I had my heart set on eating outside near the fountains. However, considering that it was near (or over) 100 degrees heat index, we had to settle for … Continue reading Lunch with Mom
This week we chose Chaz on the Plaza in the Raphael Hotel. It was a bit of a splurge, but the quality of the food, the exceptional service and the live music playing made it well worth it. We split the Bananas Foster French Toast and all agreed that it was very good – the combination of the sweet whipped cream and the caramelized bananas meant … Continue reading Saturday Brunch Club with the Diamonds (SBWD)
One of my favorite things to do is getting engrossed in a good book! Because of my perfect reading spot in my swing on the front porch (which is shaded for most of the day, so it’s cool on even the hottest of days) summer is my all time fave season in which to do so. I can easily go through 10-20 books in a … Continue reading Good Reads!
Kansas City has so many activities for kids and many of them are absolutely free. One of our favorites when my children were little is Crown Center and Kaleidoscope. Often we would go with my friend Diane and her daughter and always had a blast. Between 9:30 and 3:30 monday through friday children ages toddler through 5th grade get to enter into the magical world … Continue reading Free summer fun with little ones
I have a personal obsession with brunch. It’s just perfect – a little sweet, a little savory and a refreshing mimosa or two. Our friends, the Diamonds also enjoy brunch and since Vicki and I both work on Sundays, it has to be saturday brunch. Our most recent, which we will all agree is a winner is the Char Bar. Consistently phenomenal food, from the … Continue reading The Saturday Brunch Club with the Diamonds
This journey I’ve had in the creation of this blog has been a long one full of indecision, procrastination and self-doubt, but here I am, sitting on my front porch writing this first post after staying up very late last night creating the “bones” of this diary of sorts. This is me, writing about the things that bring me joy! After all, we only live … Continue reading Hello World!