Cheap KC this Weekend & Happy Hours

Another weekend is approaching in Kansas City and there are things that can be done free or at least really cheap! Pick one or two of these and have a fun filled and possibly educational experience!   City Market     Not only is the City Market free and full of locally grown produce and other yummy foods, there are also other free events scheduled. … Continue reading Cheap KC this Weekend & Happy Hours

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Happy Hour at Hotel Sorella’s Rosso

Rosso, on the top floor of Hotel Sorella on the Plaza is my new favorite happy hour spot. Absolutely gorgeous on the inside with modern, hip vibe sure to impress. It boasts a super romantic fireplace for cooler days and the patio overlooks the pool for hot summer nights. The menu features yummy Italian and I had the drunken meatballs over a bed of cheesy … Continue reading Happy Hour at Hotel Sorella’s Rosso


Saturday Brunch with the Diamonds

We took our brunch club to Avenues Bistro in Brookside this past Saturday and had a truly great experience. Menu items are very reasonably priced at $6.99 with some at $9.99. We enjoyed the complementary  mini cinnamon rolls that were brought to the table and I loved the “bottomless” mimosas for $8! Quite a steal! I had the lobster & crab cake eggs Benedict, my … Continue reading Saturday Brunch with the Diamonds


Date Night in Kansas City

So you want to have a romantic date with your sweetie.  Kansas City has so many options for fun outings whether you are on a first date or have been married for years. Third Thursdays at the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art Every third Thursday from 6-9 bring your special someone and enjoy live music, special art activities, appetizers and full bar. It doesn’t happen to … Continue reading Date Night in Kansas City


Kansas City with kids – Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead

If you have young kids or grand-kids, you must come to Deanna Rose! Located in Overland Park, it was established in 1978, and  started out as a modest petting zoo. It has now turned out to be an all day attraction. My children loved it when they were young and we went at least once a year and they’ve added on new and wonderful things … Continue reading Kansas City with kids – Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead


Luigi’s in Liberty

My friend Diane and I met for dinner at Luigi’s in the historic liberty square. I love Italian food but I am often disappointed especially after having traveled in Italy. The restaurant was fairly small but nicely decorated complete with white tablecloths and a wine bar.  The bread and oil they brought out was just okay… I prefer crusty Italian bread and these were softer … Continue reading Luigi’s in Liberty


75th Anniversary of the Kansas City Museum

The Kansas City Museum, known as Corinthian Hall is celebrating a milestone birthday! The KC Museum was the home of RA Long, a lumber baron from Kentucky and  was finished in 1910 using craftsmen from Italy to create the intricate woodwork inside and the faces of the Greek Gods on the outside. It is an absolute thing of beauty both inside and out and the view … Continue reading 75th Anniversary of the Kansas City Museum