Fall is officially here and October is around the corner. Some of Kansas City’s best events occur during this crisp season and many start this weekend. There’s only so many hours in the weekend and with so much to choose from, it may be hard to decide what to pick! Get scared with The Beast and The Edge of Hell Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays starting … Continue reading Embrace the Fall Starting this Weekend
Ever wonder about the life on a Kansas farm in 1929? You don’t have to go far to experience the quiet simplicity of farm life how it was in Shawnee at the first part of the 20th century. Just head to Old Shawnee Town at 11501 West 57th Street in Shawnee where you will learn about the “truck farmers” that were so prevalent then. The self-sustaining farms … Continue reading Re-living the 1920’s at Old Shawnee Town
Kansas City has a lot of history, but few places have as many spots within such a small area that give you a glimpse into the past as Independence Missouri. Once an area settled by the Osage Indians, Lewis & Clark recorded in 1804 that they picked plums, raspberries and wild apples in the spot that would soon become a major frontier town dubbed “Queen … Continue reading Layers of History in Independence
It used to be that if you wanted a good brunch, Sundays were your only option. But the last couple of years, Kansas City restaurants have stepped up to the plate and answered our pleas for a Saturday brunch as well. I work on sundays and I’m obsessed with brunch, so I have made it my mission to try all of the brunch spots in … Continue reading Saturday Brunches
Labor Day this weekend and so many choices! The weather will be warm for your last harrah of summer so get out there and enjoy! Schlitterbahn/Oceans of Fun This weekend is your final chance for some fun at the pools and on the waterslides. Come on out! Santa-Cali-Gon Days Bring your walking shoes and head to Independence to experience the endless vendor booths, live bands, … Continue reading KC This Weekend!
If an opportunity to travel presents itself, I take it in a heartbeat and when my husband told me he had a driving safety conference in Nashville I was so excited. Travel is growth. You learn something about not only the place, its people and culture, but about yourself. You feel richer. Everyone has their own idea of attractions to see on a trip, and for me, … Continue reading Kcgal On the Road – Nashville & Memphis!