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!
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
Mom and I had an amazing lunch last Friday, with perfect weather on the patio, at Grand Street Cafe on the Plaza. While it is difficult to see, (Behind Winsteads) it is a MUST TRY for lunch, happy hour or dinner, and I can’t wait to try the Sunday brunch. The award winning chef, Aaron Wells-Morgan uses only the highest quality, seasonal ingredients and the … Continue reading Grand Street Cafe!
It’s Friday and you have a whole blissful weekend ahead and no plans. Look no further! I have some ideas that go beyond the usual Saturday night movie or another trip to Worlds of Fun. Kansas City is a mecca of activities for all ages and interests. This weekend only The Kansas City Air Show Bring your lawn chairs and some snacks and enjoy the … Continue reading This Weekend in Kansas City
Living in Kansas City most of my life and an avid history lover, one would think I’ve been to the Jesse James farm in Kearney Missouri. I’d always hoped to and just never did. I finally went a couple weeks ago and I was ashamed that I waited so long. The museum and the house behind it was full of great information and little known … Continue reading The Jesse James Farm & Museum
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
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
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