Happy Birthday to Me Trip!

I love traveling with The Hubs, even when it’s just a quick weekend getaway.

Case in point….this past weekend we incorporated a one night work trip with a one night fun trip.   Voila!  A birthday trip extraordinaire!

We love Kansas City and it is only about three and a half hours away.   It . . . → Read More: Happy Birthday to Me Trip!

KC Retreats and Eats

Please forgive me, but there will be some overlap here from previous posts.

But, these places are so good that I wanted to revisit them.

We definitely make it a point to visit these places almost every time we go to Kansas City.

Here is a brief run down from our last visit which included . . . → Read More: KC Retreats and Eats

KC and the Blues

Last weekend, we made the short jaunt to Kansas City where we met up with my sister and brother-in-law.   They had made the short trek from the North Country.    KC is a great half-way-in-between meeting place for us and we really need to do this more often.   (I think the last time we met there . . . → Read More: KC and the Blues

Some funky eateries

Check out some quirky places in KC, the Big D, OKC, and Tulsa. . . . → Read More: Some funky eateries

Some more dinin’ and stayin’ and playin’ in KC

Our latest fast and fun trip with a few restaurant recommendations and a fabulous place to stay! . . . → Read More: Some more dinin’ and stayin’ and playin’ in KC

Twenty-seven pounds of tomatoes from the farmers market and a trip update

Channeling Tennessee Ernie Ford now: “27 pounds and what do you get? 6 quarts of tomatoes and and a big mess!” . . . → Read More: Twenty-seven pounds of tomatoes from the farmers market and a trip update

The last leg of our journey…

Some KC restaurant reviews, a beer story, and a banana cookie recipe. . . . → Read More: The last leg of our journey…

Royals vs. Yankees, back in KC

Back again! . . . → Read More: Royals vs. Yankees, back in KC

Grinders: What a joint!

Great place to spend a Saturday afternoon in KC. . . . → Read More: Grinders: What a joint!

KC’s City Market

Up until last weekend, our vote for the best farmers’ market had to go for Santa Fe’s.  That is until we visited Kansas City’s City Market  last Saturday and Sunday.

We went on Saturday because that is what we do—we like to seek out the farmers’ markets in whatever city we are in.  Is that . . . → Read More: KC’s City Market

My Favorite Reads

Eat, Pray, Love
Running with Scissors
SantaLand Diaries
Me Talk Pretty One Day
Angela's Ashes
Naked
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
My Life in France
Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen: How One Girl Risked Her Marriage, Her Job, and Her Sanity to Master the Art of Living
Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise
A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table
Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table
The Liars' Club
Code Name Verity
The Paris Wife
The Shoemaker's Wife
The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo: A Novel
Brother of the More Famous Jack
Burying the Honeysuckle Girls


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