Monday, September 15, 2014

The Perfect Kansas City Saturday

This weekend I got together with some of my closest friends from college for a book club weekend. We’ve been doing a book club for a few years now, which serves two purposes: we get to read and discuss a new book, and (more importantly), it gives us a reason to get together.

Since my group of friends is spread out across Missouri we usually choose to meet somewhere in the middle, but this weekend we gathered in Kansas City. I hosted the group, and as the host I wanted to make my friends feel welcome and show off some of my favorite spots in KC.

A few of the girls met at my house Saturday morning for breakfast. I made these pumpkin muffins from Today’s Momma to go with our coffee. I also decorated the house with this Oh Joy! banner and some dollar section chalkboard coasters, both from Target.

muffins and coffee

us at home

We met up with the rest of the group for lunch at Chez Elle, the cutest and most delicious creperie ever. We each got our own savory crepe for lunch and then split three dessert crepes between the group. If you haven’t been there yet I highly recommend it, everything was amazing!

chez elle

savory crepes

dessert crepe

For the actual book club part of the day we headed to Amigoni Urban Winery to discuss The Mark of the Dragonfly. Amigoni is housed in a gorgeous old building that is perfect for spending an afternoon in whilst sipping wine. Wine + good friends + discussing a great book, it doesn’t get much better than that.

Book Club Group


We finished up the night with dinner at Jerusalem Café followed by more wine and games back at my house. I had such an enjoyable weekend, I’m so thankful that I was able to get together with my friends for our book club.

Are you part of a book club, or another “club” that gives you and your friends a reason to get together?


  1. This sounds like a great day with your friends! What a great reason to get together. You took them to such great spots!

  2. It sounds like the perfect weekend to me!! I'm part of the #BookClubBlogger virtual meet up. You should join us sometime soon :)

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  3. Ohhh my gosh, how fun! If I could spend all day everyday eating ChezElle crepes, I would! Roll me hoooommmeee!! ;)