Where to Go for Restaurant Week 2017

  It is that time of year again! If you aren’t from Denver, Restaurant Week might be a new concept for you. It’s the one week in the year to rule out grocery shopping, schedule friend dates and try all of the restaurants you have bookmarked on your Yelp app at a discounted rate. Almost every hot…

Keeping Recipes – It’s the Adult Thing to Do

As you kiss you early 20’s goodbye and begin to morphe into your late 20’s/early 30’s self, you start to do things a little differently when it comes to mealtime. Ordering pizza from your favorite hole in the wall for dinner every other night becomes a thing of the past (leave that for 2am on…

New Year’s Resolutions Are Worth Making

How cliche is the term, “new year, new you?” We have all heard it a million times. It is the catchy slogan that’s been inserted into every ad trying to sell you some life changing product, service or membership. It can be annoying to hear, but is there some truth and motivation behind it? A…

DIY Christmas Gift: Homemade Candles

I love homemade gifts… and who doesn’t love a good candle?  You will not only enjoy making these lovely little pots of smelly goodness, but your house will smell delicious for days. Add in a holiday scent and you have just made someone’s Christmas a little more special. To prepare, you need to make sure…

SHINE on Ladies of Denver

Nestled on the corner at the end of Old South Pearl lies a trendy little boutique that goes above and beyond in selling merchandise to the women of Denver. In fact, it is not just a boutique at all. SHINE is the loveliest addition to this enchanted neighborhood street, offering itself as a community space….

Living the Hygge Life

Hygge: (pronounced “HUE-gah”) is as “Danish as pork roast and it goes far in illuminating the Danish soul,” says VisitDenmark. “In essence, hygge means creating a warm atmosphere and enjoying the good things in life with good people. The warm glow of candlelight is hygge.” After being introduced to the word by a good friend from Colorado who had been traveling across Europe,…

The Best Grim, Gross, and Ghastly Halloween Shops

Halloween is just around the corner and it is by far one of the most entertaining holidays of the year. You have one chance each year to dress up as someone else… or more sinister… someTHING else! (Witch cackles in background). Whether you are dressing up or not, the most thrilling part of the season is to…

Keeping Skin Hydrated in Our Colorado Climate

The Colorado climate is not easy on the skin. It is dry and our high elevation puts us closer to the sun, making us more prone to skin damage. In the fall and winter months it becomes even more dry which means it is the perfect time to talk about a skin regimen that will…

Thrifty Thrifty Thrifty

In celebration of National Thrift Store Day I wanted to show my excitement by sharing three things with you: My love for thrifting and how it has made my home an even more humble abode. What the best places are around Denver to buy used apparel and/or merchandise. What retailers are offering awesome deals in…

For the Love of Popcorn

If there is one thing that gets me going, it is popcorn. And apparently I’m not alone. Manufacturers continue to “pop up” with new and different brands of the delectable snack. Have you seen the shelves at the grocery store? Smart Pop, Skinny Pop, Boom Chicka Pop and the list goes on! Popcorn is a having a…