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,…

Tailgating Like A (Super Bowl) Champ

I get it, Sundays are important to the week. Some people use them to get out of town, while others brunch through the day. But when you live in the Mile High City, more than likely you’re a die-hard Broncos fan, and Sunday is for tailgating. If you clicked on this post, you probably understand the importance of these…

For my birthday, 26 things I love about Denver

I’m not from Denver, in fact, my Colorado hometown is probably opposite of what comes to mind of when noting the Centennial State. However, when I finally moved to the capital of my native land I was pleasantly surprised by how quickly the city took this country girl in. Denver has changed significantly over the…

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…

Time to Get Your Smoothie On

Now that summer has arrived, it is officially smoothie season. I LOVE SMOOTHIES and one of the best kitchen items I ever purchased was my Ninja. Not only is it good for making smoothies, but you can make soup, salsa, and tons of other fun stuff.  This isn’t a sales pitch so I will just…

Denver Kickstarter Projects Worth Supporting

We love that our city is oozing with creativity. We also think it’s super important to support local creatives, entrepreneurs, and community members working towards a worthy cause. Thus, we have chosen three great Kickstarter Projects worth backing right now (even after they are funded)!  Click on the “K” in the upper left corner of each video…

Cinco de Mayo Recipes Fit for Any Fiesta

Happy Cinco de Mayo. If you aren’t hitting up Broadway for a margarita crawl (see post here), but still want to party in style at home, here is a quick and easy recipe to get you feelin’ festive. Fiesta Shrimp Tacos  1⁄2 Tbsp olive oil 1⁄2 teaspoon black pepper 1⁄2 teaspoon salt 1 Tbsp hot…

Dallas She Wrote

Dallas attracts all types of people and certainly both guys and gals, but this trip was a ladies get away.  My mission in Dallas was to shop, catch some rays, eat, drink, and be merry!  I accomplished all of these things, and if you decide Dallas is the next destination for your girls get away,…