3 Unique Ways to Enjoy A Winter Getaway in Southwest Colorado

Winter activities in Colorado are plentiful and cater to just about everyone’s likes and abilities, but if you are looking for unique ways to enjoy the beautiful winter scenery that doesn’t involve skis or snowshoes you are in luck. While most would be hard-pressed to pick their favorite place in Colorado, the southwestern corner of…

Hot Cocoa is the Perfect Way to Warm up this Winter

This time of year we are all looking for a way to warm up after we come in from our snowy adventures, and this hot cocoa is the perfect way to do that. 2 cups chocolate chips (milk, dark, white or semi-sweet depending on your taste) 1 can condensed milk 5-6 cups milk of choice…

5 Ways to Enjoy A Colorado Winter Like A Kid

Let’s be honest. If you live in Colorado you are never short of outdoor activities to enjoy year round. But sometimes it’s nice to switch things up, and one of the best ways to do that is to go back to your childhood. Enjoying the snow as a child is easy, all you really need…

Outdoor Adventure of the Week: Historic Eldora

When you hear people talk about Eldora here in Boulder County nearly everyone’s mind goes to the same place: Eldora Ski Resort. But have you ever been to the Historic town of Eldora just below the popular ski resort? Admittedly, there isn’t a whole lot to be found here as many of the town buildings…

3 Romantic Colorado Road Trips that are Perfect for Winter

Colorado is home to some of the most beautiful landscape in the world and while hot summer days might seem like the obvious setting for a road trip, the rugged snow-covered peaks that can be found this time of year offer a very romantic backdrop for your winter adventure. After all, road trips are practically…

Outdoor Adventure of the Week: Caribou Ranch

There are few things as inspiring as a bluebird winter day here in Colorado, perfect for getting out and exploring, and that is exactly what I found when I arrived at Caribou Ranch Open Space earlier this week. Rich with history, this area is home to the former route of the Denver, Boulder and Western…

5 Fun Ideas for Finishing Your Attic or Basement

Finishing basements and attics has become a popular way to expand square footage and create really cool and unique spaces. It gives homeowners the opportunity to have fun and go over-the-top with a space in ways you generally wouldn’t in other existing rooms in the house. The sky is the limit with these spaces, and…

Outdoor Adventure of the Week: Gross Reservoir

It’s Saturday morning on a holiday weekend and I bet you are wondering the same thing as most of the folks in Boulder. What am I going to do with myself this weekend? Lucky for you I did all of the research for you earlier this week, so if you are up for a bit…

10 Decor Trends to Ditch ASAP

Purchasing an outdated house is one of the easiest ways for a do-it-yourself savvy buyer to build sweat equity. It can often be hard to see beyond the stained carpet and outdated kitchens, but if you can imagine what the space could look like with a little TLC and a few DIY projects, you will…

6 Reasons to Snowshoe to a Colorado Ghost Town this Winter

If there is one thing Coloradans love it’s a good outdoor adventure, and I think we can all agree that there is no better place to fulfill your adventurous spirit. The Rockies are home to some of the very best ski resorts, ice climbing destinations, and some of the most beautiful landscape in the world….

San Francisco: My Unique Top Ten

Okay, so I understand that everyone and their brother has written a must-see list for San Francisco, but having lived in the bay area myself, I like to think I got a pretty good feel for the place.  In fact, if not for the exorbitant cost of living, we would likely still be living in…

My Introduction to Life in Colorado

The sunshine, the mountains and the friendliness of the locals are what drew me to Colorado.  After months of preparations, I had finally made the big move from San Francisco (elevation: 34’) to Boulder (elevation: 5430’) and I couldn’t wait to get out and explore. Luckily, I didn’t have to wait for long.  A girl I…