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2017 Great American Total Solar Eclipse: Eclipse Hunting in Wyoming

Last Sunday morning, at the urging of co-workers and bosses, around 4:30 am we left Denver, CO (and like millions of other Americans) with a car packed with camping gear and some eclipse glasses and headed towards the path of totality for the Great American Solar Eclipse on August 21, 2017! Our caravan of friends didn’t have […]

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Food Travel

Sedona and Winslow, AZ: Best Restaurants for Foodies

A few months ago the hubs and I took a long weekend in Arizona, doing a mini-road trip around the southern part of the state. (Flights from Denver to Phoenix are always SO CHEAP so they are perfect for a last-minute getaway!) One of the places we stopped at during our travels was the beautiful […]

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Food Travel

Sticky Fingers Cafe & Bakery: Perfect Mountain Town Sandwich Shop

UPDATE 12/31/2019: Sticky Fingers Cafe is now closed. 🙁 This weekend we headed out and revisited one of my favorite hikes from last year, the Missouri Lakes Trail in the Holy Cross Wilderness. This place is so gorgeous, I almost don’t want to tell you about it. If only all camping was as beautiful and […]

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Food

Flower Pepper Restaurant: The Best Chinese Food in Boulder

UPDATED: 1/22/2018 with new info/photos of extra dishes from a second visit. I am absolutely obsessed with Flower Pepper Restaurant. I found this Chinese restaurant via Yelp when searching for a quick bite in Boulder this past weekend. The reviews were high and I’m always on the look-out for good Chinese food in Colorado (of which […]

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Food

Epic Dinner at Basta: Two Scratch Lasagnas and Twelve Friends

Had a very busy weekend away from Denver. I hit Yoga on the Rocks on Saturday morning and then we drove down to Buena Vista in the afternoon to go white-water rafting for the very first time. Our tour took us down the Arkansas River through Browns Canyon for about two hours and even though I was […]