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Answering Your FAQs about Living in Denver

A year and a half ago I wrote all about my decision to move from New York City to Denver. The response to that post has been incredible! So many of you have contacted me, eager to learn more about how I’ve found life in the Mile High City after living here for some time. […]

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Why I Stopped Asking for Disposable Takeout Containers: Living the BYOB Life

UPDATED: 1/30/2020 As a foodie, I love eating out but inevitably I always order too much food and always have leftovers and normally have to ask for a to-go box. I care about the environment and the amount of garbage and waste produced by humans, I absolutely HATED getting Styrofoam, plastic, and plastic-lined paper containers that […]

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How I Became an Instagram Food Influencer

I often get asked about how I became an Instagram food influencer so I thought I’d share my story here on the blog.  I went from starting a new Instagram account (@newdenizen) with no followers, after moving to a brand new city where I didn’t know anyone to getting invited to restaurant previews and openings and […]

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The Best Free Snowshoe Trails in Winter Park

Looking for some awesome snowshoe or cross-country skiing trails in the Winter Park / Fraser area? I highly recommend an amazing little network of trails we discovered off Vasquez Road that is used for mountain biking in the summer. They are a charming little spiderweb of trails that don’t have a high volume of traffic (I’m almost hesitant […]

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Ice Castles Dillon: Tips for an Awesome Visit

UPDATED: 1/2/2020 with updated 2020 season information. The first time I saw a photo of the Ice Castles in Dillon, Colorado on Instagram, I knew I had to go. It looked like an amazing magical ice world straight out of the movie Frozen! I read up the entire FAQ on the site to figure out […]