Last-minute Fall Getaways in Colorado Springs

Happy Monday, friends! It’s been a little nuts around here lately, so when our realtor recommended that we go away for the weekend while she had our open houses to sell our home (yes …… More

Hiking a Colorado 14er: Quandary Peak

My husband and his friend from New York have started a tradition of hiking 14ers, or mountains that exceed 14,000 feet in elevation, and this past weekend they took on the task of hiking Quandry… More

Your 2019 Colorado Summer Bucket List

I mean … G is barely even in this photo, but you get the gist — Colorado is amazing in the summer, and summer is right around the corner! I mean, it’s pretty amazing all of… More

Thanksgiving 2017, and the Start of the Christmas Season

Welp friends, somehow it has happened — Thanksgiving has come and gone, and we are moving on to Christmas and the end of the year … and for this family, we’re gearing up for a… More

President’s Day Weekend in Steamboat Springs, CO

Even the ride to Steamboat Springs is amazing, friends. This past weekend Chris, Lotte and I packed up the car and headed over the mountains to meet family in this beautiful mountain town, which will always… More

Another Birthday Celebration in the Books, This Time in Steamboat Springs, Colorado

^^ Have you ever seen a happier dog? Can you blame him — look at that view! Well my friends, we made it back from our first road trip with the Little, and we’re all… More

Checking out Glenwood Springs and Hanging Lake

Hi friends, So last Saturday, after checking out Aspen and the Maroon Bells, Chris and I got back in the car and finished up the hour drive over to Glenwood Springs. We would be hiking… More

A Weekend of Seafood, Snowboarding and Sightseeing

Hey friends, So this week started out pretty rough for us, to say the least, but we’re looking forward to some fun times (and hopefully better weather!) when my mom and stepdad come to town tomorrow.… More

Waiting for Baby

Merry, happy, holly everything, friends! Well, it’s December 12th, and we’re all about waiting for Baby and making the most of our holiday time as a family of three while we still can over here!… More

Celebrating a Birthday With a Short Fort Collins Retreat

Happy Monday, friends! Yesterday was Chris’ (ahem) 34th birthday … happy birthday, love! So in one of our favorite long-standing traditions, we went out of town for the weekend. While we were originally thinking of… More

Thursdays at St. Mary’s Glacier

Happy holiday weekend Friday, friends! I hope everyone is either already enjoying the long weekend, or has super fun plans to start doing so immediately. Over in our neck of the woods, Chris is starting… More

Year In Review: So Long 2016

^^ A very merry, happy, jolly 2017, from our little family to yours. Well friends, 2016 is over and I have to say … I don’t miss it one bit. Of course Lotte being born… More

When Friends Come to Visit — Part II

Hi all, I’m back today with the final two days of Lisa’s visits, which were filled with quintessentially amazing Coloradoan vistas, Bloody Marys and, of course, more Mexican food. Here’s what we got up to:… More

The Year 2014: A Review

Well, friends, it’s been quite the year! When I’m old and grey and looking back on my travels, this will certainly be one of my favorite years to reference. Here’s how our adventure-filled 365 days played out: