Elitch Gardens and the Usual Calamities

The Tea Cups at Elitch Gardens

  The night before she was so filled with anticipation, even a soft, comfy bed after a long day couldn’t contain her. I had tried to keep Saturday a surprise, but it slipped. We were going to Elitch’s! After seven long months of waiting, and waiting and waiting, Elitch Gardens was finally re-opening, beginning with […]

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5 Ways Sorority Rush has Prepared Me for BlogHer

ASU DDD Pledge Presents

Who knew rushing a sorority and attending a conference could have so much in common? Though this will be my very first blogging conference, I was quick to notice the similarities as soon as I accepted the opportunity to attend BlogHer ’11 on behalf of BeTweenTalk.com. Everything about being a small-town girl on a big […]

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A Golden Opportunity

Golden, CO

Sometimes, we take where we live for granted. For example, when Danny and I moved to St. Louis from Phoenix, I was surprised to meet people who had grown up in St. Louis, lived there all their lives, and had still never been to see the St. Louis Arch! As St. Louis transplants, we made […]

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Herd of Reindeer Stampede Retirement Community

Reindeer craft ornaments

Part of Perfect Moment Mondays…[topsy_retweet_small] Okay, so they’re made of sticks and glue, and have cute, furry, red noses, but it was a stampede nonetheless! It must have been fate when I saw a post on The Denver Post’s Mile High Mamas community forum from the Fraternal Relations Director at the Eastern Star Masonic Retirement […]

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O Night Divine! ~ Wordless Wednesday

4 Eagle Ranch sleigh ride

[topsy_retweet_small] If you look closely, you can see Reagan licking hot chocolate from her lips. Despite my cell phone slipping from my pocket somewhere over the fields of snow, it was a spectacular evening for a sleigh ride at 4 Eagle Ranch outside of Vail, Colorado with friends!  

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Tricks or Treats?

Boo at the Zoo - Denver

Halloween is proving to be a tricky holiday for us. While October marks the beginning of Autumn, the changing of the leaves and the first glimmer of anticipation of the holidays in the minds of young and old, it also brings in the start of cold and flu season. Last year, Danny was taken out […]

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Making Waves

The Gateway Inn live music

WARNING: This post contains graphic content which may not be suitable for those with weak stomachs. There is an expression, the nicer version of which is “stuff happens,” that could’ve been the theme for what began as a fantastic evening in Grand Lake, Colorado. My in-laws were in from New Orleans, and because they live […]

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