16 Alternatives to Green Bean Casserole

16 Alternatives to Green Bean Casserole

With just two Thanksgiving dinners under my belt, I’m experimenting with which green vegetable will become a tradition at our house. Sweet potatoes and corn are pretty much a solid, but, the green veggie eludes me. We never had the traditional green bean casserole growing up. My mom heated up canned asparagus as our green […]

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Living Life to its Fullest – Traveling for Cancer

Vegas Paris Hotel

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and I’ve been asked to share “my connection with cancer and how travel was meaningful” as part of an awareness campaign sponsored by Sun Chips in partnership with the Susan G. Komen Foundation. I wish I wasn’t qualified to write about traveling for cancer, because that would mean I […]

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BLAT Cheeseburgers with Tarragon Russian Dressing

BLAT cheeseburger

What’s more perfect than grilled hamburgers on Memorial Day Weekend? BLAT cheese burgers! What are BLAT cheeseburgers, you say? Bacon, lettuce, avocado, tomato and cheddar on top of the juicy grilled hamburger. I like mine with red onion and pickles too. And, this quick and easy Tarragaon Russian dressing can be made with either fresh […]

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2 Days Only – 1 Free One-of-a-Kind Greeting Card from Treat

Greeting cards from Treat

  I admit to being a lazy shopper, often missing important dates like birthdays and anniversaries… even my own. Oh, yes I did. That’s why Treat has become my new best friend. You’re already familiar with Shutterfly, well Treat is Shutterfly’s brand new greeting card brand that lets you create and send one-of-a-kind greeting cards, […]

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Historic Brown Palace Hotel Honey Buttermilk Scones

Brown Palace Honey Buttermilk Scones

It’s The Brown Palace Hotel’s 120th Anniversary, and they’ve just been included in Marriott’s Autograph Collection of world-class boutique hotels. It truly is a unique and beautiful hotel. If you haven’t been, here are just some this downtown Denver landmark’s defining moments from the last 120 years: On Aug. 12, 1892, 120 years ago, The […]

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Will We Ever Find Common Ground on GMOs?

CommonGround Colorado blogger forum luncheon

  Lawrence OP / Foter GMO. These days, most people will have a visceral, negative reaction to that acronym. Genetically modified organisms or GMOs, have become a dirty word and something to avoid, even though the FDA, EPA and World Health Organization (WHO) have declared them safe for human consumption. So, is there really something […]

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Capitalism or Socialism? Have You Chosen Yet?

Election 2012

  For those still undecided voters – and I know there are quite a few of you – the choice is really a lot more clear than maybe you realize. I’ll be guest-posting over at DenverParent.com leading up to Election Day on why the choice isn’t just between two men, but between two different political […]

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The Big Bird Fluff-Up in the Denver Presidential Debate

word cloud from Denver Debate

  As a Bird myself, I feel I’m at liberty to talk about Big Bird, who became the center of attention last night during the Presidential Debate in Denver. He was trending on Twitter all night and even this morning because of the fact that Mitt Romney said that PBS doesn’t pass the China test […]

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