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Welcome Home Gus! An Olympic Medalist in Telluride, CO

April 1, 2014
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Guess what? We had a Sochi 2014 Olympic star visit a few weeks ago! Yep. Gus Kenworthy ~ Telluride, CO’s first olympic medalist came back to visit us in his (& my) hometown. With a population of about 2,700 here in the Southwest corner of the Rockies, we might be few in number…but everything we do […]

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Palmyra at the Peaks Resort | Telluride, CO

February 28, 2014
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The Peaks Resort is one of my favorite places to hang out in Telluride, Colorado. We used to vacation there when my kids were smaller. These days it’s where we swim, spa and workout. Recently I was able to enjoy a wonderful dining experience at their signature restaurant, Palmyra. For a more detailed restaurant experience […]

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Happy New Year!

January 1, 2014
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Wishing you all tasteful + beautiful adventures in 2014…. FamilyFreshCooking.com XO

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Mountain Style ~ Free Printable Holiday Gift Tags

December 3, 2013
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Y’all know how much I LOVE the mountains! How fun would if be to have mountain themed Christmas gifts? Well now you can with these Mountain Style Holiday Gift Tags. These are images I’ve shot in Telluride, CO. It’s best to print these on coated card stock. Have fun with them! Here is the free PDF file. […]

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Pescado | Telluride, Colorado

October 25, 2013
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Oh did we need Pescado here in Telluride, Colorado. I mean really. I crave amazing sushi all the time. Problem was I couldn’t find what I was looking for in my small mountain town. This is the second incarnation of this sushi bar…a few years ago it was across the street (still on Colorado Ave.) It […]

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Telluride Blues & Brews Festival 2013

October 11, 2013
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Here in Telluride, Colorado we are known for lots of wonderful things. Stunning Rocky mountain views, world class skiing, fly fishing, hiking, phenomenal cuisine, the best people, outrageous festivals…the list goes on & on. One of our most treasured and favored festivals by locals & tourists alike is Telluride Blues & Brews Festival, which takes place in […]

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Restaurant REV | Hotel Madeline | Telluride, CO.

August 29, 2013
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I have been a lucky gal this summer. This was the 3rd restaurant review I have done in the course of a few weeks. See that Crispy Soft Shell Crab above? If I could have that everyday I would. Really. Restaurant REV is tucked inside the Hotel Madeline right here in Mountain Village/Telluride, Colorado. To have […]

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Telluride Bistro

August 24, 2013
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Happy weekend! Hopefully you will enjoy some relaxation, great food & big fun in the next few days. Today I am sharing the Telluride Bistro with you…a wonderful restaurant here in Telluride, Colorado. If you are a local or visitor I suggest checking out this hot spot, it serves up amazing Southern Italian style dishes. […]

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Telluride Top Chef Competition

August 6, 2013
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Happy Tuesday! This Friday is our super duper Telluride Top Chef Competition to benefit the San Miguel One to One Mentoring Program. I attended this fabulous event last year & wanted to share some clicks with you. You can join us this weekend August 5th, 2013 from 5-9pm at The Peaks.

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Telluride Art + Architecture Weekend | Save the Date

July 7, 2013
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Happy Sunday! Hope you are all having a lovely weekend. I have a super FUN recipe lined up for y’all tomorrow…in the mean time….. We have a fabulous event around the corner in our jewel box canyon, the Telluride Art + Architecture Weekend. It runs July 17, 19, 20, 21. We live in a small town […]

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New Sheridan Chop House | Telluride, CO

July 4, 2013
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Well hello there! Hope you had a fabulous July 4th and are gearing up for a fun weekend! Recently I had the most amazing dinner at the New Sheridan Chop House here in Telluride, CO. I couldn’t wait to share the experience with you. This is a visual journey, you can get a more into […]

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Telluride Yoga Festival

June 25, 2013
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Yoga.ahhhhh. When I discovered this meditative exercise a decade ago I was sold immediately. Whether you are looking for restorative, hard core, insightful or a dang good sweaty workout….yoga might just be your thing too. If it isn’t all ready. Last summer I attended the Telluride Yoga Festival. It is coming up around the bend. […]

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Hello Country!

April 4, 2013
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When I drive back and forth to Hotchkiss, Colorado every weekend I see all kinds of eye candy. Anywhere else I have ever lived I have immensely disliked driving. Here in Colorado ~ I love road trips. I stop the car often to get snaps of wildlife, barns, ranches, cows, horses, mountains….and well, just about […]

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Happy Easter!

March 31, 2013
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Well hello there! Happy Easter to you and your family. Hopefully you are having a sunny day filled with lots of chocolate goodies and FUN. Wishing you plenty of bluebird days and a joyous spring. Stay tuned for lots of bright, cheerful, happy & delicious recipes here Family Fresh Cooking. Here is a glimpse of […]

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Bob’s Bird: A Pheasant Hunt

March 22, 2013
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Most of you are aware of my new hobby~interest~obsession. That would be shootin’ guns if ya didn’t know. I am learning how to aim, shoot and fire shotguns here in Colorado. You see living here you gotta embrace all aspects of the great outdoors. I shoot clays not only because they are fun, but with […]

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