All Aboard The Durango Blues Train!

July 18, 2014
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Do you like the Blues? Do you LOVE the idea of a vintage train that takes you way high into the Colorado mountains? Do ya love great views? Wine, beer & fun loving people? If you answered YES to all or most of those questions then the Durango Blues Train just might be your thing….It […]

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Win BIG! $100.00 Amazon.com Gift Card {GIVEAWAY}

July 17, 2014
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Happy Thursday! Guess what? I love you. And I want you to go shopping on Amazon.com. From me for you. Because I really appreciate you coming around here. Be sure to follow me all around my social media ~ that way we can have even more fun together (besides, the more entries you have ~ the […]

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Summer Dogs

July 16, 2014
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Happy hump day! Hope you are all having a great week. It’s time to think about weekend grill parties. These hot dogs are super summery & delish with a corn salad topping & avocado. One bite & you will be hooked! Jump on over to Better Homes & Gardens for my Summer Dogs Delish Dish post […]

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Niyama Jewelry by Michelle Marocco

July 15, 2014
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If you didn’t know all ready my favorite store evahhhhh is Kemo Sabe. Often you can fine me in the Vail store shopping up a storm with a glass of Rosé in my hand. Recently, I was in Aspen for the Food & Wine Classic (shooting images for Patron) and I ended up in….guess where? Kemo Sabe […]

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Coconut Raspberry Popsicles

July 13, 2014
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Ahhhh the steamy days of summer. Looking for a cool, creamy & berrylicious treat? Then these Coconut Raspberry Popsicles are most likely calling you name…

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Fruit Salad with Lemon Honey Dressing

July 11, 2014
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Happy Friday everyone! Last weekend we had a bunch of great friends over for a potluck & I served this simple summery fruit salad. Think i’ll do the same this weekend. What makes fruit salad so fabulous are the colorful, fresh, seasonal ingredients & it’s a lovely way to satisfy sweet teeth with healthful ingredients!

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Blueberry Oatmeal Power Smoothie

July 9, 2014
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Blueberry Oatmeal Power Smoothie. The name says it all. Looking for a versatile smoothie you can enjoy any time of the day? This is your answer…

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All-Clad Reader Appreciation Giveaway! ($799 Value)

July 9, 2014
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Guess what? I know how much y’all need some new pots & pans so I have another awesome giveaway for ya right here right now! I’ve teamed up with some awesome bloggers to bring you this All-Clad Reader Appreciation Giveaway! (Also check out & enter my Calpahlon Non-Stick Cookware Set giveaway HERE) Enter Below! July Reader Appreciation […]

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Loaded Goldfish Nachos

July 7, 2014
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Happy Monday! Hope everyone had an amazing three day weekend & July 4th. Here is a playful (and really yummy) recipe I came up with recently….lots of kicks & giggles for kids & adults Loaded Goldfish Nachos is calling your name.

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Win a Calphalon Nonstick 8 Piece Cookware Set {Giveaway}

July 5, 2014
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Hello! Hope y’all had a super fun 4th. We sure did. Telluride really knows how to throw a great patriotic parade, BBQ & fireworks. I’s time for an awesome giveaway over here on FFC. Win a Calphalon Nonstick 8 Piece Cookware Set…enter below.

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Happy July 4th! Telluride Style

July 3, 2014
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Howdy! Wow ~ is it July 4th already?! This is the most amazing time of year. The streets of our stunning box canyon will be filled with locals & visitors, all here to celebrate Independence Day. Folks say about 4000 people will line our main street. All decked out in red, white & blue. They will watch […]

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Roasted Marshmallow Coffee Cocktail Shakes

July 2, 2014
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Yep….you read that right. Melted golden marshmallows topping a frozen coffee cocktail. Life doesn’t get much better than this friends. Seattle’s Best Coffee® asked me to create a few drink recipes with their new Frozen Coffee Blends. Roasted Marshmallow Coffee Cocktail Shakes might just rock your world too… (actually I have no doubt they will)

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Party Bites ~ 4 Quick & Easy Recipes

July 1, 2014
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Hi! I can’t believe the 4th is only a few days away. I’m trying to get y’all as many recipes as I can before then. Foods that taste amazing but are no effort at all to put together. Thats the case with these Party Bites. Two sweet & 2 savory bite sized nibbles that will have […]

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Quinoa “Mac” & Cheese

June 30, 2014
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Happy Monday! Hope you had a super weekend. I was all festive at the Telluride Wine Festival & it was ahhhhhmazing! We had perfect bluebird weather & lots of fun people in town to celebrate summer & wine. I came up with this Quinoa “Mac” & Cheese last week when I was in Beaver Creek. It was a […]

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Tastemakers Dinner

June 29, 2014
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Hello & Happy Sunday! It has been such a wonderfully busy weekend. I was playing hard in Aspen, Vail & Beaver Creek, CO. Then I jetted back to home to cover the fabulous Telluride Wine Festival. With all of this partying I gotta stay in check with my eating & drinking….though it’s pretty hard! Sometimes a […]

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