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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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Savor the Slopes | Keystone, CO

March 9, 2014
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I LOVE ski resorts. You all ready knew that right? Not only do I live in a ski resort, but I travel around Colorado & the world to seek out the best ski town experiences. Thankfully this year has been a total win for great snow,  superb mountains, fabulous new friends & lively ski resorts. […]

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Snowy Blythe

October 13, 2013
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The other day I got distracted. As I always do. I had just dropped my kiddos off at school & we were in the middle of a huge snow storm! That’s right, a full on snow attack in the beginning of October. We also had lots of snow in September. Can I tell you how […]

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The World’s Greatest PB&J

September 4, 2013
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Wow! I’m so impressed by the latest cookbook Weelcious Lunches by my pal Catherine McCord. We talk about How to Pack a LunchBox a heck of a lot around here. So does Catherine on her amazing blog Weelicious. There are sooooo many stand out recipes in her book, as soon as I saw this one […]

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Reminder: September Project LunchBox Challenge

September 1, 2013
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Well here we are ~ we made it to September! Most of the kids are back to school. Lunches are being packed. Parents are relieved & a bit stressed with the new routine. (Happy Labor Day weekend by the way!) A good portion of the school days of September I will be posting lunchbox creations. Inspiration […]

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Project LunchBox September Challenge!

August 8, 2013
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Back to school is almost here friends. As a matter of fact we were in school yesterday getting all excited about the first day back. A few years ago I launched Project LunchBox…it was very well received by all of you! Let’s kick off the 2013-14 school year with healthy lunches packed at home. Lots […]

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Telluride Balloon Festival 2013

June 14, 2013
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Balloons, colors, majestic box canyon….oh my! What a stunning array of beauty visits Telluride, CO the first weekend of June each year. This was the festivals 29th year here! The Telluride Balloon Festival is SURE to impress kids, adults, pets…..everyone. I could not believe my eyes at the splendor. Of course my camera was at the ready […]

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Kids Chopped Vegetable Salad

June 9, 2013
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Sometimes you walk in the house and your 6 & 9 year old kiddos have complete control of everything. Or they think they do. See the other day I walked in from fly fishing lessons. Was a typical Sunday except for the fact that ALL of my knives were out. There was broccoli & cauliflower […]

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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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A Move to the Mountains

January 7, 2013
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I have some BIG news! We have moved to Telluride!! Can you believe it? Finally! I will never forget our first trip to Telluride, CO. in 2003. As soon as I set my eyes on this box canyon I fell in love. I knew immediately that one day we needed to move here. I am […]

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Glimpses of Christmas

December 25, 2012
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Merry Christmas everyone! Hope you all had a safe, fun and fabulous day with your families, friends and loved ones. Thought I would share a few photos from our day…

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Pottery Barn Kids $100.00 eGIFT Card Giveaway!

December 4, 2012
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We are in the holiday spirit over here and want to share some Holiday Cheer with YOU! Santa whispered to me that you guys love Pottery Barn kids ~ so what better than a $100.00 eGIFT card from me to you!

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The Elf on the Shelf {Giveaway}

November 28, 2012
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Thank me now. Or thank me later. Either way, do you have an Elf scout in your life? If you have little kids (or anyone for that matter) who could use daily reminders that Santa is coming to town then you need an The Elf on the Shelf. Now. Happily I am going to send one […]

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Crunch a Color {giveaway}

November 18, 2012
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Over here meal time is fun because we love food. It’s also fun because it’s a special time to spend together as a family. Recently I was sent an adorable Crunch a Color Conversation Starters card deck ~ a simple + fun way to invite conversation and giggles to your dinner table. After all, family […]

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Back to School Bucks! Win $100 Gift Card to Pottery Barn Kids

August 5, 2012
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Over here we LOVE Pottery Barn Kids. This is one of our favorite places to shop for Back to School. Even though I want summer vacation to last forever ~ the reality is school starts in just a few weeks! My kids love PBK’s patterned backpacks and lunch totes. We also love that items can be personalized with names […]

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