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Behind the Scenes: The Carnival Chef’s Table

January 22, 2015
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One of the most exciting parts of my Carnival cruise last October was getting to meet the chefs & go behind the scenes to the kitchen galley! The crew on the Carnival Conquest went out of their way to make sure the guests had the most fantastic culinary experiences, no matter what dining areas we were […]

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Skinny Banana Muffins with Chocolate Sprinkles

January 14, 2015
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Skinny Banana Muffins with Chocolate Sprinkles. Say that 5X. It will make you smile & very hungry. Instead of typical chocolate chips, I had some full on pure chocolate sprinkles hanging around. This is what happened… These muffins will swoon you for breakfast, brunch, snacks & everything in between. The great news…they are lighter & skinnier than […]

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2014 A Year in Travel

January 1, 2015
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Happy New Year everyone! Wow! What a delicious year it’s been. I’ve zig zagged the globe and had the opportunity to meet the most amazing people, taste the most fabulous food & drink and blog about all of it…..what that means is I get to bring you internationally inspired content! Woo hoo! As most of you have likely noticed I […]

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Cruise Inspired Recipes! Pinterest Board

November 7, 2014
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Embarking on a cruise is fun! What makes it even more fabulous is all that glorious food & drink…. Hi everyone! I have been reflecting on my wonderful Carnival cruise & I added a Cruise Inspired Recipes Pinterest board to share recipes inspired by cruise cuisine. There were so many wonderful ingredients & flavor combinations I tasted on my […]

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Guacamole & Shrimp Ceviche Toasts

October 9, 2014
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I’m so excited about 2 things today. #1 this recipe. These Guacamole & Shrimp Ceviche Toasts are the most delicious appetizer for practically any celebration you may have coming up! #2 My Carnival cruise is booked! I leave in a few weeks on a 7 day Western Caribbean cruise. I came up with this islandy recipe to get pumped & to […]

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4UR Ranch | Creede, Colorado

September 24, 2014
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Howdy! A year & a half ago I bid on a very special vacation to benefit the Telluride Adaptive Sports Program. I had heard about the 4UR Ranch in Creede, Colorado for sometime & I was so excited to bid on & win this trip! Any way I can help our educational ski programs I do. Any way […]

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Blue Ribbon Bacon Tour | Keystone, CO

August 31, 2014
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Just when I thought my bacon obsession was in control I received a gracious invitation to the Blue Ribbon Bacon Tour in Keystone, CO. Within one second I responded….YES! All sorts of bacon creations were well represented…

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Winner! London on Ice Tetley Tea Recipe Contest

June 28, 2014
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Happy Saturday everyone!! I have some great news ~ my Sparkling Blueberry Ginger Iced Tea won the hearts & taste buds of Tetley Tea’s London on Ice recipe contest. I was asked to create a summery drink recipe with their new Black & Green blended tea. I had a creative blast with this & I’m thrilled & honored […]

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Spring Break in Beaver Creek, CO!

May 14, 2014
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My kids are still talking about the amazing spring break we had last month in Beaver Creek, Colorado. The BC ski resort has become my home away from home & I was so excited to share my special place with my family! The ski season was winding down, but that didn’t stop us from taking […]

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The Taste of Vail | Debut of Rosé

April 29, 2014
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Looking for an amazing food & wine event to attend next winter? Got ya covered…I tend to plan very far ahead, do you? The Taste of Vail is where you & I need to be next April, 2015. Please join me for some festival pics. I was going to share the entire festival in one blog post, but there are […]

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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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Hotel Matthiol | Zermatt, Switzerland

March 24, 2014
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As most of you know I was recently in glorious Zermatt, Switzerland. It has been a dream of mine for some time to visit there. What did I think? SMITTEN! Whenever I travel I seek out the finest properties to stay in. Hotels that are spectacular in location, service, design, food and more. On this visit […]

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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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Cosmopolitan | Telluride, CO

February 15, 2014
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Looking for me? Cool. You can find me at one of Telluride’s best restaurants Cosmopolitan. Parked in the Hotel Columbia just steps from the gondola ~ not only is Cosmo (the short name for those in the know) easy to find, but you will fall in love with the food! I was joined by my […]

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Beaver Creek Food & Wine Weekend

January 31, 2014
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It certainly looks like I have two homes now! I was back in Beaver Creek, CO again this weekend for the amazing Beaver Creek Food & Wine Weekend. This was a super fun event that started on Thursday evening & kept us really busy with sips & bites until Sunday. A long weekend of food, skiing, […]

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