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Epic Alaska!

June 26, 2015
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I’ve been looking forward to this very moment…with every click of my camera shutter I captured this wild land….Epic Alaska! It’s nothing short of amazing to pull up to a port when you are on a cruise. The magic happens two ways…either you are wide awake & can watch everything as it unfolds. Or you have […]

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Alaska Cocktail

May 21, 2015
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The countdown is on…I leave on my Carnival cruise to Alaska on May 26th. OMG. I’ve been dreaming about this trip for like my entire life…  In celebration of this epic journey, in tribute to my favorite time of day (happy hour) and to toast the snowy mountain peaks ~ I’m sharing the Alaska Cocktail.

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Southwest Red Rocks Adventure!

May 18, 2015
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My wanderlust spirit had me follow the trail to see stunning Red Rocks last week. Boy oh boy was it scenic, adventurous, spiritual & completely amazing! Here in my hometown we have the most wonderful world renowned trekking company called Ryder-Walker. They travel the globe seeking great adventures in the most stunning locations. I joined them […]

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What to Wear for Skiing: An Essentials Guide!

March 1, 2015
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This winter has been amazing here in the mountains. We’ve been out on the slopes & playing hard in the fresh powder as often as we can…there’s nothing like it! So many of you have asked what I wear for alpine skiing & here it is in pictures. It can take quite a few years of […]

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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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