The Day After A Snowstorm

The day after a snowstorm. There's nothing like it. The snow turns pink with sunrise. There's a different type of quiet in the forest. It's one of the most peaceful moments in life. The trees are perfectly still, heavy with snow. A crackling wood fire warms the house....

The Itch

Do you get the two-year itch? An itch to switch things up. Maybe change jobs or move homes? This seems to happen to me every 2 years. I think it's because for the past decade I've been moving in and out of places every two years. That's what your twenties are about....

Autumn 2020

This year I'm being intentional about how much time I'm spending outside. Even though we're not in quarantine, and haven't been for a couple of months, I still worry about things shutting down again this fall (typical flu season) and being required to stay inside...

Emerald Lake Trail

This is one of the most popular trails in Colorado and it's easy to see why. The Emerald Lake Trail is 3.1 miles in and out and along the way you see three beautiful lakes: Nymph Lake, Dream Lake, and Emerald Lake. Trail Trips You start the hike at 9,400 feet so be...

Why I Love Winter

Maybe you clicked on this title because you are in utter shock and horror why anyone would proclaim their love for winter. Afterall, winter is cold, snowy, and dark! I know it sounds crazy, but winter is my favorite season. Which leaves me with some explaining to do...

6 Beautiful Colorado Cabins For A Mountain Getaway

Have you ever dreamed of a mountain getaway filled with nature, beautiful views, and some peace and quiet? Colorado has so much to offer - skiing, hiking, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, arts and culture, history, nature, and more. Here are size beautiful Colorado cabins...

Bierstadt Lake

One of the biggest perks of living in Colorado is the proximity and access to some of the most beautiful state and national parks in the country. This past weekend I trekked up to Rocky Mountain National Park near Estes Park, CO to explore one of the many trails. We...

Sunrise at the Red Rocks

Catching the sunrise at the Red Rocks has always been a goal of mine since moving to Denver. I've been there once before right before the park closed and it was pretty packed with tourists and people exercising. This time, we had the whole place to ourselves and it...