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...

What I Learned From Moving Across The Country

I can't believe it's already been one year since I moved to Denver! Time sure does fly by when you're busy growing older. Before heading out west, I spent two whole years debating on moving from Philadelphia to Colorado was really nervous to make such a big life...

My Autumn Reading List

Crisp mornings, hot coffee, cozy blankets, fireside reading. We're entering the BEST time of year - and yes, I will fight you on that. Have you started putting together your Autumn reading list? There are some really great books coming out this Autumn and here are...

How I Ended Up Living In A Log Cabin

After selling my first home in North Philadelphia, I definitely wasn't envisioning buying a log cabin. I always pictured myself in the mountains of Colorado, and while I love the charm of log cabins, I pictured them as more of a hunter's retreat...heavy with dark...

Seven Recently Read Memoirs

It's time to start re-stocking your to be read pile of books for fall. If you're looking for a must-read memoir, here are a few that I've read and really enjoyed. If you have any memoir suggestions please leave a comment! Unfwifeable by Mandy Stadtmiller I had...