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Okay, #basics…the Season of Your People is here (in case you need a refresher on the proper clothing choices, accessories, or deportment for a true basic girl, please see this instructional post.) And while Starbucks runs are mandatory this time of year, you can’t always get there when you want. So — in case of…

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Autumn is, without a doubt, my favorite season in Colorado. I love everything about it — fall color drives in the mountains, boots and sweaters, pumpkin spice everything. I’m that girl. One of the best ways to feel fallish is to head out to a pumpkin patch with the kids. They have a blast running around, checking…

5 tasty seasonal Colorado beers to try
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We’re in a new phase of life, my husband and I. We have a teenager.  Along with all the other things that entails, though, is this huge development. We can leave the house together. Like, without planning and budgeting for a sitter. And without scaring off our relatives who visit by roping them into babysitting for a…

pumpkin cranberry cookie
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Every fall I make these cookies. They are INSANE! The kids go nuts for them. I’m going to make them again this week with pomegranate craisins instead of cranberries. I also make a powdered sugar glaze on top. Yum! Pumpkin Cranberry Cookies Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter, softened 1 cup white sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract…

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Ever wander the produce aisle and find strange looking, colorful veggies that look tempting but you’re not sure what to do with them? I’m talking beets, parsnips, turnips, fennel, and multicolored carrots. This time of year, they are abundant and affordable, when most other fresh fruits and veggies are in short supply and expensive. Roots…