Tasty Tuesday: Roasted Pumpkin Seeds (the right way!)

pumpkinseeds

  I always suspected I was doing something wrong when I’d try to roast pumpkin seeds every year. They’d always seem to come out rubbery, instead of crunchy and nutty. Plus there was that whole nasty task of separating the seeds from the pulp. So when the kids asked if I’d roast their seeds after […]

Shop Hot Looks for Fall at Colorado Mills & Save BIG! #FashionFriday

JCrew Outlet Fall 2014

I was invited to an event at Colorado Mills Outlet Mall in Lakewood, Colorado. Twist my arm will you?! Of course I jumped right on that event, especially since I’ve been a mallrat since birth, and been shopping at “The Mills” since it opened. I’ve been over every inch of that mall. Walked around for hours with […]

Tasty Tuesday: Apples & Pears Recipe Roundup

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One of the things I love most about the seasonal and local approach that my family and I have towards what we eat, is that we mark the seasons in terms of fruits and vegetables.  Winter brings citrus and pomegranate, Spring means asparagus, lettuce, and strawberries. Summer comes with berries, cherries, cucumbers, corn, peaches… But […]

Fall Fashion | Leather, Tweed & Casual Looks with #ChloeandIsabel & #Jamberry

Sunshine and Rain Jamberry Chloe & Isabel

A good friend of mine, Maggie, is launching a new career as a Jamberry Nail Wraps consultant. This makes me so happy because I’m slightly obsessed with Jamberry! I have amassed quite the collection of nail wraps. So many pair perfectly with my new launch with Chloe & Isabel! Here are a few looks that […]

Pumpkin Patch & Harvest Festival Roundup

pumpkin patch

  Many schools in the metro area have a long weekend either this weekend or next for conferences, and it’s a perfect time to fit in a visit to the pumpkin patch! There are hundreds, all along the front range, but we’ve collected our favorite pick-your-own patches as well as harvest festivals for some down-on-the-farm […]

From Hot Date to Play Date: 3 Fall Looks with CAbi #FashionFriday

joyfallCAbi

On a 95-degree day in the middle of July, Fall was in the air! The Colorado Convention Center buzzed with beautiful, well-dressed women who were all a part of the CAbi Scoop–a twice-yearly event put on by CAbi to preview the new designs for each season, and treat their reps to 3 days of training, […]

Sweet Potato Casserole {& other Thanksgiving dishes}

Sweet Potato Casserole & Other Thanksgiving Recipes

My grandmother always had the BEST Thanksgiving dinners. I had been drooling just thinking about her sweet potato casserole when I looked in a recipe box she left me when she passed, and there it was! Hallelujah! Since it’s the season of Giving and whatnot, I am sharing it with all of you along with […]

Moms Apple Crisp

Now if you know me, I hate “squishy fruit”. I don’t liked cooked or mushy fruit, just a weird thing with me. So… That said, I tend to keep the apple slices pretty thick so they stay a bit firm with this dessert. DH likes the apples more tender, it’s all personal preference and how […]