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Subaru-ing around Colorado!

I've always liked Subaru--in fact, before purchasing our Honda Pilot we test drove an Outback before we woke up and realized there was no way we'd be able to fit all of our family's junk treasures into a crossover SUV. We needed a full-sized SUV so the dream was … Read More


A farewell to summer!

Sure, the kids went back to school a couple of weeks ago but my summer officially ended on Sunday. Between all our travels, kids at home, my girl's trip to Aspen and then entertaining my brother and his wife last week, I'm hoping I'll finally get caught up on life … Read More


Mudderella: The Ultimate Girl’s Weekend in Snowmass

Last weekend, I grabbed a few of my friends and we drive three hours to Aspen/Snowmass to crawl around in the mud and abuse our bodies. Why would we do such a thing? MUDDERELLA! Be sure to read all our adventures for our ultimate girl's weekend! … Read More

What a Colorado State Record tomato looks like

Only at our house

As I was preparing dinner, Jamie warned me:  "I need to leave soon. My buddy Joe needs some help weighing his tomato." No amount of forewarning can ever prepare you for that. ==== Addendum. I posted his comment to Facebook and this was his response: Allegedly … Read More

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Oh Canada: The Lethbridge Edition!

We are happy to be in Canada! For the past several years, the kids and I have had a routine during our annual pilgrimage to Mecca the Motherland.  We drive eight hours, overnight at the Holiday Inn in Billings, MT., swim at their pool, eat … Read More


Colorado’s best and most affordable family vacation: YMCA of the Rockies

Last week, my daughter Hadley attended her third year at Camp Chief Ouray (CCO) for kids ages  7-17 outside of Granby, Colo. To say she looks forward to spending the week making new friends, horseback riding, hiking, crafting and … Read More

Bode: ruining iconic photos

Summer Fun in Colorado

For the next several weeks, posting will be sporadic as the kids and I embark upon our month-long adventure to Canada and back again.  Summer is flying by waaaaaay too quickly and when we return we'll already be planning … Read More

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