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Adjusting to the adjustments

First World Problems. That's what I keep reminding myself when I'm tempted to whine and complain about this wild ride my family has been on living in limbo while our house is being finished. It doesn't help that I haven't been feeling well with allergies and teeth pain. … Read More

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The Best Place to Spend Labor Day in Utah

Every Labor Day weekend, our little town of 4,000 literally welcomes the world for Swiss Days! What started as a local harvest festival has grown to 100,000 strong as Midway celebrates the Swiss Mormon pioneers who settled the valley. To put on a production of this … Read More

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Week 1 in Utah

I'm so far behind on updates about our summer but I absolutely did not want to forget about our first week here in our new area. The Furniture We arrived in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, August 17 beleaguered and exhausted but instead of recovering, we were … Read More

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The Final Countdown

Our last two weeks in Colorado were a blur full of packing, stress and lots of sad good-byes. We have dearly loved Skyline Estates. There was nothing quite like building our homes together for the first time, being pregnant together and raising our kids in the same … Read More


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A Night Under the Stars at Snow Mountain Ranch YMCA

"Mom, can you believe these stars?!" My son Bode raves as he peers through our friend Bryan's telescope while standing on his back. Riding low in the summer sky is the constellation Sagittarius, looking like a teapot and containing some of … Read More

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The Broadmoor’s Bliss

I've long stated how much we love AAA Five-Diamond  The Broadmoor and I feel honored to write for the resort's magazine. For every visit I make on-assignment, we are spoiled to receive another trip just for pleasure. For the fourth … Read More

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My love affair with Evergreen, Colorado

The prospect of leaving Colorado physically hurts me sometimes. I've loved on this place hard and while there are still so many things on my bucket list, I have zero regrets that I've left any major stones unturned. One of my favorite … Read More

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