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Kicking off another pumpkin season

On Tuesday for our 10-year anniversary in our house, I was planning to make a fancy dinner to celebrate. But then I got the worst sinus infection ever and couldn't get out of bed for a few days. So, Jamie took celebrations into his own hands and dedicated the evening to … Read More


A Lesson in Gratitude: Our Story of Easter, Cancer and Rebirth

Jamie has been cancer-free for 15 years. He had recently graduated from college and had started his own consulting firm when a lump starting forming on his neck. It disappeared after a week but night-sweats and flu-like symptoms emerged. And then the lump … Read More


Our Happy Neck of the Woods–A 10-year Anniversary

I recently had an epiphany that I am truly in love with where we live. Not just Colorado because our state is undeniably awesome with world-class skiing, hiking and vistas. But our little corner of Denver's suburbs.  Though I'm constantly vying to move to the … Read More


How to up the level of difficulty at the community Easter egg hunt

Our community Easter Egg hunt has always been a seasonal highlight. There was the year when I was overzealous about finding the golden egg and face-planted Hadley (as I lovingly documented in the Denver Post) or when she was a toddler and kept mistaking the eggs for … Read More

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Spring Break in Denver

Spring Break is officially over and I feel like I'm just now coming up for air before being re-submerged again next week. As aforementioned, we have spent the last several years in Utah skiing and playing with family. This year, it … Read More


Steamboat Springs for Spring Break: Oh, What a Relief It Was!

For the past few years, we have had glorious vacations at Park City Mountain Resort while visiting Jamie's family.  This year, we decided we were finally going to take the kids on a big 'ol camping tour of southern Utah--Moab, Capitol Reef … Read More


The Amazing Race: Maui

We're back from an amazing 9 days in Maui and it was truly an adventure of a lifetime. We've traveled extensively and this was our favorite trip, ever. Many more details are forthcoming but I'm wading through a deluge of deadlines and … Read More

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