Denver & Colorado

I live in and LOVE Denver. As much as I enjoy traveling, I am so happy to call Denver home. There is always something to do in this city! From racing to restaurants, there’s something here for everyone.

Here, you’ll find posts about my favorite things to do in Denver/Colorado.

Red Rocks: Workouts / Film on the Rocks

2011 Denver Out of the Darkness Walk

Bike Riding on the Cherry Creek Path

A Bachelorette Weekend in Vail

Denver Patio Ride

Canvas & Cocktails, Girls Night at Canvas and Cocktails!

Tease Studio (Pole fitness class!)

Bella Glass Studios

First Fridays: True Love Shoes  & Infinite Monkey Theorem

Indoor Skydiving

Yelp! Denver Events: Monster MashUp, Elite Event at Capital Grille

Rugby Games at Infinity Park

Gun Safety Class at Cherry Creek State Park

Get Out and PLAY! Colorado is one giant playground for people who love to be active and explore. 

Coloradocation (Part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4)

Glacading at St. Mary’s Glacier

Birthdaycation in Breckenridge! (part 1, part 2)

Learning to Winter Camp (part 1)

Denver Eats! There is no shortage of great food in this city.

Izakaya Den Sushi

India Oven

Banzai Sushi

Bull And Bush

Dining Out Paleo: Chipotle, HBurger, Garbanzo

Euclid Hall

Ski Trip 2015: Park City, Utah

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Ski Park City // lgsmash.com Ski Park City // lgsmash.com Ski Park City // lgsmash.com Ski Park City // lgsmash.com This year, we took our annual ski trip in Park City, UT. (Previous years: Whitefish, MT + Telluride, CO) The snow in Colorado has left a lot to be desired this year and, unfortunately, Park City offered even less snow coverage and even warmer temps than Summit County mountains.

Despite the less than dreamy conditions, spending 3 days on a mountain, skiing with old friends, fills a soul with profound joy. These friends, friends to me since college and Alex since high school, are some of the best, most hilarious and big-hearted people I know. Each year, I look forward to spending these days with our friends, exhausting ourselves by skiing as hard as we’ve ever skied and forgetting the real world outside a ski mountain exists. It’s blissful – even in crappy snow conditions.

On our last day on the mountain, the sky drizzled rain on us as we rode the lift up, up, up to the top. The rain turned to graupel which turned to fluffy snowflakes as we reached the summit. We spent the day skiing bowls and trees – the only places to be when the big fat flakes start falling!

And just as soon as it began, we were headed back to Denver after 3 awesome days of skiing and 5 awesome days catching up with great people.

Per usual, we’ve already begun planning next year’s ski trip and I’m already counting down the days!

Currently… (Dec-an-bruary)

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…making up Dec-an-bruary to cover the past 3 months of life!

…posting this from high above the rockies…we’re en route to Park City to SKI!

…reading Andie Mitchell’s book, It Was Me All Along, and loving it.

…cooking dinners (and using Pinterest) and not hating it.

…mourning the end of Parenthood but

…devouring House of Cards. Late to the game, I know but holy schneikes!

…climbing often to get better ahead of outdoor climbing (5 ways climbing inside will make you a better outdoor climber).

…tracking my calories on MyFitnessPal and not surprisingly,

…finding I eat (way) too much sodium every day. I blame the midwest. All the salt!

…(obsessively) loving on these super cute Instagram accounts: Priscilla Pig & Tink and Meek