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Keystone Family Pajama Brunch and Ski Trip

Keystone Family Pajama Brunch

When we traveled to Keystone this past Christmas for a family ski trip we had the opportunity to take a little break from all things snow and enjoy a Sunday Family Pajama Brunch at the Bighorn Bistro. What a treat! Traveling with kids can be pretty exhausting, even though everyone is having fun. Unfortunately I …

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Kids Ski School at Keystone

Well we sure closed 2014 with a bang. The kids and I, along with a few family members, had the opportunity to spend a few days skiing at Keystone before Christmas. 2014 was a hard year for me so the vacation was definitely exactly what I needed! This ski trip was really special for me …

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National World War II Museum in New Orleans

Visiting New Orleans

The simple smell of classic Cajun dishes like Gumbo or Jambalaya remind me of my many visits to New Orleans. Because our dad traveled to the area a lot for work when we were growing up we often accompanied him during those travels for a little family road trip. Most of our time was spent …

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Learning to Ski at Beaver Creek

Written by Erin Truax, guest travel writer This spring I had the opportunity to go skiing for the first time at Beaver Creek. I was traveling with my boyfriend and his sister, who both have experience snowboarding and skiing respectively. Since I had never skied before I knew I was going to need a lesson …

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Winter 2013 Ski Trip – Part 1

Christmas break 2013 managed to be the perfect blend of low key relaxation and fun after last year’s very busy and full holiday season with a lot of visiting family that I played host to. This year was fun with skiing, ice skating, tubing, cooking, movie going, and plenty of peaceful laziness in between. My …

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I’m a Traveling Gal

My life is CRAZY. Can you believe I’ve slept in beds that do not belong to me more than I’ve slept in my own bed this month? I’ve been to Boulder, Chicago, New York City, Park City, and Boulder (again). From house hunting, to blogging trips, speaking in conferences, attending conferences, and more house hunting …

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Colorado Bound!

We’re packing up the kids and car to spend a few days in Colorado during our upcoming Spring Break. Sounds fun, right? Unfortunately, we’ll likely be doing more work then play. Why is that, you ask? We’ll be house hunting! Yep, that’s right. After 7 years in Albuquerque, we’ll be changing things up. I have …

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eclipse chocolate truffles

San Diego Sweet Treats

I recently had another opportunity to travel to San Diego. After my second trip this year, I dreaming about moving to there some day. What a gorgeous, fun city. There is always so much to see and do…and of course EAT! Here are a few of my favorite sweet treat stops from my most recent …

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korean BBQ beef appetizer

San Diego Family Fun Part 2

Here is part 2 of my San Diego recap. Read on for a great Shutterfly coupon code and giveaway, details of our trip, family fun activities, great places to stay and yummy restaurants. Read about Part 1 of our San Diego Trip at Family Fun in San Diego, California: Part 1. Day 3: Sea World …

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temple of hephaestus

Touring Athens in a Day

We had a great time visiting Crete. It was beautiful and relaxing. But Athens was really awesome, for lack of a better word. I can’t believe how much we crammed into two days! I hope you’ll bear with me as I try to cram it all in to one post. In Crete we just stayed …

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The Island of Crete

As you’ve probably noticed, I’ve been pretty quite around here over the past few weeks. I sure hope you’ve enjoyed all the amazing guest posters who agreed to help me out while I took a little time away from the blog to spend with the family. I can’t wait to try out the delicious recipes …

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