Denver Vacation Day 3, Part 2: Into the Mountains

After receiving the news that weather would cut our Denver vacation a day short – we strategized. What, we thought, did we HAVE to see in our short time left in Colorado? We had done the city, we had done the breweries – we needed more uniquely Colorado VIEWS! Stuff…

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Denver Vacation Day 3: Views & Brews

Ben and I couldn’t have been more excited to get Day 3 of our Denver vacation started (me because it started with another Starbys) but also because we were headed to beautiful, unique Fort Collins, Colorado! Fort Collins, located 57 miles north of Denver, was founded as a military outpost…

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Denver Vacation Day 2: Snoozefest!

I’m back – literally – at home in Iowa! Our Denver vacation was cut a day short because of some nasty storms snaking through eastern Colorado, Nebraska and Iowa, that could have potentially kept us in Colorado for Christmas! :( I will say I was incredibly bummed, but after getting…

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Denver Vacation Day 1: Tap the Rockies!

Greetings from Denver! It is absolutely gorgeous out here and we couldn’t have asked for better weather. It’s been clear blue skies for two days, and the high yesterday was 57 degrees. Take that, freezing cold tundra that is Iowa! ;) We arrived via plane Saturday morning and were absolutely…

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Crock Pot Santa Fe Chicken

I think a visit to my local chapter of Chocoholics Anonymous may be in order. I’ve consumed copious quantities of the sweet stuff in the past two days! First, some TDF Homemade Fudge Sauce (had the consistency of warm brownie batter…went back for seconds of just the sauce…omg) over some…

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