In a couple of weeks, we get to celebrate my niece Colleen's high school graduation! I've been trying to think of a fun gift for her for a while, and I finally decided on a little dorm room survival kit.
Whether it’s for an aperitif, to celebrate something or just for no reason at all, sparkling wines and champagnes are my most-favorite adult beverage. However, I’m the only bubbly consumer in my house.
Having an at-home workout routine can be lonely. I can only stare at the iPad on the elliptical for so long. Sometimes, you just need a little interaction at a workout class! Here are my favorite drop-in workout classes in Denver - no membership required!
With a busy schedule of work, commuting, and spending time with family and friends, I don’t always have time to make it to a gym. That’s why I rely on an at-home elliptical and a set of go-to workout DVDs to mix things up.
There are plenty of reasons to find a good mocktail -- whether you’re underage, pregnant or the designated driver of the evening. Luckily, these Denver establishments have you covered with these tasty mocktails.
Voluntourism is the act of volunteering while on a tour of a specific area or country. For example, after hurricane Katrina, many groups traveled to New Orleans to pump economic life into the city and lend a helping hand during cleanup.
Every year around this time I start to see articles about planting and planning your garden. Gardening is trendy, especially in this green living, sustainable, eco-friendly culture. I am all for it! But I just don't like it.
Colorado in the summer is absolutely beautiful. bright blue skies and summer sunshine give us the ability to create a staycation in our own state. You don't have to go far to enjoy a long weekend off on the Front Range.
With all the donuts and pretty cocktails coming through my Instagram feed, sometimes I need a little extra motivation to eat healthy. I follow a few healthy foodies that post plenty of gorgeous food photos that are healthy, too.
I have traveled to several all inclusive resorts in Mexico over the past 10 years, including the Dreams in Puerto Vallarta, the Riu in Cabo, the Occidental in Cozumel and the Iberostar in Cozumel. As with any vacation, there are pros and cons. Here are a
The City Park Jazz program in Denver's City Park is a 130-year tradition. On summer Sundays you can find a diverse set of Denverites perched on the lawn, picnics in hand, waiting for soulful tunes to fill the sky.
When traveling to a tropical location, you don’t need to pack a lot! A few dresses, a suit and some flip flops are really all you need to be comfortable. Here’s what I would pack for a five-day beach vacation.
Using a Google Drive document to plan your wedding is key to staying organized. You can have one document with all necessary information, share the document with your fiancee, parents and wedding planner, and be able to access it at work or on the go.
Education is changing at an amazing rate; new technologies allow teachers and students to try new approaches to learning and educating almost daily. Here are three recent trends in education worth taking a look at.
Spring and summer vacations are just around the corner. Keep a beach bag or pool tote stocked so all you have to do is grab a suit and head to the water. Here are eight essentials to keep in your bag at all times.
Refueling your body after a workout should serve a purpose -- nourishing your muscles and restoring your electrolyte levels. So, drop the chips and go for one of these potions for a guilt-free post-workout snack.
With every vacation comes a few trade-offs, whether it’s mountain vs. beach, a domestic or international getaway or traveling with or without kids. So, what should you splurge on and where should you save?
Now that you're a few months in to your New Year’s resolutions, you might be thinking of ways to get active outside the gym walls. There are plenty of ways to burn calories outside the gym. Here are eight of my favorite.
A lot of us don’t have the time to commit to regular volunteer projects. Instead of giving back in that sense, why not try random acts of kindness as you go about your everyday life? Here are 15 ideas to help you “pay it forward.”
Spring is a hard time of year to get dressed - you’re definitely sick of bulky sweaters, but not quite ready to bare your legs in a spring dress! With a few transitional pieces, you can get your wardrobe ready for a seasonal shift.
Instead of spending $100 per bridesmaid bouquet and $25 per groomsmen boutonniere for each would-be attendant, stick that extra cash into an open bar, photo booth or other enjoyable activity. I think your friends will thank you!