Tracy Robert

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  • 2014 Graduation Gift Idea: Dorm Room Survival Kit
    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.
  • Best Single-Serve Sparkling Wines
    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.
  • Favorite Workout Classes in Denver
    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!
  • My Go-to Workout DVDs
    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.
  • Five Delicious Mocktails to Drink in Denver
    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.
  • My Experience with Voluntourism in South Africa
    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.
  • Five Favorite Denver Coffee Shops
    Looking for a place to grab coffee in Denver? I consider myself a coffee shop addict. Here are my five favorite spots to really enjoy a cup of coffee:
  • Five Places on My Travel Wishlist
    I love to travel. One of my favorite things to do is go to a new place that I haven't been to before.
  • Why I'm Not Planting a Summer Garden
    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 Front Range Summer Staycation Ideas
    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.
  • Six Healthier Swaps for Sweet Summer Treats
    Just because it's warm doesn't give you a free pass to indulge on all those sweet, cold treats. Here are a few ways to swap out unhealthy desserts and drinks for less indulgent options.
  • Five Summer Polish Color Combos for Your Party Nail
    The party nail is a hot trend that is still relevant for summer 2014. The trick is to paint 8 nails with one color and do a contrast party color on two.
  • Where to Buy Gourmet Groceries in Denver
    Perhaps you have a new found appreciation for cooking. Or, maybe you have a special dinner party on the calendar. Here's where you should shop for unique local and gourmet foods in Denver.
  • Three Healthy Foodies to Follow on Instagram
    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.
  • Pros and Cons of All Inclusive Resorts in Mexico
    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
  • Pack a Perfect Picnic for Denver's City Park Jazz
    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.
  • What to Pack for a Five-Day Beach Vacation
    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.
  • Use a Google Drive Spreadsheet to Plan Your Wedding
    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 Trends: YouTube, Community College and Team Teaching
    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.
  • Five Interesting Margaritas to Drink in Denver
    Denver has some of the best margs around -- and the best tacos to enjoy them with! Here are five interesting margaritas I personally enjoy!
  • Seven Favorite Made-in-Colorado Products
    From online shops to local handmade markets, it's easy to find a Colorado-proud product you're looking for. These are my seven favorite made-in-Colorado products.
  • Eight Essentials to Keep in Your Beach Bag
    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.
  • Six Swaps for a Healthier Brunch Menu
    You can still enjoy a festive brunch without all the calories and sugar-laden treats. Make a few small swaps and stick to your healthy eating goals. Here are six swaps for a healthier brunch menu.
  • Plan a Clean Living Week
    A simple week of treating your body right will help you destress, debloat and get in the right frame of mind.
  • Guilt-free, Post-Workout Snacks
    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.
  • Where to Splurge or Save on Vacation
    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?
  • Easy, 30-minute Spring Craft Ideas
    I prefer crafts that only take about 30 minutes to an hour, tops. Here are five spring-themed DIY projects to inspire your season.
  • Six Easy Ways to Burn Calories Outside the Gym
    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.
  • Host a Dessert Party
    Instead of hosting a complicated brunch or dinner party, host a dessert party instead! Here are a few different ideas for hosting a dessert party.
  • Housewarming Gift-in-a-Jar Ideas
    Welcome your new neighbors (or celebrate a friend’s new home) with a creative gift-in-a-jar.
  • 15 Ideas to Help You Spread Joy in Everyday Life
    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.”
  • Fresh Start: 10 Must-have Trends for Spring 2014
    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.
  • Spring Cleaning: Closet Clean-out Checklist
    Do you need a closet intervention? If you can barely shut the doors and have more shoes than anyone could possibly need, it might be time for a spring clean of your closet.
  • Hosting Hacks for Every Party in March
    March can be quite the celebratory month. With a handful of special holidays and spring break thrown in, you will never be short on revelry this month.
  • Tips for a Healthier Road Trip
    Spring break is around the corner, and for many people that means a road trip is in order. Follow this road map for a healthier road trip.
  • Change Up Your Work-From-Home Routine
    Working from home is becoming increasingly popular. If sitting at your home office all day sounds like a recipe for boredom, switch up your work-from-home routine with these ideas.
  • 3 Meals You Can Make with Farmer's Market Food
    Make a quick visit to the farmer's market and you'll have a fresh, healthy mix of local food and produce. Here are three meals you can make with farmer's market food.
  • Meet These Five Incredible Young Athletes
    These five young athletes have demonstrated sportsmanship, courage, determination and selflessness in sports and in life.
  • Motivating Songs for Four Types of Workouts
    Music has always been a motivator for athletes and gym-rats alike. In need of some new songs to keep your fitness goals on track?
  • 44 Hopes for Obama's Second Inaugural Address
    To celebrate the 44th president's inauguration on Monday, we asked Yahoo! users to submit 44 hopes for Barack Obama's inaugural speech -- all in 44 words or less.
  • This Christmas, Give Gifts that Give Back
    It's always nice to give to charity this time of year, so why not combine your shopping with gift-giving? Here are just a few "not just for profit" companies who give back when you buy a present:
  • Voters in Swing-State Wisconsin Split on Union Support
    Yahoo! News asked Wisconsin voters about how public employees and unions impact their life or voting decisions this fall.
  • 5 Reasons You Don't Need a Bridal Party
    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!
  • Apple Fans, New and Old, Flock to iPhone 5
    Yahoo! News asked consumers to share why they intend to purchase the iPhone 5. In their own words, here are their reasons.
  • Is College Still Worth It? Teachers React to Unemployment Statistics
    The Bureau of Labor Statistics says, for the first time ever, there are more jobless Americans who attended or graduated college than unemployed who never enrolled.
  • Rebecca King Dreman is the First Miss America to See Her Daughter Compete
    Rebecca King Dreman will be the first Miss America winner to watch her own daughter compete for the crown.
  • Best Top 10 Lists of 2011
    The year is winding to a close and the world's media outlets are feverishly releasing their top 10 picks for 2011 in just about every category.
  • Cranberry Sauce: Unsung Hero of the Thanksgiving Table
    People underestimate how crucial cranberry sauce is as a component of the Thanksgiving meal. Turkey and pie typically steal the show, but hear me out on why cranberry sauce is the true star.
  • How I Spent My No-Spend Weekend
    It's amazing how fast weekend spending can add up -- and how much you can get done when you're not chasing errands, and your wallet, around town!
  • 5 Central Denver Frozen Yogurt Shops
    Here's a quick overview of five frozen yogurt shops in the central Denver area - Cherry Creek and vicinity.
  • Red Cups at Starbucks
    A haiku about coffee!
  • What to Do when a Friend is Hospitalized
    You will probably have a friend get seriously ill, have major surgery, or need to be hospitalized at some point in your life. Here are five tips to help you through the first few weeks.
  • Workout DVDs by Reality TV Stars
    If you love watching reality TV shows on a regular basis, why not include them in your workout routine? Here are five DVDs from Kim Kardashian, Kendra Wilkinson and more to consider:

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