Category: U.S.


Sunday Snuggles at Broken Shovels Farm

Sunday Snuggles at Broken Shovels Farm

About fifteen minutes North of Denver, there is a wonderful place called Broken Shovels Farm where animals are safe, happy and always up for a good snuggle! The farm started as a slaughter-free goat dairy, and has transitioned into a full-blown farm rescue... Read more
Fall Bike Ride: Coal Creek Trail & Rock Creek Loop

Fall Bike Ride: Coal Creek Trail & Rock Creek Loop

When we awoke to a beautiful, warm fall day we knew we had to get out and enjoy it or we would be kicking ourselves for wasting it inside. After a quick search for nearby trails, we decided to take a nice fall bike ride on the Coal Creek Trail & Rock Creek Loop. We... Read more
5 Tips for an Unforgettable Hot Air Balloon Experience

5 Tips for an Unforgettable Hot Air Balloon Experience

Are you thinking about taking your first hot air balloon ride? As a surprise for his 30th birthday, I took Buddy on a hot air balloon experience for the first time and it was amazing. We got there at the crack of dawn excited for a new adventure, and somewhat unsure... Read more
5 First-Time 14er Fails – Hiking Mt. Bierstadt

5 First-Time 14er Fails – Hiking Mt. Bierstadt

In 2014, I climbed my very first 14er, by hiking Mt. Bierstadt, one of the easiest 14ers. For you non-Coloradans, that's a mountain peak with a summit above 14,000 feet! As I reminisce on that awesome, challenging and emotional experience, I can't help but laugh... Read more
An Unsuccessful Hike to Sky Pond in Colorado

An Unsuccessful Hike to Sky Pond in Colorado

With the summer's snow-melt, we kept hearing Alberta Falls in Rocky Mountain National Park was the place to see. And, even though we hadn't been hiking in a while, I decided we should just go ahead and push ourselves a little further and do the 8 mile round trip hike... Read more
Exploring the San Antonio River Walk

Exploring the San Antonio River Walk

I'll be honest, San Antonio, Texas, was not on my list of must-see places. But since we were there to visit for a family reunion we had to check out the acclaimed San Antonio River Walk, and I’m so glad we did. I had no idea this wonderful and unique place was in the... Read more
3 Easy Hikes in Rocky Mountain National Park

3 Easy Hikes in Rocky Mountain National Park

When you drive into beautiful Rocky Mountain National Park it can be a bit overwhelming, especially for first-timers. With scenic vistas at every turn and wildlife galore, there are so many amazing options! Where should you begin? These three easy hikes in Rocky... Read more