Living in Denver, Style

Marie Kondo-ing

Have you heard of that little book by Marie Kondo about tidying up? !Well, if you are the 1-2 people on earth that that haven’t hear or read The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up:The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing, I am psyched to start what I call Kondo-ing in the next week. I read this book before we…

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Style

J CREW Swimsuits

We are taking a trip to Europe this summer and will be spending a lot of time on beaches. I am going to pack 2 swimsuits because I don’t want one to always be wet and because I want two.  I have been loyal to JCREW swimsuits for years and am thinking about this classic red French bikini. I love…

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Travel

Rent the Runway

  Our dear friend Alyce got married a few weeks ago at the Oxford Hotel in Denver. Instead of buying a new dress that I would, let’s be honest, probably never wear again, I decided to rent a dress.  Rent the Runway allows you to rent designer dresses from a range of $20-$4,000. You can rent a dresses appropriate for…

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Living in Denver

Happy (Relaxing) Weekend

Happy Weekend – Shelby here! I worked a lot this week and last weekend, so I am looking forward to sleeping in and relaxing this weekend. Shannon and I are going to go try out some Spring make up at this place. We might also take my mom out to a movie.  Anyone have recommendations? Zach and I have been…

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Relationships

On Having Kids

The decision to have children naturally, or to adopt, or foster, is one that I have been exploring, obsessing, having daydreams, and nightmares about. Although I have had major anxiety, resisted, and often felt relieved to be “single” meaning without kids, I knew early on  that I would have children. (My husband Marcos as a baby) When I was lonely…

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Travel

Smoked Sausage, White Bean, and Spinach Soup

I am a soup person and crave it all the time. In the summer I will take all the vegetables we have in our garden and  create a spicy vegetable soup. On colder days, like last night when it was windy and chilly, I like comforting soup. The best thing about soup is that it takes minutes to prepare and…

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Travel

A Week in the Bay

Hello, it’s Shannon! Marcos and I spent last  week in the Bay Area.  I mentioned in this post that Marcos was born in Oakland and we try to come home at least 3-4 times per year.  Here is  a peek inside our trip…. We stayed in The Mission neighborhood with Julian and Heather.  The Mission is our favorite area in…

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Living in Denver

Happy Weekend

Happy Weekend.  I cannot believe it is already April! This weekend we are going on a family hike at Lair o’ the Bear Park in Morrison.  Some of you may have laughed to yourself when you read that (Shelby – enjoying hiking!?!)  You know me – I am more excited about going to Blue Cow afterward 🙂 Our nephew, Jonathan,…

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