What to do in New York City at Christmas

Marcos and I ate our way around Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan right before Christmas. We stayed in Astoria with my best friend from college.  Our plan was to see friends, eat, and walk.  Below I am listing what we did on our very fun, mostly non-touristy, four days in New York City around Christmas. Go to Cobble Hill in Brooklyn, get…

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Annual Girls’ Holiday Party

Every year we have a holiday party with just the girls.  We have been friends with this group of girls since we were five years old.  Each year we draw names to exchange presents, drink wine, and catch up on everything. Every year its a little bit different but the common thing is that we laugh, a lot. We do…

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Living in Denver

Picking out the Christmas Tree!

A few days after Thanksgiving we picked out our tree at City Floral on Krameria and 14th. We get all of our plants here and the staff are experts in all things gardening and Christmas trees! When you pick out your tree the week after Thanksgiving they offer mulled wine, free popcorn, and a really festive winter wonderland buying experience.…

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Food Love

Our First Thanksgiving!

We hosted our first Thanksgiving! There is a lot of work that goes into hosting a dinner for 14 people.  Our tip is to do as much as you can beforehand.  A cooking tip…cooking the dark meat separate from the white meat will help you avoid a dry turkey. We bought our turkey at Marczyk foods in Denver. They  have…

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