Living in Denver

Some Greener Living

I am craving spring and some green. Not that kind though ­čÖé Around this time of year I feel an intense desire to lighten up, get clean, and bring some spring into my life. Who else feels this way? Here are my favorite nurseries in Denver to find the perfect indoor house plants: City Floral┬á Urban Roots Fig and Yarrow…

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Living in Denver, Relationships

My Birth Story

7 weeks ago my husband posted an update on Facebook that read ┬á” So, after 40 hours of labor this little guy showed up in the operating room. Mom was amazing and is recovering well. He’s a voracious eater whose favorite foods are 1) milk, 2) fingers, 3) wrist. Pretty sure his name is Fitzgerald, aka Fitz.” I just reread…

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Living in Denver

Denver Date-The Colorado Ballet!

  Marcos and I were lucky enough to see the Colorado Ballet’s Swan Lake last weekend. This ballet has been top on my list for years and I was giddy with excitement as the lights went down and the curtain opened. The ballet is a magical escape from the daily grind. The costumes, Colorado Ballet Symphony, and theatrics transport you…

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Food Love, Living in Denver

Farmer’s Market Season Begins!

We love The Denver Farmer’s Markets. The image above is what every Saturday looks like at our house after the market. This weekend we are looking forward to trying out the new market at Union Station! During the summer the bulk of our food is bought at the Farmer’s Market and its such a joy to checkout each stand, support…

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Living in Denver, Travel

Summer Festivals in Denver

Growing up my Mom always took Shelby and I to festivals during the summer. What’s not to love? Free entertainment, people watching, and for us, growing up in Littleton, a break from the suburbs. Now we are lucky enough to be down the street from most of these festivals and a short drive from others. ┬áHere are our top festival…

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Living in Denver, Style

Would you Wallpaper?

Lately I have been digging wallpaper. Not the tacky ┬á80’s flowers but ┬ámore Downton Abbey in style. The right wallpaper can look so elegant. (Image from HomeAdore) I don’t think I could commit to a full room but I think I would like to do an accent wall. ┬áThese are the looks I am liking. I especially love removable wallpaper…

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Living in Denver, Style

This Weekend-Yard Makeover

Hi, Happy Friday! Shannon here. This weekend we are beautify-ing our yard. All summer we plan on hanging out outside for morning coffee on the porch and evening get togethers in the backyard. I want the space to feel inviting, cozy and easy. I am thinking white lights, adorondak chairs and some blue and white linen somewhere. I want to…

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Living in Denver, Relationships

An Evening with Elizabeth Gilbert

Recently I went to a reception and talk by Elizabeth Gilbert in Denver.┬áThe reception before the event featured antipasto spreads, wine, and Elizabeth Gilbert. We got to meet Elizabeth Gilbert! Her demeanor was calm, genuine, and exuded friendliness. It has been a long time since I met a stranger (even though I have read every single one of her books)…

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