Food Love, Living in Denver

Neighborhood Food Love

Shelby here, with another fave from our neighborhood – Black Eye Coffee in LoHi. You all know about my favorite bakery in the neighborhood, but I go to Black Eye Coffee when I need something specific:  avocado toast.  I have tried to recreate it at home, but to no avail.  They also have amazing lattes made with housemade cashew milk! I also…

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Living in Denver, Relationships

Its the Weekend!

And what a week it has been. We are just giddy with a lot of exciting and unexpected changes coming our way over here. We hope you take time, like we are trying to do, to embrace the unexpected and see it as a gift. Have a weekend spent with some good friends and family. xoxo, Shan

Living in Denver

Happy Fri-yay!

This weekend Shelby is at a wedding in Hawaii, and I will be celebrating at a bachelorette party in Denver. My school, a refugee magnate school, is having international night where everyone celebrates the many countries represented with food, music, and booths for each country. Several of my students are performing and I am excited to see their performances and…

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Living in Denver, Style

Front Door Makeover

When I went to college in Boston I would walk around Beacon Hill and admire the old brick brownstones with the bold doors in reds, blues, or other beautiful hues. I swore that one day, when I owned a home, I would have a bold door. I originally wanted to paint the door red but our brick already has a…

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Food Love, Living in Denver

Rosenberg’s Bagels

Rosenbergs Bagels in the Five Points neighborhood is a regular breakfast or lunch spot for us.  We live about five minutes away so we actually got bagels there the day they opened and we keep going back.  Its literally right by the light rail so  if you live outside the neighborhood its easy to get there. This place is authentic.…

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Living in Denver

Have a Cozy Weekend

For all our friends in Colorado, have a cozy, snowing-in-May weekend.  We always forget that Spring in Colorado brings more snow than rain.  The forecast says tonight and tomorrow will be wet and messy with snow and slush, so use it as an excuse to stay in and get cozy!  Zach and I just started watching a new Hulu original…

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Living in Denver

An Actually FUN workout

Shannon here. Shelby and I spent summers dancing at Cleo Parker Robinson Dance in Denver. Today, we both live a few minutes away so we started doing Zumba on Saturdays. The Zumba is taught by the dancers in the company and it’s an amazing workout. (The dance theatre is in an old church) An hour at the gym can feel…

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Living in Denver

Shop Local – Talulah Jones

Shelby here, with love for a wonderful local business – Talulah Jones – on 17th and Park Avenue in Uptown. The minute you walk into this shop you feel at home.  The women who run it are friendly and helpful and there is often a little shop dog chilling in a cozy corner.  The interior design also makes it feel…

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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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