On a recent visit with a friend, we ventured out to Calhan, Colorado to hike Painted Mines Park. This interpretive park is in the opposite direction of most things in Colorado Springs, you will need to leave town and go east to Calhan. I’m really great at getting lost and with the help of my … More 2019 Painted Mines
Hello, First day of Summer!I maybe a summer baby but I am not a summer girl. However, this year give me all the sunshine, all the blue sky days, all the afternoon by the pool, reservoir, lake, etc. It was a very long winter and I’m spending as much time as I can responsibly outside. … More My Favorite Poolside Items
This post contains affiliate links. June is a big month for us, hubs and I are celebrating 12 years of marriage (holy moly!) and since the weather is, hopefully going to be better than most of 2019, I plan on being outside every chance I get. Good thing this month’s theme from Globe In is … More Summer Picnic Ideas to Get You Outside with GlobeIn
May is mental health awareness month, it seems over the last few years mental health has had more conversation in public spaces making it more socially acceptable to talk about.
Due to insane spring weather in Colorado Springs, I had to postone our Colorado Springs remote 5k earlier this week. When contemplating when to reschedule it for, I thought, why are we running? The point of the run is to show you can do anything in a dress, but we’re Colorado and one thing Coloradians … More Dressember 2019 | Colorado Springs Hike in a Dress
Disclosure: I was provided a copy of this book by the publisher. All opinions are my own. This post contains affiliate links. By purchasing through the links on my blog I receive a small compensation at no additional cost to you. For Lent this year, I’ve been working through Jennie Allen’s Made for This 40 … More Book Review | Made For This by Jennie Allen
I’m so excited and half crazy for planning the Colorado Springs version of the Dressember 5K fun run/walk! I’ve never planned a run in my life, although I’ve run a few so I have some idea of things that need to happen the day of to make the whole thing run smoothly.
I am not a foodie. I do love to eat but I don’t make amazing yummy food for the eye and for the stomach. I do on occasion read cookbooks, weird I know but it’s oddly satisfying. Try it some time.
In an effort to be more sustainably minded, I realized this year the ONLY reason I used plastic bags was for our raw meats. I could put literally anything else in a jar or glass pyrex dish. So I started doing some research when I discovered Stasher bags. Heads up this is not sponsored in … More Sustainability | Stasher Bags
Today is World AIDS day. It’s a day to remember that while there is treatment available not everyone with this virus gets the knowledge or care they need. And the stigma surrounds AIDS is still prevelant around the world. In the US, the CDC is working with partners in the U.S. and around the world … More World Aids Day 2018