Tara’s Autumn Fest Salad (With roasted brussels sprouts, apples, and walnuts)

This salad encompasses all the flavors and textures of Autumn...hence the name!  The apples give a sweet and crispy contrast to the savory Brussels sprouts, the walnuts add a wonderful crunch, and the tanginess of the dijon dressing really brings the … [Read more...]

Hiking the Spruce Creek Trail in Breckenridge

This weekend Brian, Liz and I crammed in another weekend of hiking! We keep thinking "this is the last weekend for hiking" and then the weather is unseasonable warm so we take advantage of it and squeeze in another hike! :) Our adventures this … [Read more...]

Hiking to See the Aspens in Vail

Saturday, Brian, Liz, Aidan, Liz's youngest sister, and I all drove about 2 hours to check a huge Colorado bucket list item off our list. See the Autumn aspen trees. We absolutely LOVE the "city" feel of Denver,  and we love the fact that we … [Read more...]

Festive Fall Recipes

Happy Thanksgiving Week! I am so excited that the holiday is almost here, and since I am busy prepping for the dishes I will be preparing for this wonderful holiday I am sure you are too!  I have created a little recipe roundup for you of recipes … [Read more...]

Scenes from the Weekend 11.18.2013

This weekend went by FAST as Brian and I had some fun and prepped for the final week before Thanksgiving.  I can't believe, and I'm so excited, that Thanksgiving is next week. Friday night looked like this: That would be November Date … [Read more...]

The Back of the Box

This weekend I did something I have never done before. This sweet little "pie pumpkin" had  been sitting in my produce basket for quite some time now just waiting for me to take the plunge and roast my very first pumpkin. I absolutely adore … [Read more...]

Fall Medley Muffins {Gluten-Free}

Confession:  I love buying fun, random, new-to-me ingredients and I often end up hoarding them in my cupboards. As you can see below, I have quite the collection of gluten-free flours that I still need to use. This weekend, I decided to … [Read more...]

Pinterest Project SUCCESS!

This weekend (and week!) was pretty full of intense workouts, so I wanted to lay low and relax when I could.  Add a little rain into the mix, and making fall crafts sounded like the perfect relaxing, fall, fun thing to do! Saturday night Taryn, … [Read more...]

September Date Night: Tuttle’s Apple Orchard

Saturday, Brian and I completed the September date from last year's Christmas gift:  a year of dates. You can read more about our previous dates here: January  February March May June July was our honeymoon! August and … [Read more...]

It May Be Early…

This morning, it was a chilly 55 degrees outside as Brian and I made our way to the gym.  I wore a sweatshirt jacket, and ALMOST considered wearing pants over my shorts...but held off!  It seems as if we blinked and fall weather was suddenly … [Read more...]