FOOD

My 5 Favorite Healthy Snacks for Work

I am a serious snacker by nature. If I haven’t had breakfast, a mid-afternoon snack, and lunch by the time 5 p.m. rolls around, I am completely ravenous (and a little cranky if we’re being honest here). But because avid snacking throughout the day can…

June 2, 2015
summer wedding outfit
OUTFIT OF THE DAY

Summer Wedding

Yesterday I had the honor of attending the wedding of my friend Sara in Estes Park, Colorado. It was the perfect summer wedding–the weather was clear, the scenery was breathtaking, and of course, the bride and groom were ridiculously perfect for each other. I…

May 31, 2015
job hunting
CAREER

5 Ways to Make Job Hunting a Breeze

Let’s be honest—job hunting is never fun. Between the endless resumes, constant rejection, and anxiety that comes with a career transition, it easily tops my “least favorite things to do” list. But it is also a necessary evil that can lead to fantastic opportunities…

May 29, 2015
gyoza
FOOD

Pork Gyoza

For me, gyoza is the ultimate comfort food. I’ve always loved cooking Asian food, and this tasty little dish encompasses everything I love about Asian cuisine—easy, bursting with flavor, and perfect for sharing. But even when I’m cooking for one, these little guys are…

May 28, 2015
Wynkoop Denver
DINING

Denver: Wynkoop Brewing Company

We had friends in town last week so we headed down to Denver Saturday evening to visit them and enjoy the Denver night life. Before going out, we headed over the Wynkoop Brewing Company for dinner. I’d never been before, but the excellent food,…

May 26, 2015
Cañon City royal gorge
OUTFIT OF THE DAY

Canon City Day Trip

Wow! Memorial Day weekend isn’t even over yet and it’s already been quite the adventure. Yesterday some friends and I decided to take a day trip to Canon City to check out some fun events in the area. Thankfully, they day stayed gorgeous so we…

May 25, 2015
eat healthy on a budget
FOOD

How to Eat Healthy on a Budget

Like most college students, I spent my freshman year living off of mac and cheese and pizza rolls. My roommate and I would drive to the grocery store every couple of weeks to stock up on piles of snack foods, soda, and frozen meals…

May 23, 2015
Snapshots of Joy Mural
ALL

Snapshots of Joy

Life is full of so many wonderful things. Whether it is fun times with friends and family, a to-die-for meal, or just the beauty of nature, I think everyone should take the time to appreciate all the amazing things around them. Snapshots of joy…

May 22, 2015
Lemon rosemary scones
FOOD

Lemon Rosemary Scones

I’ve found as I’ve grown older that rosemary has really grown on me. But as much as I love adding the spice into savory dishes, my favorite way to use it is in baked goods. The little burst of rosemary flavor in harmony with…

May 21, 2015
how to wrap gifts perfectly
ENTERTAINING

How to Wrap a Gift Perfectly

One of my favorite parts of giving gifts is the process of wrapping it. I think presenting someone with a beautifully wrapped parcel is half the fun! It has taken a lot of time practicing, and lots of trial and error, but I’ve finally found…

May 20, 2015