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My Pumpkin Party Nightmares Revealed

Tonight is our First Annual Pumpkin Party in Utah and apparently I have just a few anxieties about it, most notably the fact that there is rain in the forecast and our backyard is one big expanse of dirt a.k.a. mud pit. But little did I know it was much … Read More

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Happy 10-Year Anniversary to Mile High Mamas!

I was recently invited via one of my contacts on LinkedIn to tell the story of how I started Mile High Mamas and I realized September marks the 10-year anniversary of when we launched Mile High Mamas in 2007! I moved to Denver in December 2003 and got married in … Read More

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Pumpkin widow reveals ugly truth behind pumpkin growing

I joked with Jamie that despite the fact I've long worked in the media, he has been interviewed way more times than I.  Never mind that he's never actually won a pumpkin competition (besides his first one); the media swarms to him like honey.  That Pumpkin Man is … Read More

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Two middle schoolers and one update

I still have many end-of-summer updates but I'm embroiled in the middle of a major deadline for a feature story I was commissioned to write for AAA Encompass Magazine. I never procrastinate but this is one assignment I had to put off until the kids were back in school … Read More


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Oh Canada: The Lakehouse

Though we love our annual trip to Lake Okanagan, a week-long stay is a bit too long for me (disclaimer: I start to get the most antsy when it is 100+ degrees, which isn't super fun when the house is sweltering). However this year we only … Read More

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A Return to Colorado: Jet Boat Colorado Edition

I wouldn’t say I “feel the need for speed” but as we raced across the Colorado River with Jet Boat Colorado, I sure did like it. A lot.  I had never heard of jet boating until a friend went to New Zealand last year and posted a … Read More

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A Return to Colorado: The Broadmoor Edition

The perfect end to the perfect week in Colorado was three days of perfection at The Broadmor. And there's no better way to kick off Said Perfection by dining in the 5-star Penrose Room after a grubby week of getting dirty in the … Read More

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