Known for its five peaks and the highest lift-served terrain in North America catering to skiing enthusiasts, Breckenridge is not only a winter wonderland but a great summer destination. Hiking its hundreds of trails, you’ll find inner peace among wild flowers and awe in mountain and lake views. Perched at 9,600 feet, the charming Victorian town of Breckenridge is small but full of attractions for everyone from Gold Rush history afficionados, to art appreciators, and to souvenir shoppers.Continue reading “Breckenridge, Colorado—not just a winter destination”
Grand Lake and Lake Granby, Colorado
One of the best things about living in Colorado is that we are never far from spectacular natural statements! Each season emphasizes a different beauty of the rugged landscape. We have the added bonus of having friends in high places: our neighbors and friends have a summer cabin near Lake Granby (which sits at 8,284 feet elevation), about two hours’ drive from where we live, just outside and west of Denver.Continue reading “Grand Lake and Lake Granby, Colorado”
You Say Tomato, I Ask “What Type?”
Smaller than a grape or larger than a grapefruit, these fruits (not vegetables) are yellow, red, purple, or green – and anywhere in between! Slice them, dice them, eat them fresh, can or pickle them! Solanum lycopersicum might be their scientific name but Variety is their middle name.Continue reading “You Say Tomato, I Ask “What Type?””
Life’s a Beach: Miramar, FL
The month of May and warm weather are here, and with them the urge to cool off in the pool or even better, take a dip in the soothing ocean waves. With our furry kids safely at home this time, we embarked in Lexi, our RV, and drove to the beach. For our second RV trip and our 10th wedding anniversary, we chose Destin, Florida area – Miramar Beach, to be exact.