Colorado


We are of course excited for our next adventure, but leaving Colorado is a little bittersweet. We’ve had a great summer hiking, camping and drinking our way across the state (here are our favorite trips). I’ve been fortunate enough to go to work every day in the heart of Golden, […]

Our favorite things to do, eat and drink in Golden, ...


Our biggest ‘travel goal’ for the summer was to, well, not travel. As much as we love living in Colorado, we don’t intend to stay here forever so we wanted to spend the summer enjoying the Rocky Mountains right here in our own backyard. That combined with our exciting new […]

Our Top 7 Colorado Summer Weekend Getaways



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There are 54 mountain peaks over 14,000 feet in Colorado, known as “14ers.” If reaching the summit of a 14er is on your travel to-do list, here’s a few basic tips as well as our experience hiking Mt. Bierstadt recently. Season: While some are possible year-round with proper equipment, typically July-September […]

Tips for hiking Mt. Bierstadt, one of Colorado’s “easy” 14ers


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This morning I woke up in Dallas and The Villain woke up in St. Louis but by 9 a.m. we were brunching in Denver. Air travel is pretty incredible when you stop and think about it, and points make things like hopping on a last-minute flight for a Royals game with […]

How to find fun, free things to do in Denver ...



Greetings from a Panera in Oklahoma City (welcome to the non-glamorous side of business travel).   In more glamorous news though, I am flying to LAX tomorrow for a girls weekend with two of my besties in Santa Barbara. Looking forward to trying out Kimpton’s new hotel, The Goodland.  I love […]

Quick Points High: Today’s Must-Knows


We spent our  Saturday skiing in some beautiful weather at Breckenridge and are currently lounging at the Holiday Inn Frisco. It’s a paid stay, but will be my last night needed for the IHG Into the Nights promotion to earn two free nights anywhere (which we’ll probably use in Vail later […]

A quick points high: Recap of this week’s deals



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A few weekends ago we finally ventured down to the newly remodeled Union Station in downtown Denver to celebrate a friend’s birthday. Though admittedly we never saw the inside of the old Union Station, we were quite impressed with the remodel! Eventulally (early 2016) there will be a light rail […]

Denver’s Remodeled Union Station


Almost six weeks behind on posting this, but better late than never I suppose! In mid-August the Villain and I visited Seattle for a quick weekend trip. Seattle is one my favorite cities, in one of my favorite parts of the country. The Villain had never been so this trip was a […]

Wine tasting in Woodinville, WA and Palisade, CO