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3 Pumpkin Patches to Visit This Weekend  

October 10th, 2019

Fall is here, and I am personally so here for it! Originally, I was mourning the end of summer and Leo season, but fall has won me over once again. I’m really in the mood to go all out on fall this year, and if you are too—welcome! Here are some great cute pumpkin patches to visit this weekend to get you in that cozy fall mood! 1. Rock Creek Farm A farm in Broomfield, this is a super cute pumpkin patch with some fun little activities! The best part of this patch? Admission is free! So, if you just want to chill and take in some fall vibes without worrying about an admission cost, this is your... Read More

3 Coffee Shops to Try in Capitol Hill Denver

September 26th, 2019

Who doesn’t love coffee?! Grabbing a coffee at a cute shop always feels like a nice little treat to me. It’s a bonus if that coffee shop is a nice little place for me to get some work done too, or just meet up with friends. In Capitol Hill, here are some great places to try out and grab a delicious cup of joe.   1. Thump Coffee I love Thump Coffee! It’s a very cute coffee shop with a location on Downing Street in Capitol Hill. The place is a perfect size, not too small, but big enough to ensure you will be able to find a seat. It’s very inviting and has a great atmosphere that is modern... Read More

3 Great Places to Eat in Capitol Hill Denver

August 20th, 2019

Ah, Denver. The city is so fun and diverse with many different neighborhoods, each with their own spunk. Capitol Hill is a well-known neighborhood for its charm, tree-lined streets, and gritty history. Not only that, but they have a great selection of restaurants and bars at affordable prices! 1. LowDown Brewery This is one of my favorite places in the area! The vibe is very chill and low-key, and the food is to die for. They have amazing appetizers (their homemade beer cheese with bread and apple to dip is my personal fav) and a great selection of sandwiches and pizza. The service is friendly,... Read More

Top 3 Restaurants in Arvada

August 13th, 2019

Want to go somewhere fun in Arvada to grab a bite to eat or drink? Look no further than Arvada’s Olde Town District—the city’s main downtown area that is massively cute and charming. These places have great food, drinks and a fun atmosphere that is different and fitting to each one. 1.The Arvada Tavern The Arvada Tavern is a legit, old school tavern! Not only does it give off an authentic old school vibe, the place actually has a lot of history to it. In 1933 after prohibition, The Arvada Tavern was the first place in Arvada to serve alcohol, granting the people of Arvada excitement and... Read More

Why I Love Going to Music Festivals

July 20th, 2019

I recently developed a love for music festivals! I share a deep love for the experience of a music festival, as it’s like nothing else I’ve seen. It feels like an EXPERIENCE over just another concert, hangout, etc. I love them for the way they bond us with others and create a sense of belonging. Here are some of the reasons I love them and why you should try going to one someday! 1.The Good Energy Every time I’ve been to a festival, the energy has been off the wall amazing. I am a big believer in vibes, and I’ve always felt nothing but good vibes radiating from people at the festival.... Read More

5 Small Money Saving Tips that Work

July 17th, 2019

Ah, money. Don’t we love it; don’t we wish we had more. I find that I like to spend my money on concerts, festivals, and similar events with friends. Sometimes these aren’t cheap though, and in order to do so I always have to be budgeting for the rest of the things I do. Going out with friends tonight? I need to somehow be able to have fun AND spend less. As I’ve been budgeting and saving money for bigger purchases, I realized that a lot of small purchases we make can really add up. By saying no to a lot of little convenient purchases, I’ve actually surprised myself at how much I’ve... Read More

Advice for Grads Moving to a New City

July 11th, 2019

It’s around that time that many graduates are looking at jobs in different cities, thinking of moving. Moving to a new city can be scary, but it can be done! I moved to New York City after graduating and it was a whirlwind of an experience. Here are some things I learned from the move to help if you are thinking of moving somewhere new soon.   Get an Apartment BEFORE you move there.   This seems like such an obvious tip—however it was a tip I did not follow! I moved to New York City without an apartment, and while I’m very happy and lucky that it worked it the way it did (I stayed... Read More

Feeling Blah? Try These 5 Things to Help

July 4th, 2019

They are always those days where we feel blah, sometimes worse. I view myself as a generally positive person, but there are those moments when I feel like I can’t pull myself out a funk. Sometimes it feels easier to just sit and stew in the blah feeling, but that is rarely the best option. Usually when I feel this way, I resist taking any action because any action seems to take energy and feels overwhelming. However, it’s best to take small steps to help gain some momentum. Here are some steps to take that can really help pull you up and out of a funk.   Hang Out with a Friend   This... Read More

5 Tips to Save Money Going to a Music Festival

June 27th, 2019

It’s summer, which means it’s festival season!!! As in, music festivals! I personally love festival season and went to Electric Forest last year and Bonnaroo this year. Festivals can get pricey, but I was amazed by how much I could save with small money-saving hacks. Yes, you can go to a festival too and not be freaking out about money too! (Trust me, I know. Currently on a barista salary…haha) Look no further for tips to make festival season fun and affordable.   Bring Your Own Food.   This seems like a fairly simple and obvious idea, but planning out what food you bring is... Read More

5 Tips for Loving Where You’re at in Life

June 20th, 2019

Hi y’all, my name is Rea and I’m The Sunny Millennial! I am a 23-year-old woman living in Colorado. I love to write and create, and I’m excited to engage with all of you through this blog! I want to talk about millennial life as I love reading and thinking about it myself. I’m a generally positive person, so I plan to gear these articles to be upbeat, but also real and relatable; articles that talk about life situations we commonly deal with as millennials, as well as articles that give tips and tricks to millennial living. I know we’ve all been (or still are—like me heh) in a place... Read More