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Feeling Blah? Try These 5 Things to Help

March 25th, 2020

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

3 Great Breweries You Should Visit in RiNo

December 18th, 2019

I have been really loving going out for a drink in RiNo—Denver’s River Art North District—lately! There is such a cool vibe and amazing breweries are all within walking distance of one another. With so many to choose from, here are three great breweries you should definitely hit up next time you’re there!   Ratio Beerworks Ratio Beerworks is a staple of great beer in RiNo; anything you get will be a solid great beer. The minds behind Ratio starting brewing in Germany, so they know a thing or two about great beer. Not only do they have fantastic brews, but they also have a... Read More

3 Christmas Light Displays to Get You in The Mood

December 6th, 2019

One of my favorite things to do around Christmas is to see all the different light displays! I’m too lazy to ever put lights up myself, but boy is it magical to see a bunch of Christmas lights brighten up a street or scene that looks quite normal in the daylight. These are some cool Christmas light attractions that are sure to dazzle you!   Mile High Tree This is a new attraction to Denver this year: a massive electronic tree on the side of Speer Boulevard! It’s a nice take on a big tree attraction for Denver, resembling something like a sister to the Rockefeller Christmas Tree in... Read More

3 Places to Grab Bottomless Brunch this Weekend in Denver

November 15th, 2019

In my experience, the only way to really do brunch is to devote the day to an all-out bottomless brunch. Brunch is already amazing, and then add in bottomless mimosas? Count me in. Bottomless brunch also ends up being much more cost-effective too- why pay $7 for one mimosa when you can pay $13 for several? Check out these spots for a great bottomless brunch this weekend: you’re welcome.   Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox Ophelia’s is a premier place to go for anything, especially brunch. Not only is the decor and atmosphere fun and eclectic, a lot due to its history of being a brothel... Read More

3 Cute Coffee Shops to Visit in Westminster

November 7th, 2019

I love myself a good coffee to start the day. A good coffee shop has got to have great coffee, a nice selection, and a cute atmosphere! Luckily if you’re in Westminster, these have got all three! They are cute, fun coffee shops that you’ll want to check out pronto.   1.Navah Coffee House This place is just overall CUTE. I love the decor and atmosphere here. It’s a very warm and inviting place. The menu is cute, and they offer a nice selection of different drinks, even offering a mimosa if you’re in the mood! Not only do they have great drinks, but they also offer food such as their delicious... Read More

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