4 Tips to Stay Active Through Winter


While winter doesn’t officially start until December 21st, for many of us it’s felt like winter for at least a few weeks now. This is the time of year that many people are tempted to go into hibernation. But this year that doesn’t have to describe you! You can set and reach new goals this […]

Mistakes to Avoid on a Backcountry Hut Trip


A few weekends ago, Kirk and I joined some friends on a hiking trip into the backcountry. One of the reasons I stay in shape is so that we can enjoy adventures all around us. We can go for a run in Muir Woods, see all the sites in Athens in 1 day (yes we […]

Winter Love from My Snowboard


Most of you know that I’m currently on a snowboarding vacation in Utah. While I know many people seem to be ready for spring or complaining about the snow and winter, but I love it! I am not ready for winter to be over and I’m enjoying every minute of the snow. Even in Denver […]

Life Currently: March


I haven’t done many update posts recently, so I thought I’d take a few minutes to share some fun today. So grab a cup of coffee (or tea!) and catch up with my life currently. Current books: I have a goal to read 24 books this year, which means averaging 2 per month. I’m a […]

10 Ideas for Snowboarding in Style


Over the past few years, I’ve really figured out what works best for me as I spend time on the slopes. When snowboarding was something I could only do on vacation, I was learning what I liked a little at a time. But when you get to spend most weekends on the mountain, you have […]

Ted Ligety Gets Urban Youth on the Slopes

In the Olympics, you get ONE chance to show the world your best. Sometimes you have the performance of your life, like Noelle Pikus-Pace’s silver medal winning skeleton run. Sometimes you make a mistake that pushes you far out of medal contention. No matter what the result, any athlete who makes it to the Olympics […]

Support Team USA with Every Step of the Way

It’s finally time for the Olympics!! While I’ve always been a fan, I’ve been looking forward to this even more after my day at the Olympic Training Center last year. While I’m writing this post, I’m watching a special about Sochi and the new events debuting at these games. I’m a proud Olympic geek!! Disclosure: […]

Embracing the Snow

When you live in the beautiful state of Colorado and it snows, you have two choices. You can stay inside and cuddle by the fire to stay warm. Or you can brave the roads, drive (slowly) to your favorite resort, and hit the slopes. Although I don’t actually like being cold, good clothing choices help […]