Alpaca Denver Show, alpaca, day in the life, blogger, vlog, family fun,
This past weekend was really busy. We took Roark for his first hike and we paid a visit to the Alpaca Denver Show. If you are regular reader of this blog, then you may have learned by now that I have varied interests. For many years now, I have developed […]

Alpaca Denver Show

Hiking with a baby, hiking, baby, trail, colorado, first time, tips, parenting 4
This past weekend we decided go hiking with a baby. It was Roark’s first hike! Ever since we moved to Colorado, we were inspired by the families we crossed on the trails that took their kids on every type of hike, even ascending 14,ooo ft mountains. Naturally, we embraced this […]

Hiking with a Baby

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Last weekend we took a two day road trip to Loveland with baby R to participate in the festivities of the Fire and Ice Festival. It takes place every year in the “sweetheart city” around Valentine’s Day. Since we have a little one now, we decided to stay the night in […]

Road trip to Loveland, Colorado

On my previous post I wrote that our lives have changed significantly in the past few months. It will change even more by the end of the year with our baby’s arrival. There were other changes in our lives as well that were not pregnancy related. One travel related change that […]

We bought a travel trailer

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Getting back on the trail It had been about two weeks since we had done a proper hike. Walking around the Paint Mines was more of a stroll than a hike and Joshua Tree was more driving than anything else, so we were due for some mountain time. It may […]

Burro Trail: Golden Gate Canyon

The Paint Mines of Calhan I first saw pictures of the Paint Mines on Instagram and as a photography lover does, I had to research it and then drive to see it. Colorado keeps surprising me with little known places, and many people don’t realize that the Colorado topography is […]

Paint Mines : Hike of the week 12/52

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Eldorado Canyon State Park Eldorado Canyon State Park is located close to Boulder and is easily accessible from Denver as well. The park is small, but it’s a favorite with hikers and climbers alike. South Boulder Creek runs in the middle of the park and provides a relaxing background noise […]

Eldorado Canyon State Park : Hike 11/52

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A busy week Last week we were busy adventuring and living the good life. It started with my mid-week hike at North Table Mountain that left me couch ridden for a couple of days, followed by a long drive in the middle of the night to Jefferson lake to try […]

Gross Reservoir: Hike of the week 10/52

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I recently joined the Colorado Mountain Club and signed up for my first group guided hike. I was a little nervous, but also super excited to meet new people and of course get outdoors. At 8am, I arrived at the pre-designated meeting spot to find out I had inadvertently signed up […]

North Table Mountain: Hike of the week 9/52