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History and Outdoor Adventure During a One Night Stay in Ouray, Colorado
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History and Outdoor Adventure During a One Night Stay in Ouray, Colorado

With its rugged surroundings in a canyon at the base of the San Juan Mountains, Ouray is called “the Switzerland of America.” The town has had the nickname since the late 1800s. Its downtown has been designated as a National Historical District. It’s where natural wonders like sulfur-free hot springs blend with the historic mining … Continue reading

Ouray Chalet Inn
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Ouray Chalet Inn

My first hotel stay since early March and post COVID-19 quarantine was Ouray Chalet Inn in Ouray, Colorado, which has been nicknamed the “Switzerland of America” since the late 1800s. I met some friends from Texas who had road tripped for a week in Ouray and Telluride. Here’s why I decided to stay there:  affordable, … Continue reading

Cornet Falls Hike in Telluride, Colorado
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Cornet Falls Hike in Telluride, Colorado

While in Telluride for a few days with my friends Sarah and Chris, along with their two daughters Aria and Caroline, we set out in search of a waterfall.  It was late afternoon and we didn’t want a long hike.  From the gondola earlier in the afternoon, we saw a waterfall across the box canyon.  … Continue reading

Girls R&R Weekend in Port Aransas, Texas
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Girls R&R Weekend in Port Aransas, Texas

I was desperate to see the ocean and to spend time with one of my closest friends. On June 4th, after almost 12 weeks of being landlocked and 10 of those weeks by myself in my condo, I took my first flight since mid-February. My destination was a quick stop in San Antonio then road … Continue reading

Holy Guacamole! This Guacamole Keeper Bowl Actually Works
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Holy Guacamole! This Guacamole Keeper Bowl Actually Works

I’m a guacamole lover, but will say no if it’s turned brown. I recently found a guacamole keeper that actually works. This bowl means you can make your guac a day ahead and take it camping, on a picnic, on a road trip or to a cabin. It’s a space saver too since you don’t … Continue reading