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Eating Well – Fuel Up With These Tips

Living well means eating well: Fuel up with these tips Every day, we’re bombarded with advertisements promoting the diets of the moment,  Low-carb, low-fat, high-protein, no gluten. How can you figure out the right diet for you? Reality check, there is no one-size-fits-all diet. Over time, a low-cholesterol, heart-healthy diet is one particular diet that can serve you well.  Variety and moderation are key.   … Continue reading Eating Well – Fuel Up With These Tips

Buena Vista Backcountry Day

Haven’t had a chance to try snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, or fat biking this past winter? How about Backcountry skiing? Would you like to experience some of Buena Vista’s incredible trails and scenery? Then head to BV on Saturday, March 18th for The Trailhead and Buena Vista Mountain Adventures Buena Vista Backcountry Experience Day. Test out a variety of winter sports with the latest gear on … Continue reading Buena Vista Backcountry Day

Relax in Style and Hike Like a Madwoman – Phoenix, Arizona

  BraveSkiMom.com – As a child, we often took our Spring Breaks in the Valley of the Sun, precisely because it was the Valley of the Sun and it was hot. After a cold snowy winter, escaping to the resorts of Phoenix and Scottsdale offered a quick preview of summer and a welcome respite from hats, gloves and heavy coats. What did we do? We … Continue reading Relax in Style and Hike Like a Madwoman – Phoenix, Arizona

Trail Running – Preparing to leave the pavement behind

It wasn’t until I started trail running that I fell back in love with the sport of running. There is nothing quite like getting back to nature in that primal way than trail running blissfully through the woods, just you, your legs and the sound of your feet hitting the dirt. If you are thinking about getting out there, here are a few basics that … Continue reading Trail Running – Preparing to leave the pavement behind

Flyrods for Women – SaraBella Fishing

After many years of fishing with men’s gear in a “sportmen’s” world, April Archer began to notice a problem – not just with the lack of products made for women but also for lack of respect given to women for their skills, passion and love of the sport. She turned frustration into opportunity when she began to see that with smart beautiful products and a … Continue reading Flyrods for Women – SaraBella Fishing

Mountain Pairings at Keystone Resort – Balancing festival indulgence with stretching and singletrack

Every mountain town has its own special charm, so how do you choose where to go for those long summer and autumn weekends? I encountered a perfect combination for my overnight at Keystone Resort in mid-July: mountain biking + outdoor yoga + wine tastings + live jazz = midsummer magic. We came on a Friday, just in time for a little mountain biking and a taste of … Continue reading Mountain Pairings at Keystone Resort – Balancing festival indulgence with stretching and singletrack

Taking Chances and Stepping Out of the Comfort Zone

Every year I try to take myself out of my comfort zone, consciously, by trying something new. It is something I have done for a large part of my life and reminds me that nothing is impossible. It gives me fuel for the times when life gets tough. Most of the time it involves an adrenaline packed activity but not always. Three years ago it was … Continue reading Taking Chances and Stepping Out of the Comfort Zone

The Telluride Yoga Festival – A Unique Summertime Event

Founded in 2007, the Telluride Yoga Festival 2014 is an intimate yoga retreat held in the spiritual mountain setting of Telluride, Colorado. The former mining town lies in a box canyon, surrounded on all three sides by 14,000-foot peaks. This ideal setting includes an incredible line up of classes taught by world-renowned instructors in intimate venues in both Telluride and Mountain Village.  The Telluride Yoga Festival is … Continue reading The Telluride Yoga Festival – A Unique Summertime Event

Shopping – Small Town Salida Big Time Shops

Shopping and Women, I know it is a cliche but shopping is fun, especially when you make it an outing! I truly believe in supporting small businesses, there is always a great, unique item to be found. I took a trip to Salida recently and found some really fantastic boutiques and shops! Here is a peek inside, they are all so colorful too! YOLO CLOTHING – 100 F St, … Continue reading Shopping – Small Town Salida Big Time Shops