Erin is a military spouse who has lived in so many places that she can have a house fully unpacked with pictures on the wall in under one week. She is the mom of two wonderfully unique girls who are growing up incredibly fast. Erin and her husband Jake have been together for close to 20 years and as a result, are starting to read each others minds. She feels the most at home near the mountains and loves everything that they have to offer.
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The Brewers’ Cup of Colorado Springs

If you like to meet new people, run, and drink beer, then I have just the thing for you. The mission of the Brewers’ Cup is “To increase participation in local running ventures and...
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Mental Health: It’s Okay to not be Okay

A few months ago, I wrote a post about helping a child with anxiety and depression. I got a lot of positive feedback and all sorts of people reaching out about how they also...
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Travel Colorado: Buena Vista

Buena Vista is not just a Sleepy Mountain Town Buena Vista has come a long way in the last many years. What used to be a small town to visit for the day has become...
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Overtasked and Overwhelmed

Lately, I have been stuck in a prison of my own creation. For the past two months, I have been so overwhelmed by life that it has been difficult to stop my mind from...
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They’re BAAAACK: How to Handle Houseguests

Houseguests can be both a blessing and a curse. On one hand, it’s great to have company. On the other, sometimes it can be a challenge to add new people into your everyday life....
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Moms Just Want to Have Fun

Parenting is exhausting. We are constantly shuttling our kids around to activities, camps, and events. Sometimes we set aside time for a date night, but it usually requires some planning which can also feel...
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Helping a Child with Anxiety and Depression

Children are not strangers to anxiety and depression. The difficulty with our kids is that they are oftentimes not equipped to fully express what they’re feeling. As a result, these emotions can manifest themselves...

Cleaning and Organizing without Losing your Mind

Cleaning and organizing don’t have to induce feelings of dread. Taking your time and taking deep breaths can actually make the task rather enjoyable. The best part is the reward at the end. When...
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An Epic Colorado Hike: Crested Butte to Aspen and Back

We are so lucky to live in such a beautiful state with some amazing hikes that are only a short drive away. My husband and I did once such hike this past fall. We...

The Importance of Being an Advocate

Advocating for ourselves can be incredibly difficult. Instinct is something that we all have, but can be a scary thing to voice. We wonder what people will think or say and get bogged down...