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Haute Mamas

Merry whatever you want this season to be

For the last few years, I've written about how we celebrate fake Christmas/Festivus. Now that Margaret and my neice and nephew are older, we all like to travel for Christmas ... somewhere warm with sand and all-inclusive cocktails.  This year is no exception. Since we won't … more

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Let's Get Dirty

Something’s still alive in the garden in December

I went home for lunch today and decided to check on some of the plants that I left still doing their thing out in the garden last month. It’s been fairly mild, so I wasn’t surprised to see that they’re doing just fine. This is the Swiss chard that I found when I was … more

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Penny Pinchers

Don’t throw out the inserts: Finding coupons you can use

I've finally told the BF to just leave all of the Sunday inserts in a stack on the kitchen table. I like to look through the grocery coupon inserts, like Smart Source, and I also like to check out the grocery sale papers. This past Sunday though, I had an additional reason for wanting to … more

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Other Community Blogs
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    Fruita and Grand Junction mountain biking trails have grown by leaps and bounds. Find trails, ideas and more.

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    It's not that they know so little, it's that so much of what they know is wrong.

  • Moore Minutes

    I'm Lisa, a twenty-something year old girl who dreams big and feels life deeply. I blog about ideas on cooking, entertaining, home decor, party ideas and more!

  • Mesa County Libraries Blog

    Helping you discover books, music, movies and events at your Mesa County Libraries.

  • Listful Thinking

    Hi! I’m Stephanie, and I like lists almost as much as I like overusing parenthetical statements.

  • Nancy's Arts

    A reference-rich site explaining fun, creative arts and crafts and knitting projects.

Breakfast for Dinner

No baby yet…but at least there’s chocolate

Here’s what happens when a woman more than 39 weeks pregnant is told she has not started dilating. Just kidding. I had been craving a chocolate sampler for weeks. The news that I may not be as close to delivering as I had hoped — I had not started dilating last week either … more

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The Outdoor Junkie

Peak Color

  Fall this year has been transcendent, the colors better than I can ever remember, and the weather, save for a few storms, just pitch perfect. The leaves started to turn early this year it seemed and I was woried it would all be over in a hot moment. But no, it was just the … more

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Music On the Goe

The Top 10 Top 10 Albums Lists

NPR - All Songs Considered Listener Picks  Pitchfork Magazine: Top 50 Albums Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums Spin: 50 Best Albums Paste Magazine: 50 Best Albums NME: Top 50 Albums The Guardian: Best Albums Readers' Picks Guitar World: 50 Best … more

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Wine Openers

Second-gen winemaker finds home at Paonia winery

PAONIA – The holiday season began quietly at Puesta del Sol and Alfred Eames Cellars, the vineyards and winery south of Paonia on the flank of Mt. Lamborn. Here, Eames and Pam Petersen, along with their son Devin and daughter Lais, this weekend hosted their annual holiday open house … more

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Birds and More


Does anyone know the Robert Frost poem: “After Apple-Picking?” Here are a view verses from the middle: “My instep arch not only keeps the ache, It keeps the pressure of a ladder-round. And I keep hearing from the cellar-bin That rumbling sound Of load on load of … more

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