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Essential Sun Care Products for Sensitive Skin

The warm summer sun is a very beautiful thing. That said, the sun for me and for lots of other folks is something more to avoid than bask in. I seek shade when I can and sun protective clothing and creams are a must! My...

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Cherry Mango Smoothie

Happy Friday! What’s your plan for the weekend? With steamy summer temps we need cool drinks to refresh and invigorate. My Cherry Mango Smoothie is your ticket to sweet sipping no matter what your plans. This fruity drink is chock full of natural nourishment and...

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Grilled Banana Splits

Have you noticed the remodel here at MM? It’s been a long process (hello 1 1/2 years) but finally we all have a new and improved website. Not only does it look way more fashionable, but you will be able to find all the things...

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Veggie Couscous with Creamy Avocado Dressing

I’m so excited to share this fresh summer salad with you! It’s imple to prepare for quick lunches at home and equally as great for picnics (no mayo so no worry) and summer potlucks. Bet you will also find the avocado dressing to be a...

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July 4th Fashions Worthy of Fireworks!

With summer in full swing and July right around the corner, it’s time to think about July 4th! I absolutely LOVE this time of year. It’s so festive and fun. Here in Telluride we go all out for Independence Day celebrations. We have an iconic small town parade that increases the population of our mountain town by about […]   Read more...

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Italian Tortellini Salad

Salads are what we all crave this time of the year. This Italian Tortellini Salad is so delicious, perfect on it’s own or served as a side with your grilled favorites. Chock full of hearty ingredients: Italian salami, olives, marinated artichokes, parmesan cheese and more. This mayo-free salad is great to take on long hikes and camping trips too. I […]   Read more...

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Telluride Mountainfilm 2017: The New Normal

We had such an awe inspiring weekend here in Telluride, Colorado and I’m so excited to share it with you. Global warming & climate change were the focus of this years Telluride Mountainfilm festival. The theme, The New Normal brought everyone’s attention to the most critical issue of our time. It’s something I think about often, but the films and conversations […]   Read more...

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Pink Lemonade Rosé Sangria

Can you believe the official kick-off to summer is here?! I love Memorial Day weekend. My favorite festival MountainFilm is here, the beginning of a jam packed summer here in Telluride. To celebrate all the fun I couldn’t resist crafting a new cocktail for you! Rosé all Day has become a regular slogan in our lives. This Lemonade Rosé […]   Read more...

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Carrot Soup with Blue Cheese

The warm days in the mountains subside to cool evenings, thank goodness! We love our salads during the day. At night heartier, warming foods are what we crave. Our Telluride Farmers Market is loaded with stacks of beautiful carrots that I can’t resist stocking up on every Friday. This isn’t just any carrot soup. The blue […]   Read more...

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Strawberry Banana Smoothie

With the weekend right around the corner, I’m already feeling relief from a very busy week. I’m excited to hike with my Coonhounds, mountain bike & see friends. The weather has been gorgeous here in Telluride and with that we crave lots of cold fruit smoothies.  My Strawberry Banana Smoothie is basic, but very tasty and memorable. Sure […]   Read more...

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Spoonful Magazine Summer Issue “Salt”

I’m so excited to share one of my favorite foodie magazines with you…Spoonful! I’m featured in their Summer 2017 issue with awesome food folks. I’m bringing the mountains home to you with recipes inspired by my high alpine life here in Telluride, Colorado. My spread is called Peak Summer: A Mountain Top Brunch. It was so much […]   Read more...

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Fun with Fruit Shoot® (Enter to win a $100 Visa Gift Card!)

If there’s something I truly believe in, it’s the absolute JOY of childhood. It’s so fun watching my kids personalities shine. I love the footloose, fancy free things they do on a day to day basis. I never try to squelch this joie de vivre, as childhood is a super special time for all of us. Looking at […]   Read more...

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Key Lime Coconut Steel-Cut Oatmeal

Key limes are definitely not native to Telluride, CO ~ but when I saw them at the market the other day I got so excited. I LOVE these little gems. Many of you have probably experienced Key Lime Pie, but now you can enjoy these flavors for breakfast too. Key limes have a distinctive flavor and fragrance, […]   Read more...

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Boozy Unicorn Milkshakes

The kids have their unicorn drink…now it’s time for us to have an adult version too. Not sure about you guys, but I’m smitten with these mythical creatures. So much so that I plan to have a pair of custom skis built with a unicorn top sheet.  Seriously. Likely there will be some rainbows and […]   Read more...

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Skillet Greek Chicken & Rice

Your entire family will love this easy, delicious weeknight dinner. Both my kids gave it the thumbs up and my best friend J. Skillet Greek Chicken & Rice is a one-pot meal that satisfies at the dinner table and again the next day in the lunch box. We love healthy mediterranean ingredients and there are plenty of them […]   Read more...

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On Top of the World in St. Moritz, Switzerland

The Engadin is located in the Graubünden canton in the heart of the Swiss alps. Within that heart is the gem St. Moritz and the gorgeous neighboring villages that surround it. This region is everything you could ever imagine the alpine countryside to be. Gigantic snowy peaks collide with bluebird skies. Impeccably fashionable, chic skiers share slopes with the […]   Read more...

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Button Art for MOM

Cute as a button, that’s what we are crafting here at the MM headquarters. Looking for last minute crafts to make for mom? I bet you already have these crafty items in your house…all you need are buttons, glue, markers, paper and a pencil to sketch out your creations. Have your kids make this Button Art […]   Read more...

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Veggie Buddha Bowls with Cilantro Avocado Dressing

Happy Meatless Monday everyone! I’ve been so in love with Buddha Bowls (aka: Macro Bowls, Hippie Bowls) forever. With the warmer months here, it’s time to hit the reset button and eat just a bit lighter. Healthy bowls like this will help you look fabulous in skimpy summer dresses. My Veggie Buddha Bowls with Cilantro Avocado […]   Read more...

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Raspberry Coconut Margaritas

Happy Cinco de Mayo everyone! Here’s a new pink drink to taste that’s as pleasing to the eyes as it is to your tastebuds. Whether your are sipping these margs poolside or perched high on a city balcony, these sweet sips will satisfy all you margarita lovers. Raspberry Coconut Margaritas are a cool & creamy mix […]   Read more...

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The Best Homemade Salsa Recipe

When it comes to salsa (and margaritas) I’m a purist. I don’t like things too sweet and I love when all the ingredients balance perfectly with one another. This really is The Best Homemade Salsa Recipe I’ve ever tried and believe me, I’ve been experimenting for years. The ingredients are simple and the flavor is huge. […]   Read more...

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Mexican Hot Chocolate Brownie Bites

Are you all set with your menu for Cinco de Mayo celebrations? I know there can never be enough desserts on the table & this one cannot be missed. These Mexican Hot Chocolate Brownie Bites are perfect for parties and sweet afternoon snacking. The perfect size for your sugar cravings. Flavored with Mexican Ceylon cinnamon and […]   Read more...

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Chipotle Black Bean and Cheese Taquitos

We are gearing up for epic Cinco de Mayo celebrations later this week! I’m wanted to make sure that you guys are well prepared with the most delicious recipes. Whenever we go for Mexican food my kids order taquitos every single time. Now you can make them at home, ingredients are easy to find & these […]   Read more...

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DIY Super Easy Ombre Jars

Happy Friday everyone!! Hope you had a fabulous week. I’m really ready for the weekend are you? What’s you plan for Mother’s Day? I crave some relaxation, nothing fancy. Maybe just some bubbly, flowers and chocolate. I’ve been having a blast crafting the past few weeks. It’s yet another creative extension that keeps my mind and […]   Read more...

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Crispy Chicken Wings

From the moment I heard that Robyn Stone from Add a Pinch blog was writing a cookbook I knew I needed to get my hands on it immediately. Robyn is a super amazing gal and she really knows how to cook. If you are wondering what to get mom for Mother’s Day, this could be the […]   Read more...

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Rainbow Jell-O Easter Eggs

Looking for a fun edible craft to make with your kids this weekend? With a little bit of patience (each layer has to set) you can make these Rainbow Jell-O Easter Eggs! The patience thing is always hard for me, I’m a quick results kind of gal…this project is totally worth it though and the bonus […]   Read more...

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Steamed Vegetable Dumplings with Ginger-Soy Dipping Sauce

We just finished up two weeks of spring break over here & oh was it fun! My kids love to help me in the kitchen, so the extra time together offered us many culinary adventures. My 10 year old son helped me with these delish Steamed Vegetable Dumplings with Ginger-Soy Dipping Sauce over the weekend. They are […]   Read more...

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Greek Salad with Tuna

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Bumble Bee Seafoods® With spring here, the goal is to spend loads of time outdoors and to eat super healthy foods. As the weather gets warmer, ingredients get fresher and lighter. This Greek Salad with Tuna couldn’t be easier to prepare and it’s protein […]   Read more...

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Cilantro Lime Moscow Mule Cocktail

Happy Friday! How was your week? Mine was super busy with work and heaps of spring cleaning! I’m feeling ay more organized now & ready for the weekend. The weather has been all over the place in the mountains…sunny summer days yield to snowy winter ones. I tell you what though, no matter what the […]   Read more...

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Vegetarian Sheet Pan Nachos

Whether you are preparing food for your family or to feed a crowd…these Vegetarian Sheet Pan Nachos are pretty much the best nachos you will ever eat. No meat needed, as this dish is full of flavor and it promises to fill you up. Load up these nachos with sautéed veggies, homemade guacamole & plenty of cheese. […]   Read more...

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Banana Coconut & Chocolate Chip Cookies

What do you do with overripe bananas? Bake cookies! Cookies are the easiest baked treat to make here in Telluride, Colorado ~ where high altitude baking can be more explosive in the oven than anything else. Have you ever tried to bake at 10,000 feet? It’s crazy making! Results are variable and often include gooey centers. […]   Read more...

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