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Hygge: The Danish Secret to Living Happy

  Let’s talk about HYGGE, pronounced not at all the way it looks…it’s Hoo-Gah. Think about the word HUG add an OO and a UH. This is a Danish phenomena and the secret to the folks in Denmark being known as the happiest people in the...

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Perfect Peanut Butter Cookies

  If there’s a type of cookie that reigns supreme for me it’s these Perfect Peanut Butter Cookies. We can’t get enough of them in my house. These cookies have the perfect crumb, crunch and just the right ratio of sweet, peanut buttery goodness. A touch...

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Barley Salad with Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Cranberries & Feta

  We love this healthy Barley Salad with Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Cranberries & Feta recipe. It’s so easy to prepare, a great vegetarian meal for lunch or dinner. Perfect for Meatless Monday and any time you want a lighter meal. Serve as an appetizer, side...

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Chipotle Chicken Tortilla Soup

  Making soups this time of the year is one of my all time favorite things to do. Not only do they taste delicious, but a big batch can last a few days…making meal time way easier. This Chicken Tortilla Soup is filled with flavor...

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Shop the Post: The Coziest & Cutest Winter Sweaters

  The V-neck Boyfriend Sweater by J. Crew $128   What is it about a favorite sweater that is so joyful and comforting?! I have a closest full of favorites, some I reserve for skiing and others are go-tos for walking my hounds Moose and Bo...

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Strawberry Crepe Casserole

  This is quite possibly the BEST breakfast/brunch recipe ever! Show off your cooking skills with this easy Strawberry Crepe Casserole gorgeous recipe. Not only does it taste out of this world, but how pretty is this dish?! It only looks fancy, I promise it can...

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14 Super Healthy Recipes for Veganuary 2019

  Now that we are a few days into January 2019…it’s time to evaluate those New Year’s Commitments. If healthier eating and better food choices are on your list then it might be time to add some more vegan recipes into your meal planning. Here...

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10 Easy Commitments to Make 2019 the Best Year Ever!

  Happy 2019!! Let’s all make this year a GREAT one together. There’s nothing like starting the new year off with some easy resolutions and commitments to make it prosperous. These 12 commitments are ones that I live by every single day. They have really...

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Blueberry and Bubbles Champagne Punch

  I absolutely love Champagne (which can be very evident on my Instagram feed) and I am also smitten with blueberries. I can’t think of a tastier way to ring in the New Year than this Blueberry and Bubbles Champagne Punch. All you need is your...

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Snow, Skiing, & High Alpine Cuisine on Telluride TV

  I absolutely LOVE living in a small ski town, granted it’s a small town with a giant presence in the alpine world. It’s such a big deal actually that it was just named the Best US Ski Town by Conde Nast Traveler two years...

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11 Gorgeous Bubbly Cocktails to Ring in the New Year

  A chilled glass of bubbly is always a treat, but add those bubbles to a punch bowl or mixed cocktail and heads will turn! Whether you fancy Champagne, Prosecco or Cava these drinks will be festive no matter what your plans. Throwing a party...

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Yoga Retreat in Mallorca

  I’ve been wanting to visit Spain for years now, but I’ve been looking for the perfect opportunity to plan a trip. This summer I met the fabulous Karl Straub here in my home town at the Telluride Yoga Festival. He taught a number of...

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The Jetsetter Gift Guide

  Is there someone on your gift list who LOVES to travel? If so I’ve got the best presents for that special jetsetter. If you visit MM blog and my Instagram regularly, then you’ve seen that I live to explore new places. I travel as...

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Vegan Maple Cranberry Oatmeal

  Looking for a new way to serve up that healthy bowl of oatmeal? Here’s a great new recipe to try, this Vegan Maple Cranberry Oatmeal is so delicious. If you love cranberries as much as I do, then you must try this asap. This is...

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The Sweetest Christmas!

  Merry Christmas friends! I hope you are having the most sweet and beautiful day with your family, friends and loved ones. As we all know holiday time is fleeting and precious. I hope you are making the most wonderful memories no matter where you...

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Festive Holiday Cookie Board

  We all  love charcuterie boards…now it’s time for the sweet version! You can throw a Festive Holiday Cookie Board together in minutes if you use store bought goodies. Or you can go to town with baking! You can make a cookie boards for any...

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Peppermint Snowball Cookies

  The other night I had a High Alpine Cuisine book signing here in Telluride, CO and I brought these Peppermint Snowball Cookies to serve hungry guests. The overall response was that these holiday cookies are a 100% hit! I love regular snowball cookies, but add crushed...

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Winter Love Instagram Holiday Giveaway!

  This giveaway has closed. Thank so much for your entries and HAPPY HOLIDAYS!   How is your holiday prep going? If it’s anything like mine then you are probably head spinning busy. To lighten your load I want to give YOU a gift! This...

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Coffee Cake Banana Bread

  I have always loved coffee cake. What’s better than a delicious, buttery, moist cake with a heaping amount of streusel topping?! I really can’t think of much.  Combine that with another favorite, banana bread and you have the most blissful experience. If you are...

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Crunchy Ginger Snap Cookies

  Around here we love holiday baking. It’s fun to share freshly baked treats with friends who happen to stop by on a moment’s notice. If you are baking for a bake sale or cookie exchange this year, I recommend you bring these Crunchy Ginger Snap...

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12 Must-Try Festive Holiday Cocktails

  Let’s face it…one of the most fun parts of any holiday is having a signature cocktail to share with festive friends. These 12 Must-Try Christmas Holiday Cocktails need to be added to your favorites. They are as beautiful on the eyes as they are tasty....

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Soba Noodles with Butternut Squash Curry

  With the busy holiday season in full swing, sometimes it’s nice to take a break from heavier foods. I just can’t get enough of this healthy, vegetarian Soba Noodles with Butternut Squash Curry recipe. It’s a delicious weeknight meal that comes together relatively quickly....

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Double Chocolate Buttermilk Scones

  I love scones no matter what the season and no matter what time of the day it is. They are a great grab & go breakfast, perfect for brunch, delicious with a cup of coffee to perk you up in the afternoon…and even dang...

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All that Glitters! Head Turning Holiday Cocktail Dresses

      All that glitters is YOU this holiday season. I’ve been on the quest to find you the most dazzling, head turning holiday cocktail dresses. From sequins to silk to that perfect LBD here’s a line up of of the very best out...

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Decadent French Vanilla Coffee Horchata

  This post is sponsored by © The J.M. Smucker Company, all opinions are my own.   With the change of seasons, one of my all-time favorite things to do is celebrate with delicious timely ingredients. There’s nothing like a crisp fall or winter’s day....

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12 Christmas Cookie Recipes that Santa (& His Reindeer) will Love!

  Christmas is just a few weeks away and that means we need to think about what to leave under the tree for dear Santa. Not only does he deserve the best cookies, but so do we and our holiday guests. If you are participating...

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The Best Holiday Beauty Gift Guide!

  Wondering what to get for that beauty in your life? There are many wonderful options and I’m so excited to share them with you. I love this time of the year when top notch brands select their best sellers to put in gift collections...

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Donut Snowman Pops

  It’s so fun during the the holidays to make whimsical treats. These Donut Snowman Pops require only a few ingredients and lots of giggles while you make them. I was talking to my snowmen friends as I assembled them. This is a great edible...

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Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals You Can’t Miss Out On!

  How was your Thanksgiving? I hope it was so amazing! Now that that craziness is over, it’s time to enjoy all those leftovers, cozy up in your PJ’s, fire up your laptops, and grab that cup of coffee. It’s officially Black Friday and the...

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Happy Thanksgiving from Telluride, CO!

  Traditions are awesome! As much as things change, it’s fun when there are tried and true standby’s  to look forward too. Thanksgiving always happens the third Thursday of November and so does the opening of my hometown ski resort, Telluride, Colorado. To celebrate the...

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