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CandiDates: At the Beat of a Drum

Gender, shmender—we are all equal and should be able to accomplish any and all tasks with similar accuracy and efficiency, right? So wrong. Ever sent your man to the grocery store? I once requested my beau to ...

MpFree: “Winter on the Rocks” playlist

If you’ve been paying attention, you’ve heard the news: the first ever winter Red Rocks show is coming, and Atmosphere, Common, and Grieves & Budo are playing it. Recently, each of them have released som...

Fashion Fridays – H&M Gift Ideas

If you're like me, you're a little behind on holiday shopping. But finding the perfect gift for each person on your list can be a daunting task, requiring time and consideration. While I love Denver's indepe...
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Powder Room: The Sebastian Vail

Like most of you weekend warriors, I too, love escaping to Vail on the weekends.  Gone are the days where I can brave traffic on a Saturday morning – ride all day – only to turn around and head right back dow...

Fork It: Richard Sandoval’s Cima

Chef Richard Sandoval, owner of multiple highly acclaimed restaurants across the nation—including Zengo, La Sandia and Tamayo here in Denver—is at it again. With the opening of Cima in the Westin Riverfron...
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Miss BeFit & the MHDSA Holiday Party

I walked into the Mile High Down Syndrome Association holiday party on Saturday morning thirty minutes late and not knowing at all what to expect. It also didn’t occur to me, until I saw parents holding their ...
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Read Alert: Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

Rarely, but sometimes, I'll see a movie before reading the book. And until my husband and I watched the Swedish versions of the Girl With the Dragon Tattoo movies, I hadn't really even paid attention to the boo...

Style Porn: Smart Shopping

If you’re anything like me when it comes to holiday shopping – stressed out and overwhelmed about where to go to get the perfect gifts (and how to do it in the most efficient manner) – then you’ll be glad to kn...

And You Think Your Job is Hard…

Last weekend I finally decided to put an end to the “dark cloud” that’s been hovering over me for a couple of months—I actually finished my Christmas shopping. And this was not an easy thing to accomplish, I co...

Oh, Starling does Christmas. Again.

For years now, people have been asking me (or urging, rather) if I will ever do a Christmas album or release a Christmas song. And although I tell myself that all the greats from Lennon and McCartney to David B...