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I'm a mom and wife based in the Rocky mountains. I love cooking, hiking and traveling.

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Friday Chat

Mar 31, 2017

It’s been a hot minute since I’ve done a Friday links post and there’s lots of inspiration whirling around in my brain, so I figured it was a good time to share a few that caught my eye this week. After a flurry of the week and life’s events, I am happy to have a carefree weekend with Kiki and do our thing…movies, Disney on Ice, our weekend walks/runs, trying out a new coffee shop (to us), library and soaking in some vitamin C.

Friday Chat

A few interesting + noteworthy things for you to peruse this weekend:

The immaculate style of Carolyn Bessette Kennedy, what an icon…

8 simple ways to reduce your daily stress. I’ve been working hard on these.

5 questions to ask when you’re buying wine (and know nothing about wine).

More wine topics…and we’re being told we’ve been drinking champagne all wrong.

Did someone say wine movies….

I love my foam roller  – it has been my daily practice and my back is very grateful – the best spent $11. Here’s one more reason to use it… it can actually make you leaner!

How to go to bed earlier. #4 is my favorite – bed curfew truly works!

Train yourself to be less busy. I actually need and want this!

~What are your weekend plans? I’d love to hear what you are up to!~


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