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Why I love Ipsy as a traveler

Cosmetics

Last year I made the foray into subscription boxes with subscriptions to Ipsy and Scribbler, Ipsy to satisfy my makeup shopping habits and Scribbler to satisfy my writing side. I love being surprised with new makeup to try from new brands without having to commit to a full-size version. I used to take a chance

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Review of Royal Caribbean’s 4 Night Western Caribbean Cruise

Cozumel, Mexico

Rick and I recently took a nice little trip down to Mexico aboard the Independence of the Seas on Royal Caribbean’s 4 Night Western Caribbean Cruise.  It was a perfect weekend getaway that nicely coincided with Valentine’s Day and the perfect time to get out of Denver’s snowy weather and into the bright sunshine of

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Banjo Billy’s Boulder tour review

Banjo Billy's Bus

My parents were in town over Thanksgiving and since they’ve been to Denver so many times we decided to do a tour of Boulder – Banjo Billy’s style. Rick and I did a Banjo Billy’s tour of Denver when we first started dating and I’ve done them in the past with my family, but we’ve

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Miracle Christmas bar review

Miracle bar

Miracle, a Christmas-themed pop-up bar, has been one of the most festive things to do in Denver to get in the holiday spirit with a spirit for a while now.  Rick and I went with my sister and brother-in-law to see why everyone was ready to shoot their eye out over getting into this holiday

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Denver Oktoberfest: The VIP experience

Denver Oktoberfest 2019

Celebrating 50 years this year, Denver Oktoberfest has been a staple fall festival in the Mile High City’s past and shows no signs of slowing down – and we are not complaining, please keep that beer coming! We have steins dating back to 2011 and every fall Rick and I grab our favorites and head

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Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island review

Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island

I recently had the pleasure of visiting Amelia Island, FL for a work conference and the event gave me the opportunity to put on the ritz at the Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island! On my flight back, I couldn’t wait to write my review! I’d never been to Amelia Island before but from photos the area was

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Skuggi Hotel in Reykjavik review

Skuggi Hotel in Reykjavik

When Rick and I were in Iceland, we spent a night at the beginning of our trip and end of our trip  in Reykjavik – and stayed at the same hotel for both nights, the Skuggi Hotel by Keahotels. This three-star, modern hotel was a great option for our stay as it was centrally located,

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Review: Norwegian Air

airplane wing

Last year, Rick and I had saved up credit card points to make our flights to Europe super cheap, and we got the most of those points by booking flights with Norwegian Air. Offering affordable flights, Norwegian Air is a great choice if you’re looking for a budget-friendly airline. I still feel like people are