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Best Themed Restaurants Around Boulder

February 1st, 2023

If you’re a true foodie who wants to enjoy all the cuisines you possibly can, any chance you get – then Boulder is a place you’ll never get tired of visiting. Situated right near the Rocky Mountains, this is a place where you can not only get great food but even plan a full holiday around since there are so many things to do and places to visit. The best thing about Boulder is that not only are the food and eateries great, but you get to dine in specific themed restaurants which make it an experience in and of itself.  In this blog, we’re going to give you a little glimpse of all... Read More

The Best Sandwich Shop in Boulder

January 28th, 2023

Snarf: eat or drink quickly or greedily What does an obscure name, wacky logo, and bright pinks and blues bring to mind? Snarf’s, of course! The sandwich shop based out of Boulder, Colorado has made a name for itself and spread to locations across the country because of its high quality ingredients and fresh baked bread. The high points of any trip have to be their made-in-house spicy pepper blend (which you can buy jarred–something I only recently learned that has changed my life) and their crispy-on-the-outside chewy-on-the-inside bread. The bread is sourced from Bluepoint Bakery,... Read More

Essential Things That You Need To Bring On A Camping Trip

January 27th, 2023

Camping is a fun activity that most people enjoy. There are many benefits that you can get when you go camping. If you spend most of your days sitting down in an office, you can change this cycle by going on a camping trip to be more active and get an opportunity to exercise. Exercise will protect you from lifestyle diseases that you are predisposed to when you are physically inactive. Camping also equips you with essential life skills like starting a fire in the wild or even looking for a source of fresh water in the middle of a forest. These survival skills can come in handy when you find yourself... Read More

Great Ways to Make the Most of Life

January 26th, 2023

Life is supposed to be enjoyed, so you must make the most of it! The stress of daily life takes its toll on everyone, and it’s easy to forget that our sole purpose on earth isn’t just to work. There are so many other things out there that we can enjoy and leverage to give us a happier, more fulfilling life. Here are great ways to make the most of life. Travel Do you have cold feet? Then you need to think about what’s stopping you from jumping on a plane and heading for far-flung lands. Traveling will give you the opportunity to learn and experience new cultures, but it also gives you... Read More

3 Tips for Traveling With Your Arthritic Dog

January 22nd, 2023

Having a senior dog with arthritis requires a lot of care and empathy from your side, because your dog won’t be able to communicate exactly what’s hurting, where it’s hurting, and when it’s hurting.  For this reason, you’ll need to be extremely thoughtful of everything you do involving them, and try your best to not stress or strain them in any way.  If you take some time to study your dog’s behavior, you’ll be able to figure out what he doesn’t mind doing, and what causes him pain. For instance, your dog may not have trouble standing up and walking around, but he may try to... Read More

Boulder’s Famous Sporting Sons

January 21st, 2023

The city of Boulder is famous for a great many things, not least some of our sporting heroes. The city is surrounded by thousands of acres of recreational space, which has seen some high-profile sportspeople learn their trade before going on to bigger and better things. We’ve also got strong college teams, with ESPN reporting that the Colorado Buffaloes recently reached the semifinal of the Pac-12 Conference tournament. Of those players, some might just make it big, joining the famous faces we already count as our own. Some were born here; they walked the streets in their youth and imbued... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

January 13th, 2023

A young man (requesting anonymity) taunts his girlfriend as he balances precariously atop one of the rock formations @Flagstaff ~  Read More

11 Hiking Tips that will Make your Friends Think that You are the Greatest Outdoorsman Since Bear Grylls

January 13th, 2023

Hiking is one of Boulder’s best activities. It’s a great way to get outside, see some sights, and catch up on the latest gossip with some friends. Nature is unpredictable though, and hikers must always be prepared for everything. That’s why I’ve prepared a list of hiking tips. 1. Stay hydrated. Staying hydrated is absolutely key for hiking. Dehydration causes headaches and altitude sickness, which are the last two things you want to encounter on a trail. Another thing that you don’t want is Giardia, which is a very unpleasant infection that will force you to get comfortable... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

January 12th, 2023

Joe Ramsberger was born in Florida but came to Colorado for the mountains. He loves Boulder and is a proud CU Buff. Joe is nearing his final months in Colorado and admits that he will miss it dearly. “It feels like a second home. I hope to be able to return for years and years.” While Joe is not planning on staying, he will never forget the great memories he has developed over the past 4 years.    Read More

Buying Real Estate: Tips on Making an Offer

January 12th, 2023

If you are interested in investing in real estate, then you need to know how to make an offer professionally. If you know how to make offers, then you will be able to negotiate more effectively and reduce the real estate’s final purchase price. Inexperienced people who haven’t the faintest idea of how to make strategic offers often end up paying far more than a property is worth, simply because they didn’t take the time to conduct research and learn about making offers. Don’t worry about not knowing how, because this article’s got you covered. Here’s how to make an offer on real... Read More

6 Reasons Why Boulder Visitors Are Increasingly Becoming Residents

January 4th, 2023

Boulder’s picturesque setting has long been a draw for visitors, but increasingly, people fall in love with the city and decide to stay. Nestled at the base of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder is surrounded by miles of hiking and biking trails and countless opportunities for outdoor recreation. In addition, the city offers a vibrant art and culture scene, along with a variety of shops and restaurants.  Boulder feels like a breath of fresh air for many people after living in a more urban environment. The combination of natural beauty and an active lifestyle makes Boulder an appealing place to... Read More

FLASHBACK – RECORD BROKEN! 2019-2020 Officially the Snowiest Winter in Boulder History

December 24th, 2022

All the ski resorts are shut down, but not because of a lack of snow. With the snowfall overnight, Boulder has officially past the previous record, set in 1909, of 143.2″, smashing our seasonal average. Currently, Boulder is at 145″ and still climbing. With over a month left of winter, how much will this number continue to climb?  Read More

Practical Tips for Visiting Denver in Winter

December 22nd, 2022

There is no such thing as a bad day in Denver. The city offers something for everyone, and it’s hard to not be happy here. But there are some days that might make you want to stay inside – namely those cold winter days where the sun doesn’t even come up until 8 AM! If you’re visiting Denver during this time of year, here are a few tips about what to do and how to dress so that your trip is still enjoyable. Make The Most Of Your Denver Trip Denver is the perfect place to visit year-round. There’s plenty of opportunity for outdoor winter sports, and with a little preparation,... Read More

How to Talk to Your Family About Cannabis During the Holidays

December 19th, 2022

It’s holiday season! That means a lot of you have been visiting family, and some still have family to visit! These family gatherings can be a great opportunity to talk to your family about cannabis. After decades of negative propaganda campaigns, and the failed war on drugs, it’s more important than ever to spread the truth about this plant. You can make a difference by educating your loved ones. Here’s a few tips for having those conversations this holiday season. Ease Into It You don’t need to start immediately exclaiming how great the cannabis plant is, how it has all these benefits,... Read More

Eat More Wasabi and Live Longer!

December 18th, 2022

There is a growing body of evidence showing that eating spicy food can not only add life to your years, they add years to your life! Researchers collaborating from the Harvard School of Public Health and Brigham and Women’s Hospital published the results of a study conducted in China that compared adults who ate spicy foods regularly with those who did not. The study, which gathered data from over 487,000 people aged 30-79, found that people who eat spicy foods 6 or 7 times a week, had a 14% lower risk of premature death for all causes than people who ate spicy foods less than once a week. In... Read More

7 Unexpected Foods That Can Improve Your Health

December 9th, 2022

Taking care of our bodies is a top priority for most of us. We exercise regularly, try to eat right, and get enough rest. However, we often overlook one very important aspect of our health – what we put into our bodies. The food we eat can have a huge impact on our health, both good and bad. Some foods are loaded with nutrients that can boost our immunity, help prevent disease and even make us look and feel younger. Other foods are loaded with unhealthy fats, chemicals, and toxins that can wreak havoc on our bodies. Fortunately, there are many healthy and delicious foods that can help improve... Read More

7 Features to Consider when Choosing a Winter Sleeping Bag

November 29th, 2022

Whether you are planning on sleeping in your truck to catch that first chairlift, doing some late fall or winter camping, ski touring, mountaineering, or even snow caving, picking a good winter sleeping bag can be tough. There are a ton of options, and prices, and shapes, and features. Just going to REI can be overwhelming, to say the least.  So, I am going to break down what you need to look for exactly in order of importance. 1 – Price This gets listed first because everyone has a budget when it comes to buying gear.  You should know, however, that when looking at real winter sleeping... Read More

How Can Residents of Mountain Areas Successfully Clean the Snow During Harsh Winters?

November 27th, 2022

A successful snow clearing job is not always easy. Whether it be on your rooftop or in your driveway, people living in mountains know that sometimes snow can get out of hand during winter storms. The heavy snowfall can almost completely destroy an un-shoveled roof/driveway, or make the roads impassable. However, there are some things you can do to ensure you’ll be able to handle harsh winters and clear the snow to a manageable level. 1. Professional Services Sometimes, all you need is a little help. If the snow is really piling up and you’re worried about getting snowed in, then hiring... Read More

How to Change Direction and Supercharge Your Life

November 27th, 2022

If you feel like you have little direction in life and everything feels a bit boring, it’s time to make changes. You’ve no doubt thought about making these changes, but thinking is not doing. So, what’s next? It’s time you plucked up the courage to get out there and start making the most of what you have. Need a little inspiration? Here are some ways to change direction and supercharge your life. Assess Where You Want to Be Make a wholesale assessment of your life and where you feel changes need to be made. It could be simpler changes like becoming healthier, or drastic change might be... Read More

Are You A Coffee Lover? Here’s An Easy Guide On How To Make It Yourself

November 25th, 2022

We love our coffee, and most of us cannot do without a morning cup of coffee. If you love coffee, you probably want to make the best cup of coffee you possibly can. Getting a cup of coffee from your local coffee shop every morning is not only cumbersome, but it is also costly. Making the coffee yourself is the best option.     Making an excellent cup of coffee is easier said than done and requires a lot of diligence. Whether you want to start brewing your coffee as a hobby or explore something new, coffee is a beverage that offers plenty of diversity and potential. The following is an... Read More