Quantcast
   
Sunday - October 20, 2019

Posts Tagged With ‘ chocolate ’

 

Boulder Weekly Events

February 7th, 2016

Valentine’s Day falls on a Sunday this year, which leaves a lot of room for planning. It doesn’t just have to be an evening filled with loved ones and soul mates, it can be a whole day or even a whole weekend! Hopefully you already have set plans for the holiday, but for those who are last minute planners, keep reading for ideas. If you’re in a relationship, that is wonderful! If you’re not, who says these events can’t be done alone, with friends, or with family? Forget the bubbly, chocolate and beer is the new trend. Saturday, February 13, 2016 Shine Restaurant and Gathering Place:... Read More

3 Inspired, Innovative, Boulder-Based Inventions

November 25th, 2015

Maybe you already know that the comfortable (and allegedly edible) innovation; the Crocs shoe, was created in Boulder County. Today we’re checking out some less explosive, but equally clever, Boulder-based inventions. This is one smart city, and the products created here prove it! Nimbus Cloud Dome The Nimbus Cloud Dome is a deceptively simple invention created by Boulder resident Cindy Litchfield. As a jewelry maker, she struggled to create close-up, glare-free photos of her products. No one had addressed the problem before, so she took on the challenge. The result was the Nimbus Cloud... Read More

Holiday Gift Guide: The Coffee Edition

December 2nd, 2014

You don’t need a reason to celebrate with coffee but the holiday season is a great time to give the gift of coffee. Whether you’re shopping for the backpacker or the urban dweller in your life, my coffee gift guide has got you covered.   Camper’s Coffee Gift Guide: Stumptown’s Voyager Brew Kit is the perfect present for the coffee enthusiast who is also an outdoor adventurer. While pricey, it does come with a ton of supplies—a manual grinder, coffee dripper, mug, and a bag of Stumptown’s Hair Bender blend are all included in this excellent kit.   AeroPress Coffee Maker is... Read More

The Hidden Health Benefits of your Thanksgiving Dinner

November 23rd, 2014

The Health Benefits Hidden in Your Thanksgiving Meal For this blog post I decided to write about some of the health benefits that can be derived from your Thanksgiving dinner, which most of us will be indulging in next week. While there are many aspects of the typical thanksgiving dinner that may not exactly be beneficial for your health (pie, stuffing, cookies, soda, alcohol) there can also be a silver lining to this wonderful all American holiday. Turkey – Everybody knows that turkey is the main component of any proper Thanksgiving dinner. But did you know that turkey can also be beneficial... Read More

Autumnal Coffee Pleasures

October 21st, 2014

In Boulder, foliage is changing along with people’s outfits and appetites. Fall alters eating habits and restaurant menus along with the colors and temperatures of the city. Hearty foods made from autumnal produce like butternut squash and sweet potatoes, along with sweet treats like pumpkin pie and hot apple cider, are the order of the season.     Coffee tastes also shift with the seasons. Many coffee drinkers begin to crave toasty or velvety seasonal-flavored beverages as Fall progresses in to Winter. Autumn is when the pumpkin spice latte is king, or at least that’s how many major... Read More

Winter is Coming… And Here’s Why You Should be Excited

September 17th, 2014

A half inch of snow blanketed northern Colorado on Thursday last week, with eleven days of summer left after it. Last time I checked, it typically isn’t supposed to snow in the summer. Colorado has always been known to have sporadic weather patterns, and with climate change at hand, it’s only bound to be more sporadic in the coming months. This is far from a bad thing, however. Winter, how do I love thee? Let me count thy ways…   1. Tis’ the Season to Ski and Ride.  When someone asks a Coloradan what the best winter activity is, they’re probably going to... Read More

Valentine’s Day in Boulder

February 12th, 2014

              Love is in the air here in Boulder, as Valentine’s Day swiftly approaches. Now is the time when Boulderites quit burning their incense, and start lighting their scented candles.  Flowers, wine, chocolates, and (hopefully) condoms are flying off the shelves as the whole city begins to celebrate the international day of love. Some will be doting on their significant others with lavish gifts and romantic gestures, while others will be in a mad dash to rustle up a new significant other before the buzzer. (Really, how significant do they have to be?... Read More