One thing you discover when you're moving is that you clean even more than you pack. You clean your old place. You clean the new place. You unpack things to discover they look like ancient artifacts, though two days ago they were perfectly clean coffee mugs.
After using bottle after bottle of...
August 3 2009, 11:55 AM
I've always been impressed with Arvada's main strip.
Just as I feel like I'm about to be swallowed by Costcos and Home Depots, everything calms down into a sunny downtown area with local shops and an impressive town square.
That's how Arvada became the next stop on my tour of local farmers'...
July 31 2009, 11:41 AM
It's always embarrassing when The Onion pokes fun at a trend that happens to represent exactly what's going on in your life.
Case in point: Not too long after my boyfriend and I decided to cohabitate, The Onion released its "Nation's Girlfriends Unveil New Economic plan" video. (Which,...
July 30 2009, 10:11 AM
Date and Dash, Tryst Lounge
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The traditional dinner-and-a-movie date is condensed into four minutes of get-to-know-you banter. Meet up to 15 potential romantic interests over glasses of wine and a few quick questions.
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July 30 2009, 8:50 AM
For years my female friends have held a weekly knitting circle. I am excited to finally join, and a few of the ladies have caught me up on what to expect.
The first rule, I've learned, is that it's more about the community than it is about the crafting. They rotate houses and trade off on...
July 29 2009, 3:06 PM
August 1 is just around the corner, and the popular move-in/move-out date means one thing for those of us seeking some Cheap Thrills: It's prime Dumpster-diving season.
Dumpster diving, for the uninitiated, is reaping the benefits of those who hit a certain level of frustration with moving and...
July 28 2009, 11:54 AM
The Brewers Association, an industry organization that provides support for craft breweries, recently told me that craft brewers aren't just weathering the recession, but the best-selling style of microbrews are no longer IPAs---they're seasonal beers.
Which means that us craft-beer drinkers can...
July 27 2009, 7:33 AM
I never saw the bright side of climbing into a hot car, especially after a workout or a long day on the job.
But my perspective changed when I discovered Baking Bites' recipe and instructions for baking a pan of chocolate chip cookies in your car on a hot day. I wondered what it would be like to...
July 26 2009, 9:36 AM