Top 5 Lists

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The key to blogging professionally is that you have to do it regularly. I typically blog two to three times a week, and I aim for three. Not an easy task since I am also a full-time freelance writer. This week I was struck down with the plague, and when I’m sick I’m about as creative as a rock. And it takes more than a few ounces of creativity to

hunters moon mou co and crabtree beer

In the weeks leading up to Christmas I always put out a top 5 list of some sort, and this year I decided to share with you my picks for the top 5 made in Colorado gifts for 2012. The prerequisite for making my list was that the product made by each company had to be manufactured IN Colorado. This list is in no particular order. 1. MouCo Cheese Co.

sunflowers in the sun

Between freelance writing and blogging I bounce between fun topics like Colorado travel, and not so fun topics like cancer. Sometimes I get severe writer’s block, and this week I found my writing brain seriously obstructed. So I opted to write a top 5 list and share the reasons I love Colorado – this blog post nearly wrote itself. Please feel free to comment & let me know why YOU

Benson Sculpture Park girl in Garden

Colorado has all the right ingredients for romance; soaring, snow-capped peaks, cold, wintry nights, hot summer days and charming communities rich with history and picturesque architecture. So without further ado, here are my picks for the top 5 romantic towns in Colorado, and where to steal a kiss at each destination. Loveland, Colorado.   At first glance, this work-a-day town might not seem a fitting candidate for romance. Despite having

Skijoring, Steamboat Spring

After the holidays, things slow down”¦ especially along the Front Range of Colorado, but there’s still tons of fun to be had, especially in the mountains. It seems that every mountain town and ski resort has a festival during the winter months. This is not a top 5 list because quite frankly I’m not sure how I would narrow it down to a top five; each town has a unique

christmas gift red bow

Last year I compiled a wonderful list of Christmas presents, and many of them weren’t actual things, but rather they were experience – the gift of theater, the gift of music and the gift of travel. See all of last year’s recommendations here. Because events, festivals and travel are my areas of expertise, I’m staying with this theme of giving an experience rather than a thing for my Top 5

Polar Express arrives at the station Durango

A Note from the Mayor on July 29, 2018: HeidiTown has grown a lot since this article was posted in 2011, but this is still the most popular post. I welcome you to HeidiTown! Please spend some time browsing everything this little town has to offer when it comes to Colorado travel and festivals. I love Colorado during the holiday season. From Denver’s Larimer Street to the Christmas Market in

5 Best Valentine's Day Dates

Read this closely guys, because the planning for this holiday usually falls on your shoulders. Here are a few ideas from the Mayor, and I think any of these date nights will score you big points this Valentine’s Day. 1. Dinner theater – There’s a slight chance all the dinner theater joints are already booked for Valentine’s Day, but it’s worth checking. Dinner theater is an entire evening of fun

Top 5 Christmas Gifts

1. The gift of dinner & theater. This is the gift of an entire evening of fun, including dinner and a show. We are lucky to have several excellent dinner theaters nearby, including my favorite, Boulder’s Dinner Theater. You can read my past review of one of their shows by clicking here. If you live in Northern Colorado check out Carousel Dinner Theatre in Fort Collins (www.adinnertheatre.com), Union Colony Dinner