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Photo Credit: Emily Ross Ziporin
Photo Credit: Emily Ross Ziporin
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Little “Trailblazers”: Introducing Kids to Hiking

One of my favorite photos is this one of my daughter hiking in Boulder’s Chautauqua Park with a view of the Flatirons in the distance. If you are considering hiking with your little one, below are a few things I learned, and gear that I loved, that may help you prepare for the adventure....

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Kayla Itsines: My New Fitness Obsession

My new fitness obsession is Kayla Itsines. Check out her Instagram videos and "before and after" shots of her clients and followers and you'll see why. ...

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Should I be Anti Antibacterial?

Should I go “anti antibacterial”? That’s a question I never thought I would ask. And, anyone who knows me wouldn’t believe it because I am the quintessential germaphob and a connoisseur of antibacterial products. This is why I am asking...

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Taste

The culinary scene in my hometown has evolved over the years. St. Louis still boasts its steak houses, barbeque joints and Italian eateries, but a handful of restaurants like Niche, Taste and Sidney Street* are gently encouraging locals to get out of their dining comfort zone while also delighting resident foodies. ...

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Fashion

Spring Workout Gear Picks

Because of the unusually harsh winter, I have spent more time running on a treadmill in recent months than I like. Now that the weather is warming up it’s time for outdoor runs, hikes, walks, sports and playing outside with my daughter. Here are my picks for spring workout gear: ...

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Fav Links – Home Edition

In today's Fav Links edition, I pulled together home decorating, cooking and recycling tips and tricks from some of my favorite blogs and websites like Young House Love, Design Milk and Houzz, among others....

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Modern Window Treatments: The Roller Shade

Our new house is scheduled for completion in about six weeks and my husband and I are completely at odds over window treatments. Modern, clean and uncomplicated, I am feeling roller shades....

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Fashion

Late Night Sale Shopping

I took advantage of Shopbop’s Friends & Family event yesterday during a late night online shopping spree (husband and child were fast asleep and it was my “me” time). The 25-percent-off sitewide sale ends tonight, Thursday, April 17, so jump online. The options are endless. Here were my picks....

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Fashion

The Short List

Warmer weather has finally arrived and I am in the mood for some shorts shopping. I’m looking for non-traditional options that I can dress up or down, wear with flat sandals or heels, lightweight sweaters or fun tanks. Here are a few styles that I love....

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The Easter Basket

Easter will be here in a few weeks and I have been planning an Easter egg hunt for my daughter and searching for fun items for her Easter basket. Rather than fill up on an excessive amount of sugary treats, I like to include books, crafts and other items I know my daughter will love. ...