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One of the best things about living in Avon is the abundance of outdoor adventure. Hiking and biking, in particular, can be done on various trails all across town. From simple to strenuous to somewher...
Mother Nature provides many opportunities to dig into the picnic scene. If you live in or near Avon, Colorado, smack dab in the middle of the Rocky Mountains, lunch or dinner in the great outdoors is ...
As the weather warms up, fruits and vegetables ripen, making themselves available for your recipe book. Whether you’ve got a craving for carrots or go hard for rhubarb, there are tons of options for h...
Arts and crafts are an ideal hobby for anyone who enjoys working with their hands, tapping into their creativity, and beautifying their home. With warmer months headed our way, springtime puts a new s...
Start your appetite! The Taste of Vail takes place April 3rd-6th. In its 32nd year, this event caters to all sorts of preferences, from picky palates to those who eat just about anything. It showcases...
Brunch means different things to different people. For some, it’s a quick bite after the morning gets away.  For others, it’s a sit-down meal complete with bottomless mimosas. No matter what it means ...
Plants are a wonderful way to liven up a living room or bring a bit of pizzazz to a kitchen. They are, after all, Mother Nature’s interior designs. And this is true whether you rent or own. If you liv...
Air fryers are a popular purchase among homeowners. They’re so in demand that we risk leaving microwaves and toaster ovens everywhere jealous. Whether you recently got one or you’re a seasoned pro at ...
As the holidays bid us goodbye until next time, spa season arrives. Valentine’s Day is the perfect chance to embrace the concept of self-care by giving yourself a little TLC. If you live in Avon, you ...
New Year’s resolutions are extremely popular; around 41% of Americans make them each year. But while resolutions are easy to utter, especially when buoyed by a glass or two of celebratory champagne, t...
There's no better time to raise a glass to 2023 than while bidding it adieu. Whether you’re hosting a party, making an appearance at a gathering, or staying home, there are plenty of New Year’s Eve co...
The holidays are a wonderful time to get out of the house, take a break from your errands, and enjoy some not-so-silent nights full of love and laughter. If you live in Avon, there are plenty of local...
It’s that time of year again: time to dust off your Nordicas, zip up your jacket, and put on your goggles…ski season is here! If you live in or near Avon, you’re in luck: there are several ski resorts...
While table centerpieces can be used all year long, they’re most useful during the holiday season when you’re hosting parties and fabulous feasts. But a beautiful centerpiece doesn’t need to cost an a...
Halloween isn’t just for humans; your pets can get into the festivities, as well. Whether you’re looking for a getup that’s silly, ironic, hilarious, or scary, there are tons of canine costumes to cho...
If you’re a pumpkin fan, then you’re in luck: it’s the most wonderful time of year…..for your taste buds, that is. With fall practically falling right into our laps, the popularity of pumpkin recipes ...
Man of the Cliff is returning to Avon for the 13th year, taking place on Saturday, October 14th from 10am to 5pm at Nottingham Park. This fall festival features ax-throwing contests, keg-tossing compe...
While summer may be winding down, the need for proper SPF is here to stay. Believe it or not, Colorado is the sixth sunniest state in America, a fact that doesn’t end when fall arrives. Yep, sunscreen...
You don’t need an excuse to throw an outdoor party. Because school’s out, because it’s Saturday, because you’re awake...it’s all reason enough. But whatever the cause, not all outdoor parties offer th...
There are few things more refreshing on a scorching summer’s day than a dip in the water. Whether you’re looking for a pool or hoping to explore a swimming hole courtesy of Mother Nature, Avon offers ...
Popsicles are an obligatory summer treat; their smooth texture and sweet flavors always hit the spot when Mother Nature flips on the heat. But as refreshing as they are, they’re not always the healthi...
The Fourth of July is a holiday synonymous with celebration; from the parades to the bottle rockets, there are all sorts of ways we let freedom ring. BBQs are, of course, a longtime tradition as well,...
One of the most attractive aspects of living in Colorado is easy access to the great outdoors. Camping, in particular, is plentiful, with the perfect spot seemingly around every corner and under every...
Whether you’ve got your eyes on potatoes, you’re stalking celery, or you have a hankering for honeydew, a farmer’s market is a wonderful way to fill your refrigerator and spend time in the Colorado su...
The Avon Town Cleanup Day and Sustainability Fair is coming up quickly! On May 24th at 1 Lake Street from 4:30-7:30pm, spring into spring with a little spring cleaning! This is the perfect chance to t...
DIY cleaning solutions are a great way to save money and the planet while helping your home sparkle. You can create cleaners that work on everything from refrigerator doors to carpet threads. In fact,...
Whether you lace up your hiking boots on weekends or take in a trail every sunny afternoon, springtime in Colorado offers many opportunities for hills and thrills. But with so many acres of the great ...
The Ultimate Apres Avon Beer Festival takes place on Saturday, April 1st from 1-6pm on Lake Street in Avon. While it occurs on April Fool’s Day, this festival is no joke; it features wine and beer tas...
While all seasons have their strengths, there is nothing like spring to usher in a sense of revival. From blooming daffodils to flitting hummingbirds, it’s the ideal time to switch things up. When it ...
Whether you’re a novice on the ice or love a good lutz, Avon offers plenty of places to skate into 2023. From outdoor to indoor, choose from the following:  Beaver Creek Village The Beaver Creek Villa...
Valentine’s Day might be a time to honor love and romance, but it’s also a day to celebrate food. Forget that box of chocolates; bring on the steak. If you’re visiting Avon or the surrounding areas, t...
Yoga is anything but a passing fad; it’s been practiced for centuries and is embraced all over the world. Due to its immense popularity, there are tons of classes offered locally. But where should you...
Avon, like many places in Colorado, is a town that welcomes our four-legged friends. In fact, there are several businesses and parks in the area that are well-known for being dog friendly. Whether you...
Organizing your life for 2023 doesn’t require as much effort as you might think. A few days and a little elbow grease may be all it takes to ring in the new year with a clean slate. Consider starting ...
The holidays aren’t just around the corner; they’re knocking on our door. And that means there are plenty of festivities coming down the poinsettia pike. Whether you’re looking to shop, sightsee, watc...
Thanksgiving is the prime opportunity to feast on turkey, green bean casserole, yams, and more traditional favorites. But, sometimes, out-of-the-box dishes give your taste buds an out-of-the-world exp...
While many consider it the most wonderful time of the year, winter is also the snowiest. From the ten-foot drifts to the frozen fingers, it’s not hard to find fault with Mother Nature as she gives us ...
From celebratory feasts to seasonal parties, the holidays are the most wonderful time of the year for your tastebuds. This is especially true if you fancy yourself a foodie who likes to cook. In other...
DIY isn’t limited to home improvement; it works for home decor, as well. DIY wreaths are a simple and festive way to welcome visitors, show off your holiday spirit, and add a little flair to your fron...
Autumn is the perfect time to hang out with goblins and rub elbows with ghosts (if they have any, that is!). It is also when pumpkin patches shine. So, grab your wagon, high-five a scarecrow, and head...
Whether you’re redecorating your den, making a centerpiece for your holiday table, walking down the aisle, or looking for a creative way to recycle, DIY dried floral arrangements allow you to practice...
As the days grow shorter, kids must prepare themselves to go back to school once again. Much to the chagrin of children everywhere, summer comes and goes in the blink of an eye, leaving a blaring alar...
You’ll be the hit of any summer party with these boozy, cocktail-inspired popsicles! The only things standing between you and these tasty treats are the proper tools and a handful of ingredients you m...
Guided whitewater rafting is a must-do activity for anyone living in Colorado. Wet, wild, and full of fun, it’s a summertime adventure that’s perfect for any age. In fact, whitewater rafting offers be...
The Beaver Creek Art Festival is returning to Eagle River Valley on August 6th and 7th from 10am-5pm, and taking place at 210 Beaver Creek Plaza. While many people are used to flocking to Beaver Creek...
Whether you’re flying solo, part of a duo, traveling in a trio, or part of a larger company, the Bravo! Vail Music Festival will certainly strike a chord with lovers of classical music, jazz, and pops...
As warm weather beckons, it’s natural to flock outside, ready to embrace fun in the Colorado sun. But living at elevation with so many cloudless days comes at a price; Colorado has skin cancer rates h...
Road trips are rites of passage during the summer months. They’re more liberating, more exciting, and more affordable than traveling by air (yes, even with the cost of gas). They’re much easier, too! ...
If you live in Colorado and don’t spend time outside, keep it to yourself; otherwise, you may be asked to move out of state. In fact, visitors and locals alike get a Rocky Mountain High off the numero...
As beautiful as Colorado is in the winter, the Rocky Mountains and surrounding foothills can be equally as gorgeous when the snow starts to melt and the first signs of spring pop up. Although it can b...
Don’t put away your snow boots quite yet! Despite Colorado’s reputation for 300 days of sunshine a year, it can still snow as late as June. When those snowy days pop up, there’s nothing better than co...
Spring along the Front Range might be all about blooming flowers, budding trees, and baby animals. But in the mountains, it’s a final ode to snow. In fact, spring skiing in the Rockies is a favorite a...
Many of us see self-care as a luxury we can’t afford to engage in. But with the stress and pressure of life, it’s actually a necessity we can’t afford not to engage in. If we want to care for others, ...
Cooking isn’t always the most well-received activity, especially when you’re only cooking for two. But making dinner doesn’t need to involve making a three-hour commitment to the kitchen. There are al...
Winter hiking can be a unique experience, one with untouched snow, active wildlife, and the feeling that you have an entire mountain all to yourself. But packaged in this adventure are inherent risks ...
Beaver Creek is well-regarded as one of the most luxurious ski resorts in America. A summit elevation of over 11,000 feet, 167 trails, and 24 lifts, in addition to more than 300 inches of snowfall a y...
As 2022 rolls around, it’s natural to make a list of New Year’s resolutions. That’s the easy part. Keeping them, on the other hand, proves much more challenging, and it’s not unusual to throw in the t...
Avon, Colorado, a small mountain town of roughly 6,000 people, comes alive as temperatures fall. Located roughly 100 miles from Denver, it offers a winter wonderland to locals and out-of-towners alike...
We’re very excited that Powabunga Music Festival is coming back to Vail in December 2021. Powabunga was nominated one of the 10 bestemerging festivals in 2020 by USA Today. The classic Rocky Mountain ...
Planning Thanksgiving is a culinary challenge, one that just might leave you popping the Pinot while stuffing the bird. From the shopping to the cooking, from the hosting to the looking festive - thin...
We love autumn in Colorado because it gives us an excuse to break from summer adventuring and rest our weary bones. The best fall recipes are comforting, hearty, and offer a little dose of the season’...
Fall has arrived, ushering in cooler weather and upcoming celebrations. Whether you’re taking the family trick-or-treating or attending a party for adults, you may be on the search for conversation-st...
The mountains come alive in a whole new way in the fall. The charming town of Breckenridge welcomes autumn with a German-style festival, Brecktoberfest. Drink beer, bask in the refreshing natural air,...
Breckenridge may be thought of as the ultimate ski destination, and it has certainly earned this reputation, however, did you know that this mountain haven comes alive in the fall with numerous festiv...
Colorado’s Rocky Mountains are alive and lush this summer. Ample rain means that wildflower season is likely to extend all summer long and wildlife abounds throughout Avon, Colorado. There’s no better...
It’s time for the 52nd Annual Palisade Peach Festival, so set your calendars for August 19-21 and experience one of Colorado’s original agricultural festivals firsthand. There’s something for everyone...
Summertime ushers in some of the best that Colorado has to offer - meadows peppered with colorful wildflowers, flowing cool rivers, and fresh, delectable produce grown right here in the Rocky Mountain...
As summer gets into full swing and the meadows and mountainsides spring to life once again, there’s no better way to take in our gorgeous state than a quintessential Colorado road trip. Starting from ...
Whether you're looking for a peaceful night’s sleep or an area of your home to get your zen on, one thing is certain: we all need to unwind from our fast-paced and busy lives. With most of us spending...
Spending America’s Independence Day in the mountains is a great way to beat the heat and enjoy our country’s great outdoors. Fortunately, charming Rocky Mountain towns like Beaver Creek, Avon, and Vai...
Colorado’s summers evoke the perfect evening temps that beg a soak in a natural hot spring. Fortunately, our state is rife with these picturesque warm baths and Rocky Mountain residents don’t need to ...
Decorating a new living room is an exciting (and sometimes daunting) challenge. With a fresh canvas at your fingertips, it’s important to narrow your focus so that the space can be functional for your...
Warming spring temperatures and clear night skies have us wanting to star gaze. Fortunately, there are ample spots in the Rocky Mountain state to catch nature’s twinkling lights. Pack a picnic, grab a...
It’s that time of the year once again! Farmers throughout colorful Colorado are breaking ground for spring and summer planting. For us, that means fresh, locally sourced produce from the agriculturall...
There’s no time like the present to throw a small (and safe) get together, treat your loved one to a date-night at home, or just indulge in a little chocolate. Make any cold-weather event special by c...
Although spring is quickly approaching, the cold weather is still lingering. On those days when you’d prefer to escape the frigid temperatures and stay indoors, there’s nothing more comforting than en...
The Centennial State is known around the country and world for quite a number of things – the Rocky Mountains, world-class skiing, epic rafting, environmentally conscious ideals, and so much more. Col...
2020 was a challenging year for many of us, so if you’re looking forward to making 2021 a better experience, start by prioritizing time for self-care. If you’re not feeling comfortable venturing out ...
As we finally wash our hands of 2020 and close the door on one of history’s wildest years, we’ll celebrate the new year with our annual act of self-reflection and self-improvement in the form of resol...
The New Year fills us with excitement for what’s ahead and refills us with resolve to make the next twelve months better than the last. Setting goals, including New Year’s resolutions, helps us put ou...
As the temperatures drop and winter sets in, many places throughout the country start to slow down until the warmer spring months return and revive them once again. Thankfully, Colorado is a winter wo...
This holiday season, skip out on shipping costs and long checkout lines and surprise your friends and family with a one-of-a-kind homemade gift. Whether you are a DIY expert or a beginner craftsperson...
Camping has been a strong staple in our country for many years, though many campers tend to quit when the weather cools down. Yurts are a great middle ground for those wanting to explore the outdoors ...
Looking for an opportunity to enjoy some refreshing outdoor exercise with great views? Our state is home to an abundance of venues to go cross-country skiing or snowshoeing. Whether you’re hoping to s...
Hosting your first Thanksgiving is a big step that can be both exciting and a little stressful. If you’re looking forward to welcoming others into your home this holiday, you may be on the search for ...
On the search for out-of-the-box decorations for fall or Halloween? Go the DIY route to create unique crafts that perfectly reflect your style. Whether you’re looking for chic, colorful projects or so...
The crisp fall weather has arrived! If you’re looking forward to comforting, fall-inspired dinners, you may be on the search for new recipes to try this season. Here, we share a few of our favorite op...
As summer slowly comes to a close, leaves on certain trees have already begun shedding their green cloaks to don a more autumnal color pallet. There’s nothing quite like witnessing a mountainside abla...
Out of creative socially distanced activities to keep you and your loved ones entertained throughout the rest of summer and into fall? Look no further than Walking Mountains Science Center. This scien...
When you live in a studio apartment, you’ll want to make the most of every square inch of space. The open floor plan of a studio apartment allows for an abundance of creativity, so you can ensure that...
Photo by Clint McKoy on Unsplash As a notable ski area, Eagle County attracts tourists and locals alike throughout its snowy winter months. However, summertime spent in the county’s scenic mountain to...