Category Archives: Holidays

Thirteen Things About 2013 1

Well, it’s the end of another year and I feel the need to write an obligatory New Year’s post. First, though, I realized that I never shared our holiday card like I have in the past (you can see previous ones here: 2009, 2011, 2012). This year’s card wasn’t very Christmasy because, frankly, I got […]

God Bless America 0

We had a great 4th of July! Independence Day has always been one of my favorite holidays. I love any excuse to spend time outdoors, watch a parade and eat good food. Aspen knows how to throw a 4th of July parade! It was the longest one I’ve ever been to – almost 2 hours […]

Memorial Day Weekend 1

Three day weekends are the best! There is plenty of time to catch up – on chores, on sleep and on life in general – and squeeze in a few fun adventures. Here are the highlights from my holiday weekend. Friday A delicious 90-minute Vinyasa Flow class at Le Cercle to celebrate the full moon, […]

Cinco Things 2

¡Feliz Cinco de Mayo! As is design finch tradition, today I’m sharing five of my most favoritest things. I’m writing this as I sit here sipping a margarita, so consider yourself warned. Uno. Old Navy Compression Active Wear I first learned about the awesomeness of Old Navy’s compression active wear from one of my favorite […]

22 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day 1

Happy Earth Day, earthlings! Today is one of my favorite holidays because it provides an opportunity to give thanks to Mother Earth for her abundant blessings (fresh air! clean water!) and demonstrate support for environmental protection. It’s a perfect time to reevaluate your habits and consider making changes to become more eco-friendly. Don’t forget to […]

Happy Easter 0

What a glorious day to celebrate Easter! We rose early so that we could spend the morning surrounded by God’s magnificent creation. The view from atop the mountain is always such a sweet reminder that we serve a powerful yet loving God. This morning we took the gondola to the summit of Aspen Mountain for […]

Happy (Belated) 2013 2

So, yeah, we’re almost 2 months into 2013 and I’m just now getting around to posting our New Years card. Don’t judge. We didn’t send out Christmas cards this year since we were in the middle of moving from Oklahoma to Colorado. (Honestly, we were total grinches in December…..no holiday card, no Christmas tree, zero […]

Still Dizzy from December 3

I’m still alive, promise! December almost swallowed me whole, though. Let’s see if I can remember some of the highlights. Well, I turned another year wiser on December 19th. I celebrated my special day in the hospital with my dad who was there getting a brand new hip. The best gift of all was that […]

Greener Gift Wrap 3

December is here and Santa’s elves are working around the clock to get all the toys ready for the good girls and boys by Christmas Eve. I would love nothing more than to be the elf in Santa’s workshop who gets to wrap presents! It’s my dream job, actually. I’ve mentioned before (here and here) […]

The Great Pumpkin: A Fall Centerpiece Tutorial 4

Even though Halloween is now behind us, I’m betting there are a few of us with pumpkins still on our front porches. Anyone, anyone? Yeah, I thought so. Well, worry not. I have a great way to give Jack a new lease on life – turn him into a vase for a flower arrangement! A […]

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