BBQ or Bust

Dec 06, 2011 No Comments

So since my fancy new job (yay job!) wasn’t going to start for a few weeks, mom suggested I take the swede to visit MO. And since I love BBQ and any excuse to eat it is fabulous, I said sure! The down-side? We had to DRIVE THROUGH KANSAS. If you have never done this […]

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Jack-O’-Lanterns

Oct 20, 2011 No Comments

Flush with our pumpkins from the farm, we set out to carve! I haven’t carved out a pumpkin in years! First step, gutting them. This part is always my least favorite. It takes forever and you never seem to get it all. Just keep scraping away at the inside until you give up and more […]

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Children of the Corn

Oct 20, 2011 1 Comment

Surprisingly, for a girl from the midwest, I’ve never actually worked a farm. I gone to petting zoos and I’ve been on a farm. But I’ve never actaully picked anything. Until this last weekend. Emily had managed to find a pumpkin patch out east that not only allowed you to pick your own pumpkins, you […]

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Beer Fest Baby!

Oct 20, 2011 2 Comments

Talk about your crash course in American culture. My first week back in CO was for The Great American Beer Fest, or GABF as it’s known to connoisseurs. It was my fourth year attending, my third as a volunteer. Being a volunteer is bombdiggity. People pay 70 bucks to get in the door, while a […]

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