January 2013

Found 4 blog entries for January 2013.

Skiing Vail ColoradoThe storybook community and resort town of Vail, Colorado is like something straight out of a Disney movie with cobblestone streets, luxurious cottage-like structures, grandiose landscaping, magnificent hotels, elegant restaurants and brightly dressed crowds.  Not only is this town known for being one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world for skiing, but it is also a great place to visit during the summer and a right of passage for Colorado residents. Even if you don’t ski or snowboard, visiting Vail during prime ski season is something spectacular and gives tourists a chance to see both Vail Cascade and Lionshead Village teaming with people from all over the world. 

The legendary Back Bowls and the mountain’s nearly 6,000 skiable acres

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Bike To Work DayBoulder, Colorado and some 1,600 cyclists celebrated its 5th Annual Winter Bike to Work Day, today January 23rd 2013.  Held during the rain, snow or sun shine; riders lucked out today with a great forecast and much participation.  This event is not only meant to encourage more people to ride their bikes to work, but it is meant to honor those that do it every day. We’re not going to lie; biking to work can be hard work, but it is so rewarding at the same time.  In addition to reducing your own personal carbon footprint you are also stimulating your body, mind and spirit at the same time. 

Boulder Sees Record Numbers for Winter Bike to Work Day

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Several locations participated in this family event and treated their riders to

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Happy HousewarmingMany people love the idea of showing off their newly purchased home by having a housewarming  party.  The sole purpose of this party is not to get gifts but to show your friends and family all you have achieved by becoming a homeowner.  There are some definite do’s and don’t for such an occasion, which you will want to appropriately plan for so the event can be a success.  

First of all unless your new home is in move-in ready condition, it is best hold off on the party for at least a few weeks. This will give you plenty of time to complete projects if need be and plan for the event.  After setting the date you want to get organized and start talking details.  Such things include setting specific times, sending out invitations, planning meals, stocking up,…
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Colorado Mountain HomeSome of Colorado’s more luxurious communities are those famous for skiing and snowboarding like Vail, Aspen and Breckenridge.  These communities offer a variety of housing options including condos, townhomes, single family homes, luxury mansions, cabins and cottages.  Home prices and rental prices tend to be very high in places like this but most would agree that the benefit of owning a home in these communities outweigh the increased costs of living.  Most residents of resort communities such as these are usually seasonal, with only a small handful living there year round.  Within each one of the above mentioned, you will find an assortment of retailers, grocery stores, restaurants, doctors and fantastic schools.  Moving to Vail, Aspen or Breckenridge is

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