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Easy Holiday Pine Cone Decorations

Living in a resort town at seven thousand feet you get very used to pine cones, pine needles and tree sap. Being a mountain girl, in our household, we use pine cones a lot more as fire starters then decorations but normally just like clockwork when we have friends come to visit they see a …

Brown Rice Protein Bowl with Fennel, Pesto and Argentine Shrimp

It was September 16th and overnight autumn was here with chilly breezes, ripe golden delicious apples on the trees and pine needles covering the back yard pavers. Life in a small mountain resort town at 7,000 feet means when fall shows up at our doorstep, summers hot days are definitely over almost before you can say …

Cinabon Macarons

    It must be fall.    The bees are angry, pine needles cover my driveway and there is finally a chill in the mountain air.    I love the mountains in the autumn. I love autumn flavors like cinnamon, sweet potatoes and squash.    Crisp autumn days were meant for afternoons fishing and drinking Sierra …