Currently: May 2016

Currently May 2016 | No Thanks to Cake

So so much to report this month… If you’re following me on Instagram, you’ve likely had some spoilers, but here’s the news, y’all… CURRENT FAVORITE MOMENT OF MAY Meeting Elizabeth Gilbert… and attending her speaking engagement.  Read all about that amazing night here. CURRENT TRAVEL SHOTS You’re not even going to believe it, but I’ve…

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Red Pepper Vinaigrette | No Thanks to Cake

Roasted Red Pepper Vinaigrette

My favorite salad in Denver has to be the Da Vinci at Mad Greens.  Have you guys been to Mad Greens? Think Chipotle, but creating the most beautiful salad combinations.  I like the DaVinci with Citrus Grilled Chicken, Roasted Red Peppers, Red Onions, Artichoke Hearts, and Roasted Beets (in place of the cannellini beans.)  The…

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Live in the Moment | No Thanks to Cake

Thoughts on 40 and Living for Today

There’s something happening over here, you guys. I don’t know if it’s what happens to me in May or if it’s the fact that I turn 40 in January, but I’ve been incredibly pensive and introspective lately.  I’m taking inventory.  I’m sizing up the situation.  Mostly, I’m trying more and more to live in the…

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Oven-Roasted Maple Ginger Carrots | No Thanks to Cake

Oven-Roasted Maple Ginger Carrots

So, I’m going through an orange phase.  Orange clothing is amongst my favorite, orange toenail polish on my toes, and really anything orange makes me happy these days. I’m not sure if it’s because my sacral chakra is out of whack, but I’m even eating orange foods these days… specifically carrots and sweet potatoes.  Including…

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An Evening with Elizabeth Gilbert Denver | No Thanks to Cake

An Evening with Elizabeth Gilbert

Way back in November when I was on a break between jobs, my friend Brandi and I made the decision to attend a speaking engagement by our favorite author – – Elizabeth Gilbert.  The idea of hearing the author of Eat Pray Love (my very favorite book of all time) speak… it seemed so far…

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