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Wednesday, December 8,2010

Holiday Events Calendar 2010

By Katherine Creel
Pre-New Years Eve Celebration with Elephant Revival .
Wednesday, December 8,2010

10 unique gifts

Think outside the gift box for a present they won’t soon forget

By Elizabeth Miller
Between the cutting, the hauling, the setting up and the sap cleanup, giving a tree could eat up a whole afternoon. But with the Arbor Day Foundation Give-A- Tree cards, you can give a tree to someone and never have to worry about pruning it away from telephone lines.
Wednesday, December 8,2010

Don't forget the smokes

The best presents have that practical quality but go beyond necessity, and the folks at Eads have a variety of gifts that fit the bill. Regal lighters, which come nestled in black jewelry boxes lined with white fabric, could help spark some holiday cheer, as would any one of a wide selection of Zippos, cigar humidors or cigarette cases.
Wednesday, December 8,2010

Give an experience this year

By Jefferson Dodge
Janene DiGregorio, vacation travel manager at Boulder Travel, suggests buying a gift certificate for a specific dollar amount that can be redeemed any time in the next year toward the cost of a vacation.
Wednesday, December 8,2010

Healthy holidays

Enjoying the season can be fun and good for you, too

By Elizabeth Miller
Whenever things get busy, you have to remember to take care of yourself, because then youll have more to give, says Traci Brown, who has more than a decade of experience working as a motivational speaker and, as she says, personal trainer for the mind.
Wednesday, December 8,2010

Last-minute stocking stuffers

By Nathan Wanebo
It´s Christmas Eve and youve done it again. Youve put off shopping until the last minute, and now youve lost the chance to order gifts online, make a homemade anything, or even drive around to stores. Well, weve compiled a list of suggestions to help you fill those empty stockings dangling over your fireplace, saving Christmas in the nick of time.
Wednesday, December 8,2010

Holiday recipes from Boulders Basta

By Clay Fong
When you have a background that includes cooking at Michelinstarred restaurants in Southern California and extensive professional experience in Italy, you might make for an intimidating holiday dinner guest. Such is the experience of Chef Kelly Whitaker.
Wednesday, December 8,2010

Palatable presents

Feed the soul with food-inspired gifts

By Lauren Duncan
loves food. This holiday season, why not nurture the love of eating by gifting something delicious? From homemade goodies to unique kitchen gadgets, this guide will help holiday shoppers please even the pickiest eater in town. Heres what to get for:.
Wednesday, December 8,2010

The gift of knowledge

Local spas offer more than creams and lotions

By Heather May Koski
Fragrant and fresh, theyre a vibrant centerpiece in any room, but sadly, theyre a fleeting gift. Like flowers, most gifts have an expiration date. Flowers wilt, clothing shrinks, jewelry tarnishes and household items break.
Wednesday, December 8,2010

Sip on some seasonal brews

By David Accomazzo
Colorado has been called the Napa Valley of beer, and with good reason: Beers from our fair state frequently top the podium at national and international competitions, and a new brewery or pub seems to open with each passing month.