Hot Apple Cider with Cinnamon Sticks

Delicious Hot Apple Cider

It’s hard to beat cup of hot apple cider on a cold fall or winter day. This recipe is great and will warm you from the inside out. Ingredients 6 cups apple cider ¼ cup real maple syrup 2 cinnamon sticks 6 whole cloves 6 whole allspice berries 1 orange peel, cut into strips 1 […]

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Time to Fall Back - End of Daylight Savings Time

Time to Fall Back

Daylight Savings Ends this Weekend As the northern hemisphere begins its annual tilt away from the sun, our shorter days are approaching.  This weekend marks the end of Daylight Savings Time and provides a great reminder of some of our 6-month cycles of home tasks.  Here are four top tasks from your friends at DeckTec: […]

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mountains in fall

Fall Thoughts: The Best Season for Outdoor Living

Change is in the air and after a long, hot, and dry summer; fall is now upon us. People are finishing their vacations, kids are going back to school, and collectively our routines all seem to settle down as summer winds to a close. Hopefully you took advantage of the beautiful weather and participated in some […]

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Devil's Head Hike In Colorado's Front Range

Hike The Devil’s Head for Fall Foliage

If you are a Denver native, then you already know about the amazing Devil’s Head Fire Tower hike in the Front Range. The trailhead is about an hour from town, and the hike itself — a 2.8-mile round trip — will take a couple hours to complete. But whether you’ve done this hike a dozen […]

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Mule Deer, Icons of the West in Decline?

For many people, one of the great attractions to Colorado is our abundance and wide array of beautiful wildlife. Some of us with homes in the foothills have the added advantage of being able to watch that wildlife from the comfort of our backyard decks. And this time of year is a great time to […]

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