A Table Set for Thanksgiving

It’s time for Thanksgiving, one of the biggest events to happen in your dining room all year. With a little bit of planning and creativity, you can make a stunning table centerpiece worthy of the big day.


Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice On Love and Life from Dear Sugar by Cheryl Strayed


“I am grateful that my horizons were not narrowed at the outset.” —Jessye Norman As November rolls around, we’re eagerly awaiting the approach of Thanksgiving, the holiday season and time spent with our loved ones. The winding down of the year always brings about a time of reflection for us—remembering everything we’ve done or accomplished in … Continued

November 2019 Around Town

Ranchlands Art Show Ranchlands is hosting its annual art retrospective premiere at 6 p.m., Nov. 21, at The Nature Conservancy, 3575 Ringsby Court, Suite 428, Denver. Ranchlands is a Colorado ranching company preserving ecosystems and ranching heritage on a profitable basis. Its properties include the Chico Basin Ranch near Colorado Springs and Medano Zapata Ranch, next to the Great Sand … Continued

Flight to Luxury

The 10th annual Flight to Luxury fundraiser was held Sept. 13 at the Centennial Airport to raise money for PIVOT, the Colorado nonprofit founded by John Elway, Larry Mueller and George Solich. Guests were feted with a fashion show, cuisine from top restaurants, a silent and live auction and live entertainment. Photography by Jensen Sutta​

Jodi Picoult Event

Bestselling author Jodi Picoult presented her newest novel, A Spark of Light, to a packed room of about 800 at CU South Denver in Lone Tree Sept. 24. Local novelist Eleanor Brown moderated a Q&A session with Jodi before attendees had the opportunity for photos with Jodi. This event was sponsored by the Douglas County Libraries.  Photography by Hutch … Continued


The Highlands Ranch Community Association's Oktoberfest Celebration and 5K was held at Town Center South Sept. 21. There were stein hoisting contests, dachshund races and a costume contest for all dogs, among other events.

Denver Barn Party

The Denver Active 20-30 Children's Foundation hosted its annual fundraiser, the 2019 Denver Barn Party presented by Noble Energy, with special music performance by country music artist Chris Janson Sept. 28. The event was held at The Barns at Polo Reserve in Littleton. DA2030.org

Cozy Up Your Home

Take a cue from the Scandinavian concept of hygge and welcome the transition of summer to autumn with a relaxing refresh Pumpkin spice, apple cinnamon and a hot cup of cocoa. Fall is all about getting warm and comfy as a chill hits the air—preparing yourself for winter, and cherishing those final moments of summer.  … Continued

Shelter from the Storm

Zack took his oath to serve our community very seriously. It wasn’t just some cliche or box to check to him. He felt and lived it with every fiber of his being. I firmly believe that I’m called to pick up the torch Zack carried and continue my husband’s legacy by serving those who were like him—like us. 

Guest Room Redefined

When Carla Thomas’ son left for prep school in August, she had an opportunity to refresh his bedroom, opening it up for the occasional houseguest.

Our Wild Place

It all started with a pony ride, a trip around a round pen on an early June afternoon at the Backcountry Wilderness Area Base Camp. Three-year-old Ashley Wellen watched from outside the horse panels as her twin sister, Whitney, confidently sat atop the saddle and Cabo the pony walked. When Ashley’s turn came, the kid who feared everything from ladybugs to…

A Flavorful Beginning

When The Laszlo Hotel opens in Parker next month, Leah Everleigh, executive chef, will oversee operations on the three on-site restaurants. The Philippines native says she always offers Filipino favorites on the Thanksgiving menu, such as lumpia, which are Filipino egg rolls, and chicken adobo, the Filipino national dish. But, she loves traditional Thanksgiving fare. Here, she shares a traditional starter—bacon butternut…