More posts by Kindra

New Belgium Brewing

Pull your own pints at New Belgium Brewery

Magically Delicious Craft Beer


I still remember my first sip of Fat Tire. I was at work, (relax I worked at a liquor store wine market) and the beer buyer who was in charge of my beerducation had me try it. A burst of sunlight broke through the clouds, an angelic choir sang, yadda yadda, it was magical.… Continue Reading →

Flight Test

Flight Test Beer Tasting Print-off

Beer Tasting Notes

Here’s a printable pdf to use when tasting beer. Cheers!
Download our Beer Tasting Sheet (829)

Now go visit some breweries!… Continue Reading →

Odell Brewing Co.

Odell Brewing Co.

Innovative Craft Beer in Fort Collins

While Odell may not have the nationwide name recognition of Fort Collins’ behemoth craft brewery, New Belgium, it is certainly no slouch when it comes to making beer. Founded in 1989 by Doug & Wynne Odell and his sister Corkie, Odell brewery is world-renowned for the depth and breadth of its range of beers.… Continue Reading →

One Barrel Brewing Company

Beer at One Barrel Brewery
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Madison’s first nanobrewery

One Barrel Brewery is located in the heart of Madison’s east side at the intersection of Atwood & Winnebago streets. It’s a perfect fit for the neighborhood, which is the epicenter of all things local and handcrafted in Madison.

One Barrel brews each of their beers one barrel at a time.… Continue Reading →

Greenbush Bakery

Doughnuts at Greenbush

Decadent donuts in Madison

This unassuming donut shop may not have the panache of VooDoo or Top Pot, but   it turns out some of of the lightest, fluffiest and most delicious donuts we have ever had.

When we moved to Madison, our first apartment was three short blocks from Greenbush Bakery.… Continue Reading →

Monterosso al Mare

Monterosso al Mare

Sandy, sunny beach in Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre, situated on the rocky coast of the Italian Riviera, is one of the most picturesque places in Italy. Sunny hillsides dotted with pastel towns, lemon trees and vineyards are perfect for hiking.


The azure waters of the Ligurian sea are often within tantalizing sight.… Continue Reading →

Gear Review: LeSportsac Weekender

LeSportsac Luggage

Schlepping around the world in style


I’m not exactly a shrinking violet when it comes to style. For me, bolder is often better. I love color, patterns and all things bright and beautiful. That’s why, when I was looking for a carry on bag, I was instantly smitten with this LeSportsac Weekender.… Continue Reading →

Photo Friday: Fushimi Inari Shrine, Kyoto

Fushimi Inari Shrine, Kyoto


Today’s photo is of the Fushimi Inari Shrine outside Kyoto. It is one of the most breathtaking and interesting places we have ever visited.… Continue Reading →