Do you all know who Ree Drummond is? The Pioneer Woman? Some of you may know her from Food Network but I know her from 2007. When blogs were a HOT commodity and people subscribed to them left and right.... I stumbled across her blog and found some friends who had done the same thing. Soon, there was a group of us that would have monthly dinner parties where we would each bring a dish, that was derived from Ree's blog, and share it potluck style.
This... is Penne A La Betsy (Betsy is Ree's BFF!). This is one of the first things I made and fell in love with and I want you to do the same. This recipe was first posted in 2007 and I make it as often as I can.
Find it here: Penne A La Betsy
It's been almost 3 years since I started the Denver Chapter of Housewives in the City. The photo shown above is from my first event in 2016! I have had the privilege of attending so many amazing events, featuring some of the best restaurants and have met some of the BEST women in business!
While I am thinking hard about an amazing 3 year anniversary party... take a look back at the first photo album from my first monthly Ladies Night Out event here! A Look Back - October 2016
There are SO many things to do in Denver this weekend... including PRIDE FEST!
Now that the weather is warming up, there are so many things happening in and around Denver, it is hard to keep up! Let your fingers do the walking and scroll through the list of what Westword has found for all of us to pick from!
What to do in Denver this weekend!
I know there are a lot of people out there that don't LOVE cheese... but I don't understand how. Cheese is LIFE. Cheese fondue, cheese nachos, grilled cheese sandwiches, cheese. It is a perfect snack, it adds flavor to pasta dishes, you can make incredible cheese boards... hard and sharp cheese or soft and miraculous triple cream brie.
What is your favorite cheese and your favorite way of eating it?
I am going to be visiting new spots around town this summer that have fancy cheese specials and menus! Stay tuned!
I want to keep this simple because far too often we focus on having the day off of work, what barbecues we are attending and who can make the best potato salad.
This day is not one to forget the meaning and history of.
Thanks to all for their service and sacrifice.
Learn the history of Memorial Day here.
Is Pinterest still cool? I remember when it first came out and the hour long rabbit holes I would go down looking up everything and anything, using Pinterest like my virtual cork board. Saving, all of the recipes, photos, historical articles, exercise routines, impossible but brilliant craft projects, etc.
I still have so many boards created, that I have always tried to come up with fun and quirky names for, and I visit them often if I need a refresher of what to make for dinner that week, or a new dessert.
Occasionally, when I have some major downtime, I will allow myself to go down one of those rabbit holes again and get lost in a world of creativity! Follow me and my boards here: PINTEREST IS COOL!
We have been having a crazy spring with all this snow... including our present forecast. There are still PLENTY of things for you to get out and do... especially with Memorial Day around the corner.
Westword has put together this great list and I definitely want to go to the Four Mile Historic Park!
Courtesy Four Mile Historic Park Facebook
Lady Jane - Ryan Dearth/Eater
There are some new and intriguing cocktail bars popping up around Denver these days and Lady Jane might be one of my favorites, solely based on the decor.
Find more info on them here: Lady Jane Denver
Our friends at The Denver Ear have complied an amazing list full of dates for all of the FUN and FREE days to go out and do all the things this year!
List of FREE days HERE
Hi There! I am Leah Ryan, Lead Publisher and Social Media + Event Coordinator for Housewives in the City here in Denver, Colorado! I have lived in Colorado my entire life, born and raised. My family has some deep Colorado roots and I am fascinated with anything related to Colorado History!
I love to spend time with my boyfriend, cook, read, use my creativity in every aspect possible and if there is a puppy around... that is where my attention will be! Please come introduce yourself to me if you see me out and about and especially at one of our monthly Ladies Night Out events! XOXO - Leah