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Travel Guide to Banff, Canada

I’ve been to Banff twice in the last couple of years and I’m somehow just now getting around to writing a full travel guide! I’ve been in mid-October and mid-September.

First, let me just say I LOVE BANFF SO MUCH.

If you enjoy the outdoors and some of the most stunning landscape...

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Exploring Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

Black Canyon of the Gunnison is the only National Park we hadn’t visited in Colorado yet so we decided to pack up the camper and take a little road trip to check it out. It was about a 4.5-hour drive from where we live so not too far plus the drive was gorgeous. After leaving Black...

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Our Favorite Hikes Outside Denver

Our home base is outside Denver, Colorado and when I share photos on social media from our hikes, I typically get a lot of questions about our favorite hikes around the area. So, I figured I’d create a Google Map for you that contains them all! I’ll be sure to keep this updated...

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Exploring Buena Vista, Colorado

Buena Vista is about a 2-hour drive from Denver, where we live. We took a trip out there to this cool little mountain town during summer for a week-long vacation with family and had a wonderful time. 

 

WHAT TO DO

BV is an outdoorsy mecca!

White water rafting, horseback riding, mountain...

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New York City & Travel Guide
Jeff and I (along with our pup, Leon) recently had the opportunity to go to New Jersey for a work trip and we had ONE DAY to visit NYC while we were there. Now, one day is definitely not enough time to fully explore the city so I turned to my friend Gennean who loves NYC and also wrote two...
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Interview With My Dad: Lessons From 28 Years Of Corporate America To Running His Own Business

When I went back home recently to visit, I decided on a whim to interview my dad (Glen Carrico) about his career. All while my sisters and I were growing up he had a “normal” corporate career and it wasn’t until later in life he stepped away and became a small business owner. I...

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5 Myths About Solo Travel

Guest post and all photos by: Gennean

As you clearly know, Jeff and I travel a lot. We’re always traveling either together or in a group of friends which is WAY different than solo travel. Neither of us has personally even taken a solo international trip. I think solo travel can be...

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What To Do And Not Do As A Budding Entrepreneur

A couple of weeks ago I had the opportunity to be a speaker at the Monetize Your Genius Summit that was put on by Daniela Nica and her team. The summit had quite the roster of impressive speakers (50+!) and even being a small part of it was such an honor. 

During the virtual summit, Daniela...

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Finding Mom

The day started like any other one really. I guess that’s how most tragic stories start, huh?

Actually, it was great in the beginning. Jeff and I (and Leon) were packing up in Denver, CO and catching a flight to Florida and were excited to get some beach time in and work from Sandestin for...

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How I Set Goals For A New Year & Our Special Tradition

I love the fresh start of a new year! There are so many possibilities and options ahead that it makes me giddy. Anyone else?! There are a variety of methods, plans, and tools that are used to do goal setting and ways folks like to prepare for a new year. 

I’ve heard of choosing a word...

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How To Properly Take Time Off As A Freelancer

With the holiday season being here, I thought it would be a good time to chat about how to manage taking time off work as an independent contractor or freelancer. I fully believe just because you can work from anywhere, doesn’t mean you always should. It is so important to take some time...

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My Biggest Advice For Business Owners

I work with a lot of entrepreneurs and see this mistake happening often. You spend so much time working IN your business doing client work that you forget to take time to work ON your business. And there's a huge difference.

 

Working IN your business is doing all that client work -...

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