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We are certainly no Kardashian’s (quite the opposite as a matter of fact) but ever since our children were babies, I have written about the funny nuances of raising boys in a resort town with a badass husband who allowed me to document our lives … and create a blog out of it. Read all about Baddy and the three boys who have made Aspen Real Life a globally loved blog.

Lake Christine Fire, Day 2 by Olwen Thomson

Lake Christine Fire, Day 2 by Olwen Thomson. Photo Courtesy of Anna Stonehouse/Aspen Times

Turning right at the stoplight of Hwy 82 and Two Rivers Road in Basalt I saw what I prayed I would not to see. White smoke. Ground fire. An entity that bears more than...
Lake Christine Fire Day 1 by Olwen S. Thomsen

Lake Christine Fire Day 1 by Olwen S. Thomson

Lake Christine Fire - Day 1 Being a member of a community, doesn’t prepare one for a Fire. Being part of an elite team of Search and Rescue Volunteers, doesn’t prepare one for a Fire....
Mixed Marriages

Living in Paradise in a Mixed Marriage

Bringing spirituality and meaning to our childrens lives can be stressful over the holidays with our mixed marriage.
Have Sex With Your Spouse

Have Sex With Your Spouse

What you have no time for sex with your spouse? Time to change the scene and add some spice into your life. Life is to short for drudgery.

Fantasies of a Mother

As I sat at the bar I imagined what it would be like to still be single and living in New York City. When an attractive young man sat down alone right next to me I thought about....
Can True Love Survive Children

Can True Love Survive Children

Can True Love Survive Children Everybody wants to know how to find that true love, but what about finding him and keeping the love while raising your children? So far, our love has endured the...
Training Your Husband On Treating You Right

Training Your Husband On Treating You Right

Training Your Husband On Treating You Right Is it possible to train your husband and your kids to give you that one special day you deserve so much and show you the love on those...

How to Give Her the Best Mother’s Day

What to Get Her On Mother's Day We piled into Vini-man on Saturday and peeled out of the driveway, late as usual for Thumper's Lacrosse Tournament in Vail. What is it about my family that we...

Training Husbands on Valentine’s Day

If you're feeling belligerent over Valentine's Day, know that you are not alone. If you can rid yourself of expectations, Valentine's Day can be a beautiful thing!