Book Bonanza · Twin Trio Takes

Twin Trio Takes: October Reading Review

Ashley Book Title and Author: Dear Evan Hansen by Val Emmich with Steven Levenson, Benj Pasek, and Justin Paul General Thoughts: Dear Evan Hansen is based on the Tony Award-winning musical of the same name. Having listened to the cast recording numerous times, I was already familiar with the show prior to reading the book.… Continue reading Twin Trio Takes: October Reading Review

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Carly's Commentary · Travel

Peak Emotions at Bear Peak

Last Saturday, my fiance, Grant, and I finally decided to tackle one of Boulder’s great peaks―the second tallest mountain on the flatiron range―Bear Peak. We are no strangers to hiking long distances, but the elevation in Colorado is no joke. Bear Peak sits at 8,461 feet and is known for being one of the toughest… Continue reading Peak Emotions at Bear Peak

Amanda's Analysis · Fashion · Styling Sessions

Styling Sessions: Halloween Costumes

Welcome to Styling Sessions! In this blog post series, Amanda chooses an outfit/clothes for each member of The Twin Trio for a certain event or occasion. With it being Halloween, Amanda has chosen three costume ideas each for Ashley, Carly, and herself. Ashley Costume 1: Newsie This idea comes from one of my and Ashley’s… Continue reading Styling Sessions: Halloween Costumes

Carly's Commentary · Travel

A Guide to My Weekend of Learning and Nature in Colorado

The main event of last weekend’s adventure was a trip to the Denver Zoo! With six inches of snow on the radar for Sunday, we took advantage of the gorgeous, sunny weather Saturday had to offer and made the quick drive to Denver. I started the day with my favorite Saturday morning activity ― a… Continue reading A Guide to My Weekend of Learning and Nature in Colorado

Book Bonanza · Twin Trio Takes

Twin Trio Takes: Our Top Mental Health-Related Books

In honor of World Mental Health Day and National Book Month, we decided to share some of our favorite mental health-related books that help erase the stigma. Boy Meets Depression by Kevin Breel Before writing a book, Breel was best known for his TEDx talk titled “Confessions of a Depressed Comic”. What’s interesting about that… Continue reading Twin Trio Takes: Our Top Mental Health-Related Books

Ashley's Assessment · Broadway

It’s October 3rd: Top Three Songs from Mean Girls on Broadway

If you don’t understand the significance of October 3rd, then you probably need to be (re)educated on modern American pop culture. October 3rd is known as “Mean Girls Day” in honor of an iconic line from the classic teen comedy movie Mean Girls. Since the movie’s release in 2004, Mean Girls has only grown in… Continue reading It’s October 3rd: Top Three Songs from Mean Girls on Broadway