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Finding the Real Deadwood Characters in Mt. Moriah Cemetery

The successful HBO series and movie, “Deadwood,” is about the true mining town of Deadwood, South Dakota in the Black Hills. During its post-Civil War years, Deadwood was not part of any U.S. state or territory. This lawless town attracted people looking to get rich after a huge gold strike, as well as those who wanted to capitalize on the lack of organized law in … Continue reading Finding the Real Deadwood Characters in Mt. Moriah Cemetery

Great Gatsby Hair & The White Rose Gala 1920’s Ball

On New Year’s Eve we attended the1920’s White Rose Gala in Denver, Colorado. It consisted of Flapper dresses, stylish sequins and fancy fedoras. The event was an elegant charity event where you are immersed by musical and theatrical performances. This elegance Roaring 20’s event transported us into the past. This video belongs to a several part series that covers this fabulous Downtown Denver event. In this installment you will see how Maritza of Inspire Salon in Longmont, Colorado transformed my hair into a 1920’s era Great Gatsby hairdo. Continue reading Great Gatsby Hair & The White Rose Gala 1920’s Ball

White Rose Gala – How to Dress for a 1920’s Era Party

On New Year’s Eve we attended the1920’s White Rose Gala in Denver, Colorado. It consisted of Flapper dresses, stylish sequins and fancy fedoras. The event was an elegant Charity event where you are immersed by musical and theatrical performances. This elegance Roaring 20’s event transported us into the past. This video is 1 of 3 about covering this fabulous Downtown Denver event. In this installment you will learn how to dress for in 1920’s era dress and costume. Continue reading White Rose Gala – How to Dress for a 1920’s Era Party

A YouTuber Ugly Holiday Sweater Party

The ugly holiday sweater, or the holiday jumper as it is called in the UK, has recently become ubiquitous with the holiday season. These gaudy sweaters are now a fashion statement during the month of December. 

The definition of an ugly sweater is usually bold in color, pictures of a funny scenes, snowmen, reindeer, and/or Christmas trees. Pom-poms or felt are known to grace the design too.  Continue reading A YouTuber Ugly Holiday Sweater Party

Date Night @ the 13th Floor Haunted House in Denver Colorado

Colorado Martini does not believe in an ordinary date night. Like dinner and a movie. We feel the key to a successful relationship is excitement and trills. Like the 13th Floor Haunted House in Denver, Colorado. Join us on a tour of this fantastic Denver icon. Which includes a behind the scenes look at prep and make-up. Continue reading Date Night @ the 13th Floor Haunted House in Denver Colorado

Pumpkin Chocolate Cheesecake Pie (regular or gluten-free)

Are you looking for something that will wow your dinner party? Then you have come to the right dessert recipe. Colorado Martini shows us how to make a delectable layered pumpkin chocolate cheesecake pie with fresh ginger, pumpkin puree, semi-sweet chocolate, cream cheese, and a regular or gluten-free crust. An out of this world scrumptious Thanksgiving / holiday dessert that will wow your family and guests. Continue reading Pumpkin Chocolate Cheesecake Pie (regular or gluten-free)

The Real Shining Hotel – A Ghost Story

Just outside of Denver, Colorado, in the Rocky Mountains, is The Stanley Hotel. The Stanley Hotel is known as the inspiration for Stephen King’s 1977 novel, The Shining. Paranormal activity is a normal occurrence at the Stanley. And in this video, Colorado Martini will tell some of the many ghost stories that the Stanley has to tell. We will travel the haunted halls and discover how haunted this Estes Park, Colorado hotel really is. Continue reading The Real Shining Hotel – A Ghost Story