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ken | Activities , Vail | February 3, 2016

Vail is the most visited resort in North America because it offers over 5,000 acres of skiable terrain, the lightest powder snow and an experience of a lifetime. When the perfect storm comes through the Vail Valley everyone has their eye on the prize. The prize is how many powder turns can you get in. […]

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The Scarab | Shopping | January 23, 2016

Are you eager for a unique shopping experience? Your vacation to the Vail Valley may turn out to be a worldly shopping experience. Around the world shopping experiences transcend into your Vail Valley Vacation. People from all over the world come to the Vail Valley to ski, relax, dine and shop. Vail, Beaver Creek and […]

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Karats Engagement Ring
ken | Blog , Shopping | January 6, 2016

We at Vail Valley Magazine believe in thinking, shopping and buying local. This blog series will focus on our personal shopping experiences and highlight local businesses in the Vail Valley. ENGAGEMENT My shopping experience takes me on a journey into the next chapter of my life, marriage. There are several ingredients that are needed to begin the […]

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Vail Fireworks
ken | Activities , Events | December 31, 2015

There are so many things to do in the Vail Valley and New Years Eve is no different. From skiing to dining and watching the clock strike midnight your options in the Vail Valley are endless. Skiing during the day is obvious and always fun especially since Vail and Beaver Creek have such great snow. […]

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Author | Blog | December 20, 2015

These days moisturizers are packed with all sorts of “extras” from anti-aging serums or peptides to anti-inflammatory emollients and antioxidants. To help choose what’s right for you, consulting a skin aesthetic professional can be very helpful. To begin, it is paramount to hydrate the skin with a high quality moisturizer, advises Dr. Karen Nern, of […]

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More than 60,000 spectators watched as over 3000 outdoor athletes converged on Vail’s rugged mountains and roiling rivers for competitions in a variety of outdoor lifestyle activities at the 14th annual GoPro Mountain Games in June. The games included competitions in nine sports, 25 disciplines and a variety of outdoor lifestyle activities

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Derived from the Greek word, Geoides, which means “earthlike”, geodes look like nothing more than round rocks. Yet, within these rocks are hollow cavities filled with crystals or mineral matter that are used to make exquisite jewelry and sculpture. Geodes begin as bubbles in hot volcanic rock in which, over time, crystals form as water […]

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In Medieval days, when kitchen hearths were placed in the center of the home, the inhabitants – even the livestock – huddled around during deepening winters for warmth and light while women cooked over open fires. Today’s kitchens have come full circle. Although cooks no longer slave over open flames in smoke-filled rooms, and the […]

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Author | Blog | December 19, 2015

I’ve had a love affair with this valley since the first time I visited in the late 70s. It was during the winter and I couldn’t get over the beauty. It made my soul sing. Winters, for me, begin in mid-October when the leaves have almost disappeared and the temperature dips a few degrees each […]

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Brenda Himelfarb | Featured Stories , Features , Wedding | December 8, 2015

Many people might be surprised to see a bride – veil flowing, bouquet in hand, bridegroom in his tuxedo at her side – skiing down a mountain in the middle of winter. But in Colorado, it’s commonplace. Perhaps it’s the memories of vacationing here with the family or having met the ideal mate on a […]

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