Weekend Things: Welcome to October

I did everything and nothing this weekend.

And what I mean by that is that I slept lots, watched so so many hours of TV and probably spent too much time on Instagram, but I also drank coffee, cooked delicious things, ran 10 miles, went to the grocery, had a pizza date night, cleaned the house and went on a fall-time walk so I could peep those changing leaves.  That seems like a lot of stuff to me!  For the record, I’m totally fine with it feeling like there’s a million hours in the weekend to do everything your heart desires.


We started Friday with real Pumpkin Spice Lattes.  Or I did at least.  Downpours makes pumpkin spice syrup with actual pumpkin and after totally missing my PSL window last year, I knew I had to get my hands on this magic ASAP.  Turns out they’ve renovated and redecorated in there and it’s a huge improvement.  Plus that latte was pretty good.  I’m gonna go back, for sure.  P.S. We also ate giant breakfast burritos and that’s something I need to do more often.


I follow Denver Beer Co. on Insta and they announced the tapping of a fresh-hop beer so we raced over after work to pick up a growler.  I read all about fresh-hop beer last year but I guess there’s only a short window of time when it can be made and I really didn’t want to miss out.  Their taproom was insanely busy!  But we eventually got our growler and basically ran out of there.  I’ll be honest, it tastes a little flat.Read More »