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Journey To Colorful Colorado

Big life changes are in order! Last week, Brandon and I moved to the beautiful state of Colorado. We packed up my little Toyota Camry and drove the 15 hours straight through across the country.

Moving to Colorado

The ride on our Colorado journey basically consisted of: snack, sleep, drive, repeat. Jammed between lots of clothes and boxes, it was a long and pretty uncomfortable drive that was worth every minute. Once we reached Colorado, the roads got hillier and the mountains began to appear far off into the distance. A beautiful contrast to the familiar midwestern flatlands I had always grown up with.

Colorful Colorado

Colorado Journey

After being cramped up in a car for so long, it was even more exciting to be getting close to our final destination and new home. And it kept getting better! We finally arrived in Boulder to an apartment that I absolutely love with mountain views right outside the window and a town that has so much to do and see that it’s hard to choose where to begin.

Plus, we didn’t have to worry much about furnishing our home thanks to Overstock.com. You definitely get a great deal on the bed and bath, and it was so convenient for us especially since we weren’t using a moving truck. A few nights on an air mattress and our new mattress was delivered not to our door, but directly to the bedroom! How convenient! Join me next week to hear more about our move and our first Boulder experiences!

Rocky Mountains

17 Comments

  • Nancie Lee
    August 24, 2014 at 7:11 pm

    Colorado!! I’ve lived there twice. Boulder is a great town! Love the Cheesecake Factory there. 😉 I lived in Broomfield a northern suburb of Denver. Have an awesome time exploring!! Rocky Mountain Nat’l Park will keep you busy!! haha

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    • Marissa Sutera
      August 24, 2014 at 7:36 pm

      That’s awesome! I am loving everything about Boulder so far. There sure is a lot I still have yet to explore!

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  • Annika - Live Laugh Explore
    August 24, 2014 at 8:35 pm

    Looks amazing and sounds exciting! Looking forward to more Colorado posts, I would love to explore there too.

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    • Marissa Sutera
      August 24, 2014 at 8:48 pm

      My time in Boulder has been wonderful so far and I am looking forward to sharing more of all my adventures out here! Thanks for reading Annika!

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  • [email protected]
    August 27, 2014 at 11:56 am

    Sounds exciting … I can just imagine the lovely mountain views 🙂

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    • Marissa Sutera
      August 27, 2014 at 9:05 pm

      Yes they are fantastic. I can get a glimpse of them out of my home office window & it is glorious! Although I must say I am still getting used to them 🙂

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  • Mary {The World Is A Book}
    August 29, 2014 at 12:14 am

    Colorado is one of my favorite states especially during winter and seeing those snowcapped mountains. Looking forward to your posts on your new home. Good luck with the move! Wishing you the very best in your new home.

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    • Marissa Sutera
      August 29, 2014 at 8:31 pm

      Thanks Mary! I cannot wait until the winter views arrive 🙂 Looking forward to exploring more of Colorado!

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  • Daidri | Thee Getaway Gal
    September 1, 2014 at 5:21 pm

    Moving can be extremely exciting, I’ve moved a few times, and love all the mini adventures it affords us. Can’t wait to hear all the new things you discover. Enjoy!

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    • Marissa Sutera
      September 1, 2014 at 5:33 pm

      So true Daidri, it’s been quite the adventure! Looking forward to exploring more of the city and the state!

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  • Adelina // Pack Me To
    September 4, 2014 at 2:11 pm

    Ohh that view out your windshield is stunning. Congrats on the move and looking forward to hearing more about your adventures!

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    • Marissa Sutera
      September 4, 2014 at 3:25 pm

      Thanks Adelina! I’m still getting used to seeing mountains everywhere I go 🙂

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