Spicy Caramel Popcorn

Sweet & Spicy Caramel Popcorn | easy homemade caramel corn with a kick! | kristinschell.com

Thursday mornings in July, I drive along the banks of The Big Thompson River down to the town square in Estes Park to the Farmer's Market. Strolling through the tent-lined square with my arm draped through my basket, I tug my sweater tight across my chest to ward off the chill. I chuckle at the notion of needing a sweater in July and make a mental note to remember this moment in October back in Texas. The first vendor I visit is always Heaven's Popcorn. Their sweet and salty kettle corn is the best I've ever tasted. One summer I joked to Alan, the owner, that he must sprinkle the addicting … [Read More...]

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The Cafe

Spicy Caramel Popcorn

Sweet & Spicy Caramel Popcorn | easy homemade caramel corn with a kick! | kristinschell.com

Thursday mornings in July, I drive along the banks of The Big Thompson River down to the town square in Estes Park to the Farmer’s Market. Strolling through the tent-lined square with my arm draped through my basket, I tug my sweater tight across my chest to ward off the chill. I chuckle at the […]

The Mission

Invitation to The Turquoise Table

An Invitation to The Turquoise Table Community | kristinschell.com

I just finished writing the first edition of The Turquoise Table newsletter. I’m so excited about the community that is growing and wanted to make sure you know you are invited to the table! What is The Turquoise Table? The turquoise table is a real place. Last year, after writing the series 31 Days of Outrageous […]

On the Fly

HomeAway Travel Guide for the Top 5 Farmers Markets

Travel Guide for the Top 5 Farmers Markets in the US | HomeAway Community by Kristin Schell

Wherever our travels take us, the first place I seek is the local Farmers Market.  There’s no better place to find the heartbeat of a community than in its markets. For my monthly column at the HomeAway Vacation Rental Living blog, I wrote a travel guide of my favorite 5 farmers markets. Deciding which markets […]

Weaving Words

31 Days: A Meal with Jesus

Winding Stair Restaurant, Dublin | 31 Days of Outrageous Hospitality with Kristin Schell | A Meal with Jesus

On the banks of the River Liffey sits the oldest independent bookshop in Dublin. The Winding Stair greets strangers, foreigners toting passports from here and there, with welcome and wonder. Small and peculiar, the landmark—named after the Yeats poem— offers an eclectic collection of new and second-hand books to a clientele as diverse as its […]