WeeCasa: Tiny Home Resort.

I’m a big fan of Tiny Homes. Like, huge fan

I’ve probably seen all the Tiny House Hunters episodes on HGTV and I don’t want to admit how many Tiny Home Instagram accounts I follow. I have a fascination with the minimalistic lifestyle and the fact that you don’t seem too settled down in one place. 

I’ve moved a lot growing up and I get asked often if I’m going to “stick around for a while”. I love living in Colorado, my current home, but my soul will always have a longing to continue to explore. I don’t have a huge desire to buy a house, though I do want a backyard for my dog so I’m constantly considering the tiny home lifestyle. 

Which brings me to WeeCasa, the tiny home resort in Lyons, CO. In this current state of staying at home this was the perfect get away! My mother had a big birthday coming up at the end of June this year and we knew we would want to celebrate in some way but traveling was pretty much out of the question (and our favorite thing so we were pretty bummed). It was decided that my South Dakota fam would visit me in CO but I selfishly didn’t want another weekend sticking around my apartment. So the great idea to spend a weekend at WeeCasa came to life! 

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We had the perfect relaxing weekend of grabbing coffee in town, sitting by the river, sipping wine, and going to bed early. The resort is right in the heart of downtown so access to food and activity was in arms reach. 

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We headed down Friday from Fort Collins after I spent a few hours working. We hit the road around 2 and were making good time to make it to the resort within an hour but had to make a pitstop at Spirit Hound Distillers first. If you are a cocktail person, then this is a must! My mom and I both ordered a Cherry Limade Mule and my sister ordered the Cucumber Coop – both drinks were amazing. 

*Forewarning you that everything we ate and drink over this trip did not disappoint in the least 🙂 

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We then got into Lyons, checked into our tiny home, unpacked, and headed into town to find ourselves some chips & salsa and Margaritas. Which lead us to Mojo Taqueria and some delicious street tacos. We ordered the Roasted Tomatilla Medium salsa for the table and our individual orders which as followed:

  • A: Watermelon Mint Marg, Tacos – Carnitas & Short Rib
  • B: House Marg, Tacos – Carnitas & Chicken Tinga
  • K: Mezcalrita, Tacos – Short Rib & Rajas con Calabazas

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After dinner, we stopped at the St. Vrain Market to grab ice cream and baked goodies and spent the evening with some take-home margaritas and boxed wine. 

Saturday morning we got up early for a walk into town and stumbled across our new favorite coffee shop The Stone Cup where I ordered the Iced Mexican mocha, my mom had an Iced White Mocha, Kimberly had the Caramello, and we all split a Lemon Blueberry scone. We then hopped around downtown for some shopping, where I found some new great finds at Red Canyon Art Co, grabbed a Santa Fe (Spicy Turkey) and Miami (Tuna) sandwich from the Market, and spent the rest of the afternoon relaxing by the river. Saturday’s dinner was probably my favorite meal of the week at the Pizza Bar 66. We took recommendations from our waitress and ordered the ravioli (because we are from STL), cheesy garlic sticks, and the Gonzo pizza (add pinneapple). Everything tasted so delicious and especially alongside two bottles of chilled Sauv Blanc wine. The rest of the evening we simply relaxed outside our tiny home in lawn chairs and chatted with our tiny home neighbors. 

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On our last morning, we woke up and packed up the vehicle before heading back into town to grabbed coffee at The Stone Cup again. This time we all ordered Cold Brews with Sweet Cream and were very bummed we can’t have those every day now! We then headed out of Lyons into Longmont, CO for lunch and shopping. It was such a nice, relaxing weekend and just a short drive from Fort Collins that I honestly can’t wait to go back and try out my next tiny home at the resort! 

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Transitions in Virgo Full Moon.

Hey there! Apologies for being a bit MIA recently. Moving is a bit more overwhelming than you ever predict and then when you take a moment to pause, you realize weeks have gone by.

I’ve been in Colorado for a little over a week now and I’ve really been attempting at my best effort to get involved with as much as possible and I’m excited for a lot of new opportunities that are coming up. These experience will also provide a lot of very interesting material that I can share in this space, which I am also very thrilled about.

Through this transition I’ve found that what really has helped me the most is coming back to my mat. Carving out time in my day for yoga, meditation, and journaling has helped to keep me grounded during a significant life change. There are so many thoughts and ideas running around in my mind lately that this daily practice guides organization and calmness. It feels very ironic as well that this shift occurred during the Virgo Full Moon as well.

We all know that full moons have a tendency to create a lot of energy. And if we’re intentional, we can use this energy to manifest the intentions we set out to the universe during the last new moon. Dreams take a lot of work, and this dream of moving to Colorado was no short of that. It is our energetic vibration and the frequency we are emitting out into the universe that will ultimately effect if our dreams come to fruition. Because if we don’t truly believe in our dreams and the possibility that they can come true, that is the energy we will be putting out into the universe.

I personally related to this full moon with my moon sign being in Virgo. This is a very powerful sign. Virgo is the sign of the Goddess, the mother, and the virgin. Virgo is a healer and is highly intuitive and uses her intuition as her method of healing. With this full moon, we have a good opportunity to use this energy to heal and tap into our intuition.  Pisces is currently positioned in the sun, and with this sign we can connect with energy outside of our body while balancing the Virgo energy of connecting with our internal world. While Pisces is formless and chaotic, Virgo is order and form. With this energy, we can really ask ourselves what structures are necessary to help us maintain our intuitive connection. Through this time, for me, I’ve definitely craved daily routine and spirituality connection through meditation and journaling. We can also ask ourselves about what we would like to release that is not serving us. With this balance we can harness healing.

I’d love to hear your thoughts on what your calling into this energetic state or open to discussion if you’re struggling with how to work with this lunar energy during this time. Feel free to reach out to me in the comments, on Instagram @onedreamyyogaflow, or by email. 🙂

For now, I hope you’re all aligning with your inner intuition.

Namaste loves.

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Dharma, Karma, & Life’s Journey.

What is your calling? What are the things in your life that bring you contentment, happiness, and joy? What makes you feel you’re living your life to the fullest?

In Hinduism, dharma signifies behaviors that are considered to be in accord with Ṛta, the order that makes life and universe possible, and includes duties, rights, laws, conduct, virtues and “right way of living”. In Buddhism, dharma means “cosmic law and order”, or true nature of the universe.

In my own terms, I like to describe dharma as your life calling. Today I wanted to dive into dharma more, as well as karma and kriya as well as some personal news. Karma, which you might be most familiar with, is almost like a law of attraction or force of reasoning. And Kriya is flow.

“Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.” – Carl Jung

I’m going to go a little more personal in today’s blog post since I have some major life news I’d like to share. I’ve recently listened to Sahara Rose’s episode ‘The Difference between Karma, Dharma, and Kriya” from her The Highest Self Podcast recently and it’s really resonated with the stage of life I’m currently in. I highly recommend this podcast if you have not already checked it out.

Sahara explains that if you aren’t living towards your true dharma, then life will continuously give you tiny hints in order to try and push you in the right direction. If you are not working towards your life’s true purpose then karma will play a role in providing you with hints.

I’ve moved quite a bit in my life so far, more than most, and will be soon moving again here in a couple weeks. Life has presented me with an opportunity that I believe is guiding me back in line with my life purpose. As sad as I am to be leaving the city of San Francisco, I am really excited for my new transition into Colorado. This was not an easy decision for me, as I absolutely love the city I am currently living in, I’ve felt that this next transition was falling into place too easily to be ignored.

Karma had played a roll in placing the pieces just right to guide me into this next life step. Over the last couple weeks, decision were easily being made that could have had a major impact on the course of my life. And I ultimately feel that the stars are aligning in a way to guide me in the direction I need to be going. I’ve been packing this last week with moments of sadness knowing my time here is ending, ultimately by my choice to move on to another chapter in my life. Deep down I feel this is part of my dharma but it is also freely to know that if it is truly not, I have the choice to change it. Life is a journey we create for ourselves, and we have the capability to live this life how we please.

I’d love to hear your thoughts on how you currently are living out your dharma or are in the path to living your dharma. Do share with me in the comment section!

Namaste, loves.

P.S. I also encourage you to check out my San Francisco Favorites page, which has all my prized memories captured. I’m continuing to add more daily before I depart on my next life journey.