Kristen Green started making candles when a massage therapist friend mentioned that she couldn't find all natural unscented candles that she could then add the essential oils that she wanted for her aromatherapy sessions.
"I was making jams, jellies, and even some wine to sell at farmers markets," Kristen said.
It's a tradition for Ashley Westin and Tucker Lee to dress up for Halloween. Last year, with the assistance of a professional special effects artist, Lee was transformed into a decrepit old man. While he arrived at Paonia's costume parties too late for judging, everyone agreed he had a winning look.
Bucket lists became a common term after Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman paired up in "The Bucket List" in 2007. The movie told the story of two terminally ill men who become friends on a road trip around the world to accomplish things on their "bucket list" — things they've always wanted to do before they "kick the bucket" but lacked the courage to do on their own.