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inner-peas

Six people + average budget constraints + relatives living 1100 miles away = one crazy road-tripping family. We make the...

ring video doorbell

I never thought I’d be writing about how a doorbell can help my autistic son, yet here I am and I’m amazed at...

pokemon go what parents should know

I’m not usually a fad-y person.  I never had Beanie Babies. I was the last of my friends to get a Cabbage Patch...

cheap or free places to see movies around Denver

I’m a cheapskate.  I’ve always been a cheapskate…but now that I have four kids and the cost of anything...

Westin Denver Downtown Hotel

Last month was almost as crazy as this month has been for vacations, work travel, kid activities, family visits and more....

river

I’ve been wanting to take my family to the YMCA of the Rockies in Estes Park for a long, long time. So when they...

4th of July events in Denver

  From fireworks to barbeques to bands…there’s plenty to do around Denver over 4th of July weekend, and...

Vintage Style

Our gal Laura had an amazing time at the 1940s WWII Era Ball last weekend. If you missed it, be sure to check out Laura’s...

1940s flyer

That’s right, my cool cats — I had a killer diller time at the 1940s WWII Era Ball last weekend.  Held...

The only mango salsa recipe you'll ever need

I love the seasons in Colorado. I love that every time I’m just about to get tired of one, something new starts...

15 Summer Dresses for Weddings

It’s wedding season! So many friends are getting married and starting families. The hardest part about all the...

Pink Grapefruit Mojitos

Summer cocktails are my favorite kind of cocktails. This one I came up with haphazardly when I couldn’t find the vanilla...

prince

Elitch Gardens kicked off their summer concert series last weekend…so now we can say it’s officially summer...

Belle Disney Fashion Beauty and the Beast

I’m so excited for the new live action Beauty and the Beast movie that I just can’t contain myself! I HAD to...

toilet training a child with autism

Let’s face it, potty training any child is a struggle. It’s not a fun process, it’s frustrating for both...

DIY mini photo albums scrapbooking

I love getting all crafty. Recently, I was going through a tub in my basement marked “#CraftyCrap” (natch) and...

Date Night Fashion Black and Gold

I have a few concerts and plays coming up and wanted to try my hand at a new look. Paring Bling with sophistication. A little...

Crochet-Viking-Hats-and-Beards

This blog post is from our old sister site MommyNeedsABreak. We hope you enjoy it as much as that community did!  Because...

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This post contains affiliate links.  We’ve been huge fans of Steve Spangler and Spangler Science for years. We’ve...

Great farmer's markets in Denver

I love spring in Colorado — especially trips to the farmer’s market! The kids and I wander through, checking...