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Score a Free Cup of Joe on National Coffee Day!

Oh Coffee, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways! Whether it’s freshly ground and brewed in my kitchen every morning, an afternoon drive through pick-me-up, or an espresso with dessert at a nice restaurant…it’s just soooo good! Any time, any way, I love the stuff.  So you know I’ll be celebrating by […]

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Score a Free Cup of Joe on National Coffee Day!

Oh Coffee, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways! Whether it’s freshly ground and brewed in my kitchen every morning, an afternoon drive through pick-me-up, or an espresso with dessert at a nice restaurant…it’s just soooo good! Any time, any way, I love the stuff.  So you know I’ll be celebrating by […]

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Ballet and The Bard: Colorado Ballet Presents “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

I’ve always loved Shakespeare’s comedies the best. There’s always a love triangle, often a magic spell or two, and the master of words crafted the dialogue with lots of satire, puns, and innuendos. But without the Bard’s unique phrasing, rhyming, and double entendres, would a classic story be any good without any words at all?  My […]

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Spanx on a Plane – The Movie

“Enough is enough! I have had it with these mf-ing Spanx on this mf-ing plane!”       I was headed back from Type-A Parent Conference in Atlanta. I shared a cab, dinner and nice long chat with blogger and entrepreneur Cecily, with whom I’m blessed to call my friend. Being girls, we were talking about outfits, what we wear […]

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LeapBand by LeapFrog is Great for Kids with Special Needs

After getting to interview Mia Hamm about getting kids active and learn about the LeapFrog LeapBand, I thought I would post my own review of the product. (Don’t forget we have a giveaway going as well!!!) When LeapFrog sent me the LeapBand, I was a little nervous as to how Brady would receive it. He […]

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7 Steps to Perfect Portraits {Tutorial}

Up until a few years ago, I was a sucker for school portraits. I’d buy the big package to make sure every family member got their pick of 3x5s and wallets. At $45 a pop times 2 girls, I felt the sting in my pocketbook just a bit, but that’s just what good parents do, […]

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Lowes & Habitat for Humanity – Giving Back in Denver

I had the unique opportunity to work with Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver and Lowe’s Heroes employee volunteers  who worked together in September to revitalize a home in the Globeville neighborhood in Denver. Lowe’s awarded Habitat a $70,000 grant to help complete the project. Volunteers from both organizations teamed up with community members to install […]

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LeapFrog LeapBand Giveaway & Exclusive Interview w/Mia Hamm #FitMadeFun

I recently got a chance to interview soccer and Olympic legend, Mia Hamm while she was working on the LeapFrog LeapBand campaign to get kids outdoors and active. I asked her questions about her work with special needs kids specifically (‘natch). I was so touched she took the time to answer my questions so thoughtfully! […]

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Mabel’s Labels Not Just for Back to School, but Year Round.

Back to School has come and gone and I was left wondering how to keep all the kids devices and supplies straight, both at home and at school. When Mabel’s Labels contacted me to see if I wanted to review their labels for the boys, I jumped at the chance! I’ve reviewed their labels in […]

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Showing What #BeautyIs While Traveling

I’ve been traveling every month since March. Whether for business or pleasure, traveling can be exhausting which is why I have a few tricks to make sure I feel rested and beautiful, inside and out while on the go. Here is a “selfie” of me after my best tip/trick for traveling… after a nap!    […]