School Lunches, What are Your Kids Really Eating?

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I was recently invited to attend the mecca of conferences for school nutrition programs. The School Nutrition Association hosts an annual national conference and this year it happened to be in Denver! I was one of three bloggers to attend and was honored to attend. (I have to admit though, Adam Sandler’s Lunch Lady skit […]

You Better Blog Yourself Eminem Parody (sidenote: Mr. Em- don’t sue me kthxbai)

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you better never let it go… Sing it with me now! So to avoid any real work today, I was sorting laundry and naturally singing eminem songs, ’cause, like DUH! He get’s you pumped! I started singing the chorus to Lose Yourself with bloggy references and then this came out of me. Some of it […]

Join LiveWell Colorado and BikeDenver for Viva Streets on August 12

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LiveWell Colorado and BikeDenver are teaming up to bring Denver residents the city’s second annual Viva Streets event to celebrate our city streets’ potential to get people moving, to bring neighbors together, and to strengthen Colorado’s healthy, active culture. On Sunday, August 12, from 10am – 4pm, 23rd Avenue between City Park and Stapleton will […]

A Buh-Nee for Brady (with link to knitting pattern)

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I’ve been knitting again. It’s super therapeutic for me. Watch some cheesy chick flick while knitting. Makes my stress melt away. My best friend Kate and I went to Fort Collins recently to visit The Loopy Ewe and My Sister Knits. The first is yarn heaven as it has aisles and aisles of super yummy, soft, gorgeous […]

Theater Shooting in Aurora During Dark Knight Rises Midnight Showing

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There is one suspect in custody after 12 people were shot and killed at the Century 16 Movie Theaters at the Aurora Town Center. There were at least 50 people injured. The youngest of those injured is 3 months old. Early reports say this is the second highest mass casualty shooting by a single gunman […]

Weekend Events in Denver July 20th-22nd

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Beer, trucks, and ghosts…what more do you need for the perfect weekend? We have a little bit of something for everyone! This weekend’s edition has more activities for the adults and teens, but hey-you deserve to have some fun this summer, too! 8th ANNUAL HOPS FOR HABITAT-July 20th at Plains Conservation Center 5pm-9pm 21901 E. […]

The Dark Knight Rises – Should kids under 13 see it?

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[quote]Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and families affected by the Aurora shooting during the midnight showing of this movie. For more information and to find out how you can help or talk to your kids about this tragedy, please see our post – Theater Shooting in Aurora, Colorado During The Dark Knight […]

Making the most out of BlogHer

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Yup, I’m a blogger, and a chick, so I’ll be heading to NYC with 4500 others like me next month. I’m in a few facebook groups for the event and have to say, some of the stuff I’m reading is disturbing me. I get it, we all love exclusive party invites and SWAG (“stuff we all […]

Autism Waterproof QR Code Stickers

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I was surfing facebook and found this amazing new product available in the Nation Autism Association’s Little Shop of Hope.   [quote] NAA is thrilled to partner with childIDcode on this important safety item for kids prone to wandering and elopement.  It is vital that our children – especially those who are non-verbal – have […]

Autistic Kids Love Schedules (So why do I suck at them?)

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So it’s a proven fact. Most kids on the spectrum thrive on schedules. Brady sure does. If he knows what he’s supposed to be doing, and when, his days are so much better for all of us. So why do I suck at this? I started off with good intentions. Bought some super cute laminated […]

Winter Park Play Free

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I just found this amazing deal to help escape the hot temps here in Denver and relax in the mountains! Winter Park is one of my family’s favorite places to spend some time reconnecting and avoiding the hustle and bustle of the city.     Is your family ready to escape the heat, breathe fresh […]