Tasty Tuesday: Creme di Caffe

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You all know we LOVE our coffee here at Colorado Moms. And I’m hard-core–doesn’t matter how hot it is outside, I pretty much always like a fresh brewed cuppa in the morning. On warm summer evenings, though, sometimes I do crave a more refreshing, cold dose of caffeine!  My little sister moved to Rome a […]

End Summer on a High Note at Open Air Adventure Park

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I’m in serious denial that there’s only a month left of summer–we’ve been having so much fun exploring the outdoors, and I don’t want it to end. We’ve enjoyed going hiking, fishing, camping, and swimming but the activity that got the biggest raves from the kids (and even the husband!) was climbing the ropes course […]

SUBWAY® Restaurants You Share, We Share Campaign Supports Special Olympics Colorado

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This blog post is part of a paid SocialMoms and Subway blogging program. The opinions and ideas expressed here are my own. When Brady was born, even before, I knew he was going to be different than my other boys. Everything about the pregnancy, birth and subsequent months showed me this. Just before he turned […]

My Kodak Moments App Making It Easy to Get Prints

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I take a lot of pictures. A LOT. My iPhone is only 64GB and it’s nearly full at any given moment. I love going to concerts and taking tons of pictures for to post to Instagram, but wanted to get prints made of some of the fun I’ve been having this summer and wasn’t even […]

LeapFrog’s LeapPad Platinum is a Big Hit For Kids with Special Needs and Autism!

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We have been long time fans of LeapFrog products. For the past 15+ years my boys have been playing with them. We’ve had every handheld and tablet they’ve made and still have the original Leapster! To say we are fans is an understatement. My youngest son is 7 and autistic and he has been using […]

Open Air Adventure Park: Make the Jump and Save $5!

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Are you and your family the thrill-seeking type? We sure are. From slack lining to rock climbing, we love the outdoors and finding new ways to get out and play. That’s why we were so excited to learn about Open Air Adventure Park in Estes Park. We love taking day trip to Estes, and now […]

Celebrate the 4th of July with Dreyer’s (& Giveaway!)

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This blog post is sponsored by Dreyer’s/EDY’S® Frozen Custard and SocialMoms. The opinions and ideas expressed here are my own. I have a love affair with frozen custard and I can usually tell you were the best spots to get it in the many cities I’ve traveled to. I have favorites in St. Louis, Omaha and across […]

Summer is Heating Up at Water World!

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After a rainy start, Summer is really heating up in Colorado. What better way to chill out, than to bring the family to Water World–64 acres of wet, wild rides! Located just a few minutes north of Downtown at 84th Ave and Pecos St., Water World is one of the area’s best values in family […]

Tasty Tuesday: Chocolate Peanut Butter No-Bake Cookies

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This is one of those recipes that takes me right back to childhood summers. My mom woud help us whip up a batch of these cookies first thing in the morning, and by lunch time they were ready to munch! They’re chocolatey, chewy, and the best part is they don’t ever have to go in the […]

Inside Out: A Wonderful Family Movie, Made With Tweens In Mind

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  Inside Out, the newest film from Pixar, opens today nationwide. We attended a preview, and I am so excited I can finally tell you all about it!  As the story begins, we meet Joy, voiced by Amy Poehler. Joy is an emotion belonging to newborn baby Riley. As Riley, voiced by Kaitlyn Dias, grows […]

eSalon Individualized Hair Color: Will it Live Up to the Hype?

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I’m one of those au naturel girls when it comes to beauty. I’ve never mastered winged eyeliner or false lashes, I rarely paint my nails, wear minimal jewelry, and prefer my air-dried natural waves to a blowout. So when I discovered gray hairs peeking out around my hairline at not-even-30, I thought, “No sweat! I’ll be the […]

Tasty Tuesday: Lavender Lemonade

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I LOOOOOOVE the smell and taste of lavender. Not the soapy, fake scent added to bath and body products, the fresh, grassy, floral essence of the real deal. I grow it in my flower beds to attract polinators like bees and butterflies, and I cut the flowers for drying and storing. It’s a nice addition to […]

KURIOS Gives Denver a Dose of Surreality

Have you ever wanted to escape reality? I know I have! The kids, the messes, the bills, the stress, and the all the noise! So when the Colorado Moms were invited to spend an evening at Cirque Du Soleil’s latest traveling production, KURIOS, of course we said hell yes!  “Step into the curio cabinet of an […]

Top Taco Denver Returns for 2015

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As a Denver native, I’m really excited that our restaurant scene is quickly growing into one of the county’s best. And one of our city’s signature talents is in Latin food. From the traditional to the very creative, we know how to do it up. Tacos are the quintessential street food, and while they may seem […]

Slack Lining: The Coolest New Sport You’ve Never Heard Of

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I’m always looking for ways to incorporate fitness into our family activities. From playing catch in the yard, to swimming and hiking together, I really believe that staying fit and active can be a great way to have fun and spend quality time!  So when we took a little staycation to Golden recently and happened […]