Category Archives: Featured
pumpkins

Autumn is, without a doubt, my favorite season in Colorado. I love everything about it — fall color drives in...

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We’re only a few weeks into the new school year and it’s already happened… times three. Cold season seems...

hunger-is-org

Did you know 1 in 5 kids in America doesn’t have consistent access to adequate food? With three growing boys in...

Bitsbox, what comes in the box

I’ve been coding for most of my life. Started as a kid with an Apple IIe and some basic game codes found in the back...

nolah mattress denver king

Sleep. With 3 boys, I often forget how wonderful it can be. I’m a night owl who also just so happens to get up early...

NuMe curling wand giveaway

My hair is a unique color. Red, obviously, but it’s hard to match. Not quite auburn, not quite copper, definitely not...

Back to School with Fiber One

This post is brought to you by Fiber One and Acorn Influence. All thoughts and opinions are my own. My kids went back to...

A free printable checklist for kids to make school mornings a little less crazy!

We always start the school year strong. Everyone has healthy, interesting lunches packed the night before. I make good, hearty-but-also-healthy...

wildfires

As 3 major wildfires continue to burn in Colorado, and more fires burning throughout seven western states from California...

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....

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...

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...