Gift Guide for Tween Boys for Birthdays and Holidays

Gift Guide for Tween Boys

This post has been written by my nine year-old. Well, narrated to me and I cleaned up his grammar… slightly. His birthday is tomorrow and he will finally be in the double digits! He gave me a list a mile long of various video games and toys he wanted and I assume most boys his […]

Unique Gift Ideas for Men, Teens, Wine Lovers and more!

Gift Ideas for Men

My eBay Collections were curated as part of my collaboration with eBay.  Christmas is almost here! If you are like me, you have some shopping done, but are struggling with what to get those hard to shop for people on your lists. My husband is probably one of the hardest people to give a gift […]

Looking For Gifts For Hard to Buy For People? Check Out My Collections!

eBay Collections by ColoradoMoms

My eBay Collections were curated as part of my collaboration with eBay. I’ve been an eBay fanatic since 2002. We’ve bought and sold so many things over the past 11 years. When my husband was in medical school we were able to sell off old text books and CDs to afford to buy Halloween costumes […]

This Holiday’s Most Wanted Toys & A New App That Makes Shopping Easier!


Last week I attended the Holiday Showcase in New York City. As always the event was the highlight of my travel all year! What could be better, good friends, great companies and TOYS! With three boys in the house, I made a bee line for LeapFrog, LEGO and Jazwares. I’ll explain why in a […]

4 Gift Ideas for Special Needs Kids

Lego Duplo Read and Build

As seen on Colorado’s Best on Channel 2 here in Denver this morning! Yes, I was extremely nervous as this was only my 3rd news-style segment and dozenth time in front of the camera in general. Thankfully I had been to the studio before with Chris (@TheToyGuy) with Time to Play. Every time he’s in […]

The 2012 ColoradoMoms Holiday Toy Guide

2012 Holiday Toy Guide by

Hot off the presses! We have scoured toy stores, researched websites, stalked the UPS man, stayed up past bedtime, all to bring you this years list of the MUST HAVE toys of the season. From infant to teenagers, boys and girls alike will love our list and beg for these toys.   Click here to […]

How many days until Christmas?! How to score those Most Wanted toys!

Time to Play's Most Wanted Toys for 2012

I know, I know. Really?! Christmas talk already?! But I have good reason. Toys! There are some crazy amazing toys out for the Holidays and I want to help you guys find even the hardest to find ones! I’ve learned some tricks from my work with and going to share the knowledge. First off… […]

Skylanders Spyro’s Adventures Perfect for the Holidays


I have 3 boys so it’s no surprise we have a ton of video games. We have Nintendo DS’s (plural), Wii’s (plural), iPods, PS3, iPad, you get the jist… So whenever I have the chance to review something even minutely connected to the gaming world, the boys freak the freak out. This time, I wasn’t […]

Top 10 Toys for the Holidays – Gift Guide 2011


Yikes! Did you know that it’s only 41 days until Christmas? If you are like me, you try to wait until the day AFTER Thanksgiving to shop and decorate, but the fact is, there are often great deals and sales BEFORE Thanksgiving these days. I’ve been traveling all year to various conferences and toy showcases […]

Made in Colorado – 2011 Holiday Gift Guide


Made in Colorado 2011 Holiday Gift Guide   This year I thought it would be great to feature some local businesses in a gift guide. I, for one, love to support local business, especially ones started by moms. Whether it’s selling crafty items on etsy or owning a wine bar (um, hello! Wine!), Moms are […]