Denver Hosts the Second Annual Chipotle MLS Homegrown Game

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The Major League Soccer All Star Game is headed to Denver, Colorado. With it brings an exciting week of concerts, events and a lot of soccer fans! Chipotle is right in the middle of the action and hosting the Second Annual Chipotle MLS Homegrown Game. (I’m sorry, did someone say Chipotle?!) Tickets to this event […]

Chipotle’s Cultivate Festival is Headed to Kansas City (and so am I!)

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It’s no secret how much I love Chipotle. If you follow me on Twitter or Instagram at all, you will see me pledge my undying love to tacos and Chipotle all the time. I even briefly considered a “#chipotleismylife” tattoo (sorry mom). When I found out that the Chipotle Cultivate festival was headed to Kansas […]

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 […]

The Unofficial Guide to Denver Comic Con: A to Z

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Whether you’re into super heroes, graphic novels, RPGs, video games, anime, sci-fi, cosplay, or all of the above, you will not want to miss the 2015 Denver Comic Con. DCC gets bigger and better every year, and this year promises to be packed with non-stop fun and entertainment.  Produced by Pop Culture Classroom, DCC is […]

Pop Culture Classroom: Literacy and a Love of Reading Through Comics (and how to get free comic books!)

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Ever since I was a little girl, I have LOVED to read. I mean, LOVED. I remember being so captivated by The Secret Garden that I didn’t eat dinner for two straight nights–I just wanted to read.  So when I realized my son was a bit of a reluctant reader, I didn’t know what to do […]

Christmas Light Viewing: A Guide to the Best of the Metro Area

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Did you know? Many historians believe the tradition of outdoor holiday lights began right here in Denver in 1914, with one D.D. Sturgeon (of Denver’s Sturgeon Electric Company) decking out his pine tree with electric lights into red and green paint, to bring his ill grandson some Christmas cheer.  Some of the best memories I have from […]

Barnes & Noble’s Discovery Weekend & Holiday Gift Ideas #BNDiscovery

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Last night I attended an exclusive preview of Barnes & Noble’s Discovery Weekend happing November 21 – 23rd. Being a teeny-bopper at heart, I was especially excited to learn what Nick Jonas had to do with Barnes & Noble. I heard rumblings of some sort of something, so I drove to Aurora, Colorado to meet […]

Pumpkin Patch & Harvest Festival Roundup

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  Many schools in the metro area have a long weekend either this weekend or next for conferences, and it’s a perfect time to fit in a visit to the pumpkin patch! There are hundreds, all along the front range, but we’ve collected our favorite pick-your-own patches as well as harvest festivals for some down-on-the-farm […]

KidZone at Taste of Colorado!

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    photo atasteofcolorado.com Taste of Colorado or, “The Taste” as we all know it, is a Labor Day tradition for Denver-ites. They’ve always been a mecca of free family entertainment and great food. We especially enjoy catching the nationally-known musicians. (EnVogue is going to be there this year! Total 90s flashback!) This year there’s […]

6 Ways to Celebrate the 4th of July in Denver

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We’d love to welcome our new writer, Emily Jones to the ColoradoMoms team! Check out her first post on fun things to do for Independence Day! With crazy high temps, rampant wildfires, and little rain so far this summer, many cities are already canceling their fireworks displays. (check here for a current, running list)  But never fear! […]

Summer Reading Program Roundup: Read to Learn AND Earn!

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Reading during the summer is an ideal way to help your kiddos keep up on their skills. And I honestly can’t think of a better way to spend a too-hot-to-play afternoon than laying in the shade with a book in hand. Some of us enjoy reading for the sheer pleasure of it, but plenty of […]

2015 Colorado County Fairs Schedule

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Colorado is made up of 64 counties and most of them have a county fair. Fair season in Colorado starts in July and goes all the way through the end of September. Here we’ve compiled a list of county fairs for you in chronological order for 2014  2015. Don’t forget about the Colorado’s State Fair […]

Mother’s Day Deals For Mom

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Did you know that Mother’s Day is the busiest day of the year for restaurants across the U.S.? Apparently, if Mom isn’t cooking, nobody is!  Since the odds are pretty good that you’ll go out to eat this Sunday, here’s a list of area restaurants that are offering freebies, gifts, food/drink specials, or discounts as a […]

March of Dimes March for Babies Colorado Walk Saturday, April 26

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According to the March of Dimes, prematurity is the leading killer of newborns in America. Preterm birth can happen to any pregnant woman, which is why it’s important women are educated about prenatal care.  The March of Dimes March for Babies Walk on Saturday, April 26. You can find more information here: http://www.marchofdimes.com/colorado/events/10300_3135303733.html.   March […]

Promise Walk for Preeclampsia Denver – May 4, 2014

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  Pregnancy and childbirth are normally a time of joy and excitement in the life of a woman and her family.  The impending addition is meticulously planned for and awaited.  Usually pregnancies progress without complication. Unfortunately, for about 7% of women, a serious condition arises called preeclampsia.  This serious disease of pregnancy most often occurs […]

LEGOLAND is Coming to Denver!

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Well, okay, not the entire theme park, wouldn’t THAT be awesome! But they are bringing two of their master builders for a fun and unique event outside of the Children’s Museum this Saturday, March 8, 2014.  LEGOLAND® California Resort introduces the “Model Builder Challenge”, featuring the Park’s Master Model Builders, Tim Sams and Rob McCarthy, […]