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Photo: Top Taco Denver 2014 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...

paella

Paella. It sounds fancy, and it conjures up images of summer nights on a terazza somewhere on the Spanish coast. But in...

little feet

I’m always looking for ways to incorporate fitness into our family activities. From playing catch in the yard, to...

paperrollercoasters

Recently, I attended Denver Comic Con, and while I had a total blast with my youngest checking out all the cool cosplay outfits,...

youfit thornton

I’ve joined a lot of gyms, fitness groups and health clubs in my day. I’ve had memberships, contracts, classes...

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I’m sure you’ve detected the smell of woodsmoke outside in the evenings lately, coming from a nearby fire pit!...

Favor Delivery Service App Denver

You don’t even know how many times I’ve thought, “Man, I’d love to get Chipotle right now, but…”...

welcomearch

You would think that being born and raised in Denver, I’d have seen everything the metro area has to offer. Not even...

Tyson Kidd

In addition to loving music, concerts, fashion, Disney and football, I’m a closet WWE fan. Actually, it’s not...

best panckake recipe

You. Guys.  It’s taken me years to fine tune and perfect my pancake recipe. No mixes here. My kids like them fluffy...

Photo Credit Philip Wesley

Whether you’re into super heroes, graphic novels, RPGs, video games, anime, sci-fi, cosplay, or all of the above, you...

understood

Since Brady’s diagnosis I’ve done more than my fair share to raise awareness of learning issues, autism, and...

flowers

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Groupon for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Well, I did it again. I...

Everything You Ever Wanted, Jillian Lauren

Being in the blogging world, there are some names that jump out at you, whether they are bloggers or authors. One of...

photo credit Ron Dollete

For Cinco De Mayo, I wanted to replicate one of my very favorite menu items from one of my very favorite taco joints. Comida,...

photo credit Sam Howitz 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 to encourage him. Not...

Autism may now affect 1 in 68*, but that number is drastically lower when comparing autistic boys and girls. Often studies and articles cite a ratio of 4:1, meaning for every 4 autistic boys, there is 1 autistic girl. The characteristics can differ greatly as well. The Simon Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) recently published an article explaining...

Jennie-O Turkey Burger - MOOYAH

One of my favorite days was when MOOYAH Burgers & Shakes moved into the shopping center right down the street from me....

I’m always on the lookout for activities that my teenage kids can enjoy with their friends–I mean, a person can only hang out at the mall so much before it gets boring. (especially when you’re not old enough to have a paycheck!). So when I was invited to spend a few hours at Punch Bowl Social–Denver’s newest and hippest...

I was combing through all my old recipes a few days ago,and in the piles of handwritten scrap papers and magazine cut outs, I found a piece of torn notebook paper with driving directions scribbled on it. Wherever the directions led was pretty far on the opposite side of Denver from me, so it took me a few minutes to recall why I had written them down....