One thing Brady loves is trains. It’s been a long time since he was on one but he’s fascinated with them. When we got the opportunity to ride the Royal Gorge Railroad’s Santa Express train, I jumped at the chance! Trains, Santa, traveling to the North Pole, sign us up! We made the trek down […]
Colorado Ballet presents the 53rd annual production of The Nutcracker at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. The holidays are not complete until you join them for this seasonal favorite featuring unforgettable characters, dazzling costumes, classic choreography and Tchaikovsky’s extraordinary arrangement performed live by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra. This dazzling spectacle of glittering snowflakes and shimmering sugarplums will transport […]
Our hearts and prayers go out to everyone affected by this historic event. Now that the skies are finally clearing, the gravity of the recent events are setting in and people are looking either for help or how they can help. 9News has a fabulous resource for those affected by the floods. With up to […]
We recently went to “bloggers week” at WaterWorld and had a blast! I forgot how big this water park is, and how close it is to me. Truly a hidden summertime gem in Denver. I took the older boys (ages 14 and 8) and a friend of theirs to the water park for a day […]
The fires in Colorado are devastating. It’s great to see so many in our community, and around the world, helping those who have lost their homes. Samaritan’s Purse is one of those organizations helping with the relief. A great article on their blog, Out of Ashes, helps describe in more detail what they are here […]
Calling all new campers and those who’ve always wanted to learn to camp. Registration is now open for Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s 2013 Let’s Camp! program. This year’s program will be held at Cheyenne Mountain State Park and Lake Pueblo State Park. Let’s Camp! covers all the fundamentals of camping, from setting up tents to […]
With the wildfires burning across Colorado, we wanted to help provide some resources when talking to your kids about the fires and how to help with smoke inhalation. This information below has been provided by The Children’s Hospital of Colorado. BLACK FOREST FIRE UPDATE: 7,800-8,000 acres. At least 80 homes have been destroyed. Zero-percent containment: http://on9news.tv/11faDNJ […]
Heidi Kerr-Schlaefer is a full-time freelance writer residing in Colorado. She is also the founder of HeidiTown.com, a blog about Colorado festivals and travel. Contact her at TheMayor@HeidiTown.com. Here she shares her top Colorado getaways for families. If you are just visiting Colorado, or have lived here all your life, these mini-trips are sure to please! […]
This is a great gust post by Families First. Families First, a Colorado nonprofit founded in 1986, serves a dual purpose – providing support services for families to prevent child abuse and neglect, and offering residential treatment for young, abused children. Through its proactive parent education classes and outreach, free statewide support line (1-800-CHILDREN), and residential […]
Do your kids like to go to the movies? Mine sure do, but it gets pricey after a while. Harkins Theatres has come to the rescue! Harkins Theatres Summer Movie Fun – 10 Movies – 10 Weeks – For Kids! If it’s summertime, that means two things; blockbuster movies and the Harkins Summer Movie […]
Truly one of the most beautiful places in the world.
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One of the perks of my job is reviewing things. This time I got to review applesauce. Applesauce?! you may be asking. Yup and it was delicious! This isn’t your ordinary applesauce though. It’s local, made in Colorado and organic! They have apple juice, applesauce, flavored applesauces, flat fruit and more. My kids went bananas […]