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Playing. Kids love to play. With toys, with friends, but most of all, they want to play with their family. Having a child...

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Earlier this week I attended a lunch with AT&T and some fabulous bloggers in my area. We were there to celebrate the...

Free Minecraft Printables

I’ve scoured the internet and found a few sites who offer some great free minecraft printables. Everything from party...

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It’s almost October, can you believe it? It seems like school just started a few days ago, right? But the chill in...

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As a mom and a school nutrition professional, I am keenly aware of how important it is to provide kids a healthy environment...

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When I was a kid, my favorite teacher worked evenings and summers at our neighborhood Mexican restaurant. (that’s a...

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Deviating a bit (OK, a LOT) from my usual healthy recipes, and sharing this super fun and edible craft that my kids learned...

photo credit: US Department of Agriculture Do you remember school lunches as a kid? There were days you really wanted to eat the cafeteria option (chili and cinnamon rolls…mmmm) and days you definitely wanted to avoid (“meat” loaf…yech!) It was hit-or-miss most of the other days, but we were always fed and cared for by our...

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I’m in serious denial that there’s only a month left of summer–we’ve been having so much fun exploring...

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Are you and your family the thrill-seeking type? We sure are. From slack lining to rock climbing, we love the outdoors and...

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After a rainy start, Summer is really heating up in Colorado. What better way to chill out, than to bring the family to...

Denver Zoo Giraffe Encounter

Giraffes. Super calm, tall, gorgeous, curious creatures. One of my favorites to visit at the zoo. I was recently invited...

This is one of those recipes that takes me right back to childhood summers. My mom woud help us whip up a batch of these cookies first thing in the morning, and by lunch time they were ready to munch! They’re chocolatey, chewy, and the best part is they don’t ever have to go in the oven. Just a few short minutes on the stovetop to melt...

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  Inside Out, the newest film from Pixar, opens today nationwide. We attended a preview, and I am so excited I can...

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

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

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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!...

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

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...

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...

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