Tasty Tuesday: Freezer Meal Workshops with Wildtree

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It’s a well-known fact that I love to cook, and that I am passionate about eating clean. In our home, that means we follow the “80/20 Rule”, meaning 80% of what we eat is clean i.e. organic, nothing artificial, as close to nature as possible. That leaves 20% for splurges like a special dinner out, even the […]

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 […]

Tasty Tuesday: Craveable Cracker Combos with 34 Degrees {& a Giveaway!}

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Cheese and crackers are an easy, satisfying snack anytime of day and for any occasion.  They can be casual for after-school munching, or gussied up for a party. But do you pay much mind to what type of crackers you serve? I never did before, but I am going to start. Because crackers matter!  Recently, […]

Recycled Pop Can Garden Markers {Tutorial}

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Happy Earth Day, mommas! Today we celebrate Mother Earth and what better way to show mad respect for our planet, than a recycled craft for the garden.  Mother’s Day is right around the corner, which in Colorado means the all-clear to plant flowers and veggies outdoors. But how to mark those little baby sprouts so […]

MomsLikeMe.com Closing 10/14

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. I’m saddened to hear that MomsLikeMe.com is closing their site on October 14th. This was a great resource for local moms to have playdates, meetups, MNO’s and chit-chat. Many long lasting friendships were made all across the country due to this website. They had contests, polls, hot topics and more. It will be missed. […]

A Weekend Full of Fall Fun

  From the leaves to the temperature, change is a comin’.  I am finally feeling like we are back in the swing of things.  Homework is getting done, football practice is happening and the leaves are changing.  I love fall!  I love the change of temperatures.  I love the beautiful colors.  I love being able […]

March of Dimes – Colorado Moms Survey

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Currently the March of Dimes is working to develop a Colorado-specific health campaign for moms designed to lower our state’s premature birth rate. As part of their development, they need to survey moms about their awareness of premature birth. They want to discover things like where and how they prefer to get health information and […]

The Savvy Source

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I’m sooooooo happy they have come to Denver! They just had a great offer of half off a premier family membership at the Butterfly Pavilion. Savvy Savings is a site marketed to parents. They offer ideas on local activites, camps, classes and more! They often have awesome deals featuring local attractions at deep discounts! The […]

Fall is in the air

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Even if it technically won’t be here for another week, I can feel it coming every morning.  Now if only the afternoons would cooperate!  I am so tired of 90 degree temperatures.  I ready to put on a pair of jeans and  boots and not be sweating by 4 pm.   There is another weekend full […]

Elitch Gardens October Events

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Elitches has a great month of fun going on in October! Check out all the great events below! Sept. 25 – Oct. 31: Fright Fest Face your fears at Elitch Gardens! Celebrate Halloween all month long at Fright Fest every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in October. During the day, Fright Fest features family-friendly shows and […]

Why do you knit, Knit?

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I have a NEED to do something with my hands. I went to college to study graphic design, but quickly discovered I didn’t want to just design. I loved the production end just as much, if not more. I didn’t want to just come up with the idea, I needed the follow through. I loved the messy printing end, but didn’t want to give up the creative design end. So I took a break to figure things out. My parents are still bitter. And I got married, and had babies and decided what I REALLY wanted to do was be Mom. But I still need to create somehow.

Italian Gnocchi with Chicken

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Tired of pasta and don’t feel like making a risotto? This is my go-to for pasta night here. My kids LOVE Gnocchi! Gnocchi (pronounced nee-okkee) are an excellent alternative: They’re fantastic with all sorts of sauces, from a simple summer tomato sauce to the richest winter meat sauce. Florentines call them topini (field mice), because […]

From Rumpled to Runway with Kelly Ripa

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I’ve been lusting over this washer and dryer every time I see an Electrolux commercial with Miss Kelly Ripa herself. These commercials are so cute! I was honored to get the chance to let you all know about a special project Electolux and Kelly are teaming up for. Electrolux and brand ambassador Kelly Ripa are […]

Gluten Free Resources for Colorado

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I have a page on our blog… look up and see – CO-Allergy Free. It will link you to a page of resources for local bakeries and more that offer Gluten Free products as well as other allergen free foods. http://coloradomoms.com/co-allergy-free/ We hope to be adding more, so let us know when you find a […]

Tropical Traditions Coconut Oil Review

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My youngest is allergic to everything. I mean EVERYTHING! Milk, Soy, Gluten, Nuts, Citric Acid, Squash, just to name a few. Feeding him is hard these days, but getting easier as more products that are allergy friendly come into the market. I still find myself making the majority of his foods from scratch and often […]