Tasty Tuesday: Creme di Caffe


You all know we LOVE our coffee here at Colorado Moms. And I’m hard-core–doesn’t matter how hot it is outside, I pretty much always like a fresh brewed cuppa in the morning. On warm summer evenings, though, sometimes I do crave a more refreshing, cold dose of caffeine!  My little sister moved to Rome a […]

Summer is Heating Up at Water World!


After a rainy start, Summer is really heating up in Colorado. What better way to chill out, than to bring the family to Water World–64 acres of wet, wild rides! Located just a few minutes north of Downtown at 84th Ave and Pecos St., Water World is one of the area’s best values in family […]

Full STEAM Ahead For a Fun & Educational Summer!


Recently, I attended Denver Comic Con, and while I had a total blast with my youngest checking out all the cool cosplay outfits, browsing the hundreds of artist and merchandise booths, (and of course sampling the limited edition Hulks’ Mash ale!) the real motivation for attending was to scope out the educational aspect of the […]

Tasty Tuesday: A New Spin on S’mores!


I’m sure you’ve detected the smell of woodsmoke outside in the evenings lately, coming from a nearby fire pit! The backyard fire places have really grown in popularity, and with good reason. There’s something about a warm fire on a cool evening that just beckons everyone to cozy up and enjoy good conversation, ghost stories, […]

5 Things You Must Do Before Summer Ends


The dog days are (almost) over. Some Colorado schools are already back in session, and the rest are counting down the days!  We have two weeks left, and we still have a lot of items on our Summer Wish List that we’ve yet to check off. Here’s our top 5. Try to fit a few […]

Haute Margarita Recipe – National Tequila Day

haute margarita recipe

This is the perfect margarita. No really. It has expensive ingredients, takes a bit of time to make, but is oooooooooooo so worth it. Trust that! The Haute Margarita recipe is truly refined. As upscale as the name implies and leaves you wanting more. A “Sex in the City” caliber drink. I’m pretty sure Carrie […]

Tasty Tuesday: Kid-Friendly Summer Smoothies


Ahh, summer! Ours is spent with long lazy days at the pool, sitting in the shade of the back yard, or day tripping around town. The last thing I want to do is heat up the kitchen, and the kids don’t want to interrupt play time to sit down to a meal. So my compromise is […]

Summer Fun with Kids on the Western Slope, Colorado: From A to Z

Western Slope Colorado Summer with Kids A to Z

This is a guest post from Veronica Daehn Harvey. Veronica lives in Western Colorado with her amazing husband and children. Read more from her at singlemomwithlove.com.  Looking for activities to do with your kiddos on the Western Slope this summer? From the Colorado National Monument in Grand Junction to the hot springs in Ouray, this […]

Summer Reading Program Roundup: Read to Learn AND Earn!


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 […]

Summer Fun with Kids in Fort Collins, Colorado: From A to Z

Fort Collins with kids A to Z

This is a guest post from Catherine who blogs at Evolving Motherhood which is a site dedicated to learning and growing through motherhood. Follow Catherine on twitter and facebook!  Denver is a fun place to go, but if you live in the Fort Collins and Loveland areas a drive to Denver might not be at the top of your wish list. Have […]

Something for Everyone at Mile High Flea Market {#Giveaway}

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If you’re from Colorado or have lived here for very long, I’m sure you remember the old Mile High Flea Market: “open weekends and Wednesdays!” But how long has it been since you’ve visited?  The last time I was there was probably 15 years ago, at least! Long overdue. So my husband, myself, and our youngest […]

DIY Glitter Sidewalk Paint

sidewalk paint

It doesn’t seem to matter how old my kids get, there is something alluring about sidewalk chalk.We found a way to make it even more exciting, and you can whip it up yourself from items you probably already have in the pantry. If not, they can be found at almost any grocery or dollar store. […]

Summer Fun with Kids Colorado Springs: From A to Z

Colorado Springs with kids A to Z

This is a guest post from Camille who blogs at Colorado Springs Tours and Reviews where she and her family are discovering their town one tour at a time. Follow Camille on twitter, facebook and pinterest!  From Pikes Peak to the Olympic Training Center, Colorado Springs is definitely a town worth exploring. Make this A […]

Local Business Spotlight: Young Americans Center for Financial Education

Learning how to start and run a business at Entrepreneur Camp
Photo courtesy Young Americans Center

If you’re the parent of a 4th or 5th grade student, you might be familiar with the Young Ameritowne program, a full day of simulation including working a job, purchasing goods and services, obeying town laws, and balancing a budget. Kids at participating schools prep for it and look forward to it all year. What you may […]

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 […]