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Empowered Mama Workshop this weekend and we’re giving away tickets!

FIT4MOM and its Founding Mom, Lisa Druxman, are coming to Denver to connect with moms LIVE on Sept. 16 and you are invited to our first ever Empowered Mama Workshop. What does the Empowered Mama Workshop include? A day of self-development, fun, fitness, and connection designed specifically for working mamas, aspiring mom bosses and mompreneurs, […]

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Education:

Have you heard about or watched the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why? Suicide Prevention information for Parents, Kids and Counselors

If you have a child, niece, nephew, family friend, or teenage student, chances are they are one of the millions of viewers who are talking about this thought-provoking, disturbing, and at times horrifying story of the suicide of a teenage girl named Hannah. Each episode of “13 Reasons Why” outlines a different reason Hannah decided […]

Talking with Teens about Pot in Colorado

If you have teens, I’m sure you’re familiar with their common forms of deep and meaningful communication. ME: “How was your day?” TEEN: “Good” ME: “Did you end up doing ok on that English project you were worried about?” TEEN: “yep” ME: “So how is that issue with your friend you were struggling with?” TEEN: […]

Guest post: Coding Is For Women Too

By Angela Lindow My father helped me set my first email when I was 11. That doesn’t seem unusual now, but on the island of Guam in 1998, I was the only one of my friends who had an email address or cared about computers. My father loved technology and he helped me build a […]

Recipes:

Alaska Broiled salmon with Spanish saffron rice and cucumber cumin raita sauce:

With this recipe, we welcome our new Food Editor, Tina Sroka, who has her own food blog:  Read more about her here. Salmon: Broiled filet salmon with a few spread of butter and Paul Prudhommes’s Magic salmon seasoning sprinkled on top- broil on top rack of oven for 7-10 minutes until golden brown Rice: follow […]

Caprese pesto pinwheel

While surfing Facebook I found this recipe while looking for quick and tasty recipes for the school year. This definitely qualifies. I actually used pie crust and it wasn’t as pretty, but tasted pretty great! Ingredients: Ingredients: Puff pastry 3 tomatoes (sliced 1/4 – 1/2 inches and hulled) 1 zucchini (sliced 1/4 – 1/2 inches) […]

Simple Thrifty Strata Recipe

Great for leftovers and a yummy tummy filler for weekends or even a quick “breakfast for dinner” solution! Most recipes call for sitting overnight, I find if you pour the wet ingredients into the bread and toss and leave for 1/2 an hour it’s just as good. This is a fantastic way to use up […]

Local Events:

Denver Comic Con is Fun for the Whole Family

We’re on a quest this Summer to find new things to do as a family. We’ve done a lot of the mainstream things Denver has to offer so I’m always keeping an ear out for new and unexpected things to try out. I was standing in line at Target recently when I overheard a conversation […]

Enjoying Date Night overnight in the mountains

My girlfriend, odd terminology at my age, was out of town for my birthday. She had wanted to get away for a night at a romantic location, together. She had used Denver Date Night to plan an evening out when we were first dating and decided to use the service again for our romantic overnight. […]

Upscale Arcade and Bowling Alley is a Win For All

It’s been years since I spent any significant time in an arcade. I used to spend a lot of time (and a lot of quarters) at the arcade at Northglenn Mall (back when it was a mall). And my parents dragged me to the old bowling alley on Thursday nights for their league. When I […]