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“How To Talk To Your Kids About Race” Workshops at History Colorado

Race.  What is race?  What do we really know about race?  Why even talk about race, especially with your kids? On December 6, History Colorado will help families do just that: talk about race and racism, inclusion and diversity. “Here’s what we know about race,” says JJ Rutherford, Director of Education at History Colorado. ”Race is a short word with a long history in the … [Read More...]

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Guest Post: Summer tubing at Snow Mountain Ranch

  You would think that, being a native, I enjoy the snow. The fact is that I don’t. I have great memories of sledding when I was younger. I had a pink sled and we would get all bundled up and go sledding down the big hill at Meadowood Recreation Center. I have taken my […]

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Keystone to relax, can it be done?

Colorado is known for being outdoorsy and athletic and in no place is this more evident than the ski resorts. With their summer offerings of rafting, mountain bike riding, rock climbing and even such unusual sports as snow-free tubing, you definitely feel the pull of nature when you’re up there. However, we had just returned […]

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Denver Area Parents – VOTE TODAY!

Today is Election Day! All ballots must be received—not postmarked—by 7PM. If you need to register to vote or did not receive your ballot, you can go to a Voter Service and Polling Center in your county to vote. A list of locations in your county can be found under the “Vote in Person” tab […]

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Simon Says: The Mother-Son Bond in Children’s Books

What is it about the love between a mother and her son? Any parental bond with their child regardless of gender is special in its own way- I can certainly speak from experience as a “daddy’s girl” and as a daughter who is close with her mother. However, now in the parental role myself,  I am […]

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HelloFresh! Is a healthy way to feed your family and save the hassle!

Be sure to scroll to the bottom to get your discount code! Last week I had the chance to try HelloFresh‘s new service. All I have to say is “what a fabulous idea! They send you all the ingredients  you need to make recipes for your family with easy to follow recipe cards and fabulous […]

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Recipe Round-up – top 3 Denver Parent Recipes!

We thought it might be nice to give you some of our most visited recipes – just in case you’re struggling with dinner ideas. Some of these might require a rainy day, but they’re great stand by recipes for all occasions. Roaster Rosemary Rooster Potatoes A yummy side dish to any dinner – these are […]

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Roasted Rosemary Rooster Potatoes

We love potatoes and so we took the opportunity to try Rooster potatoes from Albert Bartlett very seriously.   We paired a very simple recipe from their website with a family favorite – fried chicken! The Rooster potato is not a russet or a red potato – what makes the Rooster potato so unique is its fresh, nutty and buttery […]

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Where do you go for new recipe ideas?

I love the internet and my smartphone, so my answer to this question is that I search the net for recipes.  I think I’m pretty good at it! for example, tonight I’m looking for something beefy to stick in our slow cooker. What’s your favorite site to use? Here are a few of mine: AllRecipes.com […]

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Guest Post: Summer tubing at Snow Mountain Ranch

  You would think that, being a native, I enjoy the snow. The fact is that I don’t. I have great memories of sledding when I was younger. I had a pink sled and we would get all bundled up and go sledding down the big hill at Meadowood Recreation Center. I have taken my […]

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Keystone to relax, can it be done?

Colorado is known for being outdoorsy and athletic and in no place is this more evident than the ski resorts. With their summer offerings of rafting, mountain bike riding, rock climbing and even such unusual sports as snow-free tubing, you definitely feel the pull of nature when you’re up there. However, we had just returned […]

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What a way to see New England, the Toyota Highlander

As part of our fabulous tour of the East Coast, the nice people at Toyota arranged for us to evaluate the Toyota Highlander and I have to admit I’m more than a little impressed. The Toyota Highlander Hybrid is large, roomy and upscale. It’s an excellent option for car shoppers with an aversion to thirsty […]

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Frisco BBQ Challenge Father’s Day Weekend

If you’re looking for a Father’s Day weekend getaway, look no further.  The Frisco BBQ challenge is a perfect family event with activities for everyone. We were invited this year and I knew when we were David would be so happy to spend his father’s day weekend in Frisco.  It’s such a beautiful place this time of […]

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