Yikes! Sunday is Father’s Day!

Dad's are really important - or so our Dad's who write for Denver Parent tell us! And here are a few of their suggestions for some great last minute Dad's day gifts (hold the tie and shaving cream please!): THE TOY - TWO-WAY RADIO: The Talkabout T600 H2O two-way radios keep you connected on your outdoor activities, whether you’re hiking up a mountain or kayaking through … [Read more...]

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. We were booked for an overnight at Devil's Thumb Ranch outside of Tabernash, CO. I … [Read more...]

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: “Don’t worry about it Mom” That last sentence was … [Read more...]

Great Wolf Lodge in Colorado Springs is fun for the whole family!

Great Wolf Lodge in Colorado Springs invited us to visit for a weekend, who am I to say no? I was a bit concerned when we arrived that the attractions would not appeal to my children as everything looked a little too kiddy oriented to me, I was pleasantly shocked at the amount of fun we had during the weekend. The main attraction is the water park which includes four … [Read more...]

An Intergalactic Feast for the Eyes and the Stomach

We're going to cheat and admit we actually did this amazing two-some between Christmas and New Years when the kids were bored, but it's not too late!  Plus, if your kids are like ours they need cheering up after heading back to school! First, go check out  "Star Wars and the Power of Costume" at the Denver Art Museum. This amazing show runs through April 2nd and you'll love … [Read more...]