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...]

Summer Lovin’ at Film on the Rocks

What's better than the days getting longer and warmer and school letting out? A sing a long version of "Grease" at the amazing Red Rocks Amphitheater, brought to us by Film on the Rocks. Film on the Rocks is a collaborative production of the Denver Film Society and Denver Arts & Venues and was created to provide an affordable opportunity for the community to enjoy films … [Read more...]

Old School gaming for the entire family

Hyperspace is an authentic 1980s-themed arcade located in Denver on Colfax not far from Casa Bonita on 1601 Reed Street in Lakewood . They have an amazing lineup of classic favorites, like Asteroids, Tempest, and Frogger and my personal favorite Missile Command. Keep their list bookmarked to see if your favorite game arrives (they rotate them all the time).  If arcade games … [Read more...]

Will Our Young Kids See The Force Awakens?

It is with a sad lingering that my husband and I finally came to a conclusive NO this morning. I will include non-specific spoilers in this post so read along but do not expect anything to be ruined for you. I love films, or rather I love good films. One of the reasons the Star Wars canon is a favorite in our home is because it is a classic story of archetypes following classic … [Read more...]

The New Star Wars: Worth the Wait?

I was treated to a preview showing (care of Charles Schwab) of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, produced by Lucasfilm and Abrams' BadRobot Productions and will share here my impressions and whether it is okay for kids.  First, it is important to note that it fully earns its PG-13 rating, and this is based on violence alone.  No sex, no nudity, no foul language. We do see blood a … [Read more...]