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6 quirky adventures near Denver to have with kids this summer

6 quirky adventures near Denver to have with kids this summer

There are tons of fun things to do with kids around Denver during the summer. From parks and playgrounds to hiking trails to museums and the zoo – there’s plenty to keep us busy all summer long. This isn’t to say you should get out every […]

Kids Summer Reading Programs Around Denver

Kids Summer Reading Programs Around Denver

Are your kids getting ready for summer yet? I can’t believe mine get out next week. Next week. It always amazes me that they’re out of school before the weather necessarily warms up. I remember one year we spend the week after school got out exploring and […]

Easy, beautiful Dutch baby pancakes

Easy, beautiful Dutch baby pancakes

Every Friday night, we have breakfast for dinner. Do you have a theme night or two at your house? Like, every Monday is meatless Monday, or every Friday is breakfast? I find it makes it so much easier to shop and plan meals when you […]

Print these Solo coloring pages and games for May the Fourth

Print these Solo coloring pages and games for May the Fourth

We’re super-excited for “Solo: A Star Wars Story,” which is opening at the end of the month (Memorial Day, to be exact!). We’ve seen every one of the Star Wars movies, and recently we’ve been watching the original movies from the ’70s and ’80s at […]

17 bright and colorful flower crafts for kids

17 bright and colorful flower crafts for kids

It’s probably obvious by now that I’m ready for spring. I’m guessing that sharing places around Denver where you can see spring blooms might have given me away. Or showing you how to plant seeds indoors so we have some nice, green things growing that […]

Simple and delicious sausage soup for busy nights

Simple and delicious sausage soup for busy nights

Before we had kids, my husband and I were really great cooks. He made these fancy marinades and spice rubs and did all these weird grilling things involving cedar planks and applewood chips (that’s a thing, right?) and fancy briquettes. He shopped at a store […]

Looking at summer camps? This website makes planning a breeze

Looking at summer camps? This website makes planning a breeze

This post was sponsored by Blueprint4SummerCO. All opinions are my own. Looking for summer camps and activities can be overwhelming. There are so many to choose from! And if you have particulars like a certain week you want your kids to go, it can get even […]

5 places to see gorgeous spring flowers in Denver

5 places to see gorgeous spring flowers in Denver

Can you tell I’m itching to get outside and plant some stuff? I’m trying to keep myself happy by starting seedlings indoors and getting ready for our own garden. But I do have a few tulips and hyacinths starting to blossom, and I can’t wait […]

8 ways to start seedlings indoors

8 ways to start seedlings indoors

It never fails. Every year…EVERY YEAR, I vow I won’t plant things outside until after Mother’s Day. That’s the conventional wisdom on when we can safely plant outdoors here in Colorado. I know this, I really do. And then we get a string of gorgeous […]

5 awesome local bookstores your kids should visit

5 awesome local bookstores your kids should visit

One of my favorite things to do with the kids is visit local bookstores. A good bookstore will keep all five of us – the kids AND me – entertained for hours. Of course, many of them offer storytimes or special events, but a bookstore […]