indoor activities

9 free things to do in Denver this winter

9 free things to do in Denver this winter

So here are the challenges I face when I’m taking the kids somewhere. I’m guessing some of them may apply to you as well? I’m cheap. I’m a cheapskate. Actually, I don’t know anyone with kids who doesn’t want to save a dollar. Those sweet […]

9 Valentine’s Day Science Activities

9 Valentine’s Day Science Activities

Ahhhh, Valentine’s Day. A day for romance and sweet music and soft lighting. Or a day for exploding hearts and slimy valentines. I vote for the second one. Less mushy sentiment and more mushy science projects! These projects would be a lot of fun to do […]

11 board games and card games to play on a snow day or family game night

11 board games and card games to play on a snow day or family game night

Snow days are always fun for about the first half of the day. Maybe you get up and make some pancakes or some hot chocolate or something because it’s cold out and a nice, warm breakfast is a special treat (at least it is around […]

3 tropical places to visit in Denver during winter

3 tropical places to visit in Denver during winter

I know. We love Denver. We love the cold and we love that it doesn’t usually stick around for long. But sometimes not-freezing isn’t enough. Sometimes maybe we long for some greenery and that super-warm feeling you get in summer. Maybe? Sometimes we long for […]

5 Family Friendly Places Where You Can Drink

5 Family Friendly Places Where You Can Drink

I get it. We love our kids. We love doing activities with them and we love taking them places and we love spending time with them. It’s just…sometimes it would be nice to do all that AND get a nice cocktail or something to go along […]

10 things to keep in your car this winter

10 things to keep in your car this winter

Some days I have a plan. If the kids are out of school, we’ll get up. Get dressed, have breakfast, pack up a lunch or something, and head out – hiking if it’s warm, or somewhere warm and indoors if it’s not. THESE DAYS ARE […]