Tag: indoor activities

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 […]

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 […]

Make this A Wrinkle in Time Fortune Teller and more

Make this A Wrinkle in Time Fortune Teller and more

The kids and I had a chance to see “A Wrinkle in Time” earlier this week. I wanted to love it. I loved many things about it. I loved the way the filmmakers updated the original. I loved the diversity. There were moments of quirkiness […]

Great Wolf Lodge in Colorado Springs Turns 1

Great Wolf Lodge in Colorado Springs Turns 1

I can’t believe it’s already been a year since the Great Wolf Lodge opened in Colorado Springs! The kids and I were invited down to celebrate the anniversary last week, and we had a blast. We were given Wolf Passes and turned loose in the lodge […]

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 […]

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 […]