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Glenwood Springs family travels across U.S. in new home: an RV

“Everybody pick up 10 things!” Suddenly the RV starts shaking. The door opens and Eddy the goldendoodle bounds out with 8-year-old Maddy Kellogg, her arms laden with dozens of river sandals. Laughter erupts from behind mangled window shades. Minutes later the Kelloggs are sprawled in their tiny and tidy, albeit weathered, home. Seven-month-old Coby crawls […]

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Deals: Christmas in July, book sale and free days

Snow time to lose Is Christmas in July actually on the 25th? It’s not marked on a calendar, but it definitely happens before July 31 — that’s the deadline given in The Avon Westin Riverfront Resort’s Christmas in July promotion, offering nightly rates starting at $299 per night for Vail Valley ski trips between Dec. […]

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Summer Adventures in the Boulder Area

Mountainous, Organic, Natural, Hip, Green, Fresh Air, Outdoorsy, how would you describe your neighbors to the North? As a mom of three, let me take you through some of the family friendly activities that you must know about. Some things that are just so fabulous you will have to get in your car and find […]

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Colorado parents conflicted over marijuana legalization, survey finds

Colorado parents are conflicted about the state’s new world of legalized, commercialized marijuana, according to the results of a survey released Tuesday. Nearly half of parents of children ages 10-19 say they support legalizing recreational use of marijuana, nearly three-quarters support medical marijuana and most say that misused prescription drugs, alcohol and tobacco pose greater […]

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10 Denver Hot Spots to Cool Off

Summer is in full-swing! BBQs, campfires, day camps, longer days, sunburns and crazy heat are all part of Colorado summers.  It’s wonderful having the kids around, but no matter the age, hot weather affects us all and usually not for the better. : ) With the kids home from school, keeping them occupied, happy and […]

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The #1 Way to Reduce Calories for Your Family

Fried foods, over-consumption and too much fat all add excess calories to our diets. But sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) are, above all, the most consistent caloric contributor – no matter your child’s age, ethnicity or gender. What are sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs)? SSBs are anything you drink that has added sugar, and can include beverages like soda, […]

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