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Colorado Livin’

Win Mother’s Day Brunch Aboard the Rio Grande Scenic Railroad!

**Contest closed. Congratulations to Mile High Papa John Czarnecki who won tickets for his wife!** [photopress:riogrand.jpg,full,pp_image]To my beloved husband, Forget the flowers for Mother’s Day. This mama wants to get thrown ON the train. See below. XO Your Wife Back by popular demand: families looking to forgo the traditional Mother’s Day gifts can treat mom […]

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Helping Feed Hungry Families with Quaker and Food Bank of the Rockies

  • 16 Apr, 2009
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[photopress:food_bank.gif,full,pp_image]Tuesday evening, Aimee and I had the opportunity to spend a couple hours at the Food Bank of the Rockies warehouse, packaging orders for community charities as part of the Quaker GO Project – dedicated to helping feed hungry families all over the country. In addition to being a valuable resource for these charities, the […]

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Win Tickets to Girls Only: The Secret Comedy of Women

**CONTEST CLOSED. Congratulations to Rachel Lucero, winner of the Girls Only tickets. Thank you to all who entered!** I went in seeking redemption. The last time I invited my friend, Kim, to live theater, it was to Puppetry of the Pen!s several years ago. Did you see that? It was the most awful waste of […]

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Mama's Weekly Picks for Denver's Best Events!

  • 10 Apr, 2009
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[photopress:bunny.jpg,full,pp_image]Just in case you have somehow missed the onslaught of rabbits and candy at the store, the Easter Bunny is coming to town this weekend! The following is a list of some Easter weekend highlights; check with your local chamber to see if there is an Easter egg hunt near you. April 11, Arvada Kite […]

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Mama's Weekly Picks for Denver's Best Events!

  • 03 Apr, 2009
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Mile High Mamas is thrilled to add Jennifer to our line-up! Jennifer has maintained a popular Yahoo group of the area’s best family-friendly activities and has established herself as one of Denver’s leading event gurus. Join us each Friday as she shares her favorite picks. Do you want Jennifer to consider one of your events […]

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When Mamas Go Wild--Mile High Mamas Night Out Revisited!

[photopress:Dnote.jpg,full,pp_image]Let’s face it: being a “mommy blogger” does not just entail writing about the kids. Sometimes we like to break out and have a Moms Gone Wild Mama’s Night Out. Because great eats + live music – the offspring = good times. Many of Colorado’s most prominent mommy bloggers gathered at the D Note in […]

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Having fun for FREE!

The economy is facing uncertain times. Pennies are being pinched all over the place. Many of us are sitting down and re-prioritizing where our money is going. The necessities get taken care of first, with hopes of there being something left over for the fun stuff. They say, “There’s no such thing as a free […]

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This Post Brought to you by the Letter D

[photopress:pole.jpg,thumb,pp_image]My children know how to behave in a restaurant: make as much noise as possible, run and jump and spin from one end of the place to the other, and swoop down on the table intermittently for a bite of pizza or a sip of a Shirley Temple. And maybe even pole dance (hello, Google […]

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CSAP stands for Colorado Students Appreciate Perspective

There is a fifth season in Colorado. It is tightly wedged between winter and spring, overlapping both slightly. You won’t find the kids of our state screaming down ski slopes or romping in glorious sunshine with fat and happy robins, though. Instead, they are curled over desks in silent classrooms. This fifth season features days […]

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Recessions Suck--How Have You Been Impacted?

On Friday, I blubbered like a baby. It was not because of the lice infestation that pervaded our home. Or my daughter’s chicken pox outbreak. Though those may have contributed to my fragile state. [photopress:RMN.gif,full,pp_image] It was because I read the final edition of Colorado’s oldest newspaper–The Rocky Mountain News, which closed its doors on […]

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