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Denver’s Best Holiday Markets and Craft Fairs 2022

Denver’s holiday shopping season is here so be sure to check out our guide to Colorado’s best holiday markets and craft fairs in 2022. From a European-style ski village to an authentic German Christmas market to horse-drawn wagon rides, these Denver holiday markets and craft fairs are sure to charm.  We are especially supportive of our local artisans who will help you find the perfect personalized gift for your loved ones. And don’t forget  Tom local artisans where you will find the perfect personalized gift for those you love. When it comes time to wrap your treasures, be sure to dress up your drifts with this super cute Red and White Baker’s Twin Packaging String coupled with Brown Kraft Paper Roll, perfect for gifts and for all the goodies you’re going t...

Top 12 Best Fall TV Series and Movies on Xfinity

If summer is about playing in the great outdoors, then fall is all about cuddling up in a cozy sweater with your pumpkin-spice everything and binge-watching your favorite TV shows and movies. Not sure what to stream from the comfort of your living room? We’ve teamed up with Comcast to share with you the 12 best movies and TV series this fall, as featured on Xfinity Discovery Hub.  What to Binge-Watch Fall 2022 The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power Where to Watch: Prime Video Status: Series premiere on September 2 For Fans of fantasy dramas like House of the Dragon and Game of Thrones What to Know: Long live Middle-Earth! LOTR’s fantastical characters are here in series form with this take on the popular franchise based on J.R.R. Tolkie...

Little Kitchen Academy Opening First Colorado Location in 9+CO in Fall of 2022

First-of-its-kind Montessori-inspired cooking academy will be changing lives from scratch throughout Colorado. ENTER TO WIN A FREE SESSION AT LITTLE KITCHEN ACADEMY 9+CO below!   Little Kitchen Academy Denver 9+CO will be welcoming students into their first-of-its-kind Montessori-inspired cooking academy for children ages three through teen in the fall of 2022. Little Kitchen Academy (LKA) is the key ingredient for an independent child; providing a safe, inspiring, and empowering space for children to identify, develop, and refine their senses. Through joy, mindfulness, and learning, the LKA experience creates a foundation for a healthy lifespan through responsible eating choices: from scratch to consumption. Cooking Classes for Kids in Denver Located at 4064 E. 8th Place, in the Denv...

Contest: Cheap and Easy Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Recipes from Shamrock Foodservice Warehouse

Colorado moms: Are you dreading packing school lunches and needing some extra help in the morning to prepare a healthy, time-saving breakfast? Oh, and none of us can ever forget the need to provide quick and tasty dinners for our busy families. Every. Single. Night.  Add inflation into the mix and it feels overwhelming to find an affordable supplier of food. BUT–What it doesn’t have to mean is wasting precious time shopping multiple stores for the freshest products and best deals. At Shamrock Foodservice Warehouse, home shoppers have access to fresh produce and dairy, high-quality meats, a vast freezer section and thousands of wholesale groceries from peanut butter and jelly to rice and beans to fruit snacks and granola bars. And, access to their amazing (yet not overwhelming) aisles ...

Denver Children’s Consignment Sale Guide: Fall 2022

Is inflation getting you down? We’re here to help Denver moms save on c hildren’s items with our Denver Children’s Consignment Sale Fall 2022 schedule! Twice a year, Mile High Mamas does a round-up detailing Colorado’s popular children’s consignment sales. Thousands of shoppers find bargains on kids’ clothing for newborn-preteen, toys, strollers, furniture, baby equipment, books, shoes, maternity items and more…all at 50-90% below retail. Be sure to check out the following fabulous sales. Always double-check the website for times, admission price and any changes. Denver Children’s Consignment Sales August 18-21 Just Between Friends of Aurora Thursday 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Friday: 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Saturday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (25% off sale); Sunday 9 a.m.-2 p.m. (50% off) Where: Arapahoe Coun...

The Denver Preschool Program Helps Families Find and Pay for Preschool

Are you a Mile High Mama (or papa or other amazing caregiver) residing within the City and County of Denver? If so, and if you have a 4-year-old enrolled in preschool, or ready for preschool, you must continue reading.  For 15 years, the Denver Preschool Program (DPP) has helped families residing in the City and County of Denver access and afford high-quality early learning opportunities. In collaboration with 260 preschools, DPP offers tuition support to all Denver resident families — regardless of income and immigration status — who have a 4-year-old enrolled in a participating school prior to kindergarten. In some cases, families may receive up to 100% coverage on tuition costs. That means free preschool for up to one year! “Selecting a preschool for your little learner is an oppor...

Xfinity Brings the Best Kids Content to On-the-Go Families this Summer

Summer is in full swing! It’s sometimes tricky being a parent as we juggle playdates, camps, screen time and, let’s face it, sheer exhaustion. For those times we all need a break–and those rare rainy days in Denver–Xfinity On Demand is THE premier destination with thousands of hours of family-friendly TV shows and films available on TV, online and through the Xfinity Stream App. And, unlike many streaming services that can sometimes feel like quantity over quality, Xfinity On Demand offers choices for all ages from every major kids network. Favorites like Nickelodeon, Disney, Sprout, Cartoon Network, PBS Kids and more, plus top shows including Dora the Explorer, Angry Birds, Sofia the First, Phineas and Ferb, Sid the Science Kid, the Chica Show and Pajanimals are staples of the Xfinity kid...

Denver’s best family-friendly summer festivals 2022

Summer in Denver is in full swing and so are the many family-friendly festivals in the Mile High City including a Unicorn Festival, taco tasting for taco lovers, the Colorado Renaissance Festival and more! Don’t miss these fantastic events that include arts, entertainment, food and more.  Also, don’t miss our Summer Activity Guide with 250+ ideas, Denver Free Days to our area museums and Denver Playgrounds & Parks: A guide to the best play areas in metro Denver.  Colorado Shakespeare Festival WHEN: Thru Aug. 7, 2022 WHERE: University of Colorado, Boulder For more than 60 seasons, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival has delighted audiences with classic theatre under the stars. This year’s season includes “Two Gentlemen of Verona,” “All’s...

Throw a trampoline dance party with these disco lights and sprinkler!

Nothing says summertime quite like those long, fun days playing on the trampoline. Games, sprinklers, competitions–they’re all a part of our best childhood memories. Best Trampoline Lights and Sound System But once it gets dark outside, why not take your summer fun to the next level with Thrillzoo’s trampoline lights that play music so your kids can have a disco party on the trampoline?! That’s right. Thrillzoo’s Trampoline Lights include a Bluetooth Speaker, Disco Ball, Music. Safe Trampoline Lights, Toys, Trampoline Accessories for Summer Fun. Trampoline Games. They fit 12, 13, 14, 15, and 16-foot trampolines and the inexpensive cost will surprise you! The extra-long, 40 ft cord gives you plenty of room to work with, fits any trampoline net height, and ...

Is Inflation Killing You? Best Tips for Saving on Groceries, Gas, Eating Out & Household Items

Woah! Ok, so it wasn’t just me seeing those prices rise? I was at my local Safeway and often I grab a bag of puffy hot Cheetos for my kids. One week they were just $2.49. The next, they were $4.29. This was NOT because they were on sale the first week – this was just the price increase. I also noticed that there were several other places where a normal price tag was no longer on the edge of the shelf. Maybe the store was increasing those prices too? What can we do what are the tips and tricks to help minimize the pinch of the increasing prices everywhere? How to Save at the Grocery Store ·       Get with the Program! This is not just a funny saying. Really, join the Safeway or King Soopers Loyalty Programs. ·       Watch...

50+ Ideas for Mother’s Day in Denver: Events, Brunch and More!

It’s almost Mother’s Day in the Mile High City and we are here for all the activities, brunches and events. Scroll down to see our Mother’s Day gift guide as well and be sure to bookmark this page and check back often as we hear of other fabulous family-friendly events to celebrate our moms.  Mother’s Day Events in Denver Colorado Chocolate Festival May 6-7 Sample and buy the finest chocolates in Colorado with tastings, samples, cooking demos, fun contests, chocolatier championships, games, kid’s activities and gifts. Held at the Crowne Plaza on I-70 in Denver.  cochocolatefests.com Decoupage Flower Pots + First Drink is Free at LUKI Brewery May 7, 2-3 p.m.    Decoupage, the art of decorating objects with paper cut-outs, is very important i...

Celebrate the arrival of Spring with a 5-star rated mini photo shoot (discount included!)

Book a free 30-minute outdoor session with Shoott and capture gorgeous memories without breaking the bank! Sessions are perfect for family portraits, maternity, milestone birthdays, engagements, Mother’s Day, graduation, personal branding, or just treat yourself!  Denver Family Photographer Discount Shoott offers multiple locations in and around Denver including Centennial, Cheesman Park, Chautauqua, Golden, Union Station + lots of other locations available throughout the area! Check out Shoott’s full schedule HERE and grab a slot — use code MILEHIGH at booking or checkout to receive 15% off 5+ photos. How does it work? Shoott offers mini photo sessions that are FREE to book with top local professional photographers. You just: Choose a date, time, and locatio...