I’ve had a question weighing heavily on my mind lately: Am I really teaching my children how to work? This summer, I asked my children to help me clean our backyard ditch. It was a thankless job and my son, usually an agreeable, happy chap, held an all-out rebellion. First, he was angry and then […]
Aim to be different from the average American, who eats only two servings of vegetables a day — and counts French fries as a vegetable (they really don’t count). Fall is a great time to fill at least a quarter of your plate — the recommended servings — with fresh, colorful, tasty vegetables. Broccoli, Brussels […]
CONTEST CLOSED. CONGRATULATIONS TO WINNER JEN CHARETTE! One of Denver’s newest baby boutiques is not only celebrating their one-year anniversary, they’re laying another egg in their Nest on Larimer Square. Nest’s second location (opening in time for holiday shopping) will hold true to their mantra, “clothing, gifts & community from crib to classroom,” with an […]
f you’ve always wanted to dress as Lady Macbeth or the donkey in “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” for Halloween, now’s your chance. The Denver Center Theatre Company has cleaned out its costume closet and for the first time since 1991 is putting more than 1,000 items on sale from Thursday through Saturday. Prices will range […]
I’m not gonna lie to you. When people start talking finance…I completely glaze over. I’m okay with the day to day basics, but when it comes to stocks, bonds, Dows, and percentages…I know I’m a lost cause. That’s why, when I was left to fend for my financial self after the death of my husband, I retained the services of Certified Financial Planner™ Kristi Sullivan of Sullivan Financial Planning, LLC.
Rewind! I want a do-over. I have just gotten off the phone with Josh Elledge, the new king of couponing, and I could fill a large Juicy purse with tears thinking of all the money I’ve left at the checkout counters of my consumptive life. Elledge is unintentionally shining a harsh light on my lack […]
While a night out at a paint-your-own place can be fun, the cost of a sitter combined with food, drinks and entertainment can get expensive fast…and if you aren’t pleased with the art you create, it can really bring down the joy of the experience.
With a combination of food deals and fun events, there are a lot of great deals this week. Speaking of fun events, we are excited at MileHighMamas to get our photos done by the AMAZING Iman Woods. I can’t say that I’ve been called a “Betty” before – but looking forward to the experience! If […]
Does last year’s Halloween costume in your child’s closet seem wasted? Finding the right costume is crucial to your child’s trick-or-treating experience. Most of us would love to buy new but why not help the environment and go green this Halloween (and save some green!) Here are several different options to buy gently-used or new […]
According to NHTSA, three out of four car seats aren’t installed and used correctly. As a Child Child Passenger Safety Technician at Stan’s Automotive in Lafayette, I work with parents every day helping them choose the right seat for their child, and install it properly. So how DO you know which car seat to choose? […]