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Personal finance tips for moms

As celebration preparations are underway for Mother’s day, it is important to take some time to assess your personal financial knowledge as it is the key to establishing (or achieving) a secure future for your family – and helps ensure that you will have the means to celebrate many Mother’s Days to come. Here’s what moms should keep in mind when it comes to personal finance:  Q: You’re a […]

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How I Taught My Child the Value of Money

My son has always been interested in money, from coin collections to creating random businesses with his friends. He’s saver by nature, but I’ve honed his skills by weaving lessons about money into everyday life. Here is what worked for me: Starting Young Most kids love to play store. Encourage it. My son “sold” me […]

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Soybu activewear: Our top picks for Spring 2015!

Who is excited for spring? Soybu, our favorite Colorado-based clothing company for women’s activewear, recently launched their new lines Mykonos (channels the bright blue colors of Greece), Mod Nouveau transports you to Spain with rich, bold colors and Orchid Pond for late-summer leans heavily on black with several options of hues to bring the entire […]

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The Mommy Budget: How to Live With What You Have

Like most average families we live with limited resources. We try to live within our means… more or less… depending on the month. I remember when our kids were young and ordering a pizza on a Friday night was a splurge. In hindsight, I think I could have come up with a better “splurge.” Sigh. […]

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Celebrate Princess Week at the Outlets at Castle Rock!

Hear ye, hear ye: Celebrate your inner princess all week long! In honor of Disney’s new live-action Cinderella movie, Outlets at Castle Rock is hosting a royal celebration known as Princess Week. During the week of March 9-14, royal guests are treated to exclusive princess-themed discounts, interactive events, fabulous giveaways, and a magical tea party […]

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Denver Children's Consignment Sales: Spring 2015

It’s finally here! 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: *Feb. 12-15 Just Between […]

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Why I Can [Probably] Never Shop [Almost Anywhere] Ever Again

The Associated Press published an article about the problem (understatement) of child abductions in China. Did you know… approximately 70,000 children are abducted annually in China? Did you know… they are sold into corrupt adoption agencies, sex trafficking, and child labor? Did you know… the Chinese government is not helping parents to find their children? […]

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