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Sordid Secrets and the Husbands Who Keep Them

My husband Jamie has been sneaking around lately. I figured his covert actions were regarding the gargantuan Mother’s Day surprise party he was likely throwing me. It didn’t happen. Or the second honeymoon he was planning. We already took one. So when I spotted him slip into the den and close the door, I knew […]

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Children's Nutrition and Biggest Loser Boot Camp Week Six Weigh-in!

Please scroll down to enter our giveaway of the day: a gift certificate to eco-friendly Lovely boutique! [photopress:biggestloser_1_2_3_4_5.gif,full,pp_image]Monday’s post about being a good or bad mother had an overwhelming response. Some women felt validated that they are doing a great job. And others vented about how judgmental the world of moms can be. I took […]

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Biggest Loser Boot Camp Week 5 Weigh-in (and counting)

[photopress:biggestloser_1_2_3_4.gif,full,pp_image]This week was a tough one for me. It wasn’t because I had to work the entire weekend at The Colorado Women’s Expo. My efforts were actually commendable – I packed all my food and did not cheat even once. I even resisted the treats I had at my booth. Before you congratulate me on […]

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Biggest Loser Boot Camp - Week Four (and Counting!)

Editor’s Note: Are you joining us for the ultimate Girl’s Weekend Out at the Colorado Women’s Expo this weekend? Mile High Mamas will be there with loads of giveaways. Scroll down to see some of the fun! [photopress:biggestloser_1_2_3.gif,thumb,pp_image]One of the things I love most about Front Range Adventure Boot Camp is the cohesive community of […]

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The kid has a future at Jamba Juice

[photopress:jamba_juice_1.gif,thumb,pp_image]Declan: “Daddy! Mama and I just made smoothies!” Bryan: “Really?! What is in ’em?” Declan: “Oranges, Grape, Strawberries, Yogurt, Ice and Milk.” Bryan: “Cool! What do you call it? You should come up with some fun, funky name.” Declan: “Orange Grape Strawberry Yogurt Milk Ice Smoothie” Bryan: {Pause} “Well. That is descriptive. And looong.”

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Sanford & Son (& Daughter) Do White Trash!

[photopress:sanford.jpg,thumb,pp_image]Every neighborhood has ’em. You know: the one white-trash family that just oozes with socially unacceptable behavior such as loud music, big engines, cold beer and jacked-up trucks. I just didn’t know “they” were “us.” It all started out innocently when I took the kids for an early-morning run at this time last year. Since […]

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Biggest Loser Boot Camp - Week Three (and counting!)

[photopress:biggestloser_1_2.gif,thumb,pp_image]One of the most invaluable lessons I have learned through the Biggest Loser Boot Camp is that visualization with a specific goal in mind is imperative when losing weight. For some, they are training for a triathlon. For others, they want to summit a 14er. For many, it is fitting back into their skinny jeans. […]

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FINALLY: The Way to Every Man's Heart is Revealed!

It is currently my husband Jamie’s basketball season and every year, I dread it. Don’t get me wrong. I’m not one of those overbearing women who doesn’t let her husband do anything fun. It’s just there’s something else factored in there: near-death experiences. You see, when Jamie played in the past, he was almost always […]

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I Had My Children To Ruin Your Pleasant Dining Experience

It was my husband’s birthday, so we decided to celebrate by taking our family out to lunch at a downtown Denver restaurant famous for their dairy-based desserts. Our six kids were very well-behaved, and one of our fellow diners complimented me when I stood to take our toddler daughter to the bathroom. I thanked the […]

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