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Letting My Daughter Learn To Be Herself

It all started with a simple trip through IKEA. I was there with my son, casually waiting for him to tire himself out perusing all of the gadgets and furniture that IKEA has to offer. We had just enjoyed a wonderful lunch, complete with over-looking the big trucks and light rail zoom up and down […]

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Summer Fun Idea: A Backyard Movie Night

Last summer, we moved into a new home. When we saw that we we had an upper level deck, I immediately envisioned a good old fashioned movie night in the backyard.  That July, we picked the movie (Zootopia), invited friends and neighbors, bought a king-sized white sheet from Target, and found a killer deal on […]

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Building our Summer

School is Out: Building our summer bucket list

As moms, we all have our strengths. While some moms are able to make evening events (as in, past bed time) a success, there are others who shutter at the thought. Regrettably, I am the “abide by bed time” kind of mom and am instead the “busy morning” mom. Not by choice, more so by […]

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Denver Summer Guide 2017

Denver Area Mom’s Ultimate Guide to Summer 2017

Summer is just around the corner, and that means swimming, fireworks, and lots of ice cream! The Denver Metro Area has a lot to offer year-round, and this season is no exception! To make planning your summer easier, we’ve created posts to help you find exactly what you’re looking for! Each of the below images will [...]
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Taking Matters Into Your Own Hands :: Colchin Automotive’s Car Care Clinic For Women

We are so thankful for our sponsors at Colchin Automotive for providing this wonderful opportunity to experience their Car Care Clinic for Women and superior customer service firsthand!When I first heard about Colchin Automotive‘s Car Care Clinic for Women, I thought, “what a great idea.” There may or may not be a stereotype out there […]

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Reflecting on my Last Thirty Years… Mom Edition

Last month something monumental happened in my life… I turned 30. This is something I had been dreading basically since I turned 21 a decade ago. Wasn’t I just turning 25 and celebrating a quarter of a century? Cue all of the balloons/tears/wine. For whatever reason, as a woman, 30 seems to be the “big […]

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Food Allergy Awareness Week - Our First EpiPen Experience

Our First Experience with the EpiPen: Food Allergy Awareness Week

Food Allergy Awareness week is May 14-20. Created in 1998 by the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network (now known as FARE), Food Allergy Awareness Week is honored each May to shine a spotlight on the seriousness of food allergies. By increasing awareness, we can encourage respect, promote safety, and improve the quality of life for […]

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Saying Good- Bye to the

Saying Goodbye to the Family Dog

Good-bye is a word we are all accustomed to. Sometimes we meet again and sometimes the good-bye is forever. We may be privy to this information prior to the separation, yet good-byes are seldom easy. Especially when that forever good-bye is to the family dog.  If this post reads somewhat like a dear-diary entry, than […]

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