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Dare! Take A Date Night!

As a relatively new mom (I’m only 18-months into this and still learning a lot), I have wondered how other parents had achieved this infamous “date night” I’d kept hearing about. The only time we’ve had a night out was if our amazing friends or family offered themselves up for the taking, or it was […]

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Summertime Drink Recipes

We are well into the summer, hot days, warm nights, swimming, BBQ’s and drinks! Yes my friends, I’ve seen so many wonderful recipes posted and have tried so many, but I feel like drink recipes can often be omitted or skipped over. Below are a few of my summertime drink recipes, to keep cool all […]

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The Three Things I Did to Stop Drowning in all the Things

I am not technically a hoarder, but I have hoarding tendencies. What I mean by that is, I may have found uneaten Halloween candy from fifth grade just a few years ago.  The worst part of this is, I had saved the best of the candy to savor later.  My Recces peanut butter cups had […]

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Let's All Be Cheerleaders

Let’s All Be Cheerleaders

Something I’m hearing a lot about nowadays is this gross trend of mom-shaming or mom-judging. You know – someone [most often a complete stranger] says something to you about your parenting, obviously convinced they are doing you/your kid/the world a HUGE service, which makes you feel like a garbage person in the process. Most of the […]

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Saying Goodbye to the Big City

Saying Goodbye to the Big City

Saying goodbye to the big city isn’t something I envisioned doing. My husband and I couldn’t wait to leave the little town we grew up in, and we were ready to see what Denver had to offer! To explore, go out, and do new things! And we did… kind of.  I went to Rockies games. […]

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City and Mountain Summer Day Trip Ideas

The best part about living in Colorado is that we live in a vacation destination! Summer is a great time for friends and family to come visit. If you have visitors coming into town, or need some “staycation” ideas for just your family, I’ve created a couple of itineraries (some city, some mountain) for summer […]

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MID-SUMMER STRUGGLES

Mid-Summer Struggles: When all of your good ideas are at the bottom of the pool

Remember in May? When you happily waved goodbye to your children and trotted off to work, or to the gym, or to Target, where you could peruse the aisles, child-free? And you thought to yourself: “I can’t wait until summer gets here, I’m going to take them to the pool, and we’re going to make […]

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