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Beginners Guide to Backyard Chickens

We raised our first chicks about 6-years-ago after buying our first home. It had an adorable old shed that would quickly and easily translate into a chicken coop for the babes we picked out just before Easter, cause what’s better than fuzzy chicks at Easter!? We researched the breeds and needs of our chicks-to-be to […]

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Denver Summer Bucket List 2016 | DMMB

Denver Summer Bucket List 2016

Summer is upon us and if you’re like me, you want to make sure you soak up every ounce of enjoyment out of it that you can. Having some free time and relaxing is always a nice way to spend some summer days, but too much free time can eventually lead to you hearing that […]

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Family Winter | Denver Metro Moms Blog

5 Family Winter Activities {Besides Skiing}

Believe it or not, I have never been skiing in the 5 years my little family has lived in Colorado. Truth be told, it scares me a little, and I am more than happy to stick with the tamer winter activities that our great state has to offer. Fortunately, there are lots of options for […]

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Denver Fall Festivals | Denver Metro Moms Blog

Denver Fall Festivals and Events

Before we begin, I would like to take a moment of silence for summer. While many of my best friends absolutely can’t wait for fall to start and get all excited about things like boots and pumpkin spice lattes, I’m more of a summer girl myself; I love the slower pace of life, the outdoors, […]

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Snow Mountain Ranch:: Wild West High Altitude Family Fun | DMMB

Snow Mountain Ranch:: Where the Wild West Meets High Altitude Family Fun

Recently, our family had the opportunity to spend three days at Snow Mountain Ranch, a YMCA of the Rockies property, nestled in the beautiful mountains near Winter Park, CO. Their website reads,    Adventure. Tranquility. And everything in between. And we found that statement to be absolutely true. At check-in, we were welcomed by a friendly […]

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Southwest Movies in Skyline Park

Bring your friends and family downtown to Skyline Park at 16th and Arapahoe for great films and fun!

Summer 2015 Dates and Movies List:

June 20:: Pitch Perfect {PG-13}
June 27:: Hook {PG}
July 4:: Jurassic Park {PG-13}
July 11:: Hancock {PG-13}
July 18:: Big Hero 6 {PG}
August 1:: Jaws {PG}
August 8:: Dumb and Dumber {PG-13}
August 15:: Ferris Bueller’s Day {PG-13}

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8 Unusual Playgrounds in Denver | Denver Metro Moms Blog

Eight Unusual Denver Metro Playgrounds

The greater Denver area is blessed with over 600 public playgrounds, exciting and mundane, big and small, old and new. Finding unique play areas with unusual features required visiting each playground at least once, a project I completed in early 2015. Here are eight of my favorite play areas that stand out from the rest. You may have […]

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Guide to Rocky Mountain National Park | Denver Metro Moms Blog

A Family Guide to Rocky Mountain National Park

Celebrating it’s centennial year, Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) is a must see for any Coloradan or out-of-towner. It was the site of our last real “family vacation” as a Wisconsinite family of four when I was attending college. We rented a cabin, rode horses through the park, and watched the multitude of stars from […]

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Into the Great Wide Open {How to Camp with Kids}

To say that my husband and I are passionate about getting our family out into nature would be an understatement. As parents, we are backpacking enthusiasts turned car-camping aficionados. I’m pretty sure that during the summer months, we spend more nights in a tent than we do in our beds at home. Why make the effort […]

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