Field Trip: Bugs and Butterflies and more!

Butterfly Pavilion

A few weeks ago we went on a Field Trip to the Butterfly Pavilion with my sister and nephew.  It was so much fun and the kids loved every minute.  They got to hold Rosie, the famous tarantula, plus they were able to observe many more bugs and spiders. I think everybody’s favorite part is the actual […]

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Field Trip: Airplane Museum!


In our city we have a museum after any young boys heart – the Airplane Museum, it is called Wings over the Rockies.  It is located in a hangar that used to be used on a military base here in Denver.  We didn’t tell the boys where we were going, but after a 20 minute […]

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Fun in the Sun

The weather here in Colorado is crazy! One day it is 70 , the next it is snowing and freezing, then back to 70 the next day. Seriously! Last week on one of the so-so days we had some fun outside. Wasn’t too cold, wasn’t too hot. The boys did floor puzzles on the sidewalks, […]

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A Rainbow Layer Cake

My middle boy, my sweet, sweet Oliver had his 5th birthday party.  When planning his party I came across a blog post on How to Make a Rainbow Layer Cake she was inspired by this post and this post both on Rainbow Cakes. I was so happy because Oliver loves rainbows!  I also wanted to […]

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A Spring Field Trip

We went to a wonderful, several acre outdoor space with gardens and ponds. Everything is just starting to turn green, flowers are popping up, ducks are swimming in the ponds. The air was crisp, fresh, perfect.         We walked around for 2 hours, discovering.  They have a super fun kids area, the […]

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Super Duper Sweetness

As you may have seen from an earlier post, my son and I went on a date recently.  We had a really great time.  I wanted to share with you, a sweet, intimate moment between the 2 of us.  While at a restaurant I excused myself to use the restroom.  When I came around the […]

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a Date with My Boy

This past weekend I took my 7 year old on a date to downtown Denver.   I secretly bought a Groupon to see the Imagination Movers live. **Disclaimer – I had no clue who they were, my poor boy was the oldest one there, by far! He was not that amused, although he started to […]

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Brotherly Love

My 7  year old attends a weekly club for boys.  He loves it and his Daddy is a helper so it provides a fantastic time for them to bond. Last week each boy was given $2 and challenged to use the money for someone else.  To do an unselfish thing with it.  When he came […]

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