Tag Archives: Colorado

Moose – not CO natives

Did you know that Moose are not native to Colorado?  They are actually more like those Coloradans that refer to themselves as  “quasi – natives” or “born again Coloradans.” We rented a cabin in Grand Lake this weekend for the 3 day holiday.  I had heard reports of moose sightings from family  that have a cabin in the area,…More of this…

Trophy Husband or Stay at Home Dad?

This article was first published as Trophy Husband on Technorati. I was thinking about this article that I wrote and mulling over the term Trophy Husband and its connotations…. The descriptor, “trophy husband”, is a popular spinoff of the term “trophy wife” and seems to be popping up more and more often as more men…More of this…

School Lunch $$ Solutions

Have you had your child come home with the stamp on their hand indicating they have no money left for lunch?  Or worse, your kid comes home starving and says they didn’t eat lunch because YOU didn’t give them lunch money?  It doesn’t matter that they didn’t tell you they were out of money, or…More of this…

$2 Coupon for Butterfly Pavilion in Westminster

New coupon for the Butterfly Pavilion is posted on ColoradoKids.  We usually have a season pass because this place is so much fun.  Plus it is REALLY convenient from our house in Arvada and I love having a warm, tropical place to go with the kids once the snow starts flying.  It is really reasonable…More of this…

Colorado Income Declines

Colorado Income Declines

National incomes discussed by WSJ at http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2010/08/09/us-incomes-tumbled-in-2009/?mod=e2tw. Here are pieces that jumped out to me: From 2008 to 2009, average national income dropped 2.8%. In the Denver metro area, it dropped 4.2% (150% national avg). In Boulder, it dropped 5.1% (180% national average). The highest growing income was in Jacksonville, NC – 11.9% increase. These numbers made…More of this…

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Working mom of three amazing kids, living in Denver, Colorado. Doing my best to balance the responsibilities of my full time corporate job with raising my family, finding time to have fun, and working on becoming a better me. You'll find career tips, parenting wins and fails, funny stories, recipes, weight loss lows and highs, and the occasional random photo of one of our pets if you care to follow along with our journey.

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