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Family Concierge: A dream come true? - I wasn’t at all sure what “Family Concierge” meant when I first found out about Allison Woodson’s new service to help families; wasn’t a concierge the guy at the hotel who recommended restaurants? Well, it turns out that Allison can do that, too (to your exact specifications, no less), but finding you the perfect restaurant is just the tip of the iceberg. Concierge means, according to the dictionary, “1) Especially in France, one who cares for an apart...

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40’s-50’s White Christmas Ball Giveaway - Nothing kicks off the Holiday season like the Sixth Annual 1940’s & 50’s White Christmas Ball. Held Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015, the Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum in Denver will be transformed to look like a scene right out of Irving Berlin’s classic holiday film for the 1940’s & 50’s White Christmas Ball. Celebrating its sixth year, the large-scale charity ball will spark the imagination of 3,000 plus guests with a magical holiday party st...

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‘Capture Nature’ photography exhibit - Community members are invited to explore “Capture Nature,” a photography exhibit on display at Anythink Wright Farms from Friday, Nov. 6 to Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015. “Capture Nature” is the first exhibit created by the Anythink Wright Farms Photography Club, a group of local photographers who meet monthly to explore photography and practice their skills. Inspired by the world around us, “Capture Nature” features individual works from Anythink customers....

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Ho-Ho-High Tech Fun at Flatiron Crossing’s Santa HQ - How does Santa do it? Not only is he running the show at the North Pole, he’s busily preparing for for the holidays locally at Flatiron Crossing mall’s Santa HQ. This innovative holiday wonderland combines Santa’s special magic with fun, eye-popping technology. Santa HQ is an engaging way to experience the classic mall visit with Santa. Of course, he’s the star attraction. As you make your way to the big guy, you might wonder how you sta...

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Breastfeeding in public? - Always a controversial issue, this subject seems to never grow old.  In Denver Parent style, we’re happy to include the guys opinions as well as the gals! Here are some of this years controversial articles on the subject (just in case you need to get your dander up before you vote): Breastfeeding Mom asked to cover up http://www.breitbart.com/big-hollywood/2015/05/22/breastfeeding-elle-cover-model-stirs-controversy/ http://www.breitbart.com/big-hollywood/2015/05/2...

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Vote Today! - Don’t forget to go vote today! It’s an off-year, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t some important issues! Voter resources: Denvergov.org

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Safesplash for your little swimmer - Swimming is one of those things you don’t really think about until you HAVE to think about it. Both of my children have always loved the water, which is actually a problem that I didn’t expect. I didn’t expect that the first time we went to a water park my tiny 3-year old daughter would make a beeline for the water without realizing she couldn’t touch the bottom. I didn’t realize that my son would want to jump off the diving board when he could barely ke...

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“Kool” Dough - Wondering what to do with your kids on a cool fall afternoon? Here’s one of our Favorites! Kool aid makes this smell wonderful and gives the dough a great color!  The dough can be kept for several weeks in a covered container. 1 Cup Water 1/2 Cup Salt 2 Tablespoons Oil I Cup Flour 2 teaspoons cream of tartar 1 Package of Unsweetened Kool-aid Directions Mix up all the dry items and then mix all the liquid items. Blend together.  Put in a saucepan on medium heat. Stir constantl...

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bd’s Mongolian a fun and tasty way to give back! - If you haven’t been to bd’s Mongolian Grill, bd’s encourages guests to “Stir It Up, Your Way” allowing guests to build their own stir-fry with “Always Market Fresh” ingredients. bd’s offers a variety of choice meats and seafood, veggies & flavor-packed sauces, all freshly cooked (Mongolian-style) on a large, flat top grill. This is an ultra fun way to try out new veggies, meats and fish for your kids! First, this is not a quiet restaurant a...

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Workout with AT&T and win a Gearfit! - AT&T invited a few bloggers to come and workout and learn how to use their Fitbits – or in my case the Samsung Gearfit – to actually work out and maybe inspire some good fitness habits. I had time to set up my Gearfit the week before and so had already played with some of the features.  The advanced curved super Amoled touchscreen display and interchangeable bands of Samsung Gear Fit make you look cool even during the most strenuous of activities. Sams...
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