I have my laptop open and I am furiously trying to send just one more email when I feel someone beside me. It’s Sophia*, my 8 year-old, her curly hair pulled into a messy bun and her eyes expectant. “It’s time.” I quickly glance down at the clock on my computer screen. 6:56 p.m. “Yep, okay,… Read More How one mom created SOFT time (Screens Off For Tonight) and reclaimed her family time
Denver is home to a thriving Asian community and in celebrating Lunar New Year we are also drawing closer with our neighbors and friends with food, festivals, and fun at the center of every gathering. From the Embassy of China celebration, Vietnamese Tet, Korean barbecue and a host of other Asian celebrations right here in… Read More Chinese New Year in the Mile High City!
It’s not easy juggling all the things that make me happy and lately I’ve noticed that my work life has run amok over my family life. The kids are always understanding when they see me race off to another meeting but after a couple of weeks of this, I wanted to plan a special mother-daughter… Read More Winter Paradise: Ice Castles and Snow Sculptures
There are few festivals to rival the joys of Mardi Gras in New Orleans! The floats, the food, the pure devotion to fun and festivities make it the perfect destination for families. Did we go to the French Quarter, yes! Mardi Gras is a celebration that culminates in a huge celebration on Fat Tuesday but… Read More Laissez les bon temps rouler! Mardi Gras for Families
I love festivals. Weekends are like a slice of wonderland, fun, adventure, and silliness in our household. Every Saturday morning begins the same way in my house, “What’s the plan for the weekend?” Sometimes it’s swimming through bubbles at a 5k, or watching hot air balloons drift into the sky, or trekking through a forest… Read More MixMomma’s Weekend Guide to the Best Family Festivals!
Dia de los Muertos is a beautiful celebration that shows respect and love for our ancestors. These traditions are a way to remember and honor those who are departed but never forgotten. Honoring the dead is a sacred tradition in many parts of the world. In Africa, ancestors are honored and revered through the process… Read More Dias de los Muertos in the City
It is not easy planning a party! As much as we adore our children, finding time and energy to plan an outstanding kids party can be unbelievably difficult. So when I found out our local shopping center was having a Candy Crawl, I thought maybe I can swing a festival party! After reviewing the many… Read More Thank you Lisa @Menchie’s in Northfield!
There is a wonderful feeling we all get when fall arrives! Chilly mornings, pumpkin spice, and harvest festivals abound! Here are a few of my favorite fall festivals to help busy moms plan great weekends while also mixing up the experiences we share with our children. Check out our festival line up for September! Northglenn… Read More Pumpkins, Pirates, and Chile Fest!
You almost missed the registration event because the date was sent on a postcard back in May. You filled out two packets of the same information you provide every year while trying to keep your kids entertained in a hot gym with fifty other families. Let’s face it. Back to school is stressful for everyone… Read More Back to School – Take care of you too mom
Fourth of July is full of special memories, barbecues with the family, fireworks and drive-in movies. It’s a time to play and a time to relax. Denver offers both of the these options with a line up that includes art, music, fireworks, and great family fun! Denver Comicon Weekend!!! Get down to the Denver Convention… Read More Fourth of July in Denver