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Pinball Jones

By On March 8, 2017

My oldest son was born in Denver, but we moved to Fort Collins when he was 6 months old. My youngest son was nearly born in the car on Prospect, but fortunately… Read More

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A trip to Lee Martinez Farm

By On March 24, 2014

The Lee Martinez Farm never gets old. There is always something new and exciting happening there especially if the animals are having babies. Over Spring Break my boys and I enjoyed the… Read More

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Good Cheap Fun: Giant Chess

By On November 5, 2013

  I confess. My 13 year old can easily beat me in a game of chess. Sadly, it won’t be long until the 3 year old can beat me as well. On… Read More

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Good Cheap Fun: Miramont Park

By On October 8, 2013

These are perfect days for playground visits, so today we’re highlighting another local park! Miramont Park, located off of Boardwalk in the southeast part of town is a great option. It features… Read More

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Good Cheap Fun: Free Days & Discount Tickets

By On September 26, 2013

Recently, I took my kids to the Denver Zoo. It is quite possible that I went a little overboard. By the time we bought tickets, souvenirs, lunch, and an overpriced tube of… Read More

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Spring Canyon Park & Inspiration Playground

By On August 15, 2013

  It’s time to make the ¬†most out of the last days of summer. That means quality time with the family and enjoying a bit of outdoor fun throughout Fort Collins. Based… Read More

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Good Cheap Fun: Summer Mystery Art Hunt

By On August 1, 2013

  For the second year in a row, I took both of my children to the University Art Museum for a bit of a visual scavenger hunt. Last year, the toddler was… Read More

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Good Cheap Fun: Outdoor Education

By On July 2, 2013

    I know it’s important to spend time outdoors with my children. Some days, however, I just can’t seem to find the motivation. That’s one reason I LOVE all of the… Read More


Good Cheap Fun: Old Town Book Fair

By On June 25, 2013

  If you missed out on last year’s inaugural Old Town Book Fair, here is your chance to enjoy it in 2013. A detailed schedule, including associated activities all this week, can… Read More

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Promenade Kid Days

By On June 11, 2013

. A summertime favorite has returned! The Promenade Kid Days are held every Tuesday throughout the summer at The Promenade Shops at Centerra. Events alternate between Fun & Sun at the Plaza… Read More