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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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Beau & Belle diaper: perfect for swimming

By On November 1, 2016

If you’re familiar with Northern Colorado, you may know of the Grow with Me sale that occurs at The Ranch each fall. I find the best things there…one of the most useful… Read More

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Sponsored Post: Harvest Farm Fall Festival

By On September 28, 2016

AH! I love autumn in Colorado. The leaves change quickly so be sure to get up the Rockies and check out the foliage before snow takes over! In autumn the air begins… Read More


Sponsored Post: RJ’s Amazing Entertainment Party Tips

By On June 15, 2016

This month, local party expert Rina Jean (RJ) Bindi from RJ’s Amazing Entertainment provides the GUFC readership with some helpful advice for kid’s birthday parties when hiring professional entertainment. RJ specializes in… Read More

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Nerf Battle Zone in Centerra

By On January 26, 2016

There is a new place in Northern Colorado where people ages 5 and up can rally together to have a good time. Battle Zone Arena is a nerf-gun enthusiast’s holy grail. The… Read More

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Downtown Artery: A New Home For Van Co School of Art

By On January 8, 2016

One of my favorite places in Fort Collins has moved into another one of my favorite places in town! Van Co School of Art, which is owned and operated by classically trained artist… Read More

From left to right it's Abe Stiles on bass and vocals, Parker Segelhorst on guitar, Trip Renner on guitar and vocals, and Sam Kanter on drums.
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Rehearsal Space for Youth- Cohere Bandwidth

By On October 12, 2015

Did you know that we have a “co-working” space for bands? Cohere Bandwidth is the brain-child of local co-working queen Angel Kwiatkowski, who also owns and operates local co-working space Cohere. I had the… Read More

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Sweetpea McGee Children’s Boutique

By On July 21, 2015

One day, I was at my son’s baseball game and ran into my friend and fellow baseball mom KaShara. Her daughter was rockin’ the cutest pony dress. The colors were vibrant and… Read More