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Good Cheap Fun

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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Choo Choo! Train Fun for Little Engineers

By On September 5, 2013

  If you’re a parent, there’s a very strong possibility that you know more than you ever wanted to about Thomas the Train, Chuggington, or Dinosaur Train. Perhaps you have your own… Read More

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Are We There Yet?

Build! The Amazing World of Lego

By On August 27, 2013

.   I have much in my life to be thankful for: family, health, safety, and opportunities are certainly among the most significant. However, it is important to also be thankful for… Read More

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Good Cheap Fun

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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Where Oh Where

Where, Oh Where?

By On July 25, 2013

  Welcome to another edition of “Where, Oh Where?”, the low stakes game of hide and seek around Fort Collins! For today’s challenge, try to guess where these adventures took place: First… Read More

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Museum of Discovery

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Universe

By On July 16, 2013

  The requests from the audience came at him in a frenzy. “I want to see Pluto!” “How about Mercury?” “Show us another galaxy!” “The moon!” “A supernova!” He works his magic… Read More