March Events at Denver Botanical Gardens

I simply had to post this "March Events at Denver Botanical Gardens" release below, because several of these sound so creative and fun!  What a great way to welcome Spring... I know I'm already starting to feel ready.  Check it out if you're in the Denver area. Raising dwarf dairy goats in your backyard?!  Hmm... interesting.... verrrry interesting!  :) March Events at Denver Botanical Gardens March is filled with garden preparation at Denver Botanic Gardens, with offerings and events for all ages and interests – from families, foodies and crafters to urban homesteaders and fitness buffs. Select events are featured below. Programs are subject to change; visit www.botanicgardens.org for the complete calendar. Denver Botanical Gardens ~ GARDENING NEW GARDENER BOOT CAMP Saturday, March 1, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. $80, $60 member (materials included) This comprehensive, full-day event will present a comprehensive overview of the Gardens best beginner gardening classes, including “Beginning … [Read more...]

Relax in Colorado’s Hot Springs Pools Year Round

Not just for après- ski, soaking in one of Colorado's naturally heated, outdoor hot springs pools  can be a relaxing delight.  This is a fun way to spend the day for entire families, young and old alike, even in the wintertime.  Heck, especially in the winter! Pools here are fed by natural hot springs geothermal water, and contain numerous therapeutic minerals.  This is a great place to swim, soak, and relax. Colorado's Hot Springs Pools ~ Types & Locations You'll find a wide range of locations offering "hot springs pools" in Colorado, which can vary in size and available amenities.  Many campgrounds and lodges have their own small hillside soaking tubs. But for a family with kids, we typically head to the full blown, larger pool establishments... complete with lockers, showers, changing rooms, and pool sections of varying temperatures for easily controlling our kids body temperatures during the experiences. The largest pool section is of a moderate temperature, … [Read more...]

America’s Got Talent to Hold Auditions in Denver

NBC's reality talent search show America’s Got Talent is currently gearing up for Season 9, is now hosting auditions, and is heading to Colorado!  America’s Got Talent is the only talent competition show open to any age and any talent.   A truly a modern variety show, they will be holding auditions in Denver soon. Over the past seasons, America’s Got Talent has developed a large social media presence, and their numbers only continue to grow.   Their platform offers to give artists of ANY kind a serious amount of exposure. - YouTube Subscribers: 542k+ - Channel Views: 202 million+ views So all of you talented Colorado moms out there... (or those with talented kids!), check out the details below, and be sure to head to the America’s Got Talent Auditions in Denver! America’s Got Talent Auditions in Denver America’s Got Talent is hosting auditions nationwide as well as online.  They will be stopping in Denver, here are the details: Denver - Dec 7th - Colorado Convention … [Read more...]

10 Moments From Everyday Life in the West, Vol 1

http://instagram.com/p/apDXZmK2XR/# For the most part, I think there are remarkable similarities between all people, no matter where they live.  But every once in awhile I travel to a completely different part of the US, and it amuses and intrigues me to take in all the culture related differences. I recently traveled to West Virginia, for work.   It was an enjoyable experience, but I'm always glad to return back home to Western Colorado.  I feel I'm a better fit here.   It's a good feeling to be able to live where you feel that way, and it's something that I do not take for granted. So allow me give you a little glimpse of my everyday life here in the West.   I've decided to take a lesson from one of my favorite social media moms, Amy of Using Our Words.  Amy writes a funny, heartwarming series called 10 Things I Learned This Week, which I thoroughly enjoy. So I'm going to try out a similar new feature, here on Colorado Mountain Mom.  An occasional post of just random, … [Read more...]

Rocky Mountain PBS KIDS Fun Fest in Denver

Mark your calendars!  We've attended a version of this on the Western Slope in Colorado, and they are so much fun (and FREE).  Wanted to help get the word out to those of you in the Denver area... enjoy!  :) *o*    *o*    *o* Rocky Mountain PBS KIDS Fun Fest in Denver   Rocky Mountain PBS KIDS Fun Fest Is Just Around the Corner! Free event held at Rocky Mountain PBS’ Denver studios September 7, 2013, 10am-2pm  Rocky Mountain PBS is gearing up for Denver’s 17th annual Rocky Mountain PBS KIDS Fun Fest – a fantastic FREE party for families.   It’s all happening at the Rocky Mountain PBS studios in downtown Denver on Saturday, September 7, 10am-2pm. It’s a block party full of fun activities free to all.  It’s the Rocky Mountain PBS salute to families and children, ideal for kids preschool age through sixth grade.  PBS characters such as Curious George, Clifford the Big Red Dog, Word Girl and Sid the Science Kid will entertain their young (and old) fans. There will be … [Read more...]

Summertime Fun Discounts With Colorado ActionPass [Giveaway, Ended 6/12]

What would you like to play in Colorado this summer?  The outdoor recreation options are almost limitless in this beautiful state, and the free Colorado ActionPass is your ticket to receiving discounts on over 40 activities throughout Colorado. If you were familiar with the Ski Free promotion during winter time, you have likely heard how easy it was to participate.   This is a similar promotion, designed to help you and your family get out to enjoy everything Colorado has to offer in the summer! Colorado ActionPass ~ What Types of Activities? Colorado ActionPass has over 40 activity partners, providing great discounts on fun things such as: river rafting kayaking ziplining mountain biking hiking rock climbing golf horseback riding cowboy cookouts kart racing air shows adventure parks Just about everyone can find something fun that strikes their fancy on THAT list! Free Colorado ActionPass  ~ Where Do I Get One? All you have to do to get your very own FREE … [Read more...]