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Top Kids’ Martial Arts Classes In Denver
Friday, January 23, 2015

Top Kids’ Martial Arts Classes In Denver

(credit: Colorado Budokan)An education in martial arts can be a wonderful way to help your child develop some very important life skills. From physical fitness to other skills like focus, concentration, discipline and...

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Valentine’s Day Arts And Crafts To Make With Kids
Sunday, January 18, 2015

Valentine’s Day Arts And Crafts To Make With Kids

Nothing says love like a handmade gift. It shows that you were willing to put forth the time and creativity to do something special for another person. This Valentine’s Day, teach your child what it means to put love...

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Ask An Expert: How To Find The Hockey League That’s Right For You
Friday, January 02, 2015

Ask An Expert: How To Find The Hockey League That’s Right For You

(credit: CBS)If you are a hockey fan, then you may have been thinking about joining a hockey league near you. After all, it’s a fun sport, it’s great exercise and you can meet lots of other players who are all...

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Top Places In Colorado For Family-Friendly Ski Or Snowboarding Lessons
Friday, December 26, 2014

Top Places In Colorado For Family-Friendly Ski Or Snowboarding Lessons

(credit: Beaver Creek Resort)Once the snow hits, a few days at one of the many local ski resorts is a wonderful way to enjoy the season with the whole family. However, if your kids haven’t learned how to ski, then...

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Neighborhoods With The Top Holiday Lights In Denver
Friday, December 19, 2014

Neighborhoods With The Top Holiday Lights In Denver

This house at West Harper Street and North Via Appia in Louisville is all decked out for the holidays this year. (credit: CBS)Once all of the Thanksgiving dust has settled, the Christmas season is truly here, despite...

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Top Spots To Shop For Christmas Decorations With The Family In The Denver Area
Friday, December 12, 2014

Top Spots To Shop For Christmas Decorations With The Family In The Denver Area

(credit: CBS)Once the Thanksgiving coma wears off, it’s time to get that tree set up and start planning for the busy Christmas season ahead. If you are in need of some new decorations, whether you are adding to your...

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How To Host The Perfect Gingerbread House Competition
Monday, December 01, 2014

How To Host The Perfect Gingerbread House Competition

Christmas parties are a dime a dozen this time of year, and some are more fun than others. Make yours memorable by adding a competitive element to your gathering. A gingerbread house contest is a festive competition...

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Top Free Winter Activities For Families In Denver
Friday, November 28, 2014

Top Free Winter Activities For Families In Denver

Sledding at Ruby Hill (credit: CBS)Whether Denver has just had a fresh snowstorm and the kids are off from school or you are looking for some fun activities to enjoy as a family on the weekends, you are in luck....

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Ask A Denver Expert: Thanksgiving Crafts For Kids
Friday, November 21, 2014

Ask A Denver Expert: Thanksgiving Crafts For Kids

Thanksgiving is a time for family, when everyone comes together to celebrate and enjoy a huge meal. Why not take advantage of the day (and the fact that the kids are out of school) to make some fun crafts that you can...

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Top Skate Parks In Denver
Friday, November 14, 2014

Top Skate Parks In Denver

Denver Skate Park (credit: CBS)If you are a skater or skateboarder, then you know how tough it can be to find places to practice your sport without getting yelled at. This is where a designated skate park can be your...

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Best Ways To Spend Thanksgiving Morning With The Family
Monday, November 10, 2014

Best Ways To Spend Thanksgiving Morning With The Family

The first Thanksgiving was celebrated in 1621. The delectable food we currently associate with everyone’s favorite Thursday did not grace that very first table, but early-day ball playing and singing are thought to...

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Top Spots For A Fall Marriage Proposal In Denver
Friday, November 07, 2014

Top Spots For A Fall Marriage Proposal In Denver

D&F Clocktower (credit: Evan Semón/CBS4)If you have finally found that special someone, and you are getting ready to pop the biggest question of your life, then you are also probably looking for the perfect place for...

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Top Laser Tag In The Denver Area
Friday, October 31, 2014

Top Laser Tag In The Denver Area

(credit: Fun City Colorado)With the weather cooling off, it’s a great time to find a few great activities that the kids can enjoy indoors. If you’ve never explored the world of laser tag with your kids, then you...

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5 Thanksgiving Getaways With Your Family
Friday, October 31, 2014

5 Thanksgiving Getaways With Your Family

Turkey with all the trimmings may be the traditional way to celebrate Thanksgiving, but it’s not the only way. This year, ditch the turkey in favor a quick getaway over the four-day weekend.CruisePhoto Credit...

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Top Tennis Centers In Denver
Friday, October 24, 2014

Top Tennis Centers In Denver

(credit: PATRICK KOVARIK/AFP/Getty Images)Though Colorado does boast beautiful weather year round, much of the winter doesn’t allow for tennis outdoors. Luckily, Denver has numerous high-profile, affordable and...

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Top Corn Mazes In The Denver Area
Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Top Corn Mazes In The Denver Area

(credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)There are many beloved fall traditions, and for many families, that includes a stroll through a corn maze. Though Colorado is home to many bustling metropolises, it is also rich in...

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Top Haunted Houses In Denver
Friday, October 10, 2014

Top Haunted Houses In Denver

(credit: The Asylum)With Halloween comes the spooks and scares of the haunted house. Denver takes its haunting seriously and offers dozens of ways and places to be scared. The following is a list of Denver’s top...

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Classic Halloween Villain Costumes For Kids
Friday, October 03, 2014

Classic Halloween Villain Costumes For Kids

Being the good guy can be fun, but sometimes it’s even more entertaining to play the bad guy—at least come time for Halloween. As kids, they can make evil look fun with these costume ideas that originate from...

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How To Make DIY Halloween Masks
Friday, October 03, 2014

How To Make DIY Halloween Masks

Store-bought costumes are quick and easy, but homemade ones stand out from the crowd. Fortunately, homemade doesn’t have to mean difficult. Here are four clever mask ideas, using everyday items, that come together...

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Ask A Denver Expert: Easy Crafts To Do With Your Kids
Friday, September 26, 2014

Ask A Denver Expert: Easy Crafts To Do With Your Kids

(credit: Fancy Tiger Crafts)Fancy Tiger Crafts has been one of the best craft stores in the Denver area since it opened on South Broadway in 2006. Today, this center for fabric crafts has grown from its small store...

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