Archives - November2016

Indoor/Outdoor Christmas Décor!

November 29, 2016

  With Thanksgiving behind us, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas with offers and ideas for holiday décor exploding on magazine covers, TV shows and the internet. We scoured some go-to sites for fun Pinterest pages with sensational centerpiece inspiration, as well as tutorials for dazzling DIY indoor and outdoor projects to make …

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Thanksgiving Weekend Things to Do!

November 24, 2016

This Thanksgiving weekend you can trot your yams off, watch Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade (NBC,) Charlie Brown (ABC), Anne of Green Gables (PBS) and football (everywhere else)! After that you can shop, skate, spectate or just appreciate all there is to do in or near Southshore! Thursday, November 24 (Thanksgiving) MILE HIGH UNITED WAY TURKEY …

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Holiday Volunteer Opportunities

November 22, 2016

This festive time of year with the holiday lights, celebrations, yummy food, camaraderie, gifts and good will — all add up to special season of good times and treasured memories! But for some, the holidays remind them that they’re without family, without friends and without some of the wonderful things that mark Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa …

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Weekend Fun and Festivities Near Southshore!

November 17, 2016

Weekend festivities offer up so many fun opportunities to do, watch and learn! They’re everywhere in and around Aurora for the next few days — from tree lighting at The Lakehouse and neighborhood hayrides, to ice skating at the mall and family bingo – there’s something for everyone of every age. TODAY/TONIGHT, Thursday, November 17 …

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Make-Ahead Thanksgiving, Southshore Style!

November 15, 2016

Make-ahead Thanksgiving dishes can reduce holiday stress and give you a jump start on your meal prep. Recipe sites like the Food Network, Real Simple and Good Housekeeping offer twists-on-the-classics you can make in advance and spend more time with the people you’re thankful for! MAKE-AHEAD DISHES: WEEK BEFORE Rosemary Pecans These pecans are coated …

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Classes, Adventures and Plays This Weekend

November 10, 2016

From creative classes and teen craft activities to family adventures to hand-clapping stage performances, there is a lot to choose from this weekend in and around Southshore! TODAY/TONIGHT, Thursday, November 10 BUILD A MINI-TERRARIUM If you have a green thumb but minimal garden space, why not create your own enclosure filled with lush and beautiful …

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Savings Tips and Tools for the Holidays

November 8, 2016

Savings and holidays are a perfect pair, as long as you don’t wait until December to shop! It can be exhausting trying to track retail sales, online promotions and discount coupons to save money, so we’re here to help! Here are a few tips and tools to avoid the frenzy, the stress and maybe some …

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Classes, Craft Fairs and Class Acts!

November 3, 2016

In classes for every age and interest you can learn a skill or discover a new craft this weekend in and around Aurora. There are nearby craft fairs and plenty of other events and activities to choose from. Just don’t forget to turn your clocks back by midnight Saturday! TODAY/TONIGHT: Thursday, November 3 TEEN ADVISORY …

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Solar Power: Is it Right for You?

November 1, 2016

Solar power has great potential as an energy source for many different types of homes in Colorado, which boasts about 230 days of good sunshine every year. And because costs for solar systems have come down, usage has gone up. Nationwide, more than 600,000 homes are powered by solar energy — with installations up more …

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