Archives - January2018

How to Freshen Up Your Living Space

January 30, 2018

If it’s been a year or two (or three) since you added, subtracted or moved things around in your living or family room, rearranging and changing things up can open up the space and give you (and your family) a lift!  According to Psychology Today, altering our environment “lifts moods, provides concrete satisfaction and instills …

read more

Celebrate Music and Nature This Weekend!

January 25, 2018

From a birthday party for Mozart (did you know he turns 262 this weekend?!) to a Billy Holiday tribute and musical comedies galore, there are a myriad of activities to choose from this weekend! Or get inspired by the great outdoors— with flower arranging and the annual Backcountry Film Festival — just a few of …

read more

Always Buy These Things New!

January 23, 2018

Saving money is a worthwhile goal for the new year and while there are some things that are great to buy at yard and garage sales – like furniture you can repurpose — there are other items you should always buy new! The Ick Factor You know this — the warnings are everywhere – don’t …

read more

Music’s in the Air This Weekend!

January 18, 2018

It’s a musical weekend with your choice of melodious things to do: from an orchestral dancing horse show to a variety of musical theatre and even your favorite Sesame Street tunes! Looking for a night out on the town? Get your Roaring Twenties on or get into a funky groove and you will definitely not …

read more

Easy Meals and Ideas for Slow Cooker Month!

January 16, 2018

We’re celebrating Slow Cooker Month in January at Southshore with easy-meal ideas for tasty future feasts! With and without meat, for one, two, four or more, these recipes for dinner in a slow cooker can become go-to eats for ease, variety and comfort this winter!

read more

Tim Allen, Livestock Shows and Rodeos This Weekend!

January 11, 2018

This is the final weekend to see the breathtaking Lincoln Center Theater production of Oscar and Hammerstein’s The King and I, or you may want to catch comedian Tim Allen’s one-night hilarious stand-up show. Then again, the National Western Stock Show is in town, the Superbowl of livestock shows and rodeos, giving you plenty of …

read more

Helpful Home Inventory Apps

January 9, 2018

Let’s hope none of us EVER needs to present a home inventory to our insurance company after a fire or some unexpected natural disaster. It’s one of those low priority tasks we tend to put off, but can save you so much time (and headache!) if you ever have to file a claim.

read more

New Year’s Things to Do in Aurora and Denver!

January 4, 2018

Begin 2018 with a bang! If your New Year’s resolutions include having plenty of laughs, enriching your life with cultural events, learning a new skill, or immersing yourself in a favorite pastime, you will find plenty to do in Aurora and Denver this first weekend of the New Year!

read more

Revitalizing Thrift Store and Flea Market Furniture!

January 2, 2018

Thanks to Pinterest, crafty types who take the art of working with their hands seriously, pin not only inspiration and ideas on the site, but also how-to instructions for creating a revitalized furniture masterpiece of your own.

read more