Archives - December2019

Crowd-Pleasing Breakfast Casseroles!

December 31, 2019

If your out-of-town guests came for Christmas and haven’t left, or you planned to throw a big holiday bash, but now decided instead to invite friends over for a New Year’s brunch – we’ve got you covered with these breakfast casserole recipes for a crowd. Whether it’s the holiday breakfast of champions from Food Network, or …

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Ringing in the New Year!

December 26, 2019

It’s not only the end of the year but also the end of a decade. Let’s hope the new 20s are as fun as the Roaring 20s were! There will be plenty of celebrations for families as well as couples as we ring in the New Year. Let the kids do a sleepover at the …

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Great Ideas for Family Holiday Traditions!

December 24, 2019

Every family has cherished holiday traditions that have been around for years: Christmas tree decorations handed down from generation to generation or a special fudge recipe from Grandma’s grandma. But every year is also a chance to make some new traditions, perhaps by borrowing an idea you read about here!

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Sights and Sounds of the Holidays!

December 19, 2019

Denver and Aurora are filled with the sounds of the holidays—traditional concerts, a carousel calliope, and lots of laughter at holiday comedy shows! Whether you are in the mood for holiday favorites like Handel’s Messiah or just want to treat the kids to a break from shopping at the downtown Holiday Carousel, your ears are …

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Festive Holiday Doors!

December 17, 2019

Give visitors, guests and trolling carolers a warm welcome this holiday season, starting with the way you decorate your front door! Everything’s a palette during Christmas, Kwanza, Hanukkah and New Year’s. It really is the most wonderful time of the year and we’re pulling out all the stops to show you how to create a …

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Holiday Events All Weekend Long!

December 12, 2019

With plenty of Santa sightings scheduled for this weekend, the kids will have ample opportunities to meet the Jolly Old Elf himself! Adults will appreciate some grown-up humor compliments of Nick Offerman, who plays Ron Swanson on Parks and Recreation, during his stand up comedy show. Popular events for the entire family include performances of …

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Upcycled Holiday Decorations and Crafts!

December 10, 2019

While the definition of “upcycling” is to repurpose things you have lying around the house, many of the DIY craft ideas floating around on the internet require materials you would never have on hand! So, the criteria for our upcycled holiday decorations is that you should need to buy no more than one item, assuming you …

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The Grinch AND Parade of Lights This Weekend!

December 5, 2019

There is so much holiday cheer in Denver and Aurora this weekend that it’s hard to keep up! A must-see is the annual Parade of Lights in downtown Denver, a beloved tradition that welcomes the holiday season to town. Also in Denver are productions of favorite Christmas shows from The Grinch to A Christmas Carol …

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Southshore School Receives Top Honors

December 3, 2019

Caley Mitchell loves teaching economics, government and U.S. history to students at Cherokee Trail High School – the Cherry Creek school in Southshore that students ages 14 to 18 attend. She’s one of a passionate team of educators who praise the administration and staff at Cherokee — a school that was recently named among the …

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