Local Home Design and Décor Trendsetters

July 27, 2021

Our friends at 5280 featured local home industry influencers recently and we wanted to applaud their achievements even as we marvel at how they’re changing the look and appeal of interior décor in today’s new builds and remodels. 

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Natural Bug Repellents and Insecticides

July 20, 2021

A healthy garden has a balance of good bugs that keep the bad ones under control. But when you grab a chemical pesticide to get rid of the unwanted insects, it will kill the good ones, too and throw your garden out of balance. Plus the EPA says exposure to certain chemicals in pesticides is …

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Bust-a-Rut Summer Recipes!

July 13, 2021

We all have our go-to recipes for the seasonal menus of our lives – and summer tends to include more sandwiches and salads, less oven-baked dishes, and more meat magic from the grill. If you find yourself in a rut this summer, here are a few recipes that will help you out of it!

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Weekend Project: IKEA Hacks!

July 6, 2021

Summers can be busy for parents, kids and kid-less adults, jam-packed with activities, sporting events, festivals and lots of recreational time outdoors. But when you’ve had your fill of sun exposure, come indoors for a weekend project. These new IKEA hacks turn one functional piece of furniture into something entirely different – and most can …

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Summer Slow Cooker: Entrées, Sides, Desserts

June 29, 2021

When it’s too hot to cook, and you don’t feel like grilling (hey, it could happen!) these slow cooker recipes will keep the kitchen cool, and still give you an entrée or dessert, worth the wait! If you tend to store your slow cooker in the summer, bust it out! It’s the easiest way to …

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What Every Picnic Needs This Summer

June 22, 2021

Summers at the Aurora Reservoir is the what Life at the Lake is all about. Within minutes from your front door in Southshore you can be sinking your toes in the warm white sand, or swimming, paddle boarding, kayaking and splish-splashing around in 800 acres of cool blue water! It’s also the perfect place for …

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Fixing Furniture / Floor Scratches, Dents and Water Spots!

June 15, 2021

For anyone who’s ever moved, installed carpet, rearranged furniture on wood floors, or given kids free rein indoors, anything made of wood can be scratched, dented and/or marred. That’s why we collected a few of the top fixes for wood floor and furniture flaws to help you erase rings, fix divots, gouges, and repair wear and …

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Plants That Tolerate Heat and Drought

June 8, 2021

While we had a wet start to the year, residents in the Denver/Aurora area have seen only about 10 inches of precipitation in the last six months. How dry is it? As summer approaches, 39 states are experiencing moderate to severe drought conditions, but so far Colorado is not among them; with the exception of …

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Mural Festival, Farmers’ Markets and Franti – This Weekend!

June 3, 2021

Ever wish there was a nearby farmers market that didn’t happen on the weekend? Your wish just came true with Stanley Marketplace’s Friday Farm + Flea Market! Every Friday this summer, you can get fresh local produce as well as enjoy an old-fashioned flea market, complete with live entertainment! Plus, this weekend don’t miss the …

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Plan Ahead for Summer Events!

June 1, 2021

This summer will require advanced planning to make sure you don’t miss the events you’re looking forward to. Don’t wait until the last minute and be disappointed by a “sold out” message on the website—check out these exciting summer happenings in Aurora and Denver and get your tickets NOW!

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