Holiday

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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Real and Alternative Christmas Trees

November 19, 2019

If you like the idea of a tree for Christmas or a bush for Hanukkah but want to avoid the whole dry pine needles problem that live trees cause by New Year’s, here are a few alternative ideas to consider. You’ll see variations of wooden trees — both naked wood and covered in upholstery fabric …

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RFK, Phantom and Tree-Lighting Party!

November 14, 2019

Entertainment events from music to theatre to the final runway shows of Denver Fashion Week are sure to keep you busy this weekend! Holiday events are cropping up, too—including a tree-lighting party at the Lakehouse, complete with carriage rides the whole family will enjoy!

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Fun Halloween Crafts and Goodies!

October 22, 2019

Whether your Halloween plans include hosting a big bash or making the most delightfully scary treats on the block, these suggestions for decorating, crafts, and ghoulish goodies are sure to be a big hit with your friends and family!

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Carved and Embellished Pumpkins

October 8, 2019

Whether you pick your own or buy them at the local Safeway, it never hurts to brush up on how and what to carve into a Halloween pumpkin! Especially when the craft requires a sharp knife and a lot of imagination! Here are some carving tips and a few inspirational ideas to take your toothy, …

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Easter Egg Décor and Activities!

April 9, 2019

As we spring into a new season and welcome all the things that the season brings, lawns greening up, birds chirping louder and laying eggs, kids playing outside – Easter is the holiday that marks rebirth and renewal. And it’s the perfect excuse to celebrate with Easter-themed activities, treats and décor.

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Ways to Store That Holiday Decor!

December 26, 2018

If you pull out all the stops to decorate every holiday season, you may already have decoration storage down to an art form. But, for the rest of us who cobble together ribbons, ornaments, wreaths and lights every year – we need a little help from the experts – who are only too eager to …

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Reindeer Games for Humans!

December 18, 2018

It’s that time of year again when families gather routinely end up watching sports on the big screen or sitting around awkwardly bored with nothing to do. Not this year! Plan ahead – even just a little bit – for some fun and games that will get you off the couch and challenge your wits …

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Our Favorite Things 2018

December 11, 2018

Our favorite time of year brings gift guides from every corner of your life – real and virtual. Here are some of our favorite things for the upcoming holiday season for you to give yourself or your loved ones!

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