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to-do MOPS Preschool Fair Making that transition from Toddler to “Big Kid” is a quite the big deal. Little ones start really letting their personalities shine and soak up everything like little sponges. It’s about this time that preschool discussions begin. Deciding where your child is going to start their school experience is such an […]


FITNESS FACILITIES It’s the new year and time to get in shape, get healthy or just get fit. We’ve looked all over the area and have found some great facilities offering a variety of ways for you to melt that fat, build that muscle and just get healthier. CASTLE ROCK Fit4Mom Castle Rock 1733 S. Perry […]

Healthy Habits in 10 Minutes or Less

Healthy Habits in 10 Minutes or Less By: Brooke Ebel – Master Nutrition Therapist Have you made a health goal that you would really like to achieve as part of your New Year’s resolutions? One of the biggest barriers for people trying to live healthier lives is the notion that being healthy is incredibly time-consuming. […]

Castle Rock Parks and Recreation

Castle Rock Parks and Recreation Town of Castle Rock’s Parks and Recreation Department, which has earned the distinguished CAPRA Accreditation and is a national gold medal winning agency, maintains 20 developed parks, nearly 6,000 acres of open space and nearly 75 miles of trails as well as an 18-hole golf course, an 84,000 square foot […]


The Ballroom: A Novel By Anna Hope Sharston Asylum, located in England, was the unlikely location of a love story set in 1911. Although men and women are kept far apart in the asylum, they come together on Friday nights to dance in the stately ballroom. The men and women look forward to this time […]


A Colorado Day: Nature’s Inspirations from the Centennial State By Kristin Acker Miller Illustrated by Tracy Herrmann Trail alongside animals as they go about their day in this lovely children’s picture book about life in the natural world from dawn until dusk. Featuring vibrant colors, beautifully expressive illustrations and a melodic, rhyming story including the […]

6th Annual Daniel Velasquez Stuffed Animal Collection 2017

6th Annual Daniel Velasquez Stuffed Animal Collection 2017 You’re driving down the road with your kids in the car. Suddenly, in an instant, you are experiencing your worst nightmare; screeching tires, a flurry of motion and sound and then the moment of impact. Seven years ago, Daniel Velasquez and his mother experienced just such a […]