Author Archives: Nancy

Summer Bucket List

Yeah, so, this blog.  I doubt anyone follows it but it comes up in searches occasionally so I thought I’d write something. A few local blogs are doing Summer Bucket Lists and my family has already come up with our … Continue reading

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Duncan Hines Decadent Cakes and Glazes

The holiday season is in full swing and the holidays mean shopping, decorating and of course, baking.  Add in my usual schedule of working, PTO and Cub Scouts, and things get pushed aside.  The baking is usually the first to … Continue reading

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Barbara’s Bakery

Barbara’s products make a great fit for moms and their families because every item in the entire product line is made free of harmful ingredients such as hydrogenated oils, artificial flavors, preservatives and additives and high fructose corn syrup.  As … Continue reading

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Something From the Farm

Last weekend we headed to Something From the Farm.  Located on Greenstone Trail, near the intersections of Carpenter and Timberline, it’s a quick drive from our house in southwest Fort Collins. My husband found a coupon in one of those … Continue reading

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SmartPants Gummy Vitamins – Review

We’re big on vitamins in our house.  My husband has an arsenal he takes every morning, and I have my own bottles I crack open each day.  So giving the kids vitamins has been a no-brainer.  They do eat well-balanced … Continue reading

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Review and Giveaway – Ziploc

This giveaway is now closed.  Thanks for your interest. I’ve been a big fan of Ziploc products for a long time, and with school back in session I’m using them all of the time for snacks and sandwiches.  With the … Continue reading

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Corn Mazes and Pumpkin Patches

Looking for a place get your pumpkins?  Or maybe for a good scare in a corn maze?  Googling doesn’t really pull up a lot of useful information so I’ve done the work for you.  Here are some places in the … Continue reading

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Summer Fun in the Fort: festivals

As the cooler weather moves in and summer comes to an end – although after the 90 degree weather today, I wonder when that will happen – I looked back on all we did this summer.  And I didn’t write … Continue reading

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Searching for Pizza

As a New Jersey native (unlike most of the cast of Jersey Shore), I’m a snob.  A pizza snob, that is.  Jersey pizza isn’t exactly the same as the legendary NYC pizza, but it’s pretty damn close.  They say the … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events: 9/11-9/12

Ok I’ve been slack on posting this.  I’ll try to be better about that.  There’s a lot going on this weekend, check it out. Saturday, September 11 and Sunday, September 12 Grant Family Farms Harvestival Grant Farms, 1020 WCR 72, … Continue reading

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