A few weeks ago I was invited to attend a media tasting at Yampa Sandwich Company and of course, I couldn’t say no! Yampa Sandwich Company, formerly known as Backcountry Delicatessen was founded in 1999 by Peter Boniface and David Pepin, high school buddies who reconnected after college in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. After twenty years, Colorado-based … More Backcountry Delicatessen rebrands – Hello, Yampa Sandwich Company
Those of you who know me, know my favorite accessory is a shiny watch. I’m a busy mama and entrepreneur who NEEDS to keep track of time, other wise I’m late everywhere. I was so excited when JORD reached out and asked if I was interested in reviewing a gorgeous JORD (pronounced Yode, like Yoda … More My Favorite New Accessory | A Unique Wood Watch by JORD
The Cherry Cricket opened more than 70 years ago on East Second Street in Denver, and has since become very popular in the Mile High City. In November 2017, the Cherry Cricket announced the opening of a second location by Coors Field and after my visit last night, I’m not sure why it took me eight … More The Cherry Cricket – Ballpark
As a steak-lover, I couldn’t help but feel a sense of childlike anticipation when I found out Morton’s of Denver would be hosting the Denver Bloggers Club for dinner. We all drank, ate, laughed, giggled, learned, and mingled without a worry in the world thanks to Morton’s of Denver and all its staff. It all … More Morton’s the Steakhouse of Denver
Sensory play and loose parts provide children a beautiful invitation to create, encourage imagination through play and the development of fine motor skills. The possibilities are endless! While using dough and loose parts together, children will: Use different senses Problem Solve Work on their fine motor skills while picking up small items, and by pinching, … More Benefits of Sensory Play
Martial arts cover a broad range of activities that involve fighting techniques, physical exercises, and mental discipline. Martial arts originated in the ancient cultures of Asia, and are used today around the world for self-defense, exercise, health, spiritual growth, and athletic competition. The importance of breathing Martial artists use their breath to quiet their nerves, … More The benefits of Martial Arts
Children and adults with conditions such as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD), often experience sensory overload, anxiety, restlessness, and chronic stress, which result in meltdowns, irregular sleeping patterns and poor attention spans. Partly, its due to their difficulty to filter background noises, and their poor ability … More The benefits of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for ASD, ADHD, SPD
Take a look at your glass of water, it looks so refreshing and hydrating but before you take a sip, how do you know that the water is free from disease-causing organisms? Most Americans don’t think about the water they drink, everyday they turn on a tap, fill a glass, and drink. We’re all trying to … More Filter, tap, or bottle?
Ever since Jay was a baby I knew my boy was special. Baby boy had energy like no other, he chewed and bit EVERYTHING, broke all his toys, and always had the need to touch and be touched. I never mind any of it, I enjoyed and loved every stage and every phase but I’m … More The road to discovering SPD
Sensory processing disorder is a condition in which the brain has trouble receiving and responding to information that comes in through the senses and turning the information into appropriate motor and behavioral responses. Whether you are biting into a sandwich, riding a bike, or reading a book, your completion of the activity requires accurate processing of sensation. Sensory … More What is SPD?