It’s Pumpkin Season!

It’s Pumpkin Season!

It’s Pumpkin Season! The Wonderful Pumpkin It’s the season for Jack-o’-lanterns, roasted seeds and pumpkin pie. Although the world’s favorite squash originated in North America, it is now grown on every continent except Antarctica–and with over 80 percent of the American pumpkin supply becoming available each October, it’s no wonder we see so many windows […]

A Winterized Lawn is a Happy Lawn

A Winterized Lawn is a Happy Lawn

A Winterized Lawn is a Happy Lawn A little maintenance to the yard now will give you great grass in the springtime! Follow these autumn tips for a healthy, vibrant lawn. Aerating Let’s face it, our Colorado soil leaves something to be desired; its compact, clay-like features don’t only prevent grass roots from forking and […]

September Floods: One Year Later

September Floods: One Year Later

September Floods: One Year Later One year has passed since several days of steady, relentless rain saturated the ground around Boulder and Larimer counties, and so began the flooding unlike anything the Front Range community has ever seen. Like a sponge at capacity, the ground was so replete with moisture that flood waters diverted to […]

Bento Box: Making Lunch Fun Again

Bento Box: Making Lunch Fun Again

Bento Box: Making Lunch Fun Again Although the Bento meal dates back to 12th century Japan, it’s alive and well today– and with all the creative ideas we’ve seen floating around– it’s just what the packed lunch enthusiast needs to break up the monotony of midday mealtime. Not only do these convenient trays have compartmentalized […]

Fighting ALS as a Worldwide Community

Fighting ALS as a Worldwide Community

Fighting ALS as a Worldwide Community Maybe you’ve seen the online phenomenon of the “Ice Bucket Challenge,” where participants pour ice water over themselves to raise awareness for ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease.  At any given time, this progressive neurodegenerative disease affects 350,000 people worldwide, with 30,000 of those cases […]

Life Hack Gadgets Make Back-to-School Easier

Life Hack Gadgets Make Back-to-School Easier

Life Hack Gadgets Make Back-to-School Easier Sugru Seriously, this stuff is amazing. It’s pliable when you take it out of the package, can be molded into any shape, and hardens into a durable rubber.  Sugru has 1000s of uses and counting.  Use it to reinforce electronic wires, mount things, make knobs, add accessories to customize […]