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Adulting 101: How to Get Your Finances in Order

August 1st, 2021

Everybody wants to mature quickly. Almost all of us have anticipated this moment since we were young. We used to dress up in our older siblings’ and parents’ clothes and listen to adult conversations in our childhood. Sometimes we even tried building our businesses to make ourselves feel like we were breadwinners like our parents. However, we are at an age where we’re ready to fly the coop, so we should have a real discussion.   Being an adult is hard. The concept of being an “adult” can seem impossible and confusing. It’s not simply dressing up and owning... Read More

3 Ways to Reduce the Stress in Your Life

July 31st, 2021

When you are navigating your way through life, it’s important that you keep things on an even keel. It’s so easy to react to all that is going on around you, though. First, we have to deal with long hours at work and our nearly endless projects and to-do lists. Bosses are far from understanding and our job can often seem thankless and be so stressful at times. When it’s quitting time, instead of being able to take a breath, we have a hectic commute and last-minute errands to run. Then we throw together some food and soon head off to sleep, just so we can do it all over again. Although... Read More

What You Can Do To Effectively Get Rid Of Insects In The Summertime

July 25th, 2021

Insects are always a nuisance. They fly around, making noise and generally being pests. But insects can be especially annoying in the summertime when they are more prevalent outside. It is important to know how to get rid of insects during the summer so that you can enjoy your time outdoors without worrying about insects flying into your space. In this article, we’ll discuss several ways to keep insects away! Use a bug spray You can keep insects away by using bug spray. There are many types of sprays, some use chemicals to kill insects and others use natural ingredients that repel insects.... Read More

Three Tips for Relocating to Boulder

July 23rd, 2021

If you are thinking of relocating to the happiest place in America, nestled at the edge of the picturesque Rocky Mountains, then look no further. Boulder is drawing people in from all across the country! There really is something for everyone in Boulder, so you’re sure to not regret moving here. In order to help you better plan your big move to Boulder, read on and check out our three tips below.   Explore All That Boulder Has to Offer   Before relocating to Boulder, take some time to research and explore all that this grand city has to offer. Boulder is a thriving and vibrant community,... Read More

Essential Things That You Need To Bring On A Camping Trip

July 21st, 2021

Camping is a fun activity that most people enjoy. There are many benefits that you can get when you go camping. If you spend most of your days sitting down in an office, you can change this cycle by going on a camping trip to be more active and get an opportunity to exercise. Exercise will protect you from lifestyle diseases that you are predisposed to when you are physically inactive. Camping also equips you with essential life skills like starting a fire in the wild or even looking for a source of fresh water in the middle of a forest. These survival skills can come in handy when you find yourself... Read More

Are You A Coffee Lover? Here’s An Easy Guide On How To Make It Yourself

July 20th, 2021

We love our coffee, and most of us cannot do without a morning cup of coffee. If you love coffee, you probably want to make the best cup of coffee you possibly can. Getting a cup of coffee from your local coffee shop every morning is not only cumbersome, but it is also costly. Making the coffee yourself is the best option.     Making an excellent cup of coffee is easier said than done and requires a lot of diligence. Whether you want to start brewing your coffee as a hobby or explore something new, coffee is a beverage that offers plenty of diversity and potential. The following is an... Read More

Planning a Trip to Rocky Mountain National Park? Here’s How to Prepare

July 12th, 2021

A significant part of the American West, Rocky Mountain National Park is one of the most popular national parks in the United States. Created in 1915, it covers over 1,300 square miles within two states: Colorado and Wyoming. The park has a vast array of geological features, including rock formations, waterfalls, and high plateaus. The climate ranges from warm summers to cold winters, which makes it an ideal location for year-round recreational activities. In other words, it is a fantastic place to visit and take in nature in all its glory. But what should you consider when preparing for your trip? What... Read More

7 Famous Professional Athletes From Colorado

July 11th, 2021

Matt Hasselbeck – NFL Quarterback born in Boulder Chauncey Billups – Nuggets Point Guard born in Denver Jack Dempsey – Boxing legend born in Manassa Roy Halladay – Cy Young winning  MLB pitcher born in Denver Amy Van Dyken – 6 time Olympic gold medalist born in Englewood Rich ‘Goose’ Goosage – Hall of Fame Pitcher born in Colorado Springs Buddy Lazier – Indianapolis 500 winner born in Vail  Read More

URGENT: Boulder Wildlife Officers Searching for Bear with Bucket Stuck on Head

July 9th, 2021

Colorado Parks and Wildlife Tweeted yesterday that a bear has been spotted in the foothills west of Boulder with a chicken feeder stuck around its head. They are currently searching for the animal to safely remove the feeder. If you spot the bear, call 303-291-7227.   CPW NE Region Tweet Here  Read More

6 General Tips On How To Find A Plumber You Can Trust

July 6th, 2021

You want the plumbing in your home or business always to be functioning correctly. A damaged plumbing system could cause you unbelievable turmoil, so it would be best if you solved the issue promptly. The best solution to a plumbing problem is to call a professional plumber. No matter how good a DIYer you think you are, a plumber will probably do a better job.      On the other hand, finding a good plumber is often a challenging proposition. It is even more challenging to find a plumber you can trust.  The following are six general tips on how you can find a plumber you can trust:  1.... Read More

An Easy Guide To Traveling Safely During The Pandemic

June 28th, 2021

In these uncertain times, you must take all possible precautions to protect yourself when you step out of the house. While travel restrictions are being eased, it’s still unsafe to visit a different place or country if you aren’t fully vaccinated. If possible, you should delay your travel plans until your vaccination is done. However, if you must travel for some reason, you should take proper safety measures. Regardless of whether you have been fully vaccinated or not, this instructive guide will help you ensure your safety during the pandemic. Getting Tested For people who are not yet fully... Read More

Top 5 Activities to Combine with Cannabis

June 23rd, 2021

Despite the stereotype about cannabis making people lazy, cannabis pairs perfectly with several activities. Physical activity naturally stimulates the ECS by producing its own endogenous cannabinoid, anandamide. Anandamide is known for causing the euphoric sensation after exercise, often referred to as the runner’s high. Consuming cannabis can then compliment physical activity by supplying your ECS with exogenous cannabinoids, like THC and CBD. Here are five of the top activities to combine with cannabis. 1. Hiking Hiking and cannabis have long been a favorite for many. Since cannabis hasn’t... Read More

Online Gaming: What Do Americans Prefer?

June 21st, 2021

Online gaming has become one of the popular sources of online entertainment for Americans over the years. In fact, back in 2017, 60% of American adults between the ages of 18 to 29 confessed to playing video games on a game console, TV, computer, or their cellphones. However, this number goes down with age, with just 24% of 65+ adults reporting to be online game players. Let’s take a closer look at what Americans prefer when it comes to online gaming 1. Online casino gaming is becoming popular all over the US. The United States has some restrictions on online gambling. However, gaming companies... Read More

10 Good Reasons Why Settling Your Claims Without Hiring a Car Accident Lawyer Is a No-No

June 10th, 2021

Personal injury claims can be very stressful. With intense stress comes the possibility of mistakes being made. It is not uncommon for people to unintentionally sabotage their personal injury claims through negligence, whether it be by not contacting an attorney before the statute of limitations expires, or because they do not keep evidence. In this article, you will find out mistakes you should avoid when you are making a personal injury claim: Not Contacting a Lawyer If you don’t intend on contacting a lawyer and want to represent yourself, then get that idea out of your head. You need a lawyer.... Read More

7 Things To Keep In Mind Before Your First Golf Class

June 10th, 2021

It is normal to be intimidated when you’re experiencing something for the first time; whether it is a salsa dance or a round of golf. For beginners, golf seems a bit complicated because of its rules, the variety of clubs, and the lingo. If you don’t know much about golf, you need to familiarize yourself with some information that will make your first golf class a breeze. You need to know the different types of clubs, how to practice, and when you’re finally ready to sign in for a golf course. This guide is meant to help you focus on your game by knowing seven things before you take your first... Read More

VIDEO: A Day at the Creek!

June 4th, 2021

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What to Know for a Day Trip to Black Hawk’s Casino

May 20th, 2021

People visiting Boulder tend to find that the town and its surrounding area offer just about anything they could want. There are excellent bars and restaurants, easily accessible hiking trails, theaters and galleries, luxury hotels and spas, and of course, some of the best breweries in the United States. One thing guests won’t actually find in Boulder, however, is a casino. One can certainly imagine a western-style venue of this kind opening up if the laws change one day. But for now, Colorado’s casinos are confined solely to American Indian territory. The good news though is that those... Read More

Hurt In A Car Accident? Here’s What You Need To Prioritize To Protect Yourself

May 12th, 2021

Unfortunately, car accidents happen all the time, and if you have been hurt in one this can be extremely overwhelming. It can be difficult to know what to do next, especially if you or a loved one has sustained severe injuries. It’s important to be prepared and understand what to do next if you find yourself in this situation.  If you have been hurt in a car accident, here are 6 steps you need to prioritize to protect yourself. 1. Get Medical Help  First and foremost you need to check yourself out and any other passengers in your car for injuries. Your health is the utmost priority in this... Read More

Top Reasons Why You Need A Hawaiian Vacation

May 5th, 2021

Whatever you think, don’t include becoming a permanent resident of the golden lands of Hawaii right away except of course you’re a high-income earner with yearly take-home pay of $122,000 at the very least. Yes, that’s right. Hawaii is a land from the fairy tales with kings and princes and golds and lots of love. Known for having perfect weather, Hawaii islands are the most unique living spots world round. They’re one of the most visited places on earth housing some of the world’s most active volcanoes, most beautiful bamboo forests, and most adorable mountainscapes.    Hawaii is... Read More

Useful Items That Will Make Your Senior Loved Ones More Comfortable

May 5th, 2021

Growing older is an unavoidable reality for us all but many seniors are just as feisty and full of life as young people. They still want to be independent and carry on with their daily lives as they always have. Life for seniors comes with more challenges because of common health conditions like arthritis, poor vision, weakened muscles, and cognitive impairment but there are many ways to help them maintain their independence. By making improvements to their homes and providing the right equipment, you can make a huge difference.  Here are some useful items that can help your senior loved ones... Read More