Nest Moms Know: Great Ice Cream

Nest hosts a Tea Collection give-away on our Facebook page most Tuesdays. We try to ask questions that will enrich our community. We always appreciate your input! If you would like to suggest a question, please email us at info@nestchildrensboutique.com.

These are questions we ask every year and update with new content. This was updated on 7/14/15. We organize all the responses on our directory page here.

Our question:

What are your favorite ice cream shops to visit during the hot summer days/nights?

Your answers:

  1. Haagen Daz-Pearl street mall-Boulder (2015)
  2. Safeway, their prices are good. (2015, 2014)
  3. High Point Creamery-Denver (2015, 2014)
  4. Sweet Cow-Louisville (2015, 2014)
  5. Liks-Denver (2015, 2014)
  6. Pinkberry-Denver (2015, 2014)
  7. Bonnie Brae-Denver (2015, 2014)
  8. Sweet Action-Denver (2015, 2014)
  9. Pajama Baking Company-Denver (2014)
  10. Nuggs (2014)
  11. Cows Gone Coconut (2014)
  12. Golden Spoon Fro Yo (2014)
  13. Little Man (2014)
  14. Eis Gelato (2014)
  15. Scrumptious (2014)
  16. Yogurtland (2014)
  17. CoYo (2014)
  18. Charlie’s Ice Cream Social (2014)
  19. Paciugo Gelato (2014)

 

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Nest Moms Know: Fun 4th of July Activities

Nest hosts a Tea Collection give-away on our Facebook page most Tuesdays. We try to ask questions that will enrich our community. We always appreciate your input! If you would like to suggest a question, please email us at info@nestchildrensboutique.com.

These are questions we ask every year and update with new content. This was updated on 06/30/2015. We organize all the responses on our directory page here.

Our question:

We are looking for suggestions for fun 4th of July activities!

Your answers:

  1. Decorate the kids bikes and wagon for the kids parade. (2015)
  2. Visit family and spend the 4th where ever they are! So much fun! (2015)
  3. Making our American Flag angel cake with the blueberry “stripes” and strawberry “stars”. (2015)
  4. Paint a pallet so it looks like a flag to place in your front yard. (2015)
  5. Make red white and blue juice ( & sometimes cool aid) pops for picnics and paddle boats. So much fun! (2015)
  6. Washington Park has a great parade with music and (most important) ice cream. (2014)
  7. Create your own paper flags. (2014)
  8. Firework Art (2014)
  9. Go to Downtown Denver to watch the fireworks. (2014)
  10. Congress Park has a kids “parade” with a real FIRE TRUCK and real FIREMEN! The kids get to play on the truck, then parade around the 7th Avenue Parkway, led by the firetruck, and then everyone enjoys Popsicles. MMMM! (2014)
  11. Take a road trip to the mountains.  Steamboat and Keystone are really fun! (2014)
  12. There is a great bike parade through Cheesman Park. (2014)
  13. Get out the sidewalk chalk, water balloons and squirt guns.  Good ole’ fashioned summer fun! (2014)
  14. Lohi has a great early fireworks show. (2014)

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Nest Moms Know: Day Trips & Hikes

Nest hosts a Tea Collection give-away on our Facebook page most Tuesdays. We try to ask questions that will enrich our community. We always appreciate your input! If you would like to suggest a question, please email us at info@nestchildrensboutique.com.

These are questions we ask every year and update with new content. This was updated on 07/7/2015. We organize all the responses on our directory page here.

 6/30/2015

Our question:

We are looking for suggestions for fun day trips and hikes!

Your answers:

  1. Colorado Springs to hike Garden of the Gods and Cheyenne Mountain Zoo! (2015)
  2. Roxburough State Park to see the Fountain formation. Highly recommend it but it’s hot, get an early start. (2015)
  3. Mt. Sanitas for a hike. Then to the Boulder Farmers Market, then off to Snooze for a late breakfast. (2015)
  4. The Black Hills. Mount Rushmore, this is more than a day trip but so much fun. (2015)
  5. Sunflower Farm (2014)
  6. Eldorado Canyon has great hikes and it is near Boulder (so go and see the new Nest in Boulder afterwards :)). (2014)
  7. Go to Chatauqua State Park and eat lunch there. (2014)
  8. Lair o’ The Bear (2014)
  9. Hanging Lake in Glenwood Canyon. (2014)
  10. North Pole amusement park at the foot of Pike’s Peak! (2014)
  11. Nederland (2014)
  12. Mount Sanitas (2014)
  13. Dinosaur Ridge (2014)
  14. Berry Patch Farms (2014)
  15. Barr Lake (2014)
  16.  Heritage Square (2014)
  17. Bluffs Regional Park in Lone Tree (2014)
  18. Butterfly Pavilion (2014)
  19. Cheyenne Mountain Zoo (2014)
  20. Tiny Town (2014)

 

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Nest Moms Know: Great Father’s Day Gifts

Nest hosts a Tea Collection give-away on our Facebook page most Tuesdays. We try to ask questions that will enrich our community. We always appreciate your input! If you would like to suggest a question, please email us at info@nestchildrensboutique.com.

These are questions we ask every year and update with new content. This was updated on 6/23/2015. We organize all the responses on our directory page here.

Our question:

We are looking for suggestions for the perfect Father’s Day gift!

Your answers:

  1. A Beach Body workout program (2015)
  2. Canoe trip with the kids (2015)
  3. GOLF! (2015, 2014)
  4. Spike Ball (2014)
  5. Concert tickets (2014)
  6. Vitamix (2014)
  7. A complete night of sleep! (2014)
  8. Apple TV (2014)
  9. Ping pong table (2014)
  10. Vape pen (2014)
  11. A family hike (2014)
  12. Books (2014)
  13. Bike accessories (2014)
  14. New bike (2014)
  15. Rock salt spa session (supposed to be good for allergies) (2014)
  16. Baseball tickets (2014)
  17. A new grill (2014)
  18. A giant tool chest (2014)
  19. Guitar accessories (2014)
  20. A photo album which includes pictures of his kids (2014)
  21. Travel coffee mug (2014)
  22. A day to do whatever he wants (2014)
  23. Breakfast in bed (2014)
  24. Homemade art (2014)
  25. Go out for a meal (2014)

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Nest Moms Know: Summer Adventures with Kids

Nest hosts a Tea Collection give-away on our Facebook page most Tuesdays. We try to ask questions that will enrich our community. We always appreciate your input! If you would like to suggest a question, please email us at info@nestchildrensboutique.com.

These are questions we ask every year and update with new content. This was updated on 6/16/2015. We organize all the responses on our directory page here.

Our question:

What are good parks, playgrounds, and pools to relax at to get summer vacation rolling?

Your answers:

  1. The Boulder Reservoir!! When we moved to Boulder from the coast I didn’t think of it as a real “beach” but it’s growing on me. It’s a great family-friendly place. (2015)
  2. Centennial Center Park, Belleview Park and Westlands Park are 3 of our favs. (2015)
  3. The Bay Aquatic Park in Broomfield! So fun. (2015)
  4. Spruce Pool in Boulder! (2015)
  5. We LOVE the city park splash pad and the congress park pool! (2015)
  6. City park or Central. (2015)
  7. Westlands Park is very cool! (2015)
  8. Anything in walking or biking distance. No cars for summer activities! (2015)
  9. Boulder river… (2015)
  10. Centennial Center Park. (2015)

Our question:

We are looking for ideas for kid-friendly, summer roadtrips – daytrips or weekends!

Your answers:

  1. A short hike at Chautauqua in Boulder! (2015)
  2. Long camping trips and road trips make for more lasting memories. Have a destination but stay flexible on your timeline. (2015)
  3. Camping at any of our state/national parks (2015)
  4. Berry Patch Farm to pick fresh fruits and veggies (day trip) (2014)
  5. Mount Rushmore (weekend or longer) (2014)
  6. Glenwood Springs, CO (weekend or longer) (2014)
  7. Leadville, CO (weekend or longer) (2014)
  8. Wild Animal Sanctuary in Keenesburg, CO (day trip) (2014)
  9. Durango, CO (weekend or longer)  (2014)
  10. Steamboat Springs (weekend or longer) (2014)
  11. Breckenridge, CO (day trip or longer) (2014)
  12. Dinosaur Ridge (day trip) (2014)
  13. A day trip to Colorado Springs.  Have lunch at Bristol Brewing Company, then head to Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. (2014)
  14. Sunflower Farm in Longmont, CO (day trip) (2014)
  15. The Sand Dunes (weekend or longer) (2014)
  16. Lair O’ the Bear Park (day trip) (2014)
  17. Walking Mountains Science Museum in Avon, CO (weekend or longer) (2014)
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Nest Moms Know: Great Father’s Day Gifts

Nest hosts a Tea Collection give-away on our Facebook page most Tuesdays. We try to ask questions that will enrich our community. We always appreciate your input! If you would like to suggest a question, please email us at info@nestchildrensboutique.com.

These are questions we ask every year and update with new content. This was updated on 6/16/2015. We organize all the responses on our directory page here.

6/16/2015

Our question:

We are looking for suggestions for the perfect Father’s Day gift!

Your answers:

  1. A Beach Body work out program! (2015)
  2. canoe trip with the kids (2015)
  3. Spike Ball (2014)
  4. Concert tickets (2014)
  5. Vitamix (2014)
  6. A complete night of sleep! (2014)
  7. Apple TV (2014)
  8. Ping pong table (2014)
  9. Vape pen (2014)
  10. A family hike (2014)
  11. Books (2014)
  12. Bike accessories (2014)
  13. New bike (2014)
  14. Rock salt spa session (supposed to be good for allergies) (2014)
  15. GOLF! (2014)
  16. Baseball tickets (2014)
  17. A new grill (2014)
  18. A giant tool chest (2014)
  19. Guitar accessories (2014)
  20. A photo album which includes pictures of his kids (2014)
  21. Travel coffee mug (2014)
  22. A day to do whatever he wants (2014)
  23. Breakfast in bed (2014)
  24. Homemade art (2014)
  25. Go out for a meal (2014)

 

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Nest Moms Know: I Pad Apps

Nest hosts a Tea Collection give-away on our Facebook page most Tuesdays. We try to ask questions that will enrich our community. We always appreciate your input! If you would like to suggest a question, please email us at info@nestchildrensboutique.com.

These are questions we ask every year and update with new content. This was updated on 6/9/2015. We organize all the responses on our directory page here.

Our question:

We are looking for child friendly, educational  iPad Apps!

Your answers:

  1. Endless Alphabet (2015, 2014)
  2. Bob Books, Reading Raven, anything by Toca Boca (2015)
  3. My 4 year old loves “Crazy Gears (2015)
  4. My kids LOVE My Create! for parents Chore Monster is great and kids interact as well! (2015)
  5. ABC Mouse is wonderful! (2015)
  6. Toddler Flash Cards when our child is two. (2015)
  7. “Little Bella’s – I close my eyes.”  Sweet little ebook for ages 2-99. (2014)
  8. “Crackers and Goo!” Funny name, but children and educators love it! (2014)
  9. “Monkey Lunch Box.” For pre-schoolers. (2014)
  10. “Plants vs. Zombies.” For ages 4 and up. (2014)
  11. All the “Crayola” apps are great for preschoolers. (2014)
  12. “Toca Boca” (2014)
  13. “Goodnight Safari.” For ages 2 and up. (2014)
  14. “Play Lab.”  For 2-3 year olds. (2014)
  15. “Starfall.” For ages 3 and up. (2014)
  16. “Hooked on Phonics.”  For early readers. (2014)
  17. “Reading Rainbow” for endless books and great video field trips.  Any age. (2014)
  18. “Sparkabilities.” For ages 6 months-5 years. (2014)
  19. “Endless Readers.”  For ages 2-6. (2014)
  20. “Endless Numbers.”  For ages 2-6. (2014)
  21. All the “Fisher Price” apps.  For toddlers. (2014)
  22. Sesame Street “Monster” apps.  For toddlers. (2014)
  23. “Small World”.  For toddlers. (2014)

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Nest Moms Know: Best Parks & Pools

Nest hosts a Tea Collection give-away on our Facebook page most Tuesdays. We try to ask questions that will enrich our community. We always appreciate your input! If you would like to suggest a question, please email us at info@nestchildrensboutique.com.

These are questions we ask every year and update with new content. This was updated on 5/19/2015. We organize all the responses on our directory page here.

Our question:

What are good parks, playgrounds, and pools to relax at to get summer vacation rolling?

Your answers:

  1. Anything in walking or biking distance. No cars for summer activities! (2015)
  2. The Boulder Rez!! When we moved to Boulder from the coast I didn’t think of it as a real “beach” but it’s growing on me. It’s a great family-friendly place. (2015)
  3. Centennial Center Park (2015)
  4. Bellevue Park (2015)
  5. Westlands Park (2015)
  6. We LOVE the city park splash pad (2015)
  7. Boulder river… (2015)
  8. Spruce Pool in Boulder! (2015)

 

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Nest Moms Know: Great Summer Reading

Nest hosts a Tea Collection give-away on our Facebook page most Tuesdays. We try to ask questions that will enrich our community. We always appreciate your input! If you would like to suggest a question, please email us at info@nestchildrensboutique.com.

These are questions we ask every year and update with new content. This was updated on 6/2/2015. We organize all the responses on our directory page here.

Our question:

What are some good summer reading programs and books for kids and adults?

Your answers:

  1. Growing Book By Book has a summer reading challenge that looks interesting. (2015)
  2. The Bronze Horseman by Paullina Simons and The Paris Wife are great historical fiction books for adults. (2015)
  3. Check out the list: Books to Read Before they hit Theaters in 2014 (adults) (2014)
  4. Anything by Roald Dhal.  Some favorites include James and the Giant Peach,  Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Danny the Champion of the World , The BFG (kids 2nd and 3rd graders) (2014)
  5. Anything by Mo Willems.  Some  favorites include: Don’t Let the Pigeon Stay up Late and the Knuffle Bunny (kids) (2014)
  6. Anything by Barbara Kingsolver (adults) (2014)
  7. Little Bee (adults) (2014)
  8. The Tale of Edgar Sawtell (adults) (2014)
  9. The Cam Jamsen series (1st graders) (2014)
  10. Junie B. Jones series (1st graders) (2014)
  11. Wonder by R.J. Palacio is a great family read about acceptance and being strong! (2014)
  12. Anything by Jasper Tomkins (kids) (2014)
  13. Any book suggested by the wonderful kid’s librarians at the Denver Central library. Gigi, Rachel, Ann and others!!! (2014)
  14. Parenting book: Off Limits (adults) (2014)
  15. Life After Life (adults) (2014)
  16. The Goldfinch (adults) (2014)
  17. The Interestings (adults) (2014)
  18. The Language of Flowers (adults) (2014)
  19. You Know What I Love (kids) (2014)
  20. Hands Free Mama (adults) (2014)
  21. Snow White and Rose Red (an alternative to typical princess books for kids) (2014)
  22. Oh Crap!  Potty Training (adults) (2014)
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Nest Moms Know: Great Gardening, Farmer’s Markets and CSAs

Nest hosts a Tea Collection give-away on our Facebook page most Tuesdays. We try to ask questions that will enrich our community. We always appreciate your input! If you would like to suggest a question, please email us at info@nestchildrensboutique.com.

These are questions we ask every year and update with new content. This was updated on 5/26/2015. We organize all the responses on our directory page here.

Our question:

What do you like to plant in your garden? What are your favorite Farmer’s markets, CSAs, or suggestions/tips for gardening with kids!

Your answers:

  1. Favorite things to plant: Tomatoes, rainbow carrots, raspberries, strawberries, basil, herbs, cucumbers, banana peppers. (2015)
  2. We planted snap peas last year with a lot of success! And I love the farmers market at BelMar. (2015)
  3. Old South Pearl Farmers Market! I do a “pizza garden” letting the kids choose what herbs/veggies… (2015)
  4. Tomatoes, Cilantro, hot peppers = salsa all summer!! (2015)
  5. All things kid pick-able! I love for them to adventure into the garden and find yummy treasures! (2015)
  6. Beans because I can send my kids out to pick a handful for their dinner. Also cherry tomatoes and leaf lettuce if the slugs don’t eat it. (2015)
  7. Cherry Creek Fresh Market (2014)
  8. Parker Farmer’s Market (2014)
  9. Grant Family Farm’s CSA (2014)
  10. Get a wheel barrel.  The kids love to push it! (2014)
  11. Put hand painted stones (you can paint them yourselves) in the garden and create a story with them as you plant. (2014)
  12. Take your kids to the children’s garden at the Denver Botanic Gardens. (2014)
  13. Buy a small watering can for your child and let him/her help with the watering. (2014)
  14. Highlands Square Farmer’s Market (2014)
  15. Take a look at Agriburbia. (2014)
  16. Old South Pearl Street Farmer’s Market (2014)
  17. UrbiCulture Community Farms is a multi-plot farm committed to providing food to people of all income levels by sustainably growing affordable, local food. (2014)
  18. Stapleton Farmer’s Market (2014)
  19. Make Cress Egg Heads, hilarious activity (2014)
  20. Place a carrot top on water and watch what it does over time. (2014)

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