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7 Things You Should Do During Your First Week in a New City

November 14th, 2019

When you’re staring down piles of boxes after arriving in a new city, it’s hard to know where to start. Before worrying about furniture placement and interior decorating, there are a few important tasks you need to take care of. Here’s what you should knock off your to-do list during the first week in a new home. 1. Unpack the Essentials During the first day in your new home, focus on unpacking the essentials. Children’s bedrooms should come first, followed by beds for the rest of the family, linens for a hot shower after your long day, and kitchen supplies. You might rely on take-out... Read More

5 Times Buying a Fixer-Upper Might Be a Good Idea

October 14th, 2019

Television shows sometimes make buying and fixing up a home look like the best option for everyone. That’s certainly not the case. However, there are some times and circumstances when purchasing a home that needs some work is a great idea. When you can get an awesome deal Obviously, the best time to buy a house that needs work is when you can get an awesome deal. If your area is experiencing a buyer’s market with plenty of houses available at reasonable prices, then you may be able to snag a fixer-upper at a great price. According to Zillow, on average across the United States, fixer-uppers... Read More

U.S. to Spend $3 Million on Research for CBD and Pain

September 21st, 2019

The U.S. government intends on spending $3 million on research for CBD; none of the money will be spent on the THC counterpart which gets you high. Nine research grants have been approved that research CBD in everything from food to beauty products, along with some other lesser known chemicals, but THC was specifically excluded from the funding. Many find this to be an incomplete analysis of marijuana and pain management, as it is still unclear exactly what part of the plant may be helpful in pain management. This also inhibits the ability to discover whether pain can be managed without the intoxicating... Read More

Are the Flatirons Remnants of Ancient Beaches?

August 8th, 2019

You will learn how Boulder’s iconic Flatirons formed. Turns out, Boulder was once beachfront property. The Flatirons are Boulder’s favorite portion of the Fountain Formation, a geological formation of mostly red sandstone. This sandstone, more appropriately called “arkose” gets its color from the pinkish feldspar contained it it. This red rock makes up the Red Rocks of Morrison and the Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs. The Fountain Formation stretches from Colorado Springs all the way to Wyoming. The reddish color is due to the concentration of feldspar in the sandstone,... Read More

How Dog Owners Can Make Moving Day Go Smoothly

August 8th, 2019

For many homeowners, moving day comes with a lot of stress. There’s just so much to plan for and so many little details to take care of that it can be difficult to face it with a calm and clear mind. When you have pets to worry about at the same time, it can be overwhelming. Even if your dog is well-behaved and has no health issues, there’s still the fear that he’ll get lost or injured during all the activity on moving day. Not only that, but many animals become anxious when faced with big changes, which can affect their behavior, appetite, and sleep cycle. Fortunately, there are several... Read More

Ravi Zupa Releases New Set of Cheeky, Dog-Themed Matchboxes

July 20th, 2019

Following the success of his drunk cat matchbox collaboration with Arna Miller, Ravi Zupa has released a new set of matchboxes, this time featuring canines. The 10 designs depict various dog breeds paired with subtly humorous text that celebrates the complex personalities of our closest friends and family. “These are the people in our lives with complicated dispositions and attitudes who never fail to bring us joy, even when they’re jerks,” Zupa explains. “This new set of matchboxes is an effort to give the overly expressive, stubborn, supportive, unpredictable, confused and self important... Read More

An Older Adult’s Guide to Caring for Pets

July 11th, 2019

Whether it’s a cat or dog, pets make our lives better. This is especially true for older adults, but it can be tough to know how to choose and care for a new pet. If you’re a senior who wants to enrich your life with a new pet, you’ll want to keep these essential tips in mind. Choosing the Right Pet As an older adult, you should keep your lifestyle in mind when looking for a new pet. Think about the space you have at home and what animal will fit in with your routine. Cats are generally low-maintenance and are a good option for people with limited activity. If you’ve always dreamed of... Read More

Bear Breaks into Car, Butt-Shifts Vehicle and Drives Downhill in Boulder County

July 6th, 2019

By: Óscar Contreras BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. – A “delinquent bear” had a bit of fun in Boulder County this 4th of July, and it didn’t involve fireworks. The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office said a bear pulled open an unlocked driver’s doors and climbed in. Unfortunately for the bear – not to mention the owner of the car – the door closed behind the animal. The bear then worked on digging through all four doors, “but apparently butt-shifted the car into neutral.” The car then rolled back and off the driveway about 100 feet down the hill, and the bear ended... Read More

5 Things to Know Before Moving to Denver

June 19th, 2019

Denver is a gorgeous city with plenty of activities year-round. From the sprawling mountains to the peaceful and serene lakes, you really can’t beat Denver as a place for young professionals, established families, or retirees. Of course, like all major cities, there are subtle nuances that you should be aware of before you make the trek to the Mile High City. Here are a few things to keep in the back of your head as you make your move. 1. The Cost of Living Continues to Rise Denver remains somewhere in the middle when it comes to overall living costs. Colorado is certainly not as affordable as... Read More

It’s Time to Pull Off the Impossible

June 16th, 2019

Ravi Zupa has released the third of five posters in the monthly series titled Marvelous Adventures. All characters for the series are pulled from Hindu mythology and showcase some of the oldest superheroes on Earth. The print, titled It’s Time To Pull Off The Impossible, features Hanuman, who represents self control, strength, stamina and devotion. “There are many other monkey heroes and trickster characters in mythologies throughout Asia and many of those stories are related to Hanuman,” says Zupa of the poster’s key image. “The story depicted here is one of his most famous adventures.” During... Read More