Raising Colorado

Zakary is a wife, mother of two fabulous children, and a retired bartender. She traded in her wine opener for her laptop and now works from home as a Program Manager for a publishing network. She was chosen to speak at the BlogHer 2013 Voices of the Year Community Keynote. Zakary has been Rocky Mountain High for 13 years and blogs her story at Raising Colorado.   

The Opposite Of Cute

Last week, the kids went to bed and I sat down on the couch to catch up on my reading. And by reading, I mean watching Real Housewives of Orange County. Don’t judge, I cannot quit that show even though I can practically feel my brain cells decreasing in size as I view an episode ....more

Is This Thing On?

Oh hey. Let’s just pretend I haven’t take almost three weeks off from blogging. I know some people are good at balance and working and the house and kids and dinner and these people also find time to exercise and have a conversation with their spouse that consists of more than text messages, but I am not one of those people ....more

Welcome Home

48 days later, all is right and sissy came home. He had a countdown on his chalkboard, he was so very glad to see her. She came back an inch taller and with approximately 13 One Direction shirts ....more

He Realized We Only Brought One Coupon

Sometimes, while your mom looks at bedding, life gets to be too much and you just need to lie down. In the middle of Bed, Bath, and Beyond ....more

Skinny Faded Jeans With Zippers

Zoe still hasn’t gotten back to me on this urgent matter of fashion, so let’s discuss these jeans. I left the tags on them just in case she gets steps off the plane, takes one look at the jeans, and tries to go back to Scotland. Plus: They are soft like buttah ....more

Listen To Your Mother Denver: Now With Video

The videos for Listen To Your Mother 2014...more

This Just In

And by this I mean Zoe sent me a the very best postcard from Scotland. On the back, she informs me that red squirrels are prevalent in Scotland and she wishes that she could bring me one because she’s my favorite daughter. She will be back in seven days and I am really ready for her to come home ....more

Around Here

We had a fantastic, busy weekend and I hope you did too. Seriously, I can’t keep up with Troy. I took him to the movies just so I could sit down for a hour and a half ....more

Take Our Stuff Out To The Ball Game

I have spent a majority of the last two months at the baseball field with my six-year-old son. He plays on a team and Tuesday is practice and Saturday is game day. We love it, it is so great for him to spend time with his friends and stay active ....more

Homemade Chocolate Avocado Fudgsicles For The Zoku

Last summer I bought the...more