Get your reusable bags ready! By now, Coloradans know the challenges of bringing reusable bags every time they shop anywhere. They’re easy to forget. (Who hasn’t at some point?) And, when you do, you either begrudgingly pay the 10¢ fee per bag or attempt to carry all of your items without dropping anything. Well, 2024 is definitely the year to make bringing your reusable bags a top priority. [Read More…]
A community Grand Menorah will be lit by Governor Jared Polis as the highlight of Chanukah at the State Capitol on Thursday, December 7, 2023 on the Colorado State Capitol West Steps. The FREE festivities, which start at 5 p.m., celebrate the Jewish holiday of light and include food and fun for all ages. [Read More…]
Parker’s Christmas Parade boasts a long tradition for the community. Though it has been canceled for the past few years, it returned last year and was such a hut that it’s back this year on Saturday, December 9, 2023. The parade, which runs through Downtown Parker, includes floats, marching bands, cars, horses and more. [Read More…]
Experience the joy and wonder of the season at Riverside Church’s Cozy Christmas Village on Friday, December 8, 2023. From 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., enjoy festive treats, crafts, and games for the whole family. In addition, visit with Santa Claus. Bring your camera to capture the moment. Tickets may be purchased at the door or in advance (recommended) for $5 per person and up to $20 per family. [Read More…]
Still looking for the perfect holiday gift? Sample, sip and shop your way to a tasty solution. The Holiday Pie Palooza is set for Thursday, December 7, 2023, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The event includes free tastings from local dessert businesses, beverage tastings, food trucks, pie eating contest (with prizes), a DJ and performances by students from the Denver School of the Arts. [Read More…]
Many MHOTC readers ask where they can recycle their computers and other electronics. Here’s a year-round service that is totally FREE. Onsite Consulting has been helping homes and businesses in South Denver for 38 years. They have a year-round electronic recycling drop off at their location in the King Soopers center at Hampden and I-25. As most of us are aware, electronics are prohibited from being dropped off in a normal trash can, due to hazardous materials. It’s a real no-no. [Read More…]
There’s “a little change” happening at the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) soon. Even though a price increase may seem minor to some, it’s a change noteworthy to diehard bargain hunters because they know small amounts add up over time. (A penny saved is a penny earned.) Once again, the USPS is increasing the rate on first-class postage stamp better known as a Forever Stamp. [Read More…]
Bored on a budget? You’ve come to the right place! Mile High On The Cheap is the answer for Coloradans wanting to live large for less. Luckily, Denver has much to do and see for frugal families, bargain hunters, savvy seniors and anyone who’s limited on funds — festivals, concerts, movies, workshops, tours, sporting events and more. And, for weekend planners, we’ve done all the work for you… [Read More…]
Driving or strolling through a fairyland of outdoor light displays is a holiday treat that costs no more than gasoline or shoe leather. And there’s no place prettier than Denver/Boulder, especially when the snowy backdrop is the real deal. Here’s a list of the best Christmas lights in the area for the 2023 season. Our list includes professional and municipal displays and private homes.
We’ve put together a Google map for the home lights to make it easier to plot your visits. To see the map, just scroll down past the pictures of the lights.
Here’s a growing list of 2023 holiday events in the Denver-Boulder area. This day by day guide includes events celebrating everything from now to New Year’s. We’ve included everything we know about, so that you can be sure to find something to do every day, whether you’re looking for tree lightings, Santa visits, Hanukkah celebrations, Kwanzaa parties, New Year’s Eve parties and more. [Read More…]
Groceries are one of the biggest monthly expenditures for everyone. That’s why bargain hunters are always on the lookout for any way to save money at the checkout lane, whether it’s from weekly sales, coupons or promos. And we’re making it more convenient and easier by offering a “one-stop shop” round-up of the best weekly deals at popular grocery stores in Denver. [Read More…]
Going to the theater can be expensive, so any opportunity to save money on tickets is music to the ears of theater lovers on a budget. The next big musical coming to Denver is SIX. From Tudor Queens to Pop Icons, the SIX wives of Henry VIII take the microphone to remix five hundred years of historical heartbreak into a Euphoric Celebration of 21st century girl power. [Read More…]