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Sunday Afternoon Drive - Berthoud, Colorado

Spring has sprung in HeidiTown. The birds are singing, the fields outside of town are greening up and there’s a feeling of warmth in the air. This time of year puts me in the mood for road trips and Sunday afternoon drives. Metromix Denver recently released an article naming the 25 small Colorado towns to visit under $100. There was some misinformation in this article – Windsor was not “destroyed”

Giraffe at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

March is here and that means Spring Break. Several people have asked what the Mayor recommends doing with the kiddos over the break. If you don’t have the resources to spend the break in Mexico or Disneyland, here are a few things that will be great excursions with the kids. Visit the Zoo Coloradoans are lucky to have two outstanding zoos in our state. When we lived in the Denver

Downtown Littleton, Colorado lit up for Christmas

There’s so much going on at this time of year it’s impossible to cover it all. The best calendar of events for the State of Colorado is at the Denver Post online. They offer a comprehensive list of events that you can browse several different ways, including by type of event and date. Today I’m going to share with you a few of my favorite Christmas events around Colorado. Denver

Berthoud Day Concert in Berthoud, Colorado

Small town festivals are a great way to get to know a place, and this one is no exception.  On June 5, 2010, Berthoud, Colorado, a town of 5,000, will be celebrating the 56th annual Berthoud Day. The town is situated 45 miles north of Denver and 66 miles south of Cheyenne. Berthoud’s nickname is the “Garden Spot of Colorado,” and it lives up to the name with tree-lined streets

Lighthouse Cafe, Berthoud, Colorado

If you give me the choice between a banana split and a plate of fries, I’ll take the fries every time. I love French fries. I know it is not  the most healthy food choice, but when consumed in moderation they make me insanely happy, especially the fries from Light House Café in Berthoud, Colorado. I’ve been going to Light House Cafe for as long as I’ve been writing at

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A HeidiTown favorite: Colorado Coffee Exhange

I’ve been remiss in my duty to review this place. My husband and I been going to this coffee shop since they first opened as a Loveland Coffee several years ago. We go there so often they recognize our vehicles when we pull up to the drive-thru. I use the coffee shop as a second office, and I use the drive-thru when I don’t have time to stop in for

Barley Days Barbeque in Berthoud, Colorado

Come celebrate small town America in Berthoud, Colorado this Saturday. This is the first annual Barley Days Barbeque, which will be held in Fickel Park. The event is sponsored by the Berthoud Area Chamber of Commerce. There will be beer, brats, bbq,  music and much, much more. Bring the whole family and stay for the entire afternoon. Barley Days starts at 12 p.m. on Saturday, October 3, and runs until