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Denver Art Museum

The Nerd Nest visits the Denver Art Museum

The Nerd Nest visits the Denver Art Museum

One of the best parts of our recent vacation to Denver to see our friend Jessica was a visit to the Denver Art Museum. The kids love going to our local museum, so we knew they’d have a blast at the DAM. Just how much they’d love it … Continue

Colorado Trails

Colorado Trails by Jake at the Nerd Nest

For the first week of this year, we went to go stay with our friend Jessica in Denver. We spent most of our time hanging out with friends, but you know that I won’t miss an opportunity to take awesome landscape photos if I can help it! Megan, Jessica, the … Continue

The Great Acorn Depression

The Great Acorn Depression | The Nerd Nest

Last weekend we went to the park after our weekend ritual of local-diner brunch. The park was supposed to be a quick stop to get some of the pent-up energy out, but turned into a 3.5-4 hour playtime, complete with an economics lesson, and ultimately resulted a sleepover party with … Continue

Our House Circa 1940


Last night, one of our neighborhood friends posted a picture she found of her house from 1940. We love that some of our friends in our historic neighborhood have photos of what their houses looked like years and years ago, and I have always been curious about the history of … Continue

Brick Building DIY

Brick Building DIY | The Nerd Nest

Recently I completed the biggest DIY of my life: I re-built a brick wall that was in danger of falling off of our old house. Megan and I are pro DIYers, but serious home improvement is new territory. And did I ever take the leap. This is a story of … Continue

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