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Did Someone Say Spa Day?

Well moms, our day has come and gone. But that doesn't mean the fun has to end! Summer is on the way and I'm asking with love: do your feet need some attention? If you're anything like me, you've had your feet under wraps for months. And when I say under wraps, I'm talking slippers, socks, slipper socks, sneakers, and snow boots... weeks and months of snow boots. My poor neglected feet deserve to be soaked in a bubbling pool of soapy water, then massaged and buffed, to a supple sheen. They are begging for nails to be trimmed, filed, pruned, and polished until they look like little gems at the end of each toe.

Are your feet talking too? Or maybe it's time for your yearly facial. Pores are crying out to be cleaned!

Here's a listing of the best spas in Colorado by Gayot. Of course, we all have our favorite local spots too. I personally enjoy the Aveda Spa at Aspen Grove. When they ask if you want tea or water, the correct answer is always "tea." And always... did I say always, cause I mean always... arrive at least 20 minutes early so you can sit and sip in the blissfully serene waiting area.

Whether you go by yourself, with a girlfriend or mom, remember to take care of yourself! Do you have a spa you want to share? Leave a comment!


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