Saint Patrick’s Day Facts….Just For Fun Trivia


No money-saving tips here, just some fun St. Patrick’s Day trivia you can share while drinking green beer or eating a traditional Irish meal…

A “Fifty Shades of Grey” Valentine Celebration

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The movie Fifty Shades of Grey came out this week and from what I hear from others, it’s quite “steamy,” and something some of you might want to watch this Valentine’s Day with your honey. Or you could even pick up the book and take turns reading it aloud to each other… Of course the […]

Holiday Decorating…What Do You Think?

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When it comes to the holidays, I’ve been known to go a bit overboard with the decorating. My husband and I have been married for 7 years and I can still remember the first time he came home after I had decorated for our first Halloween together and he almost hyperventilated and literally couldn’t speak […]

Discover Goodwill’s New “Buy The Pound” Outlet Store

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After years of discussion and planning, Discover Goodwill of Southern and Western Colorado has opened a new retail support center that’s 92,000 square foot, which will allow Goodwill to centralize and consolidate support services for its retail operations. Within this facility, there’s a “Buy The Pound” outlet retail store that is not your typical Goodwill retail […]

Other’s “Unasked For” Opinions…What Do You Think

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I was recently at a party and had an acquaintance tell me that my website would be “more popular,” or get more hits  if I were more controversial, edgy, or made my personal beliefs better known. I asked specifically what they were talking about and was told I should do more stories on religion, politics, current events, etc. […]

Truth & Social Media (And How NOT To Get Scammed) – What Do You Think?

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Have you ever read an article, watched a news program or seen a picture of someone in need that tugged at your heart and immediately made you want to help that person or organization? Have you ever donated money to a cause, not knowing exactly where the money ended up or later found out it […]

Discover (Or Rediscover) Colorado Springs


Hope you get the book, have some fun exploring and get out of the house….take time to enjoy life, even if you’re on a budget!

Happy Father’s Day

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Thank you to the dads who provide love, encouragement, wisdom, friendship and support to their children. Who step up and show their children with words and actions what being a “real man” is truly all about.

Set A Patriotic Buffet Snack Table……And Make Dessert for Around $3.00


So now when we have a big group over, I make cupcakes….easy, inexpensive and fairly quick. And anyone can make them….whether you mix your own batter or buy it in a box. You can whip up your own frosting for next to nothing or buy it in a can.

Happy Mother’s Day

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Even though it’s been over 40 years ago, I can still remember a plaque my younger sister, brother and I bought my mom for Mother’s Day one year, that hung in our kitchen for years that read… “To One Who Bears The Sweetest Name And Adds Luster To The Same Long Life To Her For There’s No […]