Free Garden Tours this Weekend


The Pikes Peak Water Garden Society will be having their annual tour of gardens this weekend: Saturday and Sunday, July 26th-27th from 9 AM to 4 PM. Our mission as an aquatic garden society is to encourage interest, inform and educate enthusiasts in the construction and maintenance of water gardens, aquatic life, and plants and […]

Free Admission and Discount Days for El Paso County Fair (July 19-26)


The El Paso County Fair in Calhan starts this Saturday, July 19th, and there are plenty of discount days this year that enable you to attend the fair at a discount: Saturday, July 19th: Free admission for military and dependents with ID Monday, July 21st: Free admission for everyone Tuesday, July 22nd: $1 off admission […]

A Visit to Fountain Creek Nature Center


Fountain Creek Nature Center is another one of the great places to learn about nature in the Colorado Springs area.  It was recently renovated, and my kids and I visited it for the first time this summer. Inside the renovated nature center, you’ll find displays that inform about the various types of wildlife you can […]

Special Deal at New Trampoline Park on Airport Rd.


Michelle sent in this tip: There is a new trampoline park in town: Springs Trampoline Park at 2512 Airport Rd.  Right now they have 1 hour jump time for $12 (until August 15th, I think). Our family was there Saturday… It’s a great place! To find out more information, visit their Facebook page or website.  […]

Save $10 off $30 at Arc Thrift, Friday Only


Arc Thrift Stores have released a new Friday-only coupon: click here to get a PDF coupon for $10 off your purchase of $30 or more.  Valid Friday, July 25th only!

Free Movie Ticket When You Open A Youth Savings Account


Every summer, Ent offers a special bonus when you open a youth savings account, and this year, you’ll get a free movie ticket to see any movie when you open a new account for your child. The free movie ticket is valid at any Cinemark theater nationwide and is valid for any movie, any time.  […]

Free Family Bike Rides & Breakfast @ Chick-fil-A Garden of the Gods


Jennifer sent in info about this fun, free event that the Chick-fil-A at Garden of the Gods hosts weekly during the summer Chick0-Fil-A off Garden of the Gods hosts a free bike ride or 5K/10K group every Saturday morning Memorial Day-Labor Day. You just meet in their parking lot to sign in at 7:45 and […]

Kids Eat for $0.99 at McAlister’s Deli


I noticed a sign that said kids eat for $0.99 at McAlister’s Deli last week (I admit, I wasn’t going there; I was headed to Summersweet!) and called for more details today.  Here’s what I found out: right now, this promo is ongoing and valid any day of the week.  It does not include a […]

$1 Ice Cream Cones at Larkburger on Wednesdays through Labor Day


Larkburger is serving up their soft-serve ice cream from Boulder Homemade Ice Cream for just $1.00 per cup or cone (which is gluten-free) on Wednesdays for the summer!  It’s valid all day long through Labor Day The Larkburger in Colorado Springs is located at 1904 Southgate Road.

Chipotle Cheddar Salad Dressing (Similar to Smashburger’s Baja Cobb Salad)

Cheddar Chipotle dressing recipe

Once upon a time, I had a Groupon to Smashburger.  Somehow, I got in my head that it was for $25 instead of $12 and so I ordered their Baja Cobb salad to share with Jeremy in addition to the normal burgers and fries.  And then I realized the Groupon was for half as much […]