Reader Request: Salon Specializing in Digital Perms

I am hoping I can get your help to find a salon/hairstylist that specializes in digital perms, specifically for a body wave.

$5 Off When You Join Red Robin Loyalty Club

If you join the Red Robin loyalty club before the end of July, they’ll give a free $5 credit to use on your next visit!  The email I received wasn’t 100% clear on when the reward expires, but I think the reward also expires at the end of July.  Go here to read about the other […]

Frozen Lemonade for $0.99* at Panera

With any purchase, Colorado Panera Bread locations are offering a frozen lemonade for $0.99 through September 6th! It’s from 11 AM to close only, and excludes the strawberry watermelon lemonade.

Mountain Vista Home School Academy Book Swap and Sale on August 15th

Here’s a great way to save on educational supplies, particularly for homeschool families: It’s time again for the Mountain Vista Home School Academy Book Swap and Sale! This will be our fourth time holding this event; we had incredibly successful previous years of sales, with families earning over $1500! The Swap and Sale is hosted […]

10 Places to Get Cheap Ice Cream in Colorado Springs

Where can you get ice cream for under $2.00 in Colorado Springs?  Turns out, there’s quite a few places – at least ten! It’s not just fast food restaurants (though there are some of those, of course): many of those are small, locally-owned ice cream shops that offer more than just a plain vanilla experience. From soft serve […]

Rita’s Italian Ice Opening Date Announced

The opening date for Colorado Springs’ first Rita’s Italian Ice has been announced!  Their new location at 7866 N. Academy (behind Chipotle) will have its grand opening on August 21st, with free Italian ice for everyone all day long, and free ice for a year (once a week) for the first 50 people in line. I’ll post […]

$1 and $2 Specials at DQ from 2-5 PM

Kimberly emailed me about a special offer from Dairy Queen during their “happy hour” from 2 to 5 PM: a small iced coffee is $1.00, a small Ultimate Frappe is $2, and a small smoothie is $2.00.  This is valid at participating locations only, and I know that the one at Stetson Hills and Powers […]

Free Storytimes, Workshops, and Classes for Kids in July

There’s a variety of places that do a free or cheap event for kids every month: from crafts to storytime to cooking classes, be sure to check out the following places for their events that are going on each month:

Free Movies and Snacks at Focus on the Family Visitor Center

Just a reminder that this free movie series starts Tuesday!  The Focus on the Family Visitor Center (8685 Explorer Drive) will again be showing free family-friendly films in the visitor center theater on select Tuesdays in July and August!  The movies also include free popcorn and drinks.  There will be two showings of the same […]

Free Chips & Guac + More Rewards through Chipotle’s New Rewards Program

Chipotle has a new rewards program – though it appears it might be just a limited-time promo – and when you sign up at a restaurant beginning July 1st, you’ll earn a free order of chips and guacamole with any purchase!  After that, you’ll earn a free entree after you buy four, and then another four […]