Please Share Your Favorite Nutcracker Performances!

One question I get asked every year is “where can I take my family to see the Nutcracker without paying a fortune?”   I would love your help in compiling a list of Nutcracker performances in and around Colorado Springs, and I’ll publish the list in a week or two. If you have a favorite performance […]

Free Breakfast *with Purchase* at Chick-fil-A (N. Academy, N. Carefree, Fountain) on Wednesdays

The North Academy, North Carefree, and Fountain Chick-fil-A restaurants are offering free breakfast on Wednesdays during the month of November!  Stop by between 6:00 and 10:30 AM for a free entree, the selection of which will be a surprise. These deal is valid at the Chick-fil-As at North Academy, North Carefree, and Fountain Mesa locations […]

An Update on My Master Grocery List

A month ago, I made a master grocery list, and here’s how it’s working out so far: I’m liking using the master list, though it has taken awhile to make sure that everything I buy is on it.  When I first made it, I didn’t have chicken on my meat list at all!  (We do […]

List of Offers in 2016 Chick-Fil-A Cow Calendar

A preview of the 2016 Chick-fil-A Cow Calendar has been released, and here’s the list of freebies that are included with the offers card that comes with the calendar: January: Free 8-Piece Grilled Nugget February: Mystery Offer March: Large Soft Drink April: Mystery Offer May: Mystery Offer June: Large Soft Drink or Frosted Lemonade July: […]

Free Storytimes, Workshops, and Classes for Kids in November

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. Barnes & Noble: Free storytime and Lego Club, usually on Fridays and Saturdays. Go here […]

Which Newspaper (Post or Gazette) to Buy for Coupons? Your Input Requested!

A question from Brenna: I’ve been getting the Denver Post for years because of the larger subscription base [which means its coupon inserts have more coupons]. A friend and I are considering use the Gazette because we can get it a lot cheaper. What are your experiences with each paper and what paper do you […]

Free Classical Music Concerts at Colorado College

I’ve been wanting to go to some classical music concerts and checked to see if Colorado College had any that would be cheap enough to take my kids to – and I found out that they have quite a few free ones!  If you go to their campus calendar and choose the music department, the […]

iT’Z Fun Card Points for Good Grades

You can take your report card to iT’Z and get fun card points for good grades!  An A will get you five points and a B will get you two points.  There’s a maximum of five grades per card, and you must claim your points within thirty days of the date on the report card.

Where To Get A Good Price on Spice Jars

I stopped into World Market the other day to pick up some spice jars, and thought I should tell you that I think it’s the cheapest place to get spice jars!  They have three sizes: 2.8 oz, 4.5 oz, and 6 oz; and most all of their jars are around $1.00 each. I have quite […]

Adventures with Clifford The Big Red Dog Opens October 3rd

Denise emailed me with this tip: The Pikes Peak Children’s Museum is still raising funds for a building, etc. but they are hosting a traveling Clifford exhibit at the Space Foundation Discovery Center on the west side from October 3rd to mid-January. For just $30, you can get a family pass to the exhibit and […]