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A 2017 Guide to Colorado Springs Fourth of July Events

The Fourth of July is quickly approaching. Luckily for you, you live in one of the most patriotic cities in the country. Did you know that the song “America the Beautiful” was originally written as a poem entitled “Pikes Peak”? In 1893, a Wellesley College English professor had taken the train to Colorado Springs to [...]
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How to Create More Celebration Everyday

The idea of a celebration sometimes intimidates me. After all, the movies portray celebrations as elaborate parties: loud music, dancing, fancy appetizers, detailed decorations. Or on the other side- wild, booze-filled brawls . Neither of those types of celebration translates into my everyday reality; let’s just say that my home is very much lacking prosciutto-wrapped […]

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A Guide to Colorado Springs Fourth Of July Events

The Fourth of July is just around the corner, so shake the dust off of those picnic blankets and get ready to celebrate the birth of our country. Independence Day commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. It was on that day that the Continental Congress declared the 13 American colonies were [...]
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Summer Festivals in Colorado Springs

One of my family’s favorite summer past times is festival hopping (Look it up. It’s a thing.) There is just something about a street festival, live music, and traditional fair food that screams, “IT’S SUMMER TIME!” (Not to mention I have a borderline unhealthy relationship with funnel cakes, a festival food staple.) ;) Check out [...]
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