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End of Summer

The End of Summer Vacation: Time For Mimosas Or Tears?

Is summer vacation over?  Is it time to go back to school? Sumer vacation is over!! It’s time to go back to school!! Ahhhhhhhhhhh………….. Yup, there it is.  Sighs of relief being released by mothers everywhere (and sure, Dads too!) For some of us lucky enough to not have to go into work on this […]

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Gardening

Gardening: Therapy for Mamas and Fun for Kids

I have learned to plant things that grow well in our climate. Colorado’s weather is dry and mostly sunny. Plants that need a lot of humidity don’t grow well here. I have found great success with lettuce, zucchini, tomatoes, and green beans. But melons, peppers, and cauliflower have not done well. So I don’t plant […]

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COSMB Cares: Climb for Courage and Other Summer Charitable Events

Colorado Springs Moms Blog cares deeply about our community. To that end, we are running monthly series called “COSMB Cares.” In these posts, we will highlight a national or international cause and one or more of the local organizations working to improve that situation. This sixth installment of “COSMB Cares” highlights a various charitable events […]

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Travel Colorado: Telluride

Whether you decide to go this winter or summer, taking a trip west across Colorado to arrive at beautiful Telluride will make memories. Although it is amongst the state’s top destinations from all around the world, the town has worked hard to maintain its authentic, western, small town, historical ambiance.  A visit to Telluride will […]

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Summertime Happy Hour: A Cocktail for Every Palate

I don’t know about you, but the warmer weather and longer days have me longing for afternoons on the back patio, sipping adult beverages. To me, there is nothing more relaxing than my after-work cocktail. It allows me time to catch up on the day with my husband and soak up the warmth of the […]

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Summer Festivals in Colorado Springs 2018

One of my family’s favorite summer pastimes is festival hopping (Look it up. It’s a thing.) There is just something about street festivals, 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 food staple at festivals.) ;) Check out some [...]
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The 2018 Guide to Colorado Springs Farmer’s Markets

Fresh, local fruit and veggies. Crafts and other goods from local artisans. Farmer's Markets are an integral part of summer in Colorado Springs. So, load up the kids, get them outside and let them touch the produce. It's good for everyone! In Colorado Springs, Farmer’s Markets generally run from early June-late September or early October. [...]
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Summer 17: In Memorium

Summer was a model of ambition. She planned to live life to the fullest extent possible by squeezing every last moment out of everyday. She dreamed of creating a lifelong passion in her children by taking them adventuring, traveling, exploring and memory making. But even the most ambitious of us are only given so many […]

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August Eclipse

How to Get the Best View of the August Eclipse in Southern Colorado

Have you heard all the buzz about the solar eclipse happening on Monday, August 21, 2017? If you haven’t, let me fill you in! This will be the first total solar eclipse seen in the continental U.S. in almost forty years. (So, depending on how old you are, you may have never experienced this in […]

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