Enjoying Memorial Day Weekend

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Did you know that Fort Collins earned its name as the town was first founded back in 1864 as Camp Collins? Camp Collins served as a small military fort built to protect the Cherokee trail. Today, the military remnants are gone but Fort Collins is still renown for offering some outstanding Memorial Day events to honor today and yesterday’s armed … Read More

Mother’s Day Crafting

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If you love making things and learning new crafts, then holidays like Mother’s Day and Sibling Appreciation Day are likely some of your favorites. These are holidays in which we can show appreciation to those we love by making, baking, and taking them out. And if crafting is your preferred method of gift giving, then get started today with the … Read More

Great Cafes in Fort Collins

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With the spring semester quickly coming to an end, you might find yourself with some big-time studying and research to get done. Did you know that for many people, getting this type of work done happens most effectively when they do so in a public place like a cafe? That’s because studies have shown that a moderate level of ambient … Read More

Spring Fever? Check Out These Projects

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The weather outside is still not quite so nice but the warm and sunny days are just around the corner. But until they come, why not do some indoor upgrades? Not only will the following DIY projects help spruce up your apartment some, but they’ll also help relieve some of that post-Spring Break pre-summer spring fever you might be having. … Read More

March of the Irish: St. Paddy’s Day Celebrations

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It used to be that Fort Collins threw one of the best St. Paddy’s Day parades this side of the cornfields, with Irish-loving visitors coming from all over to take part in the weekend celebrations. Unfortunately (or fortunately), Fort Collins isn’t the sleepy little hamlet it once used to be and in recent years, the growing population and mounting celebrations … Read More

Tips to Improve College Writing Skills

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A large part of college is writing essays and other academic essays. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a chemical, creative writing, or computer science major, essays are a backbone of college life. Therefore, honing your writing skills is one of the fastest, most effective things you can do to improve your college grades. Get started today with the following key … Read More

Off to the February Races

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Back in November, we wrote a Health Tips article about getting into running. Well, if that inspired you then this month has a whole lot to offer when it comes to running opportunities! And if you started but stopped, then there’s no better time than the present to get back in the Cottages of Fort Collins fitness center and on … Read More

Bullet Journal Spreads for Better Organization

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Bullet journals are amazing physical tools that help users to better track the best, organize the present, and plan for the future. And to do it a way that is beautiful, flexible, and fun to use. Bullet journals really help users get organized — which makes them a strong choice for those who have a new year’s goal of being … Read More