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

Last LAST Minute Studying Techniques

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Most guides to last minute studying techniques are a bit coy on timing. They may say last minute, but their schedule really suggests starting out a week before. While yes, this should absolutely be advisable, there are times when due diligence wasn’t possible and you wake up suddenly realizing you have just one day to cram for that Biology final you’ve been putting out. … Read More

DIY Gifts to Fill Your Christmas Lists

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Christmas is fast approaching and so if you haven’t already, now is the time to wrap those final presents for friends and roommates. What’s that now? You’ve got someone on your list you don’t know what to get? Or maybe you have money and time constraints to consider? In either scenario, the following is a quick list of some great … Read More

Health Tips: Getting Into Running

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When you live at the Cottages of Fort Collins, you get to enjoy access to a ton of exciting amenities, like the central resort pool that’s a big hit come the hot days of summer. But now that the weather has cooled off, swimming is likely the last thing on your mind. Instead, why not take a look into the … Read More

5 Ghoulish Halloween Food Ideas

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5 Ghoulish Food Ideas for Halloween

Whether you’re hosting a Halloween party or going to a Halloween party, providing some tasty season-themed treats will always be welcome. You can have all the costumes, music, and games, but the real hero of the night is going to be the one who brings the food. After all, partying works up an appetite! The following is a quick look … Read More