Home & Garden

Home decorating and improvements from organizing, landscaping to decorating from Elizabeth Alexander and FVTimes.com

Colorado Storm Coming

A winter snow storm is coming to Colorado. Temperatures will be dropping down to the low 30’s according to weather.com. Remember to disconnect waters hoses outdoors. If the temperature drops below 20 degrees, keep one or two indoor faucets running slowly to prevent water lines from freezing. Get more Winter Maintenance Tips from RENTEC DIRECT.…

Colorado Springs Parade of Homes

The annual Colorado Springs Parade of Homes will be from September 11 through Sunday, September 27, 200. Homes are opens from 10 am to 6 pm and are closed on Monday and Tuesday. General Admission Tickets Tickets are $17 for ages 16 and older.  Kids 15 and younger are free. ​Complimentary Military Tickets  Thank you…

COLORADO RESTAURANTS OFFERING AFFORDABLE FAMILY SIZED MEALS

Locally owned restaurants are offering affordable family sized meals for take out or delivery. Please feel free to let us know of other options and I will update the list! Ruffrano’s Hell’s Kitchen Pizza (All locations) All Ruffrano’s Hell’s Kitchen Pizza locations are giving a Free Roll of Tissue with the purchase of a Large…

Win $2.4 Million Showhome and Support Children’s Hospital Colorado

Win Million Dollar Showcase Home located at 15021 Dinosaur Ridge Road in Morrison, CO this stunning custom built show home features over 6,700 square feet of fully furnished and professionally decorated living space. Nestled in the Front Range, this stunning show home has plenty of beautiful views. Plus, it comes with $786,800 of Bonus Cash.…

Colorado Senior Shopping Hours

The following stores are offering Senior Only Shopping hours: Safeway 7 am – 9 am Tuesday, Thursday Albertsons 7 am – 9 am Tuesday, Thursday Dollar General First Hour Daily King Soopers 7 am – 8 am Monday, Wednesday, Friday Target First Hour Wednesday Walmart Opening One Hour Early Every Tuesday Whole Foods One Hour…

18,071 New Trees To Be Planted in Colorado Springs

Trees benefit our watershed in numerous ways. They provide shade and beauty, help control air pollution and are beneficial to wildlife. Did you know that tree roots can help absorb stormwater runoff, reducing flash flooding risks? Trees and roots also lessen erosion and pollution carried into our waterways by heavy rains. The right trees planted in the right…

Home on Nine Plus Acres in Fountain

This beautiful 4-level home is located in El Dorado Village and sits on over 9 acres of land. There is a separate outbuilding that can be used for so much! When you step inside the home you will find a spacious carpeted Living room that is open to the Dining area and the Kitchen. The…

HBA Home & Garden Show

The longest running Home & Garden Show is back at the Chapel Hills Mall January 10-12, 2020.  Get a start on the new year and your to-do list at the Home & Garden Show.  This is your chance to visit with the top Colorado Springs home improvement experts about exciting ways to enhance the interior…

New Home In Lorson Ranch

Gorgeous 2 story home is located in Carriage Meadows South at Lorson Ranch. Home is close to Ft Carson, Peterson AFB, Schriever AFB, shopping, schools and parks. The home has dual-colored paint, a covered porch, brick accents and has so many great features! The main level has an office just off the entry; an open…

Southwest Open House Today

Here’s another home for sale in Southwest Colorado Springs from Liz Alexander, Pink Realty.  Watch the video of 608 Stevens Ave showcasing the hardwood floors, living room, bedrooms and nice size yard. This property is on the market and consists of 3 bedrooms / 1 Full Size baths, and a 2 car detached garage!  The…

Thanksgiving Fire Safety

Lakewood, CO – For most, the kitchen is the heart of the home, especially during the holidays. So keeping fire safety top of mind in the kitchen during this joyous but hectic time is important, especially when there’s a lot of activity and people at home. “As your families gather to celebrate this holiday, keep everyone…

History of Pueblo Chile

Join Dr. Michael Bartolo of Colorado State University’s Agricultural Experiment Station to learn about the Pueblo Chile, its evolutionary and cultural origins, and how Colorado’s climate and elevation affect the taste and health properties of the chile. Register now – registration closes Oct. 12! When: Sat., Oct. 19, from 2 – 3 p.m. Where: Fountain Library Meeting…

Freeze Warning for Colorado Springs

Freeze warning as temperatures are cool in Colorado. Temperatures will dip down to 31 degrees on Wednesday and down to 17 degrees on Thursday with a chance of snow. Plants will need to be covered at night to prevent freezing. October is the TIME to get ready for winter. Sprinklers should be blown out to…

Real Estate Tips For You

Real estate terms can be confusing, but I’m here to help! We’ll navigate the home buying process together, just send me a message to get started. #SuKasa Group Liz Alexander, Pink Reatly See all our listings at http://www.SpringsHomePros.com

El Paso County Tests for Blue Green Algae

Taking a proactive step for the health of residents and pets, El Paso Parks gathered water samples from six bodies of water on Monday and sent the samples to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) in Denver. “We are aware of other area ponds temporarily closing due to algae concerns,” said Brian…

FFCHS Senior Leaves Memorial Garden as Part of Her Legacy

Fountain, Colo. (May 22, 2019) — Fountain-Fort Carson High School senior has a passion for the outdoors, agriculture, and making the world a better place. That’s why, on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 12:30 p.m., the school and district will cut the ribbon on a Memorial Garden she has led and been instrumental in installing.…