Home & Garden

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

Colorado Springs Parade of Homes 2018

The Parade of Homes is an annual event showcasing the newest home designs. The Parade highlights the latest design trends from affordable living to luxury dream homes, complete with every amenity imaginable. Tour newly constructed homes in all price ranges, throughout the Pikes Peak Region. Event information will be available mid-summer. HBA Members can request…

Help Keep Young Wildlife Wild

Denver – With spring appearing in every corner of Colorado, residents and visitors will soon see an abundance of new life, including young wildlife. Many birds and mammals give birth this time of year, and Colorado Parks and Wildlife advises that if you see young wildlife to leave them alone. Now through June, newborn wildlife…

COMMUNITY YARD SALE IN WIDEFIELD

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure! Spots in the parking lot by Field 1 at Widefield Parks and Recreation will be available for rent or you can choose to have your house address listed as a yard sale site. It’ll be a morning of selling and shopping for the entire community. Yard sale locations…

Household Hazardous Waste Disposal in Widefield

Household Hazardous Waste Disposal in Security and Widefield will be on  Saturday, March 31 @ 9am – 1pm at Widefield Parks & Recreation (use the Aspen Drive entrance) In partnership with El Paso County, Widefield Parks & Recreation is proud to sponsor HHWD! This event is for residents of Widefield/Security to properly dispose of residential household hazardous waste items. Please…

Colorado Springs Home Show

The Colorado Springs Home Remodeling Show will be on March 17th and 18th at the Hotel Elegante Conference Center.  Admission is FREE both days.  Hotel Elegante is located at 2886 S. Circle Drive Colorado Springs, CO. Free Admission and Free Parking by Elizabeth Alexander  

Home & Garden HBA Show

Colorado Springs, CO – The Colorado Springs Home Builders Association will hold its annual HBA Home & Garden Show on February 23-25 at Chapel Hills Mall in the upper level (former Gordmans space)?  Bring your shopping list for the family. Take in the sights, sounds and smells of outdoor Colorado living as you wind through…

City Mitigation Grants to Acquire Landslide Impacted Homes

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.— The City of Colorado Springs has been awarded grant funding totaling $5.9 million to acquire qualifying properties in southwest Colorado Springs impacted by landslide activity that began in 2015. Twenty-seven homeowners qualified to be included in the application for Hazard Mitigation Grant Program funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency through the…

Win a Free Home in Colorado Springs

By ELIZABETH ALEXANDER Colorado Springs St Jude Dream Home Giveaway St Jude Children’s Research Hospital will give away a new home on June 2017 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Tickets for the home and many other prizes will make a difference in the lives of children with cancer. This years home is being built by Covington…

Arbor Day Event in Fountain, Colorado

FOUNTAIN, CO – Join the City of Fountain Parks Division by helping to plant trees on  Arbor Day.  This years event is at Heritage Park located off Winebrook Way.  Tree planting will be on Saturday, April 29, 2017.  Come by and help and  make our city parks beautiful. Refreshments provided by the City of Fountain…

Spring Dumpster Days in Fountain

FOUNTAIN, CO – The Fountain Spring Dumpster Days are here!! City of Fountain Residents may pay $10 a truck load to dump certain items at 2 monitored dumpster locations for their convenience. FOUNTAIN RESIDENTS ONLY LOCATIONS: Lorraine Bldg.—301 E. Iowa (East End of Bldg) Electric Dept. Yard—6745 Southmoor Drive Locations will be open for dropoff:…