November 2010 Blog Posts (130)

1st Annual Colorado Springs Hot Rod Classic

Welcome to the 1st annual Colorado Springs Hot Rod Classic!

Venue and dates to be announced soon!…

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Added by Ray Lovett on November 30, 2010 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Holiday Trunk Show & Glass Blowing Demonstration @ The Squash Blossom

Glass Artist Fide Durben is one of The Squash Blossom Gallery’s most popular artists for good reason. She creates gorgeous, one-of-a-kind necklaces, earrings and bracelets that are each small pieces of art that look like unlike any other jewelry. She is originally from Santiago, Chile and now… Continue

Added by The Squash Blossom on November 30, 2010 at 1:17pm — No Comments

Leave A Legacy--Share Your Stories

As my children get older, I find the years ticking away faster than the previous ones. It’s especially fast once October hits, then November speeds through. December is peeking through the frosty window, ready to enter, while 2011 waits in the deepest cold ready to jump out and yell SURPRISE!

It’s during these times we reflect on the past, remember those we love, those we loved and lost,…

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Added by Shelly Goodman Wright on November 30, 2010 at 12:13pm — 2 Comments

Deploying Soldiers’ Pets Need “Guardian Angels:" Organization places pets of deploying troops in foster homes with your help







When our military deploys to fight the global war on terrorism (combat or

peace-keeping mission), they often leave behind family members: including furry… Continue

Added by Amelia Hamilton on November 30, 2010 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Help for the Garden of the Gods

I don’t need to tell you about the amazing natural environment that enhances our lives here in Colorado Springs. We are fortunate indeed to live in one of the most picturesque places on Earth. We are also blessed with a mild climate that affords us the opportunity to spend a lot of…

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Added by David G Meyers on November 30, 2010 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

3rd Annual Holiday Bazaar at Adam's Mountain Cafe

Monday, December 6, 2010 from 4-8 pm, Adam's Mountain Cafe owner, Farley McDonough, will graciously allow her restaurant to be transformed into a local and sustainable

Holiday Bazaar open to the public. The third

annual bazaar will feature Manitou businesses and local crafters as well as fair

trade vendors, giving shoppers an opportunity to…

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Added by Rebecca Dunning on November 29, 2010 at 8:25pm — No Comments

Jane Beeder ~ Combining Antique Elements in Art

Jane Beeder has a rare eye for combining antiquities into wearable artistic statements. Morroccan enameled hands and carved cinnabar shape themselves into necklaces and stunning works that imbue their wearer with secret power along with elegant charm.

Using vintage elements like carved Japanese netsukes and fetish bears, each of her works speaks to both the past and the… Continue

Added by Cottonwood Center For The Arts on November 29, 2010 at 5:45pm — No Comments

Custom Picture Framing @ The Squash Blossom

The Squash Blossom, located in Historic Old Colorado City, has maintained its reputation for fine art, jewelry, bronze and home accessories. The Squash Blossom most recently has joined forces with 45° Custom Picture Framing offering yet another great… Continue

Added by The Squash Blossom on November 29, 2010 at 5:42pm — No Comments

And like that, poof we're down to 7 days.

Admittedly, I suck at blogging. Not the writing part, but rather the remembering to write part.



I'm almost done with my little experiment. There's only one week left of dieting, and personal training before I shed my comfy loose clothes, and do a little boudoir photoshootin' with Teresa Lee Photography. I actually didn't think I'd be able to see results after three weeks. When I went running to the Defense Institute I thought I might be able to tone up a little bit. My personal… Continue

Added by Wendy Campbell on November 29, 2010 at 2:21pm — No Comments

"Bill’s Kids" to Benefit from Cottonwood Center for the Arts' “Year of Giving”

The first event to kick off Cottonwood Center for the Arts' Year of Giving is “Bill’s Kids“. For many years, one of the local studio artists at the Cottonwood, Bill Hyer, has been collecting clothes and delivering them personally to local homeless teens. “Bill’s Kids” will take up Bill’s…

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Added by Cottonwood Center For The Arts on November 29, 2010 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Vanguard Coursers Cross Country Team Makes State Championship Every Year Since Varsity Sports Inception at Vanguard

The Vanguard Coursers cross country team continued a tradition of excellence by making the state championship meet again – a feat accomplished every year since we started cross country as our first varsity sport at The Vanguard School! David Alexander placed 14th with a personal best 19:05 over the 5000 meter course at the regional championship to qualify individually for the state championship, continuing the tradition started by Jeremiah Evangelista in 2007. The…

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Added by Jessica TenBrink on November 29, 2010 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

31 December tips from Pikes Peak Parent

  1. Happy Hanukkah! If you are not Jewish, read about the significance of this holiday.
  2. Begin a new tradition of reading one holiday…
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Added by Cari Pemberton on November 29, 2010 at 8:30am — 3 Comments

Kettleman Confessions: Day 4

The way the Salvation Army manages kettle workers is to have us call in each work day for our assignment. On a day-by-day basis we have no idea where we will work, or even if we will work at all. Today I called the “Kettle Hotline” only to hear a message that nobody would be ringing and we needed to attend a mandatory meeting later that afternoon. Bummer, I really needed to work!

So later, I drove down to the Yuma Street Chapel to find out what all the fuss was. Here’s what I learned. Some… Continue

Added by Robert Leach on November 28, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

FREE COLLEGE PLANNING WORKSHOP

We'll discuss the FAFSA and are you eligible to receive financial aid!

How to pick colleges that will give you the best financial aid packages.…

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Added by Barbara Swiatek on November 27, 2010 at 5:14pm — No Comments

Drawing a line in clay ~ Boulder pottery lab safe for now

The controversy about funding for Boulder’s city run pottery lab has been settled for the moment. Community outcry was overwhelming when the City Council, in an effort to save funds, attempted to outsource the Parks and Recreation…

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Added by Cottonwood Center For The Arts on November 27, 2010 at 9:43am — No Comments

THE JILL WHO BLACKED FRIDAY

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Added by Jill Yuen on November 26, 2010 at 7:22pm — No Comments

Fall Comfort Food ~ Mom's Red Chile Sauce With Meat



Los Cerrilos Madonna

One of the big differences between my Mom’s style of cooking and mine is that I’ve gone back to the really old style farmhouse New Mexican. That’s what happens when you’re a chef. You do the research and make it your own. In my case it…

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Added by Karen Rivera on November 26, 2010 at 7:00pm — No Comments

After Thanksgiving Workout!!

Hello Everyone,



Well the feast is over, well for most I'm sure you are still eating up those leftovers and I hope you haven't overdone it:) Remember that there are a lot of foods for Thanksgiving that are really healthy it's just in the preparation that can make them fattening so be careful and portion control is the key.



I wanted to share a great little workout that you can do to help start burning up those extra calories that you may have eaten. You can do this one at home… Continue

Added by Victoria McCullough on November 26, 2010 at 5:35pm — 1 Comment

Old Town GuestHouse TEAms up with Westside CARES

The Old Town GuestHouse is offering Afternoon Teas and is sharing the profits with Westside Cares.



Afternoon Teas with a difference! The award winning Old Town GuestHouse, AAA 4-

Diamond and per-ennial winner of "Best of Colorado Springs" recognition

will be hosting Afternoon Teas @ 12 Noon and 2:30 pm Saturdays, Tuesdays

and Thursdays between now… Continue

Added by Don Wick on November 26, 2010 at 2:52pm — No Comments

Holidays Pose Challenge

During the holidays, I see more stress and low spirits in my massage therapy clients. It’s no wonder. The short days sap our energy. Family gatherings can create more stress than pleasure. Then there’s the shopping and all that festive food! Are we doomed to just suffer through it, or can we do something about it? First, we can recognize that we are more susceptible to stress and fatigue this time of year. Then we can be proactive. Here are a few ideas.



Boost your immune system by… Continue

Added by Carrie Schoomer on November 26, 2010 at 1:04pm — No Comments

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