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See you around, Fort Collins

By On October 15, 2017

All good things must come to an end, and today is the last word on Growing Up Fort Collins. After nearly 9 years of writing about our local dining community on Feasting… Read More

Harvest Farm

Sponsored Post: Harvest Farm Fall Festival

By On October 12, 2017

Now that the snow has melted and the sun is shining, you’re probably thinking about getting those pumpkin patch visits win before the season is over! Well, add Harvest Farm to your… Read More


Start School Later, Fort Collins

By On September 13, 2017

For many of us in Poudre School District, we’re already a few weeks into the school year and slowly adjusting to new routines and schedules. This also means setting alarms and waking… Read More

Author Visit Program

Sponsored Post – Teresa Funke & Company Author Visit Program

By On September 6, 2017

With school back in session, our thoughts return to standardized tests, class sizes and budgets, and the trials and tribulations of homework. Poudre School District is a top notch district in Colorado,… Read More


Summer Cooking Camps at The Cooking Studio

By On June 16, 2017

Summer is in full swing and there are a million different camps and activities available to keep kids busy during their break. Last week both of my boys attended the summer cooking… Read More

Good Cheap Fun

Pinball Jones

By On March 8, 2017

My oldest son was born in Denver, but we moved to Fort Collins when he was 6 months old. My youngest son was nearly born in the car on Prospect, but fortunately… Read More

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Experience Fort Collins

By On March 4, 2017

Well, hello there Growing Up Fort Collins readers. This is Kristin Mastre, the founder of our network of writers. You might know me over on Feasting Fort Collins and Fresh Air Fort… Read More

Blog News

Sponsored Post: Stand-Up Fort Collins!

By On March 15, 2016

The writers of the Scoop Blog Network are partnering with Weston Unruh from Easily UnAmused to bring a little laughter into your life. On April 2nd we’ll be hosting Stand-Up Fort Collins… Read More

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Kiwanis Club of Fort Collins Presents Stars of Tomorrow Talent Show

By On January 15, 2015

Today is the deadline to apply for a chance to win the grand prize of $1000 from the Kiwanis Club of Fort Collins Stars of Tomorrow Talent Show. This is the 70th annual… Read More

Summer Programs

Calling all girls: Girl Scouts Summer Camp

By On January 13, 2015

Girl Scouts is such a wonderful group to be a part of for young girls looking to build community and learn cool things. I had a short experience with the Girl Scouts,… Read More