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Miramont offers teens free summer memberships

By On June 4, 2016

Miramont Lifestyles Fitness is a local gym with three locations (South, North, and Central). This summer, teens can join the North and Central gyms for free from now until August 15. Enrollment… Read More

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National Bike to School Day

By On May 3, 2016

Did you know that May 4th is National Bike to School Day? It’s also a day people love to say, May the fourth be with you (you know, folks love  a good… Read More

Outside of the Tot Spot
Photo credit: June Macon

Sponsored Post: Tot Spot is the Place to Be

By On March 31, 2016

On March 8th the Fort Collins Museum of Discovery opened up the Tot Spot to the public. If you’ve been following the blog, you know that I’ve been writing about this space… Read More

Local Spotlight

Nerf Battle Zone in Centerra

By On January 26, 2016

There is a new place in Northern Colorado where people ages 5 and up can rally together to have a good time. Battle Zone Arena is a nerf-gun enthusiast’s holy grail. The… Read More


Resource Spotlight: Ram Kidz Village

By On July 28, 2015

  The other day I was walking through the Colorado State University library and came across a sign for Ram Kidz Village, a resource for Colorado State University students who have children. I… Read More


Sponsored Post: Welcome New Friends

By On June 8, 2015

It is always nice to hear kind words from the GUFC readers. My heart smiles at the messages and emails about how much you love and appreciate the blog. Reader feedback makes it… Read More

This photo was taken some place fun! Photo credit: June Macon
Where Oh Where

Where, Oh Where

By On May 31, 2015

Over the weekend we spent some time with friends at this fun place. Can you figure out where this photo was taken? Be the first to guess in the comment section. All… Read More

Kids cooking competition

PSD Kids Cooking Competition

By On April 20, 2015

Is your child interested in competing in a cooking contest? Poudre School District’s Child Nutrition is hosting their 7th Annual Kids Cooking Competition on May 5th at 3:30. The event will be… Read More


Recap of Lucky Joe’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2015

By On March 16, 2015

Hope everyone had a chance to enjoy the Fort Collins’ St. Patrick parade over the weekend. If you didn’t have a chance to make it out, I encourage you to get out… Read More


Celebrate Fort Collins Giveaway 2014-2015

By On November 30, 2014

Last year the bloggers in the The Scoop Network came up with this crazy idea of a giveaway for our readership. This idea spiraled into 27 businesses pitching in to create an… Read More