Colorado Springs Coffee Shops #CaffeinatedRoadtrip #ColoradoSprings

Colorado Springs Coffee Shops #CaffeinatedRoadtrip #ColoradoSprings

It couldn't be a Caffeinated Roadtrip, without visiting a few coffee shops along the way.  While we were in Colorado Springs, we visited 3 local coffee shops, with 3 different groups of friends, and enjoyed each one. Colorado Springs Coffee Shops: The Sweet Elephant - Located in Old Colorado City, this coffee shop had a delicious Mocha Latte, and was also the location where 4 of us painted our owl pictures. Mission Coffee - This coffee shop is on the North end of Colorado Springs, near Continue reading

Uncle Buck’s Fishbowl of Fun #CaffeinatedRoadtrip #ColoradoSprings

Uncle Buck’s Fishbowl of Fun #CaffeinatedRoadtrip #ColoradoSprings

The 3rd full day of our Caffeinated Roadtrip kept us in Colorado Springs visiting friends and family.  We all wanted to do something together and with a wide range of ages we ended up at the Colorado Springs Bass Pro Shop.  This location houses more than the store, but an Archery Range as well as Uncle Bucks's Fishbowl & Grill. Bowling and dining like you’ve never experienced. Our “Under the Sea” experience restaurant offers not only great food, but 16 bowling lanes as well. I was not sure Continue reading

Painting, Coffee, and Wine #CaffeinatedRoadtrip

Painting, Coffee, and Wine #CaffeinatedRoadtrip

A few months back Hubs and I did a painting class at a coffee shop in Missoula, with Art on Tap.  Well my Mom is crafty and found a similar class in Colorado Springs during our visit.  With 4 or more people, you can have your own class and not be in a scheduled group.  It worked out perfectly for us since we had 4 ladies ready to drink some coffee and wine while we painted. We headed down to my favorite part of Colorado Springs, into Old Colorado City.  I just love this place!  It has a Continue reading

Missoula to Colorado Springs – #CaffeinatedRoadTrip Day 1

We are hitting the road and taking our first real vacation.  Mostly we just move but this time we are setting out without everything we own packed in boxes.  But this time is different, we are headed on a 11 day road-trip to visit 6 states, visit family and friends, as well as exploring everything that makes these states great.   Let this Caffeinated Roadtrip begin! Good bye #Missoula, soon to say hello to #Wyoming, #Colorado #Nebraska and #Southdakota! A photo posted by Jessi Continue reading

Gift Baskets for Wildfire Victims with Christmas Lights

Gift Baskets for Wildfire Victims with Christmas Lights

     This morning I was on the phone with my Mom, we talk pretty much every day, and I was telling her about a post I am working on next month about crafting.  The plan is to do another "Crafting around the Country" post, like we did last week, with some military friends, and this time we will have the kids make noodle necklaces.  Hubs' and I will be making garland for our kitchen themed Christmas tree!  (Yes I know it is early to be thinking about Christmas lights, garlands, and themes but I Continue reading