Colorado Kitty Pot has a higher purpose

By: Stephanie Earls

Nepeta cataria.

It's not the newest dance craze, supermodel or voodoo curse, but the drug of choice for liberal cats everywhere - ragdoll, tabby and domestic longhair alike. For the legions of feline...

Harley's Hope striving to help pets in southern Colorado

By: Stephanie Earls

When someone knocked on the door of her family's Pueblo West house in the early hours of Nov. 10, 2013, Cheryl Gonzales expected bad news - an accident in the neighborhood or someone in trouble needing help.


Tour puts gorgeous gardens on display


Want a little Colorado Springs history with your horticultural showcasing?

The 2015 FOX Open Garden Tour provides exclusive access to the grounds of private homes in the Old North End, where owners and...

Let the flags fly in your home landscape

By: Stephanie Earls

When Kip Carey was designing a sign for his new shop, All About Colorado, he went looking for a state flag for inspiration. Flying the Centennial State's symbolic identity wasn't the breeze he'd...

Living fences make good neighbors, and a good yard


"Something there is that doesn't love a wall," wrote the poet Robert Frost. Clearly that something never lived next to a hoarder or a highway.

"Whether it's a thing they don't want to look at or hear ......

'Sit-down' dinners improve seniors' lives, enrich families


When is the last time you had dinner with grandma and grandpa, or mom and dad?

Was it your birthday, or perhaps Thanksgiving?

Almost 75 percent of families surveyed said they only join aging loved...

Make the most of grill season by grilling most of the meal

By: Melissa D'Arabian The Associated Press -STEPHANIE EARLS


Heat half of the grill to medium-high and other half to low.

Set the head of garlic on its side and carefully slice off the top 1/2 inch to expose the tops of the cloves. Set the head on a...

Athletes feel the squeeze of compression socks and sleeves


The humble cotton sports sock has no place in Erin Heberlein's serious training regimen. Before lacing up her shoes and heading out for a long run, she first wrangles on a pair of taut, knee-high compression socks....