Tips to Open Up and Enlarge Your Apartment

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Welcome to your new home at the Cottages of Fort Collins! The goal of our construction was to create spacious, beautiful alternatives to traditional on-campus living situations. That said, as big as our apartments might be compared to dorm rooms, you might still feel them small to what you are used to. The good news is that there are some … Read More

4 Hiking Tips for Beginners: Going Outdoors

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Undoubtedly one of the best parts about going to Colorado State University and living in Fort Collins is the environment. Here, you are within just a few hours of some of the most beautiful landscapes this country has to offer. And what better way to go out and explore than with a bit of hiking?  Hiking can be intimidating, especially … Read More

Improving Your College Apartment with Scents

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Scents are a powerful thing. Many studies have linked the sense of smell with memory and emotions. For example, the scent of a lily in blossom may conjure a specific time in your childhood and that memory may make you feel happy. Or, maybe you don’t even think of that memory when you smell lily but you simply feel at … Read More

Enjoying Memorial Day Weekend

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Did you know that Fort Collins earned its name as the town was first founded back in 1864 as Camp Collins? Camp Collins served as a small military fort built to protect the Cherokee trail. Today, the military remnants are gone but Fort Collins is still renown for offering some outstanding Memorial Day events to honor today and yesterday’s armed … Read More

Mother’s Day Crafting

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If you love making things and learning new crafts, then holidays like Mother’s Day and Sibling Appreciation Day are likely some of your favorites. These are holidays in which we can show appreciation to those we love by making, baking, and taking them out. And if crafting is your preferred method of gift giving, then get started today with the … Read More

Great Cafes in Fort Collins

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With the spring semester quickly coming to an end, you might find yourself with some big-time studying and research to get done. Did you know that for many people, getting this type of work done happens most effectively when they do so in a public place like a cafe? That’s because studies have shown that a moderate level of ambient … Read More

Spring Fever? Check Out These Projects

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The weather outside is still not quite so nice but the warm and sunny days are just around the corner. But until they come, why not do some indoor upgrades? Not only will the following DIY projects help spruce up your apartment some, but they’ll also help relieve some of that post-Spring Break pre-summer spring fever you might be having. … Read More

March of the Irish: St. Paddy’s Day Celebrations

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It used to be that Fort Collins threw one of the best St. Paddy’s Day parades this side of the cornfields, with Irish-loving visitors coming from all over to take part in the weekend celebrations. Unfortunately (or fortunately), Fort Collins isn’t the sleepy little hamlet it once used to be and in recent years, the growing population and mounting celebrations … Read More