Archive for November, 2016

Tips to Avoid a Dead Battery in Cold Weather

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016
Tips to Avoid a Dead Battery in Cold Weather

With unpredictable Colorado weather, you never know when the temperature might plunge and the snow fall could wreak havoc on our roads and vehicles. Dead or dying batteries tend to be the biggest reasons for the large increase in roadside assistance calls during frigid weather. Weak car batteries are notorious for failing in the cold, so it’s worth preemptively taking care of your battery before you find yourself stranded on the side of the road.

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Thanksgiving Buffets on a Budget in Colorado Springs

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016
Affordable Thanksgiving Dinners in Colorado Springs, CO

Affordable Thanksgiving Dinners in Colorado Springs, CO

Are you looking to get a delicious meal this Thanksgiving but aren’t wanting to break the bank? We’ve compiled a list of affordable Thanksgiving buffets and dinners that will keep both your stomach and your pocketbook satisfied this November.

Thanksgiving Buffets on a Budget in Colorado Springs
Affordable Thanksgiving Dinners in Colorado Springs, CO
Happy Thanksgiving from Mike Maroone Body Shop and Collision Center

Cracker Barrel – Price: $11.99 for adults and $6.99 for children

Thanksgiving is Cracker Barrel’s busiest day of the year, and for good reason! This year they estimate they will serve Thanksgiving dinner to 1.4 million people during their nine-day Thanksgiving period, so be sure to call and make that reservation early! This year, Cracker Barrel will be serving their Homestyle Turkey n’ Dressing Meal, which comes complete with gravy, a sampling of sugar cured ham, sweet potato casserole with pecans, cranberry relish, your choice of a country side, a refillable beverage, made-from-scratch biscuits or corn muffins, and a slice of pumpkin pie for dessert. If you would rather enjoy this meal at home, they also offer it as a family-style meal that serves up to 6 people for $64.99. This feast includes generous helpings of turkey, dress, gravy, ham, your choice of three quart-sized country sides, cranberry relish, and your choice of bread. You can also order a whole freshly baked pie for 8.99, your choices including Pumpkin, Apple, Pecan, Chocolate Pecan, Apple Pecan Struesel, and All-American Apple.

Black-eyed Pea – Price: $15.99 for adults and $6.99 for children

Bring the family to Black-eyed Pea for an affordable Thanksgiving buffet that has the perfect amount of food for the perfect price! For dinner, you get your choice of an entrée, two vegetables, homemade rolls, cornbread, and dessert. Your entrée choices include a roasted turkey breast dinner with cornbread dressing and turkey gravy, an old-fashioned ham dinner, slow cooked pot roast, a Thanksgiving combo that lets you choose between those three, and a heavenly Prime Rib dinner ($19.99 while quantities last).

Edelweiss Restaurant – Price: $23.95 for a regular dinner and $16.95 for a small dinner

Come enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving with a little bit of German flair! Dinner at the Edelweiss restaurant will include oven roasted Butterball turkey, chestnut stuffing, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes, yams, fresh vegetables, and their house German salad. Thanksgiving is one of their busiest holidays, so be sure to make a reservation ahead of time.

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