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Spring must officially be here, because it is EVENT SEASON! There are so many cool things going on around town lately, I’ve put out a special edition events update just for this weekend. Click the photos for more details on each event. (PS – Do you have an event? Submit it to our calendar here!)…

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FOR THE KIDDOS: Wednesday, April 25 – YMCA Capital Groundbreaking Event Be part of history as the Y breaks ground on new, fabulous $14M state-of-the-art facilities! Bring the whole family. Free hot dogs, music, tall inflatable slide, bounce house, and more! FUN FOR ALL! Event is from 5:30 – 7 pm at the Bill Bartley…

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Are you the parent of a college-bound high schooler who’s starting to look at schools, and although proud of your young scholar, you haven’t saved a dime to help with the costs? It may sound like a cliché, but now is a time to focus on the positive. Your child is college-bound! They have the…

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Dave Says.

I’ll admit it. I’m the kind of person that feels like they need to buy something from a salesperson simply because they have spent time “helping” you. I think this is called being a people pleaser. My husband calls it shopoholic. Regardless, it’s hard for me to say no. But this week, I found the…

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I’m so excited we’ve finally finished our calendar overhaul and will be adding events like crazy! My favorite part? There is now a button and submission form to add your own: Add An Event To Our Calendar Here   The plan is to highlight as many events as we can in our calendar, but then…

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This past weekend, I sent seven 13-gallon trash bags of clothing to Goodwill. It. Felt. Glorious. Not necessarily for the altruistic reasons, but I felt like the weight of those bags came directly off my shoulders. (Because I am a woman, my closet still looks full, but at least I have a handy new collection…

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I’m a big fan of the Timehop app. I love seeing the memories, but yesterday’s throwbacks really had to make me laugh. Could these experiences be any more diverse? 2012: I had just moved to Wichita Falls, but was still commuting back and forth to Houston twice a month to see my PR clients. Four years…

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Your child may not be much of a reader, but there’s something special about reading together with mom or dad. Take the time to find a book on money management – don’t forget to check your local library – on a level your child can understand. Whether you read it out load to him or both read it simultaneously…

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Before I was a mom, I tried REALLY hard not to compare my dog to a baby. Specifically, swapping stories with my mom friends about how my dog had done something similar to their child. I worried that they would take offense, because I was not a mom and couldn’t possibly know what it was really…

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In today’s society of reality television, cellphones and relative luxury being quite the norm on many school campuses, parents often suspect and fear that their children have a distorted sense of the value of money. Children see “stuff” as things that they just “have” rather than work to have. As they get older, children are…

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