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It can be difficult to find something everyone enjoys doing. You’re trying to keep peace without making family time feel like a chore. What can you do to keep everyone happily spending time together without running up a huge credit card bill? These five activities can help all of you keep the Christmas spirit in…

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Now through Friday, December 15: (FREE) Santa’s Mailbox Children of all ages can mail their letters to Santa in the colorful mailbox at the MSU Fantasy of Lights. Send a self-addressed, stamped envelope with your letter to Santa, and he will personally answer each letter. MSU Fantasy of Lights, 3400 Taft Blvd. (mailbox located next…

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It’s something I have to tell my two-year-old independent girl nearly every day. “Hold my hand when in a parking lot! You could be hit! It’s not safe!” You think she would know this is a rule, yet somehow the sight of a parking lot filled with dozens of cars makes her long-term memory nonexistent…

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With crowded stores and an ever-growing list of people to shop for, it’s easy to get overwhelmed and to overspend on your holiday shopping. No worries, though; we’ve got you covered! Read on for pre-and post-holiday tips and have yourself a jolly December without breaking the bank. 6 Pre-Holidays Tips: 1. Revise your gift list…

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Tuesday, December 5: CMN Night at Polar Express (6 – 10 pm) If you’re going to take the Polar Express this year, THIS is the night! All Aboard the Polar Express for Children’s Miracle Network at United Regional! See the wonderful Christmas lights throughout the beautiful Country Club neighborhood and make Miracles Happen. All proceeds…

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Get excited!! Our sponsors at Texoma Community Credit Union have donated 40 tickets, just for Texoma With Kids readers, to ElectriCritters at River Bend Nature Center for us to give away on the blog this week! We will be bundling them into packs of four, so there will be ten chances to win for your…

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Avoiding Appliance Drain

Lower your electricity bill this month by eliminating all vampire charges. The term, “vampire charges,” refers to all the electricity used by your appliances when they’re plugged in but not in use. This means that – even when your toaster and cellphone charger aren’t being used – they still drain electricity just by being plugged…

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Tuesday, November 28: Christmas Kid’s Cafe – Christmas Spiced Tea & Story Time (10 am – noon) This week at Frank & Joe’s Coffee House, bring the little ones to make a Christmas Spiced Tea in 4oz Mason Jars for you to take home! Your child will get to mix the ingredients, top their Mason Jar…

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Shop Safely On Black Friday!

The weekend that kicks off the pre-holiday shopping frenzy purportedly offers great savings. But, while many aren’t worth the trip to the mall and the crazy-long lines, you can sometimes find a legitimately fantastic bargain. However, Black Friday does pose some serious risks to shoppers, but with the proper safety measures, you can happily join the…

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Monday, November 20: Mom-Day Monday Ornament Making at Odd Duck Coffee (10 am – noon) Bring the littles to make a fun Christmas tree ornament or Thanksgiving turkey door hanger with Sea Monster Designs. Only $5. Kids get to pick from 4 vinyl designs, fill their own plastic ornament with fake snow, tinsel or corn and…

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