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Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) season is in full swing! Whether you’re a college student, a high school senior or you’re seeking financial aid for your college-age child, it’s time to fill out those forms. The rules and deadlines can be confusing, but we’re here to help. We have answered all your questions…

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DIY Holiday Gifts

Don’t drain your wallet this holiday season by splurging on expensive gifts that no one needs.  Save money and give a gift that really comes from the heart by creating it yourself. You can find loads of DIY gift ideas on YouTube and Pinterest, or use your imagination and see what you can come up…

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Tuesday, Thursday: December 10 & 12: Recreation’s Annual City Lights Trolley Tour (5:30 – 9pm) Location: Wichita Falls Parks and Recreation Center Tours will run every hour with the last tour starting at 9pm! $5 per person; children under 5 FREE! Santa, hot chocolate, and cookies! More Info: CLICK Thursday, December 12: Give Time, Make Memories…

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Saturday, December 7: Texoma Christmas Wonderland (5 – 7pm) Location: Park Central (across from downtown branch) Our sponsor TCCU is hosting their second annual Christmas Wonderland! This event is FREE to attend! Hot dogs, cookies, hot cocoa, kettle corn, crafts and more! FREE picture with Santa! More Info: CLICK Thursday, December 5: Downtown Wichita Falls Candle…

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If you want a From-Scratch Thanksgiving, start early by selecting the recipes you want to make and put together a master shopping list. If you don’t want to buy it all at once, look for better deals and buy the nonperishables first. If family is coming, don’t be shy and share the load. We all…

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We started a new tradition last year for Thanksgiving. We were working a lot, super tired, and thanks to the end of the year bonus, we were able to do something nice for ourselves – so we decided to life-hack Thanksgiving and make things easy. First, housecleaning. We found a reliable and budget-friendly company and…

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Monday, November 25: MSU Burns Fantasy of Lights (6pm) Location: Midwestern State University Opening Ceremony and a visit from Santa Claus starts at 6pm! FREE to public! Will be open through December 28th! Tuesday, November 26: Christmas on Kemp (5:30 – 8 pm) Location: Clark Design Studio WF Join us for our market + mixer!…

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The day I became a mama and the day it happened again. Both of my children were born on the 23rd of the month. And as cliche as it may be that very moment they arrived and the minutes later snuggled up on my chest, those are some of my most treasured moments of life.…

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I’m very excited to share this cool (and FREE!) opportunity for kids in our area – all thanks to the awesome people at the Arts Council, and our sponsors at Texoma Community Credit Union. (Full Disclosure: I work at TCCU and serve as a volunteer Board Member for the nonprofit Arts Council.) Poetry can be…

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