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Pictured above: Shrimp & Grits with Greens from the new Karat Bar & Bistro. I definitely didn’t make it myself, but it was fairly diet friendly and the portion was not too big. 😉 It finally happened. I am finally. FINALLY. For the first time in about three years, back under 200 pounds! To catch…

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Saving Up

If you are like most families, you spend your paycheck as soon as it is deposited to pay bills and to attend to a needed list of items. You know you need to save more. Yet, you probably put off saving money until after it is already spent. The challenge to spending in this fashion…

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Do you know about a fun, family-friendly event coming up soon in the Wichita Falls area? Please share it with us!!! Fill out this form or email us at TexomaWithKids@TexomaCU.com to be featured on our calendar and in our weekly events blog post! Tuesday, January 16: Kids’ Cafe with Smith Gardentown at Frank & Joe’s…

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I’d like to take this opportunity to brag on how stinkin’ awesome my husband is sometimes. He’s the only one in our family that can actually put a decent meal together, so he’s been helping me with my eating makeover. One of my favorite meals is a burrito bowl from Chipotle or Qdoba – with…

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Did you know that 37% of Americans resolve to lose weight, and 32% resolve to stay fit in the New Year? The weight loss industry definitely knows! It ramps up its marketing this time of year – you’ve likely seen offers for discounts at local and national gym chains. What these advertisements omit is that…

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There’s not a TON of events going on this time of year – I think because everyone is still recovering from the holidays, and the weather is turning us all into hermits. BUT, if you’re wanting to get out and about, I’ve devised the best Saturday ever. Ready for it? Dad + Kids go here…

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Just Say No!

Teach Your Child To Curb Impulse Purchases It’s no secret that impulse buys can wreak havoc on even the most carefully constructed budget. And retailers know this all too well – that’s why the checkout counters in groceries, pharmacies and large shopping centers are packed with dozens of things you may not really need. And…

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Get more exercise. Lose weight. Quit smoking. These are the bold boasts of New Year’s resolutions. Folks commit themselves to radically changing their lives at the start of the calendar year. About 45% of people make New Year’s resolutions in the average year, and most have to do with health. But the same line of…

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