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Money Hacks: The Kool-Aid Test

Leaky toilets can really inflate your water bill. Try the Kool Aid test! Dump a package of orange Kool-Aid into the tank of your toilet and don’t flush for an hour. If you still see orange water in the toilet bowl after an hour, you have a leak. Stop throwing out money and get it…

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Tuesday, September 18: Toddler Time (8:30-9:30 am) Toddler time is a fun time for the 0-pre K kiddos to come get creative. Cost is $5 per project. More Info: CLICK Tuesday, September 18: Process Art Experiences (4:30-5:30 pm) Children age 5 and up are invited to join us in the activity room for fun arts and crafts.…

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Back-to-school season can be exhausting — and expensive! Take the hassle and the hefty price tags out of this year’s school shopping by downloading these 5 apps. Who knows? Maybe school shopping can be fun again! 1. School Supply List (iOS, $0.99) Keep things organized with this app created just for school supply lists. You can…

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Take Your Best Shot for CASA (4:30-5:30pm) Texoma Gives is next Thursday, September 13th, and Child Advocates- CASA of Red River and Frank and Joe’s are teaming up to raise funds for our CASA kids. YOU have been nominated to take part in a fun challenge to GET DUNKED, in our “HIT ME WITH YOUR…

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At the ripe old age of two years and 10 months, we took Teddy to his first ever dentist appointment. (Yes, the recommended age for a first visit is much younger.) But the good news is he is brushing his teeth independently at this point, and was old enough to follow instructions and get his…

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Monday, September 10: Our Village New Mom Monday Potluck Brunch (10:30 AM – 11:30 AM) New Mom Monday is the perfect event for any mom new to Our Village or FIT4MOM to come to! This month we will have a potluck brunch after Stroller Strides. Please bring a shareable brunch item and plan on staying…

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Apps like Ibotta and Checkout 51 will give you cash rebates on your groceries – all you have to do is scan your receipt. For just a minute of your time, you can earn a little bit back, potentially putting hundreds of dollars back in your wallet this year!   The ones I use: Walmart…

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This week, I’m wearing the same clothes to work every single day. I’m doing this as a part of the Junior League of Wichita Falls’ Uniform Challenge to experience a little bit of what it’s like for the hundreds of kids in Wichita County alone who live below the poverty line and may only have…

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Tuesday, September 4: Elementary Art Class at The Kemp (4-5 pm) Every Tuesday Afternoon: This class is specially structured for younger elementary age students (5-9 years), with fun and educational activities that will develop skills, interest in and awareness of a wide range of art. Students have the opportunity to explore drawing, painting, sculpting, and…

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