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I am SO proud of this parenting hack, but sadly I can’t take credit, because it was my husband’s idea. This past weekend we broke out all our alphabet fridge magnets, and Teddy went nuts. The problem was that the kitchen is an off-limits zone that we’ve gated rather than baby/toddler-proofing, so we really don’t…

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Credit scores are a serious source of worry for most folks. You already know they can affect the interest rates you are approved for on your loans, your car insurance payments and even your job prospects. What you may not know is that, the Fair-Isaac Corporation (better known as FICO), changed its rules governing the…

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Tuesday, June 20: Kid Created Cactus Garden Activities 11 am – noon at the Wichita Falls Farmers Market: Let your imagination go WILD!(for good reason) Bo Fain will be set up and ready to share his passion for cactus succulents with turtles, alligators,rocks,sea shells & so much more! Bring your kiddos & we will bring the rest!…

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South Texas vs. North Texas

Photo Credit: @redgypsea Many of you already know this, but I am a Wichita Falls transplant. I grew up in the Houston suburbs, and when I first moved here five years ago, there were a few strange things I started to notice that you never really think about. Figured you guys would find this humorous,…

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Hot under the collar from your electric bills during the summer months? Here are some ideas for saving on air conditioning while keeping yourself and your family cool: Shut off the air conditioners when you’re not there.  Use fans. Fans cost much less to run than air conditioners do.  Is your house well-insulated? Good insulation…

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Tuesday, June 13: Kids Yoga at the Downtown Farmer’s Market Enjoy free, educational children’s programs every Tuesday this summer at the Downtown Farmers Market from 11:00 a.m. to noon! This week, don’t miss Kids Yoga with Kaeli Fowler from Wichita Falls Yoga Center. Thursday, June 15: Sounds of Speedway Featuring Texas Flood Because it’s never too…

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Father’s Day Gift Guide

For whatever reason, I am not the best gift-giver when it comes to my husband. He’s a little hard to shop for, but mostly my problem is that when I buy presents, I buy what I would like to receive myself. This works great for my sisters and girl friends, but my husband’s tastes tend…

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Reap Your Full Benefits!

  BOGO deals aren’t just for clothing stores. Often, you may be paying for a specific service entitling you to another one, but you don’t even know about it because you haven’t bothered to read the fine print. For example, many health insurance plans pay up to 60% of gym memberships. If you are an…

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photo credit: Times Record News story on the Youth ArtZeum Ongoing Through July 23: Youth ArtZeum at The Kemp Click the image for more info on this unique exhibit! Monday, June 5: Lego Club at Wichita Falls Public Library Tuesday, June 6: Summer Movie Clubhouse at Cinemark The Summer Movie Clubhouse has begun! Stop by…

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Don’t do it. The end. But seriously. Just try and avoid it at all costs. Because last weekend my husband and I braved the 7 hour drive to Sugar Land to see my parents and it was epic. We had the snacks, we had toys upon toys upon toys, we had the iPad juiced up with…

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