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As a kid, I was often asked, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” I imagined up many occupations and daydreamed of being a public servant.   What career did you dream of having? If the romantics of being a dragon tamer or a superhero excited you at one point, you realized that…

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Budgeting Tip: The Wish List

I will be the first to admit I’m not the best at sticking to a budget. I tend to be all-or-nothing and spiral into the land of “I’m never going to get there” whenever I go over my spending limit for the month, and then it becomes a free-for-all of over-spending. I recently came across…

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All Week: ArtZeum Interactive Children’s Exhibit at The Kemp Our ArtZeum! Interactive Kids’ Exhibit is free to the public and fun for kids of all ages. ArtZeum is an annual interactive children’s arts exhibit. It includes multiple interconnected stations where kids can learn about the arts through play and hands-on activities. The 2018 theme is…

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Tech You Later, Read Now

Screen time is on the rise among children. They are spending less time reading and more time playing on a device, and it feels like the screens just keep multiplying! Right now in my living room, four glowing monitors are simultaneously being watched by different family members. Sometimes I struggle to balance screen and reading…

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Living that Bad Mom Life

Here’s my summer so far. I know you’re all SUPER jealous… Screen Time. Lots of Evil Screen Time. Toy Story. It’s replaced Ryan’s Toy Review as Teddy’s latest obsession, and so my mother in law decided to Amazon Prime him a Woody doll. It arrived about three days ago and they’ve been inseparable ever since.…

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Since I’ve been eating at home so much more, I decided it was high time I share some of my winning recipes. Winning because they are easy, tolerable for someone like me that hates to cook, and downright DELICIOUS. So here’s number one on the list: Steak Salad. Specifically, this recipe from Kirsten at Mission Delectable truly…

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Editor’s Note: There are a TON of recurring summer events happening – particularly at The Kemp Center for the Arts and the Wichita Falls Public Library. Check out our Facebook events page for all the details – there are too many to mention here!!  Also for information on local summer camps, click here. For this…

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Nature Sun Catcher Craft

Today I choose to slow down, and appreciate the beauty around me. So I sat outside on the back porch which really I don’t  do enough and I just looked around me. Let me tell you it is beautiful. Right now everything is green and vibrant in our backyard. It reminded me of the day…

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I’ll admit. I’m a sucker for advertising, pretty product packaging, subscription services, freebies and deals. Which is dangerous because 1.) I’m always on social media 2.) So are ads that fall almost exclusively in this category. You know the ones I’m talking about – offering you free things only to reel you in to a…

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Editor’s Note: There are a TON of recurring summer events happening – particularly at The Kemp Center for the Arts and the Wichita Falls Public Library. Check out our Facebook events page for all the details – there are too many to mention here!!  Also for information on local summer camps, click here. For this…

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