Author Archives: Lauren McKechnie

Thursday, July 27: Miracle Treat Day (10 am – 10 pm) Mark your calendars for Thursday, July 27! This is Dairy Queen’s national Miracle Treat Day. On this special day, $1 or more from every Blizzard Treat sold at participating DQ® locations will be donated to local Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals®. More details on Miracle…

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At work, we’re starting to register people for our Fall 2017 session of Financial Peace University. It’s a BIG part of our mission at Texoma Community Credit Union, and I’d like to take a minute to tell you about my experience and why I STRONGLY ENCOURAGE you and your significant other to take the class if…

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I’m SO very excited to announce our first Texoma With Kids readers party this year!! THE PLAN: The first day of school can be very emotional. Whether you’re dropping your little one off to kindergarten for the first time, stressed getting everyone ready for the big day, or just excited to get those kids out…

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Things that happened this weekend: ONE: I cheated on my diet. On day 10 (and 11) of my diet. I cheated with Whataburger because I love me some Whataburger and it had been a very long day (see number 3) and I didn’t feel like cooking. But I’m back on the wagon and telling myself…

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TODAY: Mom’s Monday at Castaway Cove See photo above for details, or click here for event listing. Tuesday, July 18: MOMS Meeting, Open Group (10:30 – 11:30 am) Join us for discussion and support surrounding Maternal Mental Health – 10:30 – 11:30 am at the Wichita Falls Birth and Wellness Center. More Info: CLICK Tuesday,…

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Pretty much the second I posted about Teddy’s obsession with Elmo, his interests swayed almost completely towards the movie Trolls. I’m pretty sure there’s a first-time-mom lesson in this NOT to buy a whole bunch of themed toys and clothes whenever your kid is interested in something. All 17,000 Elmo objects in our house have…

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I’m now on day 5 of the complete eating makeover, and past my first weekend of temptation. I’m proud to say I kept my carbs low, my calories in check, and even rode my bike about 8 miles with a small group of friends. Things I’ve learned so far: Women are amazing. I had so…

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Note: I try to keep things short and sweet on this weekly update and feature unique events each time, so I will typically only feature an ongoing or recurring event once. For recurring community events and summer camps, I recommend visiting ChooseWF.com. If YOU have an event you’d like me to mention, please submit it…

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Let’s talk about something I don’t like talking about out loud. My health. I hate talking about my weight, my diet, my lack of exercise. My deep, dark, decades-long love affair with baked goods. Mostly because in all other areas of my life, I am an incredibly disciplined, regimented, and competitive person. I’ve always been…

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Thursday, July 6: Cow Costume Workshop at Chick-Fil-A (5-7 pm) Mark your calendars! Cow Appreciation Day at Chick-Fil-A (aka free food for everyone dressed as cows!) is Tuesday, July 11! Be prepared, and come by to decorate your Cow Appreciation Day outfit this Thursday! Bring a shirt to decorate to wear to our Cow Appreciation Day…

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