Author Archives: Lauren McKechnie

A long, long time ago, in a South Texas city far, far away lived four girls. Two in marching band, two in the dance team (they performed with us in lieu of a color guard for all you fellow band nerds out there). They survived three-hour, two-a-day practices in the blazing 118 degree Texas sun,…

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I’m really, really excited about a brand new event I’m a part of as a member of the Junior League of Wichita Falls. For the first year ever, the JLWF will be hosting a Magical Character Brunch in partnership with The Wichita Theatre! This is a fundraising event will go to fund the JLWF facility…

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Tuesday, February 12: Financial Peace for Teens! (6pm-8pm) We still have spots available!! Starting young is the best way to arm yourself with knowledge and prepare for a strong financial future! For the first time ever, we will host a Financial Peace University class designed specifically for teens (high school age) this Spring. The class…

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Last year was Teddy’s first year to exchange valentines with his classmates, and now I feel a year older, a year wiser, here’s what I’ve learned: I’m mailing it in this year. Literally and figuratively. Step 1: Defect From Homemade Land A year ago, one of Teddy’s classmates gave out these adorable dinosaur toys with…

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Thursday, February 7: Valentine’s Day Build a Box ( 11am-12pm) Minion, Monster, Lego Figure, Castle, Unicorn…if your kids have a Valentine’s Day box request that bigger than your artistic capabilities, bring them to CrashWorks! We supply the materials and the know-how, you supply the idea filled kid! Members: $4 Non-Members: 6 More Info: CLICK  …

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Friday, February 1: Player Meet and Greet (5pm-6pm) All government employees on furlough can receive 2 free tickets to the Harlem Gloetrotters game at Kay Yeager Coliseum, February 8, 2019! Stop by the box office with you government ID to get yours! *Meet a Globetrotter *FREE ice cream sundae bar for all kids *Prizes and…

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Financial Peace for Teens

I’ll be the first to admit it. Right out of college and into my first job, I developed some bad spending habits. I relied too heavily on student loans (my husband went on to law school so they were still available to us), I used credit cards like they were free money, and an “emergency”…

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Tuesday, January 22: Pre-School Story Time Children age 3yrs – 5yrs old will be introduced to a variety of authors and illustrators as we practice early literacy skills and foster a love of reading. This is an “open door” storytime – all are welcome. More Info: CLICK Friday, January 25: Movies at the Market, Greatest…

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Tuesday, January 15: Girl’s Night Out at Chili’s Grill & Bar (5:30pm-8:30pm) Are you ready to kick-off 2019 with Wichita Falls Housewives and your girlfriends? Join us for our first #hitcGNO of the year at Chili’s Bar & Grill in Wichita Falls! Great drinks, great food, vendors to shop and network with, what could be…

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I’m so excited to announce a little project I’ve been working on lately…. and the best part is that your child can win a $250 savings account and a $250 for their school’s art program while having fun making art! Basics? Texoma Community Credit Union (TCCU) and TexomaWithKids.com are hosting and sponsoring the first ever Youth…

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