Author Archives: Lauren McKechnie

Pictured above: Shrimp & Grits with Greens from the new Karat Bar & Bistro. I definitely didn’t make it myself, but it was fairly diet friendly and the portion was not too big. 😉 It finally happened. I am finally. FINALLY. For the first time in about three years, back under 200 pounds! To catch…

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Do you know about a fun, family-friendly event coming up soon in the Wichita Falls area? Please share it with us!!! Fill out this form or email us at TexomaWithKids@TexomaCU.com to be featured on our calendar and in our weekly events blog post! Tuesday, January 16: Kids’ Cafe with Smith Gardentown at Frank & Joe’s…

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I’d like to take this opportunity to brag on how stinkin’ awesome my husband is sometimes. He’s the only one in our family that can actually put a decent meal together, so he’s been helping me with my eating makeover. One of my favorite meals is a burrito bowl from Chipotle or Qdoba – with…

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There’s not a TON of events going on this time of year – I think because everyone is still recovering from the holidays, and the weather is turning us all into hermits. BUT, if you’re wanting to get out and about, I’ve devised the best Saturday ever. Ready for it? Dad + Kids go here…

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Monday, December 18: Luminarie Mom-Day Monday at Odd Duck Coffee (3 – 6 pm) Join us in decorating white paper bags for the Candle Walk Event or even take them with you to decorate your own homes! We will show the littles, and anyone else, how to make paper luminary bags. If you leave your…

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Now through Friday, December 15: (FREE) Santa’s Mailbox Children of all ages can mail their letters to Santa in the colorful mailbox at the MSU Fantasy of Lights. Send a self-addressed, stamped envelope with your letter to Santa, and he will personally answer each letter. MSU Fantasy of Lights, 3400 Taft Blvd. (mailbox located next…

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Tuesday, December 5: CMN Night at Polar Express (6 – 10 pm) If you’re going to take the Polar Express this year, THIS is the night! All Aboard the Polar Express for Children’s Miracle Network at United Regional! See the wonderful Christmas lights throughout the beautiful Country Club neighborhood and make Miracles Happen. All proceeds…

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Get excited!! Our sponsors at Texoma Community Credit Union have donated 40 tickets, just for Texoma With Kids readers, to ElectriCritters at River Bend Nature Center for us to give away on the blog this week! We will be bundling them into packs of four, so there will be ten chances to win for your…

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