Author Archives: Lauren McKechnie

You may have noticed I’ve taken a little bit of a step back from blogging lately. We have so many amazing guest bloggers carrying the torch right now, I feel like I’ve left the blog in very good hands, and have so enjoyed reading about their lives and unique experiences. I did, however, have something…

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There is so much to be stressed about right now, but here are a handful of things I saw yesterday that made me feel the love for our community. Two examples of Texoma’s resilience and sense of humor: One thing that absolutely melted my heart: What have you seen lately? Share in the comments so…

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Pictured: Teddy in 2018, already ready to BE THE BOSS! 😉 I’m very excited to share that Lemonade Day Wichita Falls is coming back for its SIXTH year, and it’s my third year to be involved in an official capacity! (To be specific, my employer, Texoma Community Credit Union, became the title sponsor in 2018,…

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All Aboard for 2020!

Photo Credit: RedBubble At this point, people, it’s pathological. Every single year I tell myself no new commitments. I swear up and down I will not make myself more insanely busy and focus on some self-care. Remember my resolution way back in 2018? Yeah, that’s still not happening. Since then, I’ve quit nothing. I actually…

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I’m very excited to share this cool (and FREE!) opportunity for kids in our area – all thanks to the awesome people at the Arts Council, and our sponsors at Texoma Community Credit Union. (Full Disclosure: I work at TCCU and serve as a volunteer Board Member for the nonprofit Arts Council.) Poetry can be…

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It’s baaaack!!!! I’m so excited to share we’re sponsoring this for a second year – here’s all the update details for 2020. One of the biggest changes from last year? MORE prizes = more money for your kids and your schools!! Basics? Texoma Community Credit Union (TCCU) and TexomaWithKids.com are hosting and sponsoring the first…

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DIY Halloween Decor Ideas

Don’t blow big bucks on your Halloween décor when you can DIY for a fraction of the price! Check out our list of creative, fun and inexpensive projects to make your home the spookiest haunt on the block.   1. The mummified door All you need for turning your front door into a bona fide…

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