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Portion it Yourself!

Grocery shopping is fourth on the list of five things Americans spend most of their money on. There’s no need to make your bills even higher by purchasing pre-portioned foods for a quick-packed lunch. Buying small bags of chips instead of one family-sized bag, or a single-portion bag of baby carrots instead of a larger…

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Yesterday, I saw this on Pinterest: Does it feel like essential oils are showing up EVERYWHERE lately? I mean, seriously, in your CAR? Am I the only one that thinks all that humidifying near electronics in your driver’s console is a bad idea? But it got me thinking. One of our guest bloggers, Chelsea Patterson,…

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New Year, New TWK!

2017 is here! It’s the time of year that everyone gives some serious thought to the things in their life that they’d like to give a fresh start to. And since I will be the new blog host for this next year, I wanted to share with you some ideas and inspiration I’ve had for doing something…

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Passing the Torch

I’ve sat down to type this out so many types. It’s been written in my head for days, weeks, but to actually put my fingers on the keyboard makes it real, and that makes me a little sad. Saying goodbye is always hard. I grew up in a military town and spent my entire childhood…

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It’s A Beautiful World

Military Mamas: Have you seen this yet?   I must admit as a non-military family, our travel experience is comparatively limited to so many families here in Wichita Falls. And while I have relocated about four times in my life, I’ve basically just bounced from one Texas city to the next (and back again).  But I am someone…

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Thanksgiving Faves

Every year at Thanksgiving my grandma made a fruit ambrosia. Now, as an adult, it doesn’t feel like Thanksgiving without it. Fruit ambrosia is basically just a fancy name for fruit cocktail in whipped cream, but hey, her whipped cream was home made! What recipe do you feel like is a must have at Thanksgiving?…

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Turkey Brine

Alton Brown is my Food Network hero. I would probably do anything that man told me to do in regards to food. Cover a 3D printed duck in blue chalk and kosher salt before eating it at room temperature? Done. He is a genius. If this were a different time we’d make him a demi-god…

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Well, it WAS starting to feel like Fall! I guess nothing truly says “Fall in Texoma” like a nice spike in temperature! This past weekend my family took advantage of the gorgeous “fall” weather and decided to head out to Lucy Park! If you aren’t taking advantage of this awesome area attraction, you’re missing out!…

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Veteran’s Day Freebies

*This is by no means an exhaustive list. If you know of something to be added, please send me the link! **Details listed are not guaranteed. Participation varies by location. Who doesn’t love freebies?! Veterans, enjoy your day! Applebees – Offering a free meal from a limited menu (choice of Butcher’s Meat and Potatoes, Oriental…

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Please remember to always double check that events have not been cancelled or changed before leaving. This page is not always updated with cancellations/rescheduled events.   Monday, October 31, 4-5p YOUTH DRAWING AT THE KEMP $10 Home 1   Tuesday, November 1, 10:30-11a PRE-SCHOOL STORY TIME AT WFPL http://www.wfpl.net/date/halloween-parade   Tuesday, November 1, 4-5p YOUTH…

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