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It can be difficult to find something everyone enjoys doing. You’re trying to keep peace without making family time feel like a chore. What can you do to keep everyone happily spending time together without running up a huge credit card bill? These five activities can help all of you keep the Christmas spirit in…

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With crowded stores and an ever-growing list of people to shop for, it’s easy to get overwhelmed and to overspend on your holiday shopping. No worries, though; we’ve got you covered! Read on for pre-and post-holiday tips and have yourself a jolly December without breaking the bank. 6 Pre-Holidays Tips: 1. Revise your gift list…

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Football has begun, the leaves are changing and the kids are back in school. Clearly, it’s time to start thinking about Christmas. Some of you are reading this on your phone while waiting in line at Starbucks, preparing to buy your first Pumpkin Spice Latte of the season, but it’s time to start thinking of…

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Wednesday, October 25: Sing & Sign Story Time at Frank & Joe’s (10 – 11 am) We’re bringing Sing & Sign Storytime with Kathryn to Frank & Joe’s!  This time will involve a story, learning sign language that relates to the book, plus a craft! Each month will be a different theme, with this month’s…

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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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