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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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Avoiding Appliance Drain

Lower your electricity bill this month by eliminating all vampire charges. The term, “vampire charges,” refers to all the electricity used by your appliances when they’re plugged in but not in use. This means that – even when your toaster and cellphone charger aren’t being used – they still drain electricity just by being plugged…

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Tuesday, November 28: Christmas Kid’s Cafe – Christmas Spiced Tea & Story Time (10 am – noon) This week at Frank & Joe’s Coffee House, bring the little ones to make a Christmas Spiced Tea in 4oz Mason Jars for you to take home! Your child will get to mix the ingredients, top their Mason Jar…

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Shop Safely On Black Friday!

The weekend that kicks off the pre-holiday shopping frenzy purportedly offers great savings. But, while many aren’t worth the trip to the mall and the crazy-long lines, you can sometimes find a legitimately fantastic bargain. However, Black Friday does pose some serious risks to shoppers, but with the proper safety measures, you can happily join the…

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Monday, November 20: Mom-Day Monday Ornament Making at Odd Duck Coffee (10 am – noon) Bring the littles to make a fun Christmas tree ornament or Thanksgiving turkey door hanger with Sea Monster Designs. Only $5. Kids get to pick from 4 vinyl designs, fill their own plastic ornament with fake snow, tinsel or corn and…

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Divvying up your kid’s allowance into different jars, each with a specific label and purpose, has become pretty standard. Your kids probably have one jar for savings, one for spending and maybe another for giving. (Look here for tips on how to start this with your kiddos!) What most parents and kids omit, though, is…

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Tuesday, November 14: Kid’s Cafe with Balance Yoga Studio at Frank & Joe’s (10:15 am – noon) This will be the ultimate calming Kid’s Cafe where your child will make a Lavender scented eye pillow and learn breathing techniques with the Balance Yoga Instructors! We will start promptly at 10:15 and your child will be…

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Between your turkey, ingredients for the holiday meal and décor to set the ambiance, hosting a Thanksgiving dinner is not cheap. If you’re looking for ways to cut back without compromising on quality, read on for seven easy ways to save on Thanksgiving costs this year.    1.) Verify your guests’ attendance Get an accurate…

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Monday, November 6: Maker Monday (4 – 5 pm) Free STEM based activities for children aged 7-12 years old. Registration is now open. Any spaces left unclaimed by 4:00pm on the day will be filled first come first serve. For more information please call the youth desk 940-767-0868, x4243. More Info: http://wfpl.net/date/maker-monday Tuesday, November 7: Pre-School…

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