Author Archives: Erica Easter-Arevalo

I just discovered something that I had but I never used, until now.  A few years ago, I went junking (my late mother’s word for thrifting) and found a goody bag full of randoms. I saw the cutest erasers that I could use in the classroom, so I bought the bag and took it home.…

Read More

Growing up in Wichita Falls was so much fun. In the summer, my family and I would enjoy walks in the evening that usually ended up at Kmart (Atwoods now). We would browse a little and if the price was right my mama would buy our dinner at the cafeteria there. The blue plate specials…

Read More

Have you seen the latest summer challenges on social media? I am currently trying to get fit and take my health seriously (one day at a time). I recently saw some challenges that might interest others to do the same, so I thought I would share! Ventures Endurance has races of all kinds you and…

Read More

Summer Fun & Easy Recipes

Summertime is about family fun, effortless cooking, and simply chilling out. Here is what we love to do: Family Fun: Paint Sample Scavenger Hunt Go to your nearest store that has paint samples in different colors. Pick up primary colors and some that are a unique blend. Gather your family. You can pick teams or…

Read More

One day as I was taking a quick minute for myself, I was scrolling social media. I scrolled past many tutorials, history tidbits, and cats terrorizing their owners (I am not a fan of cats but delight in watching their mischievous ways) there was a Buzzfeed video. I missed the beginning but saw the question…

Read More

When May and June hit I am an absolute mess! I love seeing children and adults graduate. Last year was hard on everybody.  I am so glad that the children and adults showed grit and resilience to overcome these challenges. It was not easy for some that had problems adjusting to isolation, mental health, or…

Read More

Are you a native of Wichita Falls? I am not a native of Wichita Falls. I came here originally to go to college at MSU, then returned after completing law school to start my job at the District Attorney’s Office. What is your job and when did you know it was right for you? I…

Read More

Did you know that there is a National Prom Day? I didn’t even know that it existed. As I was reading about the day, it brought back memories of me and my prom years, way back in 19–, yea well those days.   I remember how I was excited just to be asked.  I remember coming home…

Read More