Support Statewide Hearing and Win Tickets to See the Rangers

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By the age of 65, one out of three people experience hearing loss.  Because of this, hearing health services are in high demand!  In an effort to raise awareness, hear this... Connect Hearing, part of a global network of innovators in hearing health care, has teamed up with the Texas Rangers to encourage people to take advantage of the clinic's free hearing evaluations.  With each completed hearing evaluation, you will earn a … [Read more...]

Fun and Easy Paper Towel Butterfly Craft

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Spring might be a few months away, but the beauty of a butterfly is always welcomed!  Before the summer comes to an end, we went outside for a fun (and super easy) kid's craft using three common items you may already have in your kitchen: Viva Vantage paper towels (I found mine at Walmart), water in a spray bottle and markers!  I like to use the Viva Vantage paper towels because I can allow my children to choose the size of their … [Read more...]

Quick and Easy Microwave Cinnamon Apples

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With the holidays right around the corner, I have a desire to start them a few months early.  Two of my favorite fall foods and scents are long overdue: pumpkin and apples. I could eat these two items year round, though they both seem more popular from September to November.  But it's August and I'm not waiting much longer to indulge in a little fall treat. I came up with a way to make a quick and easy cinnamon apple recipe that … [Read more...]

Make Memories With Ice Cream Treats from Walgreens

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My all time favorite treat is undoubtedly ice cream.  I have one fond memory of my parents taking me out for a banana split when I was about 10 years old.  Because I asked for that banana split over and over, the day finally came when I was surprised with a trip to the ice cream parlor in our city! Now, almost 25 years later, I still like ice cream.  And banana splits.  And my children do, too!  Ice cream brings me … [Read more...]

Great Clips Helps Parents and Teachers for Back-to-School‏

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Over the years, I have been bringing my boys to Great Clips for their monthly haircut.  I nearly fell off my chair when they implemented the Great Clips app... making wait times minimal with the online check-in! I, for one, don't like to wait for anything - especially a hair cut!  If I can save time with a few simple clicks, count me in! Even when I was away on a press trip, my husband was able to visit the Great Clips website to … [Read more...]

Dine at Mi Cocina For Tex Mex in The Woodlands

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I like to visit The Woodlands, TX for the shopping, the atmosphere and the food.  Since mexican food is my guilty pleasure, I was excited to see that Mi Cocina was on my list of places to eat for dinner during a recent press trip. Mi Cocina serves traditional Tex~Mex cuisine using the freshest, finest ingredients available. Every menu item is hand crafted and made fresh daily in the kitchens - from rice to beans to salsa to the tortilla … [Read more...]