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Get in the Holiday Spirit With the Heard Museum This Weekend

Rowlett BubbleLife iReporter 12/11 12:54A Stephanie Jennings
Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary in McKinney, Texas invites you to join us for two evenings of family fun on December 15 and 16 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. during Holidays at the Heard . This...

Secret Santa Gift Ideas That Are Under $20

Rowlett BubbleLife iReporter 12/8 3:00A Riley Heruska
So, you got assigned a name for your workplace's Secret Santa party, and you've put shopping off until the last minute. You don't want to resign yourself to another easy but boring gift like a...

15 Practically Free Holiday Activities for Your Family

Rowlett BubbleLife iReporter 12/7 3:00A Riley Heruska
The holidays can take a real toll on your wallet, so sometimes it's nice to engage in a few festivities that don't cost much. Need a few ideas? Here's a list of holiday-themed activities that will...

The Dallas Arboretum: How To Protect Your Plants This Winter

Rowlett BubbleLife iReporter 12/7 2:56A Juliette DC
With freezing weather approaching, it is important to take precautions to ensure your plants are protected from extreme weather conditions.  Following a few simple steps prescribed by Dave Forehand,...

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Looking Forward

Rowlett High School Calendar 12/11 6:54A
Parents check out what your students will be studying for the upcoming semester.

Early release day

Rowlett High School Calendar 12/11 6:22A
District-wide early release day, December 15

Holiday class parties

Rowlett High School Calendar 12/11 6:14A
Students in K through 5 are ready to celebrate.

Semester Test Schedules

Rowlett High School Calendar 12/11 2:08A
This week marks the end of the Fall Semester. We will be testing on Wed-Thurs-and Friday of this week

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The Dallas Girl’s Guide To Holiday Gifts

DFW Style Daily 12/11 3:00A Amber LaFrance
We ve rounded up the best gifts for every fashion girl in your life. The best part? They re all available right here in DFW. Read on for our favs from brand new shops along...

Unbranded is back and better in Downtown Dallas

DFW Style Daily 11/29 3:00A Ashley Kumah
If you haven’t attended an Unbranded event, here is your chance as the popular pop up shop returns for its fourth consecutive year in downtown Dallas. Yes, you heard right....

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NFL Sunday Best: Former TXHSFB Stars Who Stood Out In Week 14

Texas HS Football News 12/11 7:15A Tony Venegas | tvenegas@texashsf
Photo: Robert Deutsch/USA TODAY Sports WR Marquise Goodwin- (Rowlett, San Francisco 49ers) Goodwin was the leading receiver... more The post NFL Sunday Best: Former TXHSFB Stars Who Stood Out In Week...

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Staffers unhappy with company wellness programs

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 12/8 2:39A Anne Stych
U.S. employee attitudes about workplace health and well-being programs have become more negative over time, but more employers are recognizing the importance of supporting...

No hormone-based contraceptive risk-free, study finds

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 12/7 2:51A Anne Stych
New birth control methods that use lower doses of hormones to prevent pregnancy still increase a woman’s risk of breast cancer by 20 percent, according to a study of 1.8...

FDA seeks new ways to unhook smokers

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 12/6 2:33A Anne Stych
If your New Year’s resolution is to quit smoking, good luck: It’s one of the most difficult goals to achieve. In fact, only 15 percent of people who try to quit smoking are...

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Holiday at the Arboretum

EatGreenDFW iPhone Reporter 12/10 6:00A Bernice Butler
Holiday at the Arboretum, from November 4 to January 7 at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden has added an Elf movie night, karaoke, a toy soldier stilt walker and a display of 800 nutcrackers...

Christmas Prairie Lights Are an Annual Tradition

EatGreenDFW iPhone Reporter 12/8 2:00A Bernice Butler
Prairie Lights takes visitors on a two-mile drive featuring 4 million lights that drew 230,000 visitors in 2016 and will be better than ever in 2017 with new custom displays and attractions with...

Is Capitalism a Barrier to Food Justice?

Civil Eats 12/7 9:00P Claire Luchette
No consumer, farmer, or activist participates in the food system without also participating in capitalism. To Eric Holt-Giménez, the director of Food First , this is a basic...

Grain Mills Can Be Cornerstones of Local Food Economies

Civil Eats 12/5 9:00P Lela Nargi
Mark Fischer surveys the boxes of organic Redeemer wheat sitting on the worn wood floorboards of his Castle Valley Mill , awaiting pickup. Like most of the grains Fischer cleans and grinds here on the...

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The best conversations on facebook this month . . .

Rage Against the Minivan 12/11 10:24P noreply@blogger.com (Kristen How
I love my facebook community. You guys are always keeping me on my toes and making me think. Here are a few of the best discussions from the past few weeks . . . There are two kinds of people at...

Printable Christmas Doodle Book

Frugal Fun For Boys 12/11 4:57P Sarah
Here s a fun drawing activity with a holiday flair!  This printable Christmas Doodle Book will keep kids busy drawing ornaments, designing stockings, decorating snowmen, and...

8 Favorite Christmas Crafts & How-Tos

Design Mom 12/11 8:51A Design Mom
Right about this time every December, I start feeling crafty. My tree is up, my decorations are set, most of my shopping for the kids is done — and I get the craving for a project. This year, I really...

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