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Giving Meaning to the Season

The holidays are full of traditions: cards and parties and dinners and lights. For most, these are all celebrations of our families and, for some of us, our faith. As a time to take account of all of our blessings , the Norris household looks forward to the holiday season for many reasons, one of them being the opportunity […]

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Christmas in Cowtown: T-H-E Shopping Event of the Year

In November, I’m heading to Houston to join my close friend and a group of fun ladies as they embark upon Houston’s Super Bowl of holiday market shopping, the Nutcracker Market. Literally, there will be tailgating, there will be a half time, there will be celebration dances, and there will be a detailed, scrutinizing recap. […]

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Who usually chooses a side of fruit instead of the cookie? This cute little guy.

Make a Happy Plate: Eat Real Food

At the beginning of this year, I decided I was going to shake things up in the kitchen. My family, through my meal planning, had come victim to the everyday casserole–the same seven recipes, usually quick fixes, rotating throughout the week. Being a longtime foodie, I became aware of the fact I wasn’t enjoying eating. […]

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north texas day of giving 2014

North Texas Day of Giving 2014

This past spring, an old friend’s new baby was born under distress. He found his family at the Ronald McDonald House, his precious infant in NICU. Doing only what we knew we could to help, a group of us gathered together a gift basket of goodies. I asked my then 3-year-old to come with me […]

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Fort Worth offers take-home CPR course.

Life Lesson: Learn to Save a Life in 20 Minutes

When Deborah Krauser and her team at the Fort Worth Emergency Services Collaborative questioned why Fort Worth has a 7 percent survival rate when it comes to cardiac arrest episodes, they found the answer in sister cities across the nation. “We looked at other metropolitan areas and asked, ‘What are they doing different? Why is the […]

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