Author: Candice Mallory

Banishing the Back to School Blues

Holy Backpacks, Batman! It’s that time. Say it with me……. “ahhhh, FINALLY!” I love to see school let out, the sun sets a little later, kids are smiling and the weather is well… sticky. But let’s be honest, getting back to our normal routine is always nice. Elementary school is hard. Let’s face it. In the beginning, it’s all designer pencils, recess and spelling bees, but it ends with serious test scores, learning an instrument or making the team. Fashion trends and insecurities our youngsters deal with are unfortunately a huge part of school too. There are a few...

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Get free stuff for your birthday in Paris, TX

Everyone likes FREE stuff, right? And if you’re reading this, you obviously have a birthday. Free stuff on your birthday? Heck yes!! In Paris, TX you can feel appreciated and loved on your special day! There’s a list of businesses that have free offers and coupons just for you on your birthday. Ranging from a free Starbucks drink to a free Redbox Rental. Check out the button below! Sign up! Shenaniganz in Greenville offers a rewards program, just text PERK to 31996 Know of any other places in Paris that offer specials or freebies for birthdays? Great! Send us...

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Pine Mountain Trails in Rattan, OK – Day Trippin’ with Candice Mallory

What: Privately Owned ATV Park The Crew: Everybody! (Access to ATV’s needed) The Damage: ~ $5 per person, and ~10 per ATV Check with PMT first Hours: Call Ahead (580-587-2758) Riding is open 24 hours As you arrive at Pine Mountain Trails you’ll need to sign a waiver at the office and pay for the day. Next, look around and you’ll find a great spot for you and the crew to call “home base”. There are several tent and RV spots as well as a cabin. You’ll need to call ahead and check in with Tom and Deb first....

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Day Trip Ideas – Fun Trips You Can Take in a Day

Did you miss one of our “Day Trippin” features? If you’re looking for fun trips you can take in a day then check them out below! Summer is wrapping up, so make the most of the time you have left. Urban Air – for you, the kids, and all the extra’s that come along too. (Rockwall, TX) 903 Brewery – a “day date” hot spot, but still kid and pet friendly too. (Sherman, TX) Mountain Fork River – 2+ people for the day, soak up the sun, and the river (Broken Bow, OK) Do you know other great day...

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Mountain Fork River in Broken Bow, OK – Day Trippin’ with Candice Mallory

What: Tubing the River The Crew: The Whole Gang The Damage: FREE Hours: Suggested to drop your tube no later than 12 p.m. The entire crew packed up and we headed out to Mountain Fork River in Broken Bow, OK. Lots of adults, a few teens and we threw in a couple toddlers…you know, just to keep it interesting! However, this experience is enjoyable, even if it’s just the two of you. You’ll want to leave in time to be on the river by noon. If you decide to float to the waterfall, you’re looking at around 4 hours....

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