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A blast from the past

A blast from the past

December 31, 2019

Another decade will soon enter the past as 2020 begins. Memories shared are left behind in the 2010s. As fast as time moves, it’s easy for people to not realize what significant events occurred within the past few years. It's possible they haven’t even noticed that an entire decade will soon be i...

Lies that parents tell

Lies that parents tell

December 17, 2019

We all remember the horror we felt when our older sibling sneered down at us and told us that Santa Claus wasn’t real, or when we realized that our parents don’t have hidden cameras monitoring our every move so we stay in line, or that parents don’t possess a magical ability to know when we’re ly...

Rekindle Christmas

Rekindle Christmas

December 16, 2019

Far too often, the surreal Christmas experience fades away with childhood and teenagers are left in the holiday season reminiscing on their childhood experiences. As we age, it’s easy to see how Christmas is geared towards children. Trips to visit the local mall Santa or browsing the toy aisle are c...

Holly jolly season creeping closer

Holly jolly season creeping closer

December 10, 2019

Christmas is a holiday that is loved and adored by most people, but in recent years, Christmas has found its way into other months, obliterating other holidays and their meanings. Seeing stores and television promote the winter holiday earlier and earlier each year has made other holidays seem like a...

Shop till you drop

Shop till you drop

November 29, 2019

The day has come: Black Friday. It’s the holiday that best embodies the spirit of giving. So grab your dearest family and friends to celebrate the beginning of the Christmas season by brawling with someone over a Dyson that is only an extra 5% off. Here are some tips and tricks to survive the blood...

Haunted tales of a hotel

Haunted tales of a hotel

November 1, 2019

The empty streets leave silence lurking across Jefferson, Texas. Old, abandoned buildings creek in the depth of the night. China dolls glare at you through the glass of rundown flea markets. Jefferson is one of the few places where its history can be seen by simply walking through the city. Horse carriag...

Date on Scares

Date on Scares

October 31, 2019

The old time tradition of going out on the night of October 31st, dressing up in scary costumes and going door to door asking for candy started in America in the 1950s. Generation after generation, people wait all year for that fateful night of October 31st to play their tricks and receive their treats...

Clowning around

Clowning around

October 17, 2019

Most Americans knows about the year of the clown, 2016. People ran around waving knives dressed up as clowns, hence  the name “killer clowns.” From wearing clown masks to robbing stores to chasing young children away from their bus stops, these clowns did it all.  After these occurrences, states such as Mich...

As luck would have it

As luck would have it

September 13, 2019

Cross your fingers, knock on wood, step on a crack and you’ll break your mother’s back. From hopeful wishes upon stars to unlucky black cats crossing your path, superstitions have defined society for centuries. Each culture has their own beliefs that define them. Some are thought to bring good luck ...

Deals on Thrills

Deals on Thrills

May 20, 2019

As summertime approaches, some may find themselves looking at their empty calendars as they begin to think about all of the exciting vacations they desire. The only problem is that a majority of the places they want to travel to are far beyond their budgets. However, the perfect affordable vacation ful...

Remedies to become festive

Remedies to become festive

December 15, 2018

A warm fire is burning. Presents sit under the Christmas tree waiting to be opened. You hold hot chocolate while watching snowflakes fall outside. Christmas is a cherished time of the year, but it can be hard to feel festive. Here are some ways to truly get into the Christmas spirit. Christmas movies ...

Nutcracker excitement

Nutcracker excitement

November 30, 2018

Pointe shoes tap across the wooden stage as boys and girls portray a special Christmas scene. Snowflakes and Spanish dancers turn round and round as the music plays out. This is what dancers look forward to all year. This is “The Nutcracker.” For decades, “The Nutcracker” has been a Texarkana holiday t...

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