The Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library has a special event this week: Library Day at Barnes & Noble in Market Heights.
My family has grown by two in the last month. My husband and I have four children and our nephew is living with us while he prepares for college — and then we decided to add two more children who are foreign exchange students.
For those of you who may have missed it, a semblance of sanity has returned to Central Texas.
Oats have been a staple in the traditional American diet for years, and much like the potato has been under scrutiny.
Last week was a tough week for everyone.
One of my favorite things to do with my husband is make a bucket list of the experiences we want to share together. We have done everything from zip lining across the jungle to taking paper Valentine hearts to nursing home residents.
Fall in love with reading at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library.
Fall begins to usher in cooler temperatures and comfort foods synonymous with the season.
Early Saturday afternoon, I was sitting in my car on Knight’s Way in Harker Heights, waiting for the light to change so I could head across the bridge over I-14.
Where has the summer gone? Classes have already begun in the Killeen Independent School District.
The Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library begins the school year with two programs: Mother Goose On The Loose Music Time, and Sit And Knit.
When you hear “chia,” you may immediately think of the well-known green Chia Pets. However, chia seeds have recently become a staple food in health food stores for their promising health benefits.
Activities at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library balance fun and learning for all ages.
It’s August in Texas and it’s HOT! But the heat doesn’t seem to phase quilters.
A couple of weeks ago, I was assigned to interview a couple of football players at a local school.
As you grow older, an active lifestyle is more important than ever.
Summer is winding down, but that is not slowing down the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library.
With the hustle and bustle of back to school approaching, your family might find it challenging to enjoy dinner together, consistently. Putting a healthy dinner on the table and making it one your family will enjoy is not as hard as you might envision.
It’s always unfortunate when a longtime local eating establishment closes its doors, but I was particularly sad to see Las Casas in Temple close down over the weekend.
Ah, the dog days of summer are here. Last-minute vacations, sweating while shopping in the brutal Texas heat, and purging your house to get rid of the old, making room for the new and reorganizing everything to get ready for the school year.
In our marriages, we often focus on our actions. For example, cooking dinner for our husband or fixing the car for your wife.
Discover the wonder of reading at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library. This is the week for National Book Lovers Day, and to celebrate I am reading a favorite book of mine, “Persepolis,” by Marjane Satrapi, and “Beowulf,” both of which I recommend.
Breakfast is the way to go!
You might laugh — but at the tender age of 27, even us young folks can feel the march of time beginning to wear us down.
Writers and readers are championed this week at the library with activities for each.
When seeking out foods with optimal nutrient content to improve cardiovascular health, look no further than these easy-to-find foods at your local grocery store.
You know you’re getting old when getting out of bed each morning involves taking inventory of all your aches and pains.
For the best of summer fun, the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library is your best bet.
It’s July — vacation time. When packing up for your vacation, make sure you pack your camera.
Hot weather can cause mental and physical fatigue. Therefore, extra care is needed when working and driving. Heat exposure can cause heat-related illness under certain circumstances and happens when the body is not able to cool itself and overheats.
I’m back from the Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference in Grapevine, and what a weekend!
One of the things I love the most about summer is the fresh fruits and vegetables sold at farmer’s markets.
Fantastic Fandom Cosplay is at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today (Friday).
A low-residue diet is a diet designed to reduce the frequency and volume of stools while prolonging intestinal transit time.
There’s a lot to be said for a great dinner out at a favorite restaurant.
What do we really need from our spouse? The answer may surprise us all!
Summer is sizzling, but patrons can keep cool at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library with this week’s programs.
What is gluten?
My favorite description of an artist “finding the muse” comes from Vladimir Nabokov’s 1972 aptly titled essay, “Inspiration.”
Usually diagnosed before symptoms occur, primary biliary cirrhosis, or PBC, is a chronic medical condition that causes inflammation and damage to the bile ducts in the liver; this causes scarring and can lead to cirrhosis.
Summer is the time to take in a performance, join a club, or be inspired by a book at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library.
Well, I might as well let the cat out of the bag. Yes, I did turn 65 on July 3.
I can’t imagine what it would be like to find out I had a life-threatening illness — and the treatment of that illness would force me to put my life on hold for a year or more.
Summertime-inspired creativity is accessible at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library.
I want a mustache.
Yogurt is one of the healthiest, most nutritious and refreshing snacks out there.
When you buy a house, the biggest factor is location, location, location, as the old saying goes.
Eating well doesn’t have to mean spending more money or buying costly “health foods.”
Build yourself a great summer at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library.
When my kids are home during the summer, they act like ravenous little beasts wanting to eat more than the Incredible Hulk. In order to keep my sanity and my money, I have a few tricks up my sleeves.
I’ve often been asked, “What’s the point of getting an English degree?”