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Back To School Shopping On A Budget

In Shopping by FOL Editor

Frisco, TX-  August 4, 2009- Kids always want to look hip returning to school, but being cool, trendy and fashionable can be very expensive.  It does not have to be.  Last year families spent an average of $594.24 on their back-to-school shopping for the latest trends, typically hitting the mall and major department stores.  However, in these times of tight …

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Texas Democratic Women of Collin County (TDWCC) Meeting Announcement

In Networking by FOL Editor

The TDWCC will hold their monthly meeting the fourth Monday of August on the topic of healthcare in Collin County.     Monthly Meeting and Program The Healthcare Committee of Collin County (HCCC) will present the program on healthcare issues in Collin County and ways to support the committee’s efforts.  Monday, August 24, 2009 at 6:45pm Collin College Preston Ridge – 9700 Wade Blvd, …

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LibraryThing for Libraries Makes Searching for a Book Fun !

In Living by FOL Editor

Have you ever wished that the library catalog was a little more like a bookseller’s website—with suggestions for similar titles, lists of other editions, customer reviews of titles, and maybe even tags (keywords)? Good news! Now it is. The Frisco Public Library has partnered with LibraryThing for Libraries to provide features that make browsing the catalog fun and rewarding. You’ll …

Craig Ranch Hosts Cooper Summer Sprint Triathlon

In Health & Fitness by FOL Editor

More than 500 participants will compete in the Cooper Summer Sprint Triathlon at Craig Ranch. The mini triathlon consists of a 350 meter swim, 12 mile bike ride and 5K run. A free post-race breakfast will be served poolside to all race finishers at Tenley’s Café inside the Cooper Fitness Center at Craig Ranch. Awards will be given to the …

Texas Democratic Women of Collin County (TDWCC) Meeting Announcement

In Networking by FOL Editor

The TDWCC will hold their monthly meeting the fourth Monday of July on the topic of the state of sexuality education in Texas. Monthly Meeting and ProgramJust Say Don’t KNOw – the State of Sexuality Education in TexasMonday, July 27, 2009 at 6:45pmCollin College Preston Ridge – 9700 Wade Blvd, FriscoFounders Hall, Rm F148 Kathy Miller, President/Executive Director of Texas …

Extreme Summer Heat May Bring Health Problems

In Health & Fitness by FOL Editor

Frisco, July 14, 2009-Summer’s scorching temperatures and longer days give us more opportunities to be outside enjoying ourselves. As the temperatures rise and the humidity soars, you may start hearing the weather stations talk about the “heat index.” A heat index tells the temperature your body feels when the actual air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. This means …

Panache at Home Hosts Light and Lively Design Seminar

In Around The House by FOL Editor

07/16/2009 (Frisco, Texas) July 14, 2009 – Panache at Home, a Frisco favorite for home décor and accessories, will host a Light and Lively Design Seminar on July 22, 2009, at 7:00 p.m. at their new home at The Shops at Starwood in Frisco. Known for “everything beautiful for the home,” Panache at Home spent five years at the nearby …