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July-August 2015 Issue - School's in Session

Jul 21, 2015 03:53AM ● Published by Kevin

It's always amazing to see how quickly we jump to the next phase or season of the year. "Christmas in July," or "Back to School Sales" starting before the official beginning of summer ... We're constantly on the move! Regardless, we here at Mansfield Magazine, just like many of our readers out there, are preparing to get back to the grind and leave the summer behind in our memories.

In our July-August issue, we've got tons of tips specifically centered around our kids. To start, we feature the Friends of the Mansfield Public Library in our community spotlight. This volunteer organization helps the library be its very best to help support not only our kids but our community the effort for more involvement and reading advocacy.

Carol Ritchie comes back with another installment of Cookin' With Carol, this time helping us whip up a perfect "care package" for our college-aged kids. Nothing says "love and miss you" like a little taste from home!

Speaking of college, Laurie Fox writes about first-timers and the adjustment to life on their own. It's a great read from our HomeStyle section!

We also have some special health & wellness and lawn & garden tips from area experts. Your mouth will water when you read our Local Flavor piece this month, highlighting Mo's Best Eatery.

Finally, Your Neighbor focuses on an area resident who volunteers his time alongside his therapy dog to bring joy throughout the Metroplex.

All of this, plus some great online-exclusive content to tide you over until the next edition of Mansfield Magazine!

Browse around for articles and information on everything you need to know about the local community and let us know what you’d like to see more of! 

Friends of the Mansfield Public Library Do It by the Book - Jul 20 2015 0456AM

Friends of the Mansfield Public Library Do It by the Book

This group of volunteers works diligently to fundraise, promote and advocate for the library in Mansfield. Read More » 

Cookin With Carol Back to School Care Packages - Jul 18 2015 0158PM

Cookin' With Carol: Back to School Care Packages

Creating the perfect care package for your young loved one on their own... Read More » 

  

An Ounce of Prevention - Jul 20 2015 0919AM

An Ounce of Prevention

Preventing and treating sports injuries in kids. Read More » 

 

HomeStyle A New Curriculum - Jul 18 2015 0205PM

HomeStyle: A New Curriculum

Helping your kids make the transition to college life. Read More » 

 

Plants That Make A Point - Jul 18 2015 0227PM

Plants That Make A Point

Barrier plants can provide protection and beauty. Read More » 

 

Local Flavor Eaty Meaty Mighty Mos - Jul 21 2015 0335AM

Local Flavor: Eaty, Meaty, Mighty Mo’s

Mo’s Best Eatery brings flair of East Coast to South Arlington. Read More » 

 

Photo courtesy of Daydream Photography

Your Neighbor: Steve Burn and Max are a Dynamic Duo for Good

Now retired and living in Arlington, Your Neighbor, Steve Burn, volunteers much of his time working with Max, his registered pet therapy dog. Read More » 

 Web Extras

Photo courtesy of Mansfield ISD

Web Extra: Fall Library Activities

There's always something to do at the library. A list of fall happenings can be found here! Read More » 

 

Web Extra Make a Southwest Turkey Wrap at Home - Jul 18 2015 0154PM

Web Extra: Make a Southwest Turkey Wrap at Home

Cookin' With Carol provides a bonus recipe! Read More » 

 

Web Extra Mansfield-area Personal Training and Physical Therapy Facilities - Jul 20 2015 0537AM

Web Extra: Mansfield-area Personal Training and Physical Therapy Facilities

Want to keep your kids from injury? Do you have a nagging muscle ache, yourself? Mansfield Magazine's got you covered with our list of local facilities as this bonus content to our latest... Read More » 

 

Greg Yates Photo courtesy of Texas AM

MHS Alum Yates Turns Pro, Performing Well

Greg Yates, graduate of Mansfield High School, and most recently, Texas A&M this year, joined golf's professional ranks at the end of May. Read More » 

 

Tobi Fawehinmi of the United States competes in the Mens 200m - T46 heats on day 2 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 31 2012 in London England Photo courtesy of Julian FinneyGetty Images Europe

Summit Alumnus Sets World Record

Mansfield native has had a great year, competing for University of Texas-Arlington and Team USA. Read More » 

 

Mansfield High Alumna Debuts First EP Album and Music Video - Feb 26 2015 0252PM

Mansfield High Alumna Debuts First EP Album and Music Video

Shaina Rhodes, class of 2006, made the big move to Music City from Mansfield just one year ago, and has now released her self-titled EP, along with a music video of single "Raisin' Hell." Read More » 

 

915 Glen Abbey Drive Photo courtesy of Realtorcom

Mansfield Homes For Sale: Bull-nose Corners, Huge Storage Shed and More

A look around the local neighborhoods at homes still on the market. Read More » 

 

Web Extra 2015 Top Foodie Cities - Jul 21 2015 0329AM

Web Extra: 2015 Top Foodie Cities

From the East Coast to the Metroplex, our Local Flavor story in this print edition featured Mo's Best Eatery. We decided to compile a web list of top food cities in the U.S. Bon Appetit! Read More » 

Photo courtesy of Steve Burn

Web Extra: For A Good Paws

Here’s more of our conversation with Burn that was not included in the previous issue of Mansfield Magazine. Read More » 

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