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Claire Hickey

Claire Hickey
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Claire has held a Texas Cosmetology License, Certification in Surgical Technology and has decorated cakes professionally. She believes that life is a banquet to be experienced and wants to learn and do as much as possible while she’s here. This Stay @ Home Mom has always loved to write and thanks to the Communities Digital News has got her chance. Her curiosity and writing lead her to create her column based on “garbage in garbage out” theory to provide interesting and thought provoking pieces that enrich her readers. A proud member of the Greater Fort Worth Writer’s Group she is currently working on her first novel.

Vacation 2016: plan now for summer adventures

FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 12, 2016 — Happy New Year one and all! It is time for new beginnings and the chance to try...

All that is merry and bright: A history of Christmas lights

Many a light hanger has pulled their hair out over the years in frustration while at the task. Why do we do this anyway? Where did it start?

Chanukah and Christmas: celebrating the defeat of darkness

FORT WORTH, Texas, November 30, 2015 — Sunday, December 6, is the first day of the Festival of Lights or Chanukah. Raised as a Christian,...

Holiday cleaning: The kitchen

It’s a labor of love for those of us who cook and bake a lot during the holidays but with these tips you won't labor so hard trying to keep it all clean..

Recipe: Zio Kenny’s Italian Chili

Don’t let the spicy tomato sauce and spice hot chili beans scare you off. This has just a bit of a bite to it and it’s good.

Holiday house cleaning: bathrooms

FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 11, 2015 — Now that the Halloween decorations have been put away, it’s time to start thinking about the holidays....

Eight things to do in Fort Worth in November

Fort Worth offers a variety of things to do in November.

Autumn comfort food recipes for stew, risotto and sauteed vegetables

We all have those special recipes from our mothers and grandmothers that spell L-O-V-E and bring back pleasant memories of crisp autumn days and warm meals that nourish our souls.

Deadliest Catch, The Bait, and an opportunity worthy of a ‘Bucket List’

An unexpected invitation landed one woman on her favorite TV show

Skokie, Nazis and the First Amendment: Freedom of Speech on trial

Almost forty years ago, there was another fight to censor an offensive flag and more

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