This time of year can either build you up to new heights, or wear you down into seasonal depression. Between gift shopping, hosting the family gathering, cooking, and decorating; the to-do list is never ending. If you are already yelling, “God bless us, everyone” to strangers, good job. You’re a holiday superstar. If you are part of the other 98% of humanity, read on. Here are a handful of tips to remain calm while spending holidays with the family.
The word people don’t like to say out loud – Suicide. It’s dark, it’s uncomfortable, it’s socially unacceptable, yet it’s a serious issue across the country with case numbers on the rise. In 2015, suicide was the 2nd leading cause of death for young people aged 15 to 34, and the 3rd leading cause of […]
Dirk and I are proud homeowners in the Helm Farm neighborhood. We recently became friends with one of our neighbors, Cassidy, who has been working diligently to revive our Neighborhood Association. We met Cassidy on a cold and rainy April morning in 2019. She literally HAND DELIVERED invitations to a neighborhood “litter blitz” asking for […]
School may be in session, but the summer’s not over yet! We’re squeezing in every last bit of summertime adventures before the leaves fall and the days become shorter. With temps continuing to hover in the mid-to-high 80’s, there’s still time to make a splash in the Little Niagra Falls at the Chickasaw National Recreation […]
Also known as “Little Niagra,” the Chickasaw National Recreation Area located in Sulphur, OK is one of our very favorite (and FREE) local-ish day trip spots. Just 1 hr south of OKC straight down I-35 to the Davis exit, then head east for another 20 minutes and you land directly at the entrance to the […]
You’ve settled into your new home. Decorations, furniture and photographs have breathed life into an empty structure. But, something is missing. No, it’s not that fancy new pressure cooker. It’s the heart, soul and charm of a family unit. Maybe the one thing you’re missing is the patter of little paws. Pets can make a […]
Our pets swell our hearts and brighten our days. We can’t imagine a morning without those uncorrupted eyes greeting us. Not to mention those button noses. So, why not immortalize them through a custom art piece? The artists listed below are worth every ounce of their salt. In other words, these are the paint slingers that can handle any pet portrait you could throw at them!
1. Festival of Lights – Chickasha This Christmas tradition has been designated as one of the top ten light displays in the nation. It features 3.5 million shimmering lights. Celebrate the holiday cheer with over four miles of lighted walkways and a jaw-dropping 172-ft Christmas tree (which can famously be seen for miles). DIRECTIONS: From […]
Whether it’s part of your morning ritual, or your afternoon pick-me-up, coffee is the “GO-JUICE” for many hardworking okies. We love coffee, but sometimes the Keurig or the 7-11 cappuccino just doesn’t cut it. We’ve put together a list of 10 OKC coffee spots where you can grab a hot (or cold) cup of joe, […]
Downtown Edmond Has it All! Downtown Edmond is bustling with quaint shops and restaurants. Public sculptures grace the sidewalks for all to enjoy. However, we’re here to talk about shopping. A small stretch of North Broadway can cover almost all of your shopping needs. In this post, we’ll cover a few of the shops that we […]
AMF Boulevard Lanes AMF Boulevard Lanes offers traditional bowling on 40 lanes and features a new flooring package and a recently repainted interior. Relax in our huge lounge that includes a dance floor as well as ample seating, or you can challenge your friends to pool on one of four billiard tables. Arcade-style video games […]
Dust Off Those Clubs! Edmond has become one of Oklahoma’s Golfing havens. In such a small community, there are always new opportunities to play this relaxing sport. Neighborhoods are built around the game and allow for beautiful views of lush fairways. In fact, a quick internet search brings up a myriad of chances to tackle […]
Arctic Edge Ice Arena Have fun on the ice at Arctic Edge Ice Arena in Edmond, OK. Ice skating is fun for all ages, whether it’s for a birthday party, private lessons, or hockey. Visit the Arctic Edge Ice Arena website for more information. 14613 N Kelly Ave Oklahoma City, OK 73013 Phone: 405-748-5454
Mitch Park This park features two playgrounds, a disc golf course, two basketball courts, exercise station, volleyball court, skate park, amphitheater, and athletic complex. YMCA Now Open! February 3, 2014; The new YMCA in Mitch Park is scheduled to open early 2014. A beautiful $22.5 million +, 105,000 sq ft facility along with traditional YMCA […]
This park features three playgrounds, a volleyball court, exercise station, kids’ fishing pond, stage, and an athletic complex. Also offering outdoor summer concerts in the park. Visit the Edmond, OK website for more details and calendar of events. Hafer Park located north of Edmond Rd. on Bryant Ave.
Legacy Sports Facility Learn the game of baseball… the RIGHT way! Anchored by coaches with years of collegiate and professional experience. Baseball Summer Camps One-on-one instructional lessons allow each player to improve their skills in different fundamental areas. Improve your skills by requesting a private lesson! 13800 Santa Fe Crossing Dr. Edmond, OK 73013 (405) […]