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Positive Things to Do in OKC During the Pandemic

Schools closed, restaurant dine-in banned, most sports events and concerts cancelled…what is there to do during this pandemic season in OKC? While this may be shaping up to be the strangest Spring Break Oklahoma has ever seen, you can still enjoy and support OKC. So take a moment, turn off the news or your socialContinue reading “Positive Things to Do in OKC During the Pandemic”

Talimena National Scenic Byway: Tips for Your Trip

I don’t know how I lived so much of my life in Oklahoma without ever hearing about the Talimena National Scenic Byway, but that is unfortunate.  The 54-mile parkway that stretches from Talihina, OK to Mena, Arkansas and the somewhat-adjacent 192-mile hiking trail are gorgeous and especially popular in the fall when the leaf colorsContinue reading “Talimena National Scenic Byway: Tips for Your Trip”

Prix de West: An Artistic Peek into Life in the Wild West

The National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum has long been one of my absolute favorite art museums in Oklahoma. I especially look forward every year to the Prix de West. The Prix de West is a prestigious nationwide Western art competition hosted annually by the Museum and it involves more than 300 pieces of art.Continue reading “Prix de West: An Artistic Peek into Life in the Wild West”

The Inside Scoop on Ice Cream in OKC!

From ice cream and gelato to Thai rolled ice cream and Italian ice, OKC has a wide array of fantastic frozen treats! It’s National Ice Cream Month, so what better time to explore all of these delicious cold and creamy options? Though, to be honest, I can eat ice cream all year round! Support localContinue reading “The Inside Scoop on Ice Cream in OKC!”

American Banjo Museum: Foot Tappin’ Fun for All!

“Pickin’ and grinnin’” is a phrase often associated with banjo playing. I have to admit that my experiences with the American Banjo Museum have only left me smiling! I had wanted to visit the Banjo Museum in OKC’s Bricktown for a while before I finally got a chance. The Museum admission is already quite cheapContinue reading “American Banjo Museum: Foot Tappin’ Fun for All!”

RIVERSPORT: OKC’s Top-Notch Adventure Park

It’s the middle of another hot Oklahoma summer. What better time to get into the water? In OKC’s Boathouse District, we’ve got Olympic training-quality water sports, alongside amazing ways to get in the water or climb to the sky for the whole family at RIVERSPORT Adventures OKC.  Plus, read on to learn about how toContinue reading “RIVERSPORT: OKC’s Top-Notch Adventure Park”

The Best Middle Eastern Food in OKC: Sharing My Heritage

Because of my own Middle Eastern heritage, I tend to be very picky about Middle Eastern food.  I once asked a Korean friend where the best Korean restaurant was in OKC. She responded, “my house.”  I get it.  It’s difficult to find a restaurant that makes your culture’s food as well as your mother/aunt/grandmother did.Continue reading “The Best Middle Eastern Food in OKC: Sharing My Heritage”

Oklahoma Day Trip: “Little Italy” and Robber’s Cave

I’ve been blessed to travel many places, but it’s only in the last few years I’ve gotten more of an opportunity to explore my own backyard – Oklahoma beyond the OKC metro. I had no idea there were so many cool places nearby!  If you have a free day, you should definitely take an excursion to someContinue reading “Oklahoma Day Trip: “Little Italy” and Robber’s Cave”

Exploring OKC’s 90+ Miles of Trails

Did you know there are over 90 miles of trails in OKC? It’s part of Oklahoma City’s initiative to get people outside into a healthier lifestyle. With the Memorial Marathon this weekend and the weather warming up, I thought this was a great time to give you a guide to some of the these trails!Continue reading “Exploring OKC’s 90+ Miles of Trails”

5 Amazing Ways to Celebrate Easter 2019 in OKC!

Easter Week or Holy Week (as it’s known in the Church) is my favorite week of the year.  As a Christian, I relish the time to take a step back from the chaos of life and remember what Jesus did for me, culminating with the celebration of His resurrection on Easter Day. Plus it’s aContinue reading “5 Amazing Ways to Celebrate Easter 2019 in OKC!”