What’s Your Style?

As September comes and the change of weather approaches, so comes one of the essential issues of the season: the fashion issue. Fashion: a—a prevailing custom, usage or style; b (1)—the prevailing style (as in dress) during a particular time; (2)—a garment in such a style.

If You Can Read This, 
Thank a Teacher

With the celebration of local men in June and all of our adventures and fun in July, this summer has already been quite an eventful one. We had so much fun, it’s hard to believe it’s almost time to end. But, as the song goes, school’s out for summer (we’ll just go ahead and skip that next line declaring school…

Explore. Dream. Discover.

Dive into the pages of any good adventure book—or into the screen of a movie at the local theater—and you’ll quickly be immersed in captivating stories. You’ll be pulled into worlds of wizards fighting dark magic, pirates trying to seize control of ghost ships, a quest for revenge on a whale, a 1,100-mile hike for self-discovery and healing, the visit…

Fond Memories

I love June. Looking back, June was the month when school ended and summer happened. I always had these grand ideas of the great adventures that would take place over the next couple of months. It was as if time stopped and life began. Summers were the longest months and by the time school started up, I was ready to…

Here’s to Strong Women

Washington Irving, the 19th-century American author known for stories such as Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow once wrote: “A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials heavy and sudden fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends desert us; when trouble thickens around us, still will she cling to us,…

Spring in Tulsa

The weather is beautiful and blooming flowers and trees abound by homes, businesses and places of interest that are fun to visit like the Tulsa Botanic Garden, Philbrook, Gilcrease, Woodward Park and many of the other picturesque places in town.

Spring Fever

“It’s spring fever. That is what the name of it is. And when you’ve got it, you want — oh, you don’t quite know what it is you do want, but it just fairly makes your heart ache, you want it so!” ~Mark Twain, Tom Sawyer, Detective Spring Marches in on the 20th and there is something about it that…

The Facts of Love

Is falling in love based upon chance or is there a science to it? Research suggests that people at the same level of attractiveness are more likely to end up together. This theory, known as the Matching Hypothesis, says that people are more attracted to those that are equally socially desirable.

The 5 Second Rule

I am a collector of motivational sayings. Usually, these snippets of brilliance are found on Facebook or Instagram. I keep the collection on my computer desktop for quick and frequent viewing. Some of my favorites include:

Dear Santa,

It’s been a wonderful year. First I want to tell you what I’m thankful for. Then I’ll ask for some big presents to come our way on Christmas morning. I’m thankful for friends and family who keep a smile on my face every day. I’m happy to have celebrated their achievements this year including two graduations, three new jobs and…

The Joyfulness of November

I love this time of year. November is a magical month for many reasons. The beauty of the changing landscape with leaves blowing into jump-worthy piles. The cool, crisp air giving a lightness to the days and apricot-gold sunsets bringing on ever-longer nights. This is the time of sweet anticipation. The time we plan and prepare for holiday gatherings of…

October

Fall is always an exciting time in Tulsa as the weather cools down and the outdoors beckons us with football games, cool breezes, pumpkin patches and Oktoberfest. Memories are made when you embrace the events going on around town. Looking back it was always a big deal to load up the van and take the kids to pick out their…

Man’s Best Friend

I've had dogs my entire adult life and the first little Scotty led to the addition of another Scotty and then ohhh, that cute little puppy that someone brought to work just had to come home with me. It was a mix of brown lab and pit bull. Cocoa. Honestly I never heard of a pit until I moved to…

Put a Book in Your Hand and a Smile on Your Face

August brings a rush of excitement as children, teens and adults gear up for the season of going back to school. This may be the year that your student has a special teacher that will make a positive impact changing the way they see the world, view learning or decide on a career path. It could also be the year…

Health & Wellness

Health and Wellness covers a multitude of subjects. It is also a topic that nags in the back of your mind like the extra five pounds you have to loose or the craving for some extra calories that you can't shake. 

We've teamed up to bring you stories from the various sectors of life that affect your health and well…

Men of Tulsa

Men play a vital role in our lives. From building communities and important relationships to being role models for young people and
an inspiration to others, men can make positive things happen. The
Men of Tulsa are all around you; your brother, your co-worker, your
friend, your dad. Since Father’s Day is in June, we tend to reflect upon the men that have…

Home

May is a busy month; finals, graduations, and end of school year parties. In the Tulsa area there are multiple festivals and activities to mark the beginning of summer with Mayfest, Hop Jam, Rooster Days, BBQ n’ Blues and even the Food Truck Festival to name a few. The days are busy and full of fun but it’s also nice…

Back to Nature

Spring is in the air and the outdoors beckons us to enjoy all that nature has to offer. The warmth of the sun encourages new plantings to sprout, mama birds are teaching their young to fly and we are encouraged to plant flowers, take walks, or adventurously take a road trip to visit a land of the unknown.  The April…

The Arts

This Tulsa Lifestyle art issue celebrates the incredible creative talent, artistic happenings and resources available in the Tulsa Metro area. As children, our imaginations soar and we are inspired with costumes for play acting, crayons and finger paints to create masterpieces, toy guitars and microphones for the making of a rock star and even building a fort in the living…

Enjoy the Season of February

Food and Romance. If you were to ask a number of people what romance was, you would receive a number a various replies. We all have our perception and all of them are correct. Romance defined is a 'feeling of excitement and mystery associated with love' or 'a quality or feeling of mystery, excitement, and remoteness from everyday life.' It's…

A goal is a dream with a deadline.

2016! In a personal finance class in college way back in the 70s, the teacher gave us the assignment of writing down our goals and where we would like to be in 10 years and 20 years along with the plan on how to achieve those goals. I made my goals, wrote down the plan and kept it visible like…