The magic of an idea…

 June…. the beginning of the summer season.   Looking back on childhood, memories flood the mind of long, lazy days at the beach, road trips to visit grandparents, and adventurous bike rides. They were also the days we played outside till dinner time and used our imagination to stay entertained. That’s when the ideas came to life! Tree houses were built,…

Audi Q5 Diesel Has Fuel Economy and Performance

 FILLER ONLY  Clean diesel power appeals to drivers on two levels: performance and fuel economy. Audi’s midsize utility vehicle, the Q5, is available with five powertrains, ranging from a 2.0-liter turbo to the supercharged V-6 in the sporty SQ5, but the one that catches my eye is the 3.0-liter turbodiesel V-6.  Sure, the 354 horsepower in the SQ5 has addictive…

Deco Ball

The Historic Jazz Depot provided the perfect backdrop to take guests back in time for this fabulous fundraiser for Tulsa's Art Deco Museum.

Summer Time and the Grilling is Easy

If the idea of longer, warmer days has you reaching for the tongs, it’s time to get your grilling game on before the season is in full swing.

Birds on a Wire

One of my dear friends is a painter who sees the world through her amazing artist eyes. When she was the newbie in our neighborhood, her heart was sensitive to how to integrate her family into the community. Driving one day she noticed how birds perched on a wire seemed to choose when to gather, and who to pause with.…

Inviting Elegance

Cobblestone Homes has done it again. Once you step foot into their latest Parade of Homes venture, you won’t want to leave. Cobblestone's warm, inviting and unique styles make you feel right at home. Project Manager Connell Curran, who oversees their exterior and interior designs, took us on a tour through the breathtakingly beautiful Berwick Fairways home featured in this year's Parade of Homes.…

Tips for a Smooth Mortgage Process

The mortgage application process can be a stressful one. Our friends at First Mortgage Company offer these tips to help make the process as smooth as possible.

Oklahoma Alliance for Animals 10th Fur Ball Gala

Guests and supporters enjoyed the annual fundraiser's masked ball theme, "Phantom of the Pauper," which featured food and festivities. Photos by Rausch Photography

Saint Simeons Western Days Kickoff Party

Event Chairs June Patton and David Hogan are rounding up ranch hands for this year's event at The Restaurant at Gilcrease Museum. Dust off your boots and spurs for this year's theme, Celebrating Saint Simeon’s, Where Caring Really Matters, September 15.  WesternDaysEvent.com

June 2015 Around Town

Congratulations to St. John's Episcopal Church for creating the book exchange for their community. The church designed their library to look like a little church. The idea originated with a group of women who come together to do needlework and end up talking about books. Dorian Kurin, an architect in the parish, volunteered to design and build the little library,…

New Home Heaven

Do you yearn for shiny copper roof finials? Crave the smell of fresh paint? Or go weak in the knees for hand-scraped hardwood floors? If so, the Greater Tulsa Parade of Homes is for you. The annual new home tour opens its doors June 13-21 to home buyers, remodeling DIY'ers, and lovers of all things HGTV.