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Why, yes, Tulsa DOES have a hockey team!

10/30/14

Why, yes, Tulsa DOES have a hockey team!

I'm completely convinced you do not have a to be a sports fan, or know anything about sports in general, to have a good time at a professional sporting event. I have enjoyed live sports events for a long time, but I have to admit I'm usually there for the concessions, friends and the cheerleaders. Yes, I'm one of those people who cheer for the cheerleaders!   Having two teams in the Big 12 Conference, Oklahoma has historically been associated with college football. Now, with the Thunder making headlines, we've got a reputation for having an NBA team too. You may not have known that Tulsa has its own hockey team, but we do! Sunday was the opening game of the season and thanks to Academy Sports offering free tickets, we got to go!  ...

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Smokin' Hot Date

10/24/14

Smokin' Hot Date

I don't know if you know this or not, but my husband is smokin' hot, and I LOVE going on dates with him. When we do get the opportunity for date night, I usually want to go to expensive, fancy, romantic places. But I'm starting to learn that date locations don't have to be any of those things to actually be romantic and fun.   Ladies like flowers, chocolate, wine and conversation, but what do men want? Men want beer, greasy food, sports and cigars. Stogies is a relatively new cigar bar in Broken Arrow, and when I suggested we go there one night, my husband was a little surprised. "YOU want to go to STOGIES?" he asked. I said, "Well don't YOU want to?" He said, "Yeah, but I never thought you would!"   For...

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Making the Most of Oktoberfest as a Family

10/14/14

Making the Most of Oktoberfest as a Family

Last year, I was pleased (seeing as it was my first time ever) to discover that Tulsa's Oktoberfest is truly a family affair. Even though the day I attended was a little cold and dreary, I was quickly warmed up with some tasty seasonal beer, fun in the kids tent, and a hug from the chicken!  Since I'm definitely planning to attend with the kids this year, I thought I'd do some pre-planning to make sure we make the most of it. Sometimes making the most of things has to do with saving money ahead of time, but when you've got a family of six, you'll do anything to make sure the process is smooth and headache free when you get there! There are several different valuable ways to buy tickets and passes this year, but I want to point out a couple of...

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First Friday and Falafel in Downtown Tulsa

10/03/14

First Friday and Falafel in Downtown Tulsa

If it's been a while since you've been to Downtown Tulsa on the first Friday of the month, I implore you to get your Okie booty off the couch and go tonight!    On the first Friday of every month, The Brady Arts District in Downtown Tulsa hosts the First Friday Art Crawl. Beginning in 2007, the First Friday Art Crawl features all the art galleries, studios and museums in the Brady Arts District opening their doors for free from 6-9pm on the first Friday of every month! Check out this month's event flier, listing open galleries for October 3rd, 2014.    Last month, we thoroughly enjoyed the exhibit at 108 Contemporary, including work by Aleksandra Stoyanov, who is a fiber artist. Born in the Ukraine and now...

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Flying High at Sky Zone

09/30/14

Flying High at Sky Zone

I don't know about you, but just as we start to get small tastes of cool weather in Oklahoma, I start thinking about exploring indoor activities for my family. Granted, we take full advantage of Fall with all the festivals, pumpkin patches and hiking around with the changing leaves, but I also want to make sure I'm armed and ready for rainy days or times where it's too cold or gloomy to go outside.    Pretty much since it opened, my kids have wanted to try out Sky Zone. Before you think it's for kids only, listen to the description. Their website shares, "Sky Zone is the world's first indoor trampolining park. We're the inventors of "fun fitness" and makers of trampolines as far as the eye can see. [SkyZone.com]"  ...

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Having always said that life shouldn't get in the way of living, Missy strives to find adventure with her children even when things get hairy. Missy and her husband, Marc, have four children. With busy schedules and a small business to run, Missy is not lacking for things to occupy her time. She understands the challenges of being a single parent and is learning to be a stepmom. A Tulsa native, this mama loves exploring fun activities locally and shares her experiences with you in her blog. Upfront and honest, she doesn't pull any punches about meltdowns in the mall or potty accidents at public events. She carries her unique perspective into every challenge she encounters, sharing insights with her readers along the way.

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