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Commemorating Native Heritage Month:

I’m a proud member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, but, like many Oklahomans I’m sure, I’m not as connected to that part of my heritage and ancestry as I’d like to be. Several generations back, my ancestors chose not…

The Day of the Dead

Death can mean pain and sadness, but for the Hispanic culture, the Day of the Dead is an event of celebration and family enjoyment. There is no doubt that death has been interpreted according to the history of each culture,…

Meeting 'El Ratón Pérez'

When a Hispanic child begins to lose his or her baby teeth, 'El Ratón Pérez,' yes,  a mouse steps in. His job is similar to that of the Tooth Fairy: He will replace a tiny tooth, which has been placed…

Deep-fried delicioso: ¡Churros!

The roads are practically empty. Although it’s just 4:30 a.m., artisan baker Efrén Romo has been up for a while. He has been hard at work mixing, shaping and frying batch after batch of his specialty — a classic Mexican…

Inspiring a Love for Trying New Things

Let’s face it, children can be stubborn sometimes. Parenting has its challenges, and one of those can be getting kids to try new things. Some children are more open to unknown situations whether it be travel or a new type…

Ignite a Love for Reading

We all have favorite books from our childhood. If we are lucky, some of these books were safely stored away and passed down to our own children to enjoy. My daughter has some of my old books, and we have…

Nurture A Love for the Outdoors

When my daughter was 6 months old, my husband and I took her on her first hike. Though she was strapped into her carrier, it was the first time she was exposed to being around nature without any sounds of…

Plant the Love of Learning

When my daughter was born 5 years ago, my interest in education grew tenfold. I wanted to cultivate a love for learning in her from the start. My hope was (and still is) that she will be a lifelong learner,…

El Rancheros:

This article is all about a hidden gem in Tulsa: El Rancheros food truck. The owner and chef, Rafael Molina, moved here from Southern California in 2000. Rafael used to love cooking tamales with his mom. He learned a type…

Bayou Boyz BBQ:

Bayou Boyz BBQ is a family-owned restaurant located in beautiful downtown Jenks right on Main Street. The story of this restaurant started when Cecil and moved from Austin, Texas, to Jenks about 20 years ago. When he moved, he brought…

Black Wall Street Liquid Lounge:

Watch me make the signature Sweet Willie J The Black Wall Street Liquid Lounge (10 N. Greenwood Ave., Suite 101 – 539.867.2477) is owned by Mr. Dwight Eaton, a Tulsa native. He is originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma, and so are…

Food Makes the World Go 'Round!

by Morgan Mosburg Have you ever wanted to be an explorer? I know right now it would be hard to do it, and your holiday travel plans may be postponed. But it's not impossible. Join me and my Girl Scout…

Green Holiday Giving

The most wonderful time of the year does not have to be the most wasteful. Check out these fun ideas and tips for creating meaningful eco-friendly celebrations and gift giving. The holidays can elicit all kinds of emotions. It can…

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