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No boys allowed

Fitness geared toward moms and moms-to-be makes its mark. Here's your rundown of where to run.


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Malena Lott
When you mention the word “fit” to moms, our first thought is probably kids’ tantrums.
 
Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Birds of summer

Figure out who’s flocking together with our handy guide to Oklahoma’s feathered friends.


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Malena Lott
If you’re like me and you don’t know your warbler from your wren, it’s time to get schooled in ornithology, the study of birds.
 
Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Fashion in the 405

Look hot in the heat. ‘Hot’ as in good, not as in sweaty.


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Malena Lott
Looking to go beyond your layered tank/capri pant/flip-flop ensemble this summer? This year, summer fashion is bigger and bolder with both Polynesian and Far East influences, as well as bold blocks of color. And — good news for all — big shirts are in!
 
Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Roll call

Get the kids out of the house and ship them off to summer camps. We promise, it’ll be good for everyone.


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Malena Lott
Kids need a camp to learn, grow, do? The OKC metro is flush with camp options for kids of all ages in all interest areas, from the physical to the intellectual.
 
Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Organic Oklahoma

Three new retailers plan to capitalize on the growing demand for organic and local groceries.


Food and Drink Features

Malena Lott
Oklahomans hungry for organic grocery stores will soon have their eco-friendly canvas bags overflowing with options.
 
Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Color me spring

Embrace the warm weather with new colors in clothing and decor.


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Malena Lott
What color are you wearing? Possibly honeysuckle, a feel-good pink, or, perhaps, beeswax, a warm yellow that makes you look like you just stepped out of the sunset?
 
Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Energize essentials

Pump up your personal energy to ‘conquer all things.’


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Malena Lott
Benjamin Franklin once said “energy and persistence conquer all things.”
 
Wednesday, February 9, 2011

D-I-V-O-R-C-E

Conditions are ripe for marital strife in Oklahoma, where divorce comes sweeping down the plains.


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Malena Lott
Love may be a many-splendored thing, but in Oklahoma, love often turns into a country song, à la Tammy Wynette’s 1968 No. 1 hit, “D-I-V-O-R-C-E.” Unfortunately for Oklahoma, as the decades roll by, the state can’t seem to get out of the top-five ranking for highest divorce rates in the U.
 
Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Pie chart

Ready for a slice? Pies are poised to become the breakout dessert of 2011.


Food and Drink Features

Malena Lott
They don’t call it “as American as apple pie” for nothing. Simple, cheap and quick have always been hallmarks of patriotic popularity (hot dogs and hamburgers, anyone?), and that goes double when it’s also piping hot and delicious. And popular.
 
Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Pioneer project

How does one become a pioneer woman?


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Malena Lott

Ree Drummond
1 p.m. Saturday
Full Circle Bookstore
1900 NW Expressway
Fullcirclebooks.com, 842-2900

 
Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Nesting nomenclature

Get cozy at home with these suggestions for metro shopping. Snuggies not required.


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Malena Lott
As a native Oklahoman, I’ve always loved that we get four seasons, however confused some of the temperatures seem to be. While we didn’t get a white Christmas in 2010, the winter chill has set in, harkening the Season of the Snuggie for some (don’t judge) and a general time of nesting in one’s abode.
 
Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Live long & prosper


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Malena Lott
Finding sustainable abundance in a material world
 
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Chop it down and drag it home, as Oklahoma farms grow trees just waiting for all the tinsel and lights


Features

Malena Lott
While driving down the dirt lanes of the Sorghum Mill Christmas Tree & Blackberry Farm in Edmond on a four-wheeler, it's hard not to get into the spirit of the season.
 
Thursday, December 9, 2010

Women's voices are rising in religion


News

Malena Lott
If archaic culture has caught up with the times in other areas, why can't religion follow suit?
 
Thursday, October 7, 2010

Get through sultry summer days with these recommended reads


Music

Malena Lott
Oklahomans thirsty for entertainment this summer are diving into hot reads from the metro's indie booksellers.
 
Thursday, July 29, 2010
 
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