” The joy of brightening other lives, bearing each other’s burdens, easing others loads and supplanting empty hearts and lives with generous gifts becomes for us the magic of the holidays.” ~ W.C. Jon The holidays are a time for joy, celebration, and love but for many people, hectic schedules and holiday blues can make…

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Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened. Billy Graham Veteran’s Day, November the 11th, is recognized across the world and is of significant importance to many. Also known as Remembrance Day or Armistice Day in recognition of the end of World War I. Every year,…

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Check out all the fun festivals, must-see events & family-friendly things to do in our area! Ongoing FREE Aqueous at Campbell Art Park near Oklahoma Contemporary Sky Rink at Scissortail Park FREE #DoorTourOKC in Automobile Alley FREE Plaza Walls Mural Expo in the Plaza District (through Oct. 31) FREE Wiggle Out Loud Family Music Festival Live Show Sundays on Facebook Haunt the Zoo at the…

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Feeling cramped at home? These tips can help open upa room without knocking down a wall. Accentuate the vertical. Draw the eye upward so a roomlooks more spacious. Add a bookshelf that reaches to the ceiling.Install vertical shiplap or wallpaper with vertical stripes.Hang a pendant light fixture. Consider “see-through” furniture. Choose chairs andsofas with visible…

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How to Fake a Clean Home in 15 MinutesWe’ve all been there: guests are scheduled to arrive in 15 minutes, but you got caught up, and the house is still a mess. Here are seven ways to fake that clean home, fast: All hands on deck. If you’re lucky enough to have family members or…

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After being cooped up indoors due to shelter-in-place orders, buyers are reemerging and making outdoor space a priority in order to flex their green thumb. The pandemic is shaping people’s lives in new ways and causing some to reevaluate what features they want in a home. Now more than ever, potential home buyers are prioritizing…

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“We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.” – Epictetus As people across the U.S. head to the beach or backyard barbecues to celebrate Fourth of July, we commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence and other pivotal events in the country’s early history.…

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“I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” – Jimmy Dean Over the past few months, the coronavirus pandemic has quickly upended life for millions of people around the world, disrupting everything from the ability to go to work every day to summer travel…

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As the COVID-19 pandemic temporarily shutters offices, countless employees are suddenly working from home. For many, this transition represents a major lifestyle shift—but the trend towards remote work is nothing new. In fact, it has increased by over 150 percent in the last twelve years and is expected to continue growing in the future. Therefore,…

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April 13, 2020 Remodeling, Design & Architecture By: Melissa Dittmann Tracey Transform a dull room by putting exposed wooden beams onto ceilings. More companies are touting it as a more affordable and less cumbersome project that even do-it-your-selfers can perform. Wooden beams can enhance high ceilings and add a decorative element to a space. Companies are offering…

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