Back to School: Finding the right school for your child in Oklahoma

Many Oklahomans searching for a new home or people relocating to the OKC metro area are considering the quality of the school district just as much as the floor plan of the home. Parents of school-age children often pay attention to school performance ratings and are likely to pay more to be near public schools with higher scores. Oklahoma home buyers who have children or are planning for children in their future use this information as a top criteria in their home search. According to the 2012 National Association of REALTORS Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, 25 percent of …

OKC Farmers’ Markets Make Summer Weekends Better

In the summer season, we’ll take all the free entertainment we can get – and the farmers’ market is a great option.  It’s completely family friendly, and you’ll never be bored – vendors and offerings change every week. Take the family or your spouse out on a beautiful Saturday morning, graze on baked goods and fresh coffee, and pick up some local goodies to test out at home. Oklahomans are lucky to have lots of high-quality, humanely raised beef and poultry options a few hours from home in most places. And luckily for our friends in the OKC metro, there …

Back to School: Oklahoma City metro kids are heading back to school

No matter if you will walk your kindergartener into the building for the first time, have just relocated to Oklahoma City, or are sending off your oldest to his final year in high school, back-to-school season is an exciting time for everybody. Here’s how to make this year the best back-to-school season yet. Now is the time to shop back to school deals The back-to-school deals are in full swing and parents are left to figure out how to navigate back-to-school shopping without going bankrupt. According to the National Retail Federation’s 2014 Back-to-School Survey, families with children in grades K-12 …

Oklahoma City Family Fun Guide: Uniquely Oklahoman

No matter if you are new to Oklahoma City or you’ve spent your entire life here, the metro area is bursting with fun activities for the entire family just waiting to be discovered by you. The Oklahoma State Fair The OK State Fair has traditionally signaled the final days of summer in Oklahoma City. This year Oklahoma is celebrating the Oklahoma State Fair from Sept. 11 through Sept. 21. Take the family to enjoy thrilling carnival rides, food on a stick, and a variety of agricultural, artistic, and commercial exhibits and shows such as; Disney on Ice. The Fair draws roughly one …

OKC’s Best Gyms Help Families Get Fit – and Have Fun

We like to think of ourselves as fun-loving, up-for-anything folks – but we’re not immune to the feeling of dread that comes before a workout. As anyone who’s found their own exercise haven will tell you, it’s much easier to show up when your gym is a place you truly enjoy. Finding a great gym can take time – but we’ve done the hard work for you and rounded up some of the best places to sweat it out in the metro. Crossfit 405 – http://crossfit405.com/ 1501 N Broadway Oklahoma City, OK 73103 Like other Crossfit “boxes,” this gym focuses …