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2014 Fall Fun Guide

Cooler temperatures beckon Oklahoma families outside for fall fun. Whether strolling a pumpkin patch with a cup of warm cider or trying your hand at a nostalgic carnival game at a fall festival, embrace the season with a fun fall outing from our Fall Fun Guide.

Fall 2014 Pumpkin Patches

Pumpkin patches for fall 2014 open in and around Oklahoma City.

2014 Free Fall Events

The only thing better than fall fun is free fall fun. We've rounded up events happening throughout the Oklahoma City area that are entirely free and listed them for you below. So round up the family and go indulge in some frugal fun!








Enter our Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical Giveaway

We're giving one lucky family tickets to this incredible show. Enter here!

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Exploring Galveston on a Budget

Think a beach vacation isn’t in your budget? Think again. Limited funds or not-you can still squeeze in a great Galveston vacation on a tight budget thanks to the long list of cheap or free attractions and the hidden savings in lodging around town.
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SIDS Awareness Month

SIDS Awareness: Did you know an average of 400 babies die before their first birthday each year in Oklahoma?

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Find the Perfect Place to Stay in Galveston

With world class attractions and miles of white, sandy beach, choosing Galveston as an ideal summer vacation is easy. Choosing the right hotel for your family is bit trickier. Since every family has different needs when searching for a hotel, you'll need to ask yourself what's most important to you. Whether you're looking for a great deal, a great location or great amenities, this guide will help you decide on the best lodging choice for your Galveston Island summer vacation.

Local Mom Creates Product to Help Special Needs Students

A mom and educator who works with several local universities, Dr. Jane Humphries, developed a product for a friend's 3rd grade son and since it's helped hundreds of students.

7 steps to get your family’s photos and videos under control

Do you have thousands of photos of your kids filling up your computer photo program? These simple steps can help you get started on keeping your treasured images safe and searchable.


Start of the Year

By now, most of us have started our school year again. We started back just after Labor Day, which is a little later than we usually begin, but one of the biggest perks of homeschooling is setting your own schedule, and this year that's what worked best for us.


Stephanie's Kitchen

Healthy Family Recipes for Picky Kids
New & Improved Roasted Corn Recipe

New & Improved Roasted Corn Recipe

​A couple weeks ago I posted an easy roasted corn method. Easy because you don't have to mess with removing the silk but not the husk. Easy because you smear each ear with the golden goodness of butter and then wrap in foil and let them cook on the grill. I love that method. However, I also love this method. If you really want to feel like you're at the fair and the aroma of roasted corn is a sweet perfume to your nose, then try this.

Weekend Warrior

What to do and where to go in the OKC metro

Back-to-school: Start a new routine with your local library

Visit a library near you for OKC family fun.