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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.

Trick-or-Treat Events in Oklahoma City

If you believe October is all about the costumes and the candy, you've come to the right place. We've rounded up a list of Halloween events happening this month in Oklahoma City that are all about the tricks and treats. So don't wait until Oct. 31 to get that costume on, celebrate all month long with these trick-or-treat events happening throughout the metro!

Oklahoma City Halloween Events

October 31 brings endless fun to the Oklahoma City metro. Whether you want to dress up and hit the town or take part in festive fall fun that doesn't involve candy and costumes, we have you covered with this list of Halloween happenings.








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Editor’s Picks: Best Places to Hang Out with Mom in the OKC Metro

May is the perfect time to celebrate mom and nothing is better than spending quality time together. Here are our top picks for the best places to relax, explore new interests or have a sweet treat with your family’s leading lady.
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Halloween Safety Tips

​Halloween is fast approaching and Oklahoma City will come alive with tricks, treats, costumes and candy. To ensure the holiday is a night of thrills for kids, parents should take extra safety measures. AAA Oklahoma has these recommendations to help families stay safe this Halloween:

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Build or Buy: New Home Tips from Local Experts

As children (and their toys) get bigger, it’s common to start feeling like a house and its neighborhood and surroundings aren’t accommodating to the family. It’s at these times that parents start thinking about housing alternatives. When that happens, families often start imagining life in a bigger place with an adequate backyard and a driveway perfect for shooting hoops. But what are the next steps? How do you choose whether to build or buy, which neighborhood to choose, or what layout would work best for your house? And what amenities are important for families to consider as they think about buying a bigger home or building their own? And most importantly, can the family afford it?

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.


DIY Bug Cages

DIY Bug Cages

Now that the temperature has dropped to levels I consider ideal, we're spending more and more time outside. We went camping for a few days over fall break so the kids and I made bug cages before we left. This was really easy and fun! You only need a few supplies and you'll be able to contain what you've caught so that you can actually observe it, unlike when you toss them in an old plastic container with a few holes punched in the lid!


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.

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What to do and where to go in the OKC metro
Seasonal fun is close to home

Seasonal fun is close to home

See our seasonal lists, Weekend Picks and other sources for local family fun.