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  • Six Debutantes are hostesses for party in Oklahoma City

    Updated: 12 hr ago

      Hannah Frogge, Callie Kumler, Liza Cameron, Katherine Wolf, Carly Collins, Caroline Sullivan. (Photo by Fran Kozakowski).  Among the parties this summer for Beaux Arts Ball debutantes, escorts and friends was the one that Debutantes Liza Cameron, Carly Collins, Hannah Frogge,...

  • 20-40-60 Etiquette---Swimming pool etiquette?

    Updated: Tue, Jul 28, 2015

    YOU ASK! WE ANSWER! YOU DECIDE By Callie Gordon, Lillie-Beth Brinkman, Helen Ford Wallace QUESTION: I take my children to the swimming pool and always sit by the pool to keep an eye on them. Sometimes I wear my swimsuit, and sometimes I have on shorts. There is a group of older kids that...

  • Parties Extra! Video---Youth Services for Oklahoma County---Kami Kuykendall and Betsy Mantor

    Updated: Mon, Jul 27, 2015

    [brightcove]4364297960001[/brightcove] Kami Kuykendall and  Betsy Mantor talk about Youth Services for Oklahoma County on Parties Extra!

  • 20-40-60 Etiquette---Question from Kentucky!

    Updated: Mon, Jul 20, 2015

    YOU ASK! WE ANSWER! YOU DECIDE! By Callie Gordon, Lillie-Beth Brinkman, Helen Ford Wallace QUESTION: I sent gifts from a couple’s bridal registry totaling about $150 to the daughter of a cousin to whom I am not especially close and who lives about a 10-hour drive from me. I sent the gifts...

  • Tim Strange is new president of The Rotary Club

    Updated: Sun, Jul 19, 2015

       Tim Strange, Terri Cooper, Jerome Holmes. (Photo provided)  Members of The Rotary Club of Oklahoma inaugurated its 105th president, Tim Strange, July 7 at the Devon Boathouse. Former club president Judge Jerome Holmes and president-elect Terri Cooper were there to...

  • 20-40-60 Etiquette---When can I have a cell phone?

    Helen Ford Wallace | Published: Mon, Jul 13, 2015

     YOU ASK! WE ANSWER! YOU DECIDE! By Callie Gordon, Lillie-Beth Brinkman, Helen Ford Wallace QUESTION: What do you think is the appropriate age for children to have cell phones?   CALLIE’S ANSWER: There is no longer an “appropriate” age. It is when you feel comfortable giving your child...

  • Parties Extra! Video---Terry Neese---Institute of Economic Empowerment of Women

    Helen Ford Wallace | Updated: Sat, Jul 11, 2015

    Christine Eddington, Paige Dillard and Terry Neese (Photo by Helen Ford Wallace). [brightcove]4346420445001[/brightcove]   Terry Neese was on the  Parties Extra! set  at The Oklahoman for a web cast. She discussed the Institute of Economic Empowerment of Women meetings in Dallas...

  • 20-40-60 Etiquette---When do we eat?

    Updated: Wed, Jul 8, 2015

    YOU ASK! WE ANSWER! YOU DECIDE! By Callie Gordon, Lillie-Beth Brinkman, Helen Ford Wallace QUESTION: I just love reading your 20-40-60 column every week! Sometimes I’ll just read through old ones too. I actually have been wondering about waiting to eat and found an answer from you in 2010,...

  • Former Junior League Presidents meet for lunch in Oklahoma City

    Helen Ford Wallace | Updated: Sat, Jul 4, 2015

    Sara Sweet, Kristi Leonard, Nazette Zuhdi-Cleaver, Cristi Reiger. (Photos by Helen Ford Wallace).   Kristen Brown was hostess for a luncheon for past presidents of the Oklahoma City Junior League. She was president in 2013-14. Current President Nazette Zuhdi-Cleaver talked about plans...

  • Parties Extra!---Marty Dillon and Mark Wilmes---Party Galaxy!--- July 4th!

    Helen Ford Wallace | Updated: Wed, Jul 1, 2015

    Marty Dillon and Mark Wilmes talk about July 4th party decorations on Parties Extra! [brightcove]4330720524001[/brightcove]

  • 20-40-60 Etiquette---Color me blond!

    Updated: Mon, Jun 29, 2015

    YOU ASK! WE ANSWER! YOU DECIDE! By Callie Gordon, Lillie-Beth Brinkman, Helen Ford Wallace QUESTION: What do you all think the appropriate age for young girls to start coloring their hair? My daughter is 11 and wants to be a blonde. She has brown hair. CALLIE’S ANSWER: Well, depends if...

  • Callie Gordon and Matthew Athey honored at wedding shower in Oklahoma City

    Updated: Sun, Jun 28, 2015

    Jose Freede, Callie Gordon, MollyannSanger and Nancy Gordon. (Photos by Helen Ford Wallace). Callie Gordon and Matthew Athey were honorees at a wedding shower and dinner in the home of Katie and Aubrey McClendon. The engaged couple will be married in August.  Co-hosts for the party were...



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