Oklahoma Home and Garden News and Features

  • Midwest City Outlook: News briefs

    By Kay Hunt, For The Oklahoman | Published: Wed, Oct 8, 2014

    Midwest City Outlook: News briefs for Oct. 8.

  • Highs, Lows and In-Betweens: a USA Weather Quiz

    Updated: Tue, Oct 7, 2014

    The United States is a land of great geographic diversity. When you travel around the country, you will encounter an amazing variety of terrain, including mountains and plains, lakes and deserts, as well as temperatures which run the gamut from scorching hot to bitingly cold. Test your knowledge...

  • Moore football team, boosters raise money for cancer research

    From Staff Reports | Published: Tue, Oct 7, 2014

    Members of the Westmoore Football Kick-off Club and high school football team are selling T-shirts to raise money for the Stephenson Cancer Center.

  • Wine Racks: the Perfect "Two-Way" Repurpose

    Updated: Sun, Oct 5, 2014

    Repurposing has been gathering steam over the past few years as a fun and inexpensive way to reduce our landfills and help save the planet. Lately we've started seeing lots of examples of a popular "two-way" repurpose. Wine racks are transformed into household accessories such as towel hangers...

  • 10 Down-to-Earth Ways to Live Healthier Today

    Updated: Sun, Oct 5, 2014

    Do what you can, when you can, is an excellent motto for improving your health habits, especially as you get older.For example, if you've lived a sedentary lifestyle for years, suddenly beginning a rigorous exercise routine is not realistic and could even be dangerous. Instead, make smaller...

  • Victorian era dresses, World War II memorabilia highlight new museum exhibits

    By Matt Patterson, Staff Writer | Updated: Sat, Oct 4, 2014

    KINGFISHER – Marna Davis has always had the history bug. As a girl growing up on a family farm in Hitchcock, she liked to imagine what it must have been like to grow up in the late 1800s and early 1900s, in Oklahoma and elsewhere.

  • Smart Moves: Tips for the serial mover

    by Ellen James Martin | Updated: Fri, Oct 3, 2014

    Michael Connerly, author of the new book “How to Win With Real Estate,” cautions that frequent transitions can be expensive, both in terms of dollars and psychological costs.

  • At Home with Marni Jameson: Antique rescue makes chest better than old

    By Marni Jameson | Published: Sat, Oct 4, 2014

    One stomach-sinking morning last week, I went into my garage to find my 200-year-old, hand-painted, Hungarian chest blooming with green mold. I was ill. This lovely antique was now doomed for the funeral pyre because I’d stuck it in my hot, damp garage. When I moved into my current...

  • Oklahoma state briefs, Oct. 4

    Published: Sat, Oct 4, 2014

    Oklahoma state briefs, Oct. 4., 2014

  • The Listing of the Week: 3500 N Coltrane Road, Oklahoma City

    Published: Sat, Oct 4, 2014

    The 9,563-square-foot home was the retreat of Robert S. Kerr, the late Oklahoma governor and U.S. senator, a sportsmen’s lodge and a monastery that operated a bread bakery.

  • Oklahoma City area home and garden notes

    Published: Sat, Oct 4, 2014

    Oklahoma City area home and garden notes for Saturday, Oct. 4.

  • Linwood Place tour in Oklahoma City includes five historic homes, garden

    BY TIM FALL, For The Oklahoman | Published: Sat, Oct 4, 2014

    The 2014 Linwood Place Tour of Historic Homes will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Tickets for the tour of the historic Oklahoma City neighborhood, bounded by NW 23, NW 16, Drexel Boulevard and Interstate 44, can be purchased in advance for $10 or at any tour house for $12.

  • Garden Tour for Connoisseurs has six stops in Oklahoma City

    BY TIM FALL, For The Oklahoman | Updated: Thu, Oct 2, 2014

    The 2014 Garden Tour for Connoisseurs, presented by the Oklahoma Horticultural Society, will be open to the public from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday Tour tickets are available at Oklahoma City area garden centers or at any host home.

  • Oklahoma City homes featured on HGTV's 'House Hunters'

    BY RICHARD MIZE, Real Estate Editor | Updated: Fri, Oct 3, 2014

    Oklahoma’s Keller Williams Realty agents Denise and Troy Schroder showed a potential buyer the sites of the city for popular HGTV show.

  • About Space for Oct. 4

    Published: Sat, Oct 4, 2014

    About Space for Oct. 4, 2014