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  • Oklahoma City metro-area agencies help keep seniors safe

    By Chris Schutz, For The Oklahoman | Published: Wed, Jul 23, 2014

    Oklahoma City metro-area senior agencies and families can do home safety checks and make senior-friendly modifications.

  • For a Truly Happy Life, Don't Forget to Take Time for You

    Aaron Anderson, FamilyShare | Updated: Fri, Jul 18, 2014

    Life is busy. You have to balance work, children, family, your marriage, etc. But to be truly happy don't forget to focus on you, too. Here's why.

  • Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service to open new office in Oklahoma City

    By Matt Patterson, Staff Writer | Published: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    Ground was broken this month on a new Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service office at 26000 NE 63 in Oklahoma City.

  • Edmond Farmers Market is favorite weekend pick

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Mon, Jul 21, 2014

    The Edmond Farmers market is open on Wednesdays and Saturdays

  • Living Smart: Easy projects to spruce up your landscaping

    By Angie Hicks | Published: Sat, Jul 19, 2014

    Having a midsummer’s dream of better landscaping? Three easy projects can help you realize your vision.

  • Oklahoma City area home and garden notes

    Published: Sat, Jul 19, 2014

    Oklahoma city area home and garden notes for Saturday, July 19.

  • Oklahoma homebuilder serves industry at all levels

    BY TIM FALL, For The Oklahoman | Published: Sat, Jul 19, 2014

    Homebuilder Tony Foust is influencing policies affecting builders from central Oklahoma and all the way to the national stage. Foust, the founder of DaVinci Homes, also will hand over the front door keys to buyers of about 25 custom-built houses this year.

  • Listing of the Week

    Published: Sat, Jul 19, 2014

    Listing of the Week

  • Achievers: Oklahoma City metro-area achievers

    Published: Sat, Jul 19, 2014

    Achievers: Oklahoma City metro-area achievers for July 19.

  • House Plan: The Pinedale

    Updated: Fri, Jul 18, 2014

    House Plan: The Pinedale

  • Edmond Exchange for July 17

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer, dbaldwin@opubco.com | Updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2014

    Edmond Exchange, a weekly column about what is going on in Edmond

  • Edmond Quilt Festival is set for July 25-26

    By Steve Gust, For The Oklahoman | Published: Wed, Jul 16, 2014

    The Edmond Quilt Guild show will feature more than 100 quilts and is expected to draw hundreds of viewers.

  • School shopping on a budget

    Hope After Divorce, FamilyShare, Michele Sfakianos, FamilyShare | Updated: Thu, Jul 10, 2014

    Yes, it's all flip flops and swimsuits now. But, school is coming. Here are some ideas on how to prepare for that first day of school.

  • The Listing of the Week: 4 Summit Road, Guthrie

    Published: Sat, Jul 12, 2014

    The 3,506-square-foot home has three bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, two living rooms, two dining rooms and an attached two-car garage.

  • Ray Ridlen: It's almost time to plant fall vegetables

    Published: Sat, Jul 12, 2014

    When selecting vegetables for fall plantings, choose varieties that have a short maturation period.

  • Smart Moves: How to plan as widow

    by Ellen James Martin | Published: Sat, Jul 12, 2014

    Anyone who loses a spouse is well advised to wait for a time before making a major move.

  • Richard Mize: Do-it-yourself disposal swap left me drained

    BY RICHARD MIZE, Real Estate Editor | Published: Sat, Jul 12, 2014

    Real Estate Editor Richard Mize writes about his do-it-yourself disposal swap.

  • At Home with Marni Jameson: Decorating from a Distance

    By Marni Jameson | Published: Sat, Jul 12, 2014

    So sight — and site — unseen, with no more than a handful of photos on a cellphone, I help them cobble together a look.

  • Oklahoma City building permits for July 12

    Published: Sat, Jul 12, 2014

    Oklahoma City CGA Construction LLC, 16829 Little Leaf Lane, residence, erect, $452,000. Grapevine Homes LLC, 328 NW 154, residence, erect, $450,000. Dodson Custom Homes 1 LLC, 10517 Concord Drive, residence, erect, $370,100. The Roberts Group, 16405 Scotland Way, residence, erect, $365,000. Dodson Custom Homes 1 LLC, 6109 NE 103 Court, residence, erect, $308,100. Cobanks Construction Inc., 8512 NW 126, residence, erect, $305,000. Shellback General Contracting, 301 N Harvey Ave., office, remodel, $300,000. Tim Hughes Custom Homes LLC, 15708 Cambria Court, residence, erect, $275,000. Taber Built Homes LLC, 9901 NW 141, residence, erect, $258,000. Ron James Designer Homes LLC, 8728

  • Improving Your Home: Universal shower trim a great remodeling solution

    by Paul Bianchina | Published: Sat, Jul 12, 2014

    You’ve been looking at that outdated, 1980s trim in the bathtub or the shower. It’s water-spotted, it's got a yellowed plastic handle, and it’s really standing out against all the other remodeling and freshening up you’re doing — or at least planning — for your bathroom. But replacing the old trim means you’ll need to tear into the wall and replace the entire valve assembly as well, right? Not necessarily. There’s a nifty little kit on the market made by plumbing fixture manufacturer Pfister, called the Pfister Universal Tub Shower Trim Kit. It’s actually a very well thought out kit, and it might be just what you need to update your tub-shower trim without expensive replacement of the entire valve