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

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    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 you want to start paying for that. It gets expensive being a girl. Hold off till she’s a teenager at least.

  • Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: June 28

    By Helen Ford Wallace hwallace@Oklahoman.com | Published: Sun, Jun 28, 2015

    Bridal Shower, VIP Grand Opening, High School Reunion, Kiwanis Picnic, Redbud Breakfast,

  • KOCO: Police say man robbed Nichols Hills boutique with toy dinosaur

    Published: Fri, Jun 26, 2015

    A robbery suspect is behind bars accused of robbing a high-end boutique over Father’s Day weekend, KOCO reports. Nichols Hills police said a man entered CK & Co. just before 6 p.m. in The Plaza of Nichols Hills Saturday, and court documents indicate the man wrapped an item in a blue shirt and pointed it at the employee ...

  • Parties Extra! Video---Genea Vallion and Cathy Blair from Trochta's---Beautiful flowers!

    Helen Ford Wallace | Published: Wed, Jun 24, 2015

    [brightcove]4316696964001[/brightcove] Genea Vallion and Cathy Blair from Trochta’s talk about flowers on Parties Extra!

  • 20-40-60 Etiquette: Divorcee ponders rules of name game

    By Callie Gordon, Lillie-Beth Brinkman, Helen Ford Wallace | Published: Mon, Jun 22, 2015

    I am recently divorced and want to keep my name the same as it has been for 18 years. My children have the same last name. My friends are encouraging me to go back to my maiden name. Which is the proper way to handle this?

  • Helen Ford Wallace: Parties Etc.: June 21, 2015

    By Helen Ford Wallace hwallace@Oklahoman.com | Published: Sun, Jun 21, 2015

    Wedding Shower, deadCenter Opening Event, Best of the West Brunch, Baby Shower, Luncheon

  • Nichols Hills Band concert will feature tribute

    From Staff Reports | Published: Wed, Jun 17, 2015

    The season-opening concert of the Nichols Hills Band will pay tribute to several deceased band members, including former Oklahoma City mayor and clarinetist Jim Norick.

  • 20-40-60 Etiquette: Can I invite last minute party guests?

    By Callie Gordon, Lillie-Beth Brinkman, Helen Ford Wallace | Published: Mon, Jun 15, 2015

    Helen Ford Wallace, Lillie-Beth Brinkman and Callie Gordon answer etiquette questions from readers of The Oklahoman and NewsOK.com. Yvette Walker has the guest answer!

  • Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: June 14, 2015

    By Helen Ford Wallace hwallace@oklahoman.com | Published: Sun, Jun 14, 2015

    Beaux Arts Escorts Party, Musical Reception, Presidents Lunch, Board Member Party, Birthday Parties, Awards Banquet,

  • 20-40-60 Etiquette: What to do with an offensive guest?

    BY CALLIE GORDON, LILLIE-BETH BRINKMAN AND HELEN FORD WALLACE | Published: Mon, Jun 8, 2015

    QUESTION: If you are hosting a dinner party and one guest rants and is offensive, in language only, to the other guests, as the host and hostess what should you do?

  • Helen Ford Wallace: Parties Etc.: Sunday, June 7, 2015

    By Helen Ford Wallace hwallace@opubco.com | Published: Sat, Jun 6, 2015

    2015 Beaux Arts Ball debutantes, escorts introduced.

  • Parties Extra! Video---Lance McDaniel and deadCENTER Film Festival!

    By Helen Ford Wallace hwallace@opubco.com | Published: Fri, Jun 5, 2015

    Lance McDaniel, deadCENTER Film Festival Executive Director, talks about the Film Festival on Parties Extra! [brightcove]4278260009001[/brightcove]

  • Parties Extra! Video---Angels Foster Family Network OKC

    Helen Ford Wallace | Published: Wed, Jun 3, 2015

    Jennifer Abney and Jillian Hord talk about the Angels Foster Family Network OKC on Parties Extra! [brightcove]4269426908001[/brightcove]

  • Five Oklahoma State University students are bound for Cambridge

    From Staff Reports | Published: Tue, Jun 2, 2015

    The College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology at OSU had five students admitted to the graduate program at Cambridge University in the United Kingdom.

  • 20-40-60 Etiquette: To gift or not to gift

    BY CALLIE GORDON, LILLIE-BETH BRINKMAN AND HELEN FORD WALLACE | Published: Mon, Jun 1, 2015

    20-40-60 Etiquette: Should you bring a gift anyway, if the invitation states, “no gifts, please?

  • Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: May 31

    By Helen Ford Wallace hwallace@Oklahoman.com | Published: Sun, May 31, 2015

    Tea, Graduation Party,Town Hall Luncheon, Reception

  • 20-40-60 Etiquette: Pricey weddings cause gifting dilemma

    BY CALLIE GORDON, LILLIE-BETH BRINKMAN AND HELEN FORD WALLACE, For The Oklahoman | Published: Mon, May 25, 2015

    20-40-60 Etiquette: Is it appropriate to sign a wedding gift card from the entire family?

  • Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: May 24

    By Helen Ford Wallace hwallace@Oklahoman.com | Published: Sun, May 24, 2015

    Anniversary Party, Dance Club, Bridal Shower, Spring Picnic, Tri Delta Alum Meeting, Spring Art Exhibit

  • Nichols Hills Garden & Outdoor Living Tour tour to include five homes

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Fri, May 22, 2015

    The event will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 30. Tickets cost $20 at any of the homes or $15 at select stores. Proceeds will got to nonprofit Nichols Hills Parks Inc. to to maintain and beautify Nichols Hills Parks.

  • Parties Extra! How about thank yous for donations for a loved one who died? 20-40-60 Etiquette

    Helen Ford Wallace | Updated: Tue, May 19, 2015

     To ask an etiquette question, email helen.wallace@oklahoman.com YOU ASK! WE ANSWER! YOU DECIDE!      By Callie Gordon, Lillie-Beth Brinkman, Helen Ford Wallace QUESTION: What is the “rule of thumb” or “rule of etiquette” for sending out a thank-you card or note when one sends flowers to a friend or loved one at a funeral? […]




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