• 20-40-60 Etiquette: Unexpected guest causes tension

    BY CALLIE GORDON, LILLIE-BETH BRINKMAN AND HELEN FORD WALLACE, For The Oklahoman | Published: Mon, Mar 30, 2015

    The women of 20-40-60 Etiquette answer your tricky social questions. Devonne Carter has the guest answer.

  • Midwest City, Nichols Hills, Guthrie, Edmond, Tinker Air Force Base and Norman get Tree City USA status

    From Staff Reports | Published: Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    Tree City USA awards were given to Oklahoma City metro communities to kick off Arbor Week

  • Parties Extra! Video---Positive Tomorrows---Cork & Canvas

    Helen Ford Wallace | Published: Tue, Mar 24, 2015

    [brightcove]4124920022001[/brightcove] Susan Agel and Dawn Byram talk about Positive Tomorrows and the Cork & Canvas fund-raiser on Parties Extra! Susan Agel, Dawn Byram and Todd Fraser in The Oklahoman’s video studio. (Photo by Helen Ford Wallace).  

  • 20-40-60 Etiquette: Should I ask why friend declines dinner invitation?

    BY CALLIE GORDON, LILLIE-BETH BRINKMAN AND HELEN FORD WALLACE, For The Oklahoman | Published: Mon, Mar 23, 2015

    One of my good friends told me she could not come to my dinner party, and it was all that I could do not to ask her why. I could not believe that she could not come. Should I have asked her why she was unavailable?

  • Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: March 22

    By Helen Ford Wallace hwallace@Oklahoman.com | Published: Sun, Mar 22, 2015

    President's Ball, Art By The Lake, Order of the Owl, Luncheon,

  • 20-40-60 Etiquette---Tips included?

    Helen Ford Wallace | Published: Thu, Mar 19, 2015

          YOU ASK! WE ANSWER! YOU DECIDE! By Callie Gordon, Lillie-Beth Brinkman, Helen Ford Wallace   QUESTION: We traveled to an-all inclusive resort over the holidays. Typically, most everything is included from meals to drinks. I felt it necessary to reward employees like servers and bartenders who went above and beyond to make […]

  • Parties Extra! Video---Entertaining and B.C. Clark

    Helen Ford Wallace | Published: Mon, Mar 16, 2015

    [brightcove]4109563263001[/brightcove] Coleman Clark and Terri Benear talk about the history of B.C. Clark and about the inventory in the stores for entertaining on Parties Extra! Coleman Clark, Terri Benear and The Oklahoman’s video producer Paige Dillard. (Photo by Helen Ford Wallace).

  • 20-40-60 Etiquette: What to tip at a resort?

    BY CALLIE GORDON, LILLIE-BETH BRINKMAN AND HELEN FORD WALLACE | Published: Mon, Mar 16, 2015

    Is there a guideline or percentage in how much money to tip at an all-inclusive resort? Kathy Walker has the guest answer!

  • Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: March 15

    By Helen Ford Wallace hwallace@opubco.com | Updated: Fri, Mar 13, 2015

    Wedding Shower, Baby Shower, Cocktails, Norman Party, Reception

  • 20-40-60 Etiquette---Here's to you!

    By Helen Ford Wallace, Callie Gordon, Lillie-Beth Brinkman | Published: Mon, Mar 9, 2015

    To ask an etiquette question, email helen at hfsok@aol.com YOU ASK! WE ANSWER! YOU DECIDE! By Callie Gordon, Lillie-Beth Brinkman, Helen Ford Wallace. Christina Nihira has the guest answer.

  • Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: March 8

    By Helen Ford Wallace hwallace@opubco.com | Published: Sun, Mar 8, 2015

    The Registry Dance Club, Baby Shower, Recruitment Tea, Birthday Parties, Town Hall Dinner,

  • 20-40-60 Etiquette: Mind the queue while traveling

    BY CALLIE GORDON, LILLIE-BETH BRINKMAN AND HELEN FORD WALLACE, For The Oklahoman | Published: Mon, Mar 2, 2015

    How to handle cutters and those who can’t keep in queue while traveling. Chuck Ainsworth has the guest answer.

  • Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: March 1

    By Helen Ford Wallace hwallace@opubco.com | Published: Sun, Mar 1, 2015

    Girl Scout Luncheon, Oscar Party, Reception, Patron Party, Art Opening, Show House Event

  • Casady School students use Latin skills in quiz bowl event

    By Betty Jane Garrett, For The Oklahoman | Published: Sat, Feb 28, 2015

    Students from the school’s Junior Classical League Chapter competed against Norman North High School, Classen School of Advanced Studies and Harding Charter Prep.

  • Parties Extra! ---Chilton Marshall and Brad Purcell were married recently!

    Helen Ford Wallace | Updated: Wed, Feb 25, 2015

    Chilton Marshall and Brad Purcell were married at a family wedding recently at the Chapel of Saint Mary at All Souls Episcopal Church in Oklahoma City and the reception hosted by Chris and Gary Purcell and Jimmie Marshall was held at the Chesapeake Club at the Gaylord Family Stadium in Norman. The televsions throughout the […]

  • 20-40-60 Etiquette: How many ways should I say 'Thank You?'

    BY CALLIE GORDON, LILLIE-BETH BRINKMAN AND HELEN FORD WALLACE, For The Oklahoman | Published: Mon, Feb 23, 2015

    The women of 20-40-60 Etiquette answer your questions about social ettiquette. Hilarie Blaney has the guest answer!

  • Helen Ford Wallace:Parties, Etc. : Feb. 22

    By Helen Ford Wallace hwallace@opubco.com | Updated: Fri, Feb 20, 2015

    Valentine Party, Afternoon Tea, 50th Anniversary Reception, Pi Phis, DAR

  • 20-40-60 Etiquette: What time is a good time to text?

    BY CALLIE GORDON, LILLIE-BETH BRINKMAN AND HELEN FORD WALLACE, FOR THE OKLAHOMAN | Published: Mon, Feb 16, 2015

    The women of 20-40-60 answer readers’ delicate etiquette questions. Alan Herzberger, NewsOk Digital Managing Editor, has the guest answer.

  • Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: Feb. 15

    By Helen Ford Wallace hwallace@opubco.com | Published: Sun, Feb 15, 2015

    Bridal Shower, Mothers Reception, Special Party, OSU Reception, Theta Founder's Day, Coffee, Military Ball

  • 20-40-60 Etiquette: The Men Answer, giving tips for can't-miss Valentine's gifts

    BY ADAM KEMP, FORD SANGER, BRAD MCNEILL, SCOTT KINNAIRD, CLAY HEALEY AND RON JAMES, For The Oklahoman | Updated: Sun, Feb 8, 2015

    Editor’s note: Here’s a 20-40-60 Etiquette question for the men: What to buy on Valentine’s Day?




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