A new year means new opportunities for adventure, both near and far. Of course, memorable trips don’t happen by chance. Making sure your travel plans go off without a hitch can take a little extra planning and preparation. Luckily, there’s a tech-savvy solution for all your travel worries. Check out these apps that will help take the stress out of your next getaway.
Oklahoma has a number of homes that are anything but humble. A visit to these grand houses gives glimpses into the history of the state and some of its most interesting inhabitants.
Arbuckle Mountain Fried Pies serves up buttery, flaky sensation
Bed and breakfast owners share the joy of country living
Camp meals are a highlight of any camping trip—and somehow food tastes better when cooked outside. Try these dishes on your next outdoor adventure. Recipes can be cooked over a campfire, on a camp stove or indoors. Campfire cooking times may vary.
This month’s recipes feature a produce item that’s always in season—mushrooms. Because of their meaty texture and their ability to enhance the flavors of other foods, mushrooms have been lauded for their “blendability.”
This month, we reveal the winners of OKL’s Best Holiday Reader Recipes!
Since the first Thanksgiving, corn has been a staple dish in the annual feast. It’s the basis of favorites like cornbread stuffing, creamed corn and corn pudding.
The Crow Creek Market and Cafe is popular with Crescent, Oklahoma, locals, but anyone can enjoy the quirky cafe’s fresh, homemade food.
A former gas station on historic Route 66 has found a new life refueling hungry travelers—and it’s quickly becoming a classic.
Hoboken Coffee Roasters is a highlight of downtown Guthrie.
Find a taste of Germany in Waynoka, Okla.
The Oklahoma Association of Electric Cooperatives remember two individuals who will have a lasting impact on the electric co-op community
Oklahoma Living magazine just wrapped up 70 years of serving electric co-op members and is ready for the future.
Learn how co-ops are strengthening cybersecurity
What is a kilowatt-hour? What are renewable energy sources? And what exactly is the power grid? In this ‘Energy 101’ series, our goal is to help you better understand energy terms that power your daily tasks.
Linemen pass on knowledge to the next generation
Sign is making sure his owner is measuring feed out right. Submitted by Kellie Carter, member of Oklahoma Electric Cooperative
The Londons are enjoying a weekend getaway from the kids in Eureka Springs. Submitted by Eric London, member of Central Electric Cooperative.
Say cheese! Submitted by Sherilyn Mason, member of Arkansas Valley Electric Cooperative.
This snap captures a selfie with two donkey photo bombers. Submitted by Renea Pinney.
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Our judges were impressed by Oklahoma Living readers’ talent and eye for beautiful shots across our state. Now, we are proud to share with you the top 10 submissions. Enjoy the winners of the 2017 contest!
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An Oklahoma winter can lie heavy on our hearts. Days are shorter. The blowing wind and inhospitable weather never seem to end. People spend too much time indoors. What can help bring us out of a winter funk? Houseplants.
Growing a dedicated cutting garden sounds difficult, but it isn’t. In many ways, it’s similar to growing a vegetable garden, but instead of picking tomatoes, you gather cut flowers. For the last six years, in addition to my perennial and vegetable gardens, I’ve grown a flower garden simply for the pleasure of bringing blooms indoors.
Here are 10 steps from planning to harvest.
My garden is a haven for pollinators like butterflies, native bees and hover flies. It’s also full of singing birds and crawling caterpillars, two creatures that go together like peanut butter and jelly.
Crafting a beautiful fall garden begins in spring. What you plant in late April should carry you through to autumn even after a hot Oklahoma summer.