A New Year’s Change

Welcome to 2018. If you’re flipping through these pages and are wondering whether you’re in the right place, you are! With 12 fresh months at our feet, we’ve opted for a new year of renewal, reflection and change here at OKC Lifestyle.


January 2018 Around Town

The Oklahoma Chapter of Concerns Of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) held their annual Blue Light Ceremony on November 5 at the Oklahoma Fallen Officers Memorial in Oklahoma City. Oklahoma Department of Public Safety Commissioner Michael Thompson and retired Oklahoma Highway Patrol Deputy Chief Mike Grimes spoke to families of fallen officers from around the state. In addition to the speeches, the event included a dinner…

Nuvo Home Sips and Sales

Nuvo Home hosted Sips and Sales, the store's biggest sales event of the year, on November 3. Guests enjoyed drinks while shopping for items up to 20 percent off and learning how owner Tracee Strong makes it easy for guests to get the custom look they want for their home.

Say Yes to Fitness in 2018

Oklahomans like to smile. We optimistically smile at the new year, making promises to ourselves to eat right, work out and lose weight. The reputation of many is to enthusiastically sign up for a gym membership in January and quit by February.

Green Goddess Quinoa Bowl

Ingredients
1 cup uncooked quinoa
1 avocado, diced
1 cup shelled edamame, cooked (You can use frozen peas instead.)
1 14-ounce can garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
1 large bunch kale, leaves removed from stems and roughly chopped
1 tablespoon olive oil or coconut oil 
2 cloves garlic

The Secret Ingredient to a Successful In-Home Workout Routine

Co-owners Travis Grimm and Shawn Busby of FitCamp180 are no strangers to what it takes to become a fit and healthy person. Success requires community and accountability, but one more element is necessary.

Eyes Etc.: Casting and Improving Metro Vision

Acquiring a new perspective often begins in January. The new year marks the opportunity to see the world differently, more fully and with hopeful eyes. It seems that countless options vie for the attention of Oklahomans as they consider what choices lay before them. 

Shades of Gray

Having the right exterior and interior paint on a newly purchased home can make all the difference in whether a home looks tired or dated or not.

Help-Her Provides Personal Service for Women

When Diana Acker of Oklahoma City was working as a contract case manager for three different agencies, she knew that the state budget cuts were looming and her position would be among those sacrificed to the state budget woes.