Fostering in Oklahoma

A family is where children should feel safe, wanted and worthy. When a family must be separated, for just a short while or longer, it’s difficult for everyone involved and, too often, the children are left feeling unloved and alone.

Buying a House?

If you’re in the market for a custom home that’s guaranteed to have the highest quality of materials and workmanship, 1st Oklahoma Homes may be your answer. The company constructs homes around the Oklahoma City metro area, primarily in south Oklahoma City, Moore and Norman. It owns multiple subdivisions, with the largest being Apple Estates in Moore and Rio del…

Norman’s ‘Time Machine’

Cleveland County has a rich and vibrant history. The Moore-Lindsay Historic House Museum preserves and shares this history with the community.

Beautiful Bathroom Remodels Start With the Shower

Today’s upscale bathrooms are a far cry from those of yesterday. They’re generally larger and airier, with more attention to comfort and aesthetics. But perhaps the most eye-catching change in this private domain is the shower.

Change an Entire Space

1. Beekman Small Table Lamp by Kate Spade New York, $669, available via

Explore the Mysteries of Peru

It takes more than epic views and colorful landscapes for a truly memorable journey to Peru. It takes grand experiences. From unraveling the mysteries of Machu Picchu to experiencing a ceremony performed by a local shaman; from flying above the enigmatic Nazca lines to visiting a local Peruvian food market, your South American adventure awaits.

Home Sweet Home

As I write this, we’re experiencing a couple of days of moderately warm temperatures before sliding back down into the usual, chillier winter pattern. But when this issue of Cleveland County Lifestyle hits your mailbox, spring—in all its colorful, tumultuous glory—will be here. It seems only appropriate that the theme for this issue centers on … Continued

March 2019 Around Town

Lewis Jewelers Associates Named Forever Carat Club Winners Maggie Rogers and Heather Gomez of Lewis Jewelers in Moore have been named winners of the prestigious Forevermark Carat Club. Reaching this goal means they finished in the Top 10 in selling these diamonds in the entire country. They have earned spots on an upcoming trip to … Continued

The “Forever” Home

When looking to build their “forever” home, Anthony McDermid, AIA, RIBA, a principal at TAP Architecture, and his wife, Aubrey, had a lengthy “must” list. First, they wanted it in the heart of Oklahoma City, where they could get a panoramic view of the downtown skyline. They wanted it to comfortably accommodate both family and guests. He wanted plenty of…

Celebration Honors Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

The Norman Philharmonic, with the OU and Norman communities, honored the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. during a special performance Jan. 21 at Sharp Hall, Catlett Music Center. Guest speakers included George Henderson, prominent local advocate for ethnic diversity and interracial understanding. The MLK celebration featured the OU Combined Choirs, Norman Philharmonic and performances of several forms … Continued

South Oklahoma City Chamber Honors Outstanding Individuals

The South Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce held its 2019 Annual Banquet Jan. 10 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Oklahoma City Downtown Medical Center, presented by AT&T. The event served as the installation for the South Oklahoma City Chamber’s 2019 Board of Directors. Outstanding individuals in the community also were honored for their work … Continued

Sit Back & Relax

They may not always know your name here (at least on your first visit), but the management and staff of The Winston, a restaurant specializing in American cuisine that opened its doors in April 2018, wants its patrons to feel welcome from their first step inside.

DIY Gift Basket

Expecting house guests? Why not present them with a gift basket that will make them feel welcomed and serve as a reminder of their stay?