Author Archives: Stephanie Craig

17 Beautiful Beaches in Colorado for Your Next Summer Escape

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Growing up in Oklahoma, we escaped to Colorado for its beautiful mountains, ski slopes, and yes, its beaches. The state is home to a sprawling and vast wilderness sprinkled with cool and relaxing lake getaway spots. Here are the best beaches in Colorado for you to plan your own lake retreat. There is easily a […]

17 Superb Things to Do in Stillwater, Oklahoma

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If I’m being honest, growing up I had no idea how cool Stillwater is! Since moving back to Oklahoma from Europe, I’ve already been to the city three times because there are just so many things to do in Stillwater. We keep finding new fun things to do every time we get here! Here are […]

21 Fairytale Castles in Missouri Right Out of the Storybooks!

Missouri - Ha Ha Tonka Castle Ruins - Ha Ha Tonka State Park

I love seeing castles! I have spent time abroad exploring some of the most beautiful castles in the world and I can attest, seeing castles in Missouri can be just as exciting as seeing them in Europe! You just have to know where to look. Here are the best Missouri castles which you can find all over […]

7 Things to Do in the Farmers Market District in OKC + Where to Eat!

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When we moved back to Oklahoma from Europe, hitting up the OKC Farmers Public Market was high on my list of what I wanted to do when I got here. We waited two months until the weather turned a bit closer to spring to have our first market day. Here are our favorite things to […]

Power House Review: Cocktails & TexMex with an Okie Twist (OKC’s Farmers Market District)

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After spending a long morning at the Oklahoma City Farmers Public Market, we were anxious to try one of the restaurants nearby. We ended up at Power House, a Southwestern-inspired bar in the Farmers Public Market’s parking lot that’s a popular OKC brunch spot to visit after the market. Here’s my full Power House review […]

16 Kitschy Oklahoma Roadside Attractions Worth Stopping For!

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Oklahoma, home to the longest stretch of Route 66, hosts quite a few amazing roadside attractions all across the state. Here are my favorite Oklahoma roadside attractions – so far! Bookmark this post as I will be adding more as I continue my Oklahoma travels! Can’t read now? Pin for later! What is a Roadside […]

27 Charming Small Towns in Arkansas to Add to Your Bucket List

Arkansas - Hot Springs - Bath House, Hot Springs Arkansas

Since moving back to the US from Europe, I’ve been obsessed with visiting small towns, both those in Oklahoma and those a little further afield. Basically, if a small town is cute and less than four hours from OKC, I want to see it in person. These adorable smalls towns in Arkansas are the stuff […]

10 Fairytale Castles in Kansas You Should See at Least Once!

Kansas - Super Moon Rising Near Coronado Heights Castle

I love seeing castles! I have spent time abroad exploring some of the most beautiful castles in the world and I can attest, seeing castles in Kansas can be just as exciting as seeing them in Europe! You just have to know where to look. Here are the best Kansas castles which you can find all over […]

7 Thrilling Things to Do in Yale, Oklahoma

Oklahoma - Yale - Jim Thorpe Home - Rice Kerby Cabin

The small town of Yale, Oklahoma sits between Stillwater and Tulsa on Highway 51. While you might not have heard of Yale, there’s quite a bit of history tucked away here. These are the best things to do in Yale, Ok for a great day trip. Of course, there’s enough here to fill a weekend! […]

10 Perfectly Instagrammable Places in Norman, Oklahoma

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Looking for the best photography spots in Norman, Oklahoma? Check out these instantly Instagrammable places in Norman, including photography spots on the University of Oklahoma campus and off, places that are popular for Norman engagement photos, high school senior pictures, vintage and retro photo spots, prom photos, and romantic photography spots. Can’t read now? Pin […]