21 Best Beaches in Texas for Sun-Filled Texas Beach Getaways

Texas - Texas - Stewart Beach in Galveston, Texas

I’ve spent my entire life going to the beaches in Texas for vacations. Every summer (and some spring breaks and winter breaks), we would load up the family minivan and head down I-35. Sometimes the trips would end early due to hurricanes, other times we would extend our time because we just couldn’t bear to […]

7 Awesome Things to Do in Okeene, Oklahoma

Oklahoma - Okeene - St. Anthony's Catholic Church

This charming town is one of my favorite small towns in Oklahoma, due to it’s magnificent historic church, beautiful murals, and proximity to Gloss Mountain State Park, one of my favorite state parks in Oklahoma. If you find yourself in Okeene (or you’ll be passing through), here are the best things to do in Okeene, […]

21 Best Vegetarian & Vegan Restaurants in Edmond, Oklahoma

Oklahoma - Edmond - Vegan Restaurants and Vegetarian Restaurants - Vegan Food in Edmond

Looking for a Vegetarian or Vegan spot for your next meal? As a native Edmondite (we can call ourselves that right?) I have curated for you a list of the best vegetarian-friendly and vegan restaurants in Edmond, Oklahoma. I have lived all over the OKC Metro and can say that Edmond has some of the […]

13 Best Beaches in New Mexico for a Fun-Filled New Mexico Beach Weekend

New Mexico - Fishing Elephant Butte State Park, New Mexico

Whenever I think about a beach trip, I usually think about an escape to the Gulf Coast of Texas. But did you know there are actually some great sandy beaches in New Mexico you can enjoy that are so much closer to home? Yes, these are New Mexico lake beaches, but what’s more Americana than a lake […]

15 Best Beaches in Kansas for a Perfect Kansas Beach Getaway

Kansas - Sunset reflected in lake

Whenever I think about a beach trip, I usually think about an escape to the Gulf Coast of Texas. But did you know there are actually some great sandy beaches in Kansas you can enjoy that are so much closer to home? And while, yes, during my years in Kansas I did go to the Gulf to […]

7 Things to Know Before Visiting Bluestem Falls, Pawhuska’s Little Victoria

Oklahoma - Pawhuska - Bluestem Falls

Okay, so no one (that I know of) has ever referred to Bluestem Falls as Little Victoria except my husband. However, he’s from Zimbabwe and has been to the real Victoria Falls numerous times. He and I have been exploring Oklahoma’s waterfalls this year, and his favorite (by far) so far is Bluestem Falls. He […]

7 Things You Need to Know to Visit the Swinging Bridge in Pawhuska, Ok

Oklahoma - Pawhuska - Swinging Bridge

One of the best things to do in Pawhuska is to take a walk across the town’s famous bridge. Of course, it’s not just any bridge, it’s a swinging bridge. And oh boy, can you really feel the swinging! Here’s what you need to know to plan your own visit to the Swinging Bridge in […]

9 Awesome Things to Do in Hardy, Arkansas

Arkansas - Hardy - Mammoth Spring State Park, Arkansas

Hardy, Arkansas is the epitome of a small mountain town.  With less than one thousand residents in the town, Hardy measures only 5.4 square miles.  The primary draw to Hardy is its proximity to the Mammoth Spring and the Spring River. The natural landmarks combined with its location along U.S. Route 63 give Hardy plenty of guests […]

22 Best Vegan Restaurants in Tulsa + Vegan-Friendly Restaurants

Oklahoma - Tulsa - two friends eating healthy vegan food at restaurant together

The vegan food scene in Tulsa is bigger and better tasting than ever before! My years of living all over Tulsa have taken me to some really great restaurants. If you’re anything like me, you’re always on the lookout for quality, delicious vegetarian and vegan cuisine. That’s why I’ve gathered this list of the best […]

30 Best Day Trips from Oklahoma City for Any Kind of Adventurer!

Oklahoma - Fairview - Gloss Mountain State Park Entrance Sign

Are you looking for fun day trips from Oklahoma City? If so, look no further! Since moving back to Oklahoma we have gone on a dozen Oklahoma day trips, and I have a whole host of my favorite day trips from OKC that I’ve done when I was visiting my family over the past few […]