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Getting one’s finances in order can help relieve stress, anxiety and potential arguments in the home. However, household debt is making a comeback, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. It says combined household debt in the U.S. peaked at $12.7 trillion in the first three month…

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Editor’s note: Jack Leyh was one of thousands of U.S. soldiers to serve in World War II. At 19, he was untested, untried and naive, but he and his peers underwent suffering more extreme than most will ever experience. While serving in the U.S. Army 84th Infantry, F Company, 333rd Regiment, L…

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If you’re thinking about making the chocolate pecan bourbon pie, why not do so with the very best pecans? One place to find great local pecans is Knight Creek Farms, which has an orchard in Creek County and a shop near Tulsa Hills.

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I love that almost everyone heads to the kitchen on Thanksgiving. Some of us are making the entire dinner — pulling out the china and carving the turkey Norman Rockwell-style at the dinner table. Others are making mashed potatoes to bring to a potluck with friends. Maybe you’re keeping it su…

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Oklahoma-style comfort food is its own category of deliciousness. Whether it’s fried chicken, mashed potatoes and cream gravy, barbecued brisket or chocolate meringue pie, Tulsa has plenty of options for these foods that can instantly improve your mood. 

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The holidays are upon us, and soon our homes will be filled with family, friends and the aromas of the season. Nothing captures the holiday essence like the spicy scents of mulled cider, and a "spiked" warm cider is a crowd-pleaser. Putting together this festive concoction is as easy as thro…

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Since 2013, Trenchers Delicatessen has wowed diners with sandwiches piled high with house-made ingredients served on freshly baked bread. A longtime favorite is the Dutch Crunch ($10), a sandwich that gets its name from the bread upon which it is served. Turkey, bacon, Swiss cheese, tomato, …

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The stretch of the famed Route 66 that runs from the University of Tulsa to Peoria Avenue is undergoing a rebirth. Hotels, restaurants and coffee houses dot the central Tulsa thoroughfare.

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A Tulsa staple since 2008, Ida Red General Store is one of the area’s go-to places for souvenirs, gifts and a treat for yourself.

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One of my favorite ways to spend time with those I love is sharing a road trip. Add in some good food and Oklahoma history, and you have the ingredients for making wonderful memories.

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On Nov. 19, Chris Lieberman hopes to cheer on Corral D — the final group of runners to start the Williams Route 66 Marathon — as he has every year since he began the race in 2005.

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More than 5,000 volunteers worked on 400 community service projects at the Tulsa Area United Way’s annual Day of Caring on Sept. 8. The Tulsa Day of Caring is one of the nation’s largest single days of community service, according to the TAUW.

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One recent Sunday afternoon, I visited the Tulsa Glassblowing School at 19 E. M. B. Brady St. Entering the lobby, I admired some remarkable examples of the glass-blown art. I was halted in my tracks several times by pieces so immaculately crafted, I had no idea how a person working with molt…

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Tulsan Nehemiah Frank never anticipated that Black Wall Street Times, the digital news media company he founded in April, would go from 1,000 to 10,000 hits online in a matter of months.

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"Watching paint dry": It’s a clichéd joke often tossed around at Anchor Paint. But the true story is that the third generation family-owned, Tulsa-based paint company is in a continuous state of improvement.

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When a familiar face came into Coffee House on Cherry Street one Sunday morning, barista Jonny Rice assumed the man was a returning customer. "When he approached the register I gave him a look and said, ‘I know you from somewhere,’" Rice says. "He smiled and introduced himself and told me he…

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Guests of the Turkish Food and Art Festival will be immersed in Turkish culture Nov. 4 at the Raindrop Turkish House. The star of the show will be Turkish foods, such as gyro kebab, manti (Turkish ravioli), baklava, kofte (balls of seasoned ground meat or vegetables), pastries and Turkish te…

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Decades ago, a scrappy Texas woman named Cornelia Alabama Marshall began baking pies to support her struggling family. Word got out, and lines formed down the street outside the small Dallas store where she worked.