Eating Around OKC

Eating Around OKC

Hey everyone!! Whether you have lived in Oklahoma for 16 years or 16 months, OKC continues to evolve. There are some fantastic places in Oklahoma City to eat, fellowship, & gather together. I am going to share my top ten here. I am rating the restaurants based on taste, price, atmosphere, parking ability, and kid friendliness (as I know it can be a struggle sometimes!).

How To Love Toxic People Well

How To Love Toxic People Well

Who comes to mind when you hear the words “toxic person?” Is it your friend from college, your mom, your brother-in-law, a coworker? I bet your shoulders feel a little bit tenser and your blood pressure a little bit higher just thinking about them. Take a deep breath. And another. You’re going to need it. This is not a how-to about breaking up with friends and family members. Unlike conventional wisdom, we’re going to talk about loving your person well.

Singles Are Sick of the Jingles: Dos & Don’ts of Talking to Single Women

Singles Are Sick of the Jingles: Dos & Don’ts of Talking to Single Women

“You don’t have to be lonely, at FarmersOnly.com.” The jingle rang out over my parents tv. We all laughed as my ranch-owner dad threatened to set up an account for his single daughter…me. As I remember how we joked about the catchy jingle every time it came on, I recall other not-so-catchy…

Loving the Vulnerable: An Interview with Carisa Wilsie

Loving the Vulnerable: An Interview with Carisa Wilsie

In February, on the Council Road Women blog we are chatting about several different ways we can show love. Of course we talk about the love that naturally come to mind, like our spouse, but we are also looking at ways to show love to some of the most vulnerable around us. When I think of loving the vulnerable, my friend, Carisa Wilsie immediately comes to mind.

ENDEARMENT IN THE ENNEAGRAM

ENDEARMENT IN THE ENNEAGRAM

Hello Friends! If we have had a conversation in the past couple of months, we have probably discussed the Enneagram. If you have not heard of the Enneagram, it is a personality test that has become quite the fad recently. I think it goes into more depth than many other personality tests, asking you specific questions about your personality with results being a number from 1-9. Each number has its own qualifications and distinctions.

Celebrations Fit For A King

Celebrations Fit For A King

Is there anything better than a perfect celebration? Whether it’s a wedding, surprise birthday party, or just a quiet dinner on the porch to honor someone you love, these moments have a way of filling hearts with warmth, joy and…

A Fragrant Offering

A Fragrant Offering

Isn’t it amazing how your senses can heighten an experience and even flood your mind with sweet (and sometimes, not so savory) memories? We were created with the capacity to truly savor (food, moments, Scripture, etc) and to make meaning…

How To Get The Most From Your Hallmark Christmas Movie Experience

How To Get The Most From Your Hallmark Christmas Movie Experience

Merry Christmastime! If you’re like us, one of the traditions you look forward to the most is the return of the Hallmark Christmas movie countdown. Could it be the nail-biting suspense and cliffhanger endings?…