Category Archives: Oklahoma

Christmastime is a Great Opportunity to Help Others (Even When Money is Tight.)

Over the years  one of our most popular posts, at Christmas time has been: Christmas-Helping Others Even When Money is Tight Also, Here are lots of places to donate items you don’t want that others really need. NOTE: Please leave a … Continue reading

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Before You Start Your Christmas Shopping….

The Tulsa World‎ published a story on November 22, 2015 Julie DelCour writes: Take a moment and think about this question, which was passed on to me a few months ago (The question came from: Is your grandmother hungry?) Following … Continue reading

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Make a Difference Day ~ Saturday, October 22, 2016

Make A Difference Day, held on the fourth Saturday in October, is the largest single-day of volunteering in the country, as millions of Americans nationwide unite to do good for others. Every single one of us has the power to … Continue reading

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The Secret is Out: Coloring Provides Wonderful Stress Relief for Adults!

A 2012  study, found that anxiety can be greatly reduced by coloring. Specially designed, coloring pages for “grown-ups” are more intricate than children’s coloring books. “After my husband died I was numb and couldn’t even think. I bought a coloring … Continue reading

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Single Story Home or Two Story Home?

It isn’t your imagination that a one story house feels a lot more spacious than a two story house, of equal size. (Single story homes are commonly referred to as ‘ranch style’.) Potential home buyers are often told that they … Continue reading

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Is Your Grandma Hungry and You Don’t Know It? Senior/Elder Hunger ~ The Hidden Epidemic in America.

Elder Hunger Awareness Month Proclamation signed by Governor Mary Fallin  for June 2015. Oklahoma ranks #8, in the nation, for senior hunger! 1/3 of Seniors in Oklahoma City are hungry on a daily basis, yet hunger in Oklahoma is higher … Continue reading

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Seniors May Appreciate a Grocery Store Gift Card More Than Anything Else You Can Buy Them

Mother’s Day In 2014,  $3.65 billion was spent on jewelry for Mother’s Day; $2.35 billion on flowers and $780 million on greeting cards, according to AARP. Birthdays, Christmas, and other gift giving occasions Mom or Grandma doesn’t need more perfume, … Continue reading

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