Tourist in Your Own City: OKC

I’m happy to report that Hanni Staycation 2017 was a success! After researching the OKC districts (plus making a list of fun favorites we haven’t done in a while) we mapped out several things to do and new restaurants to try as we played tourist in Oklahoma City.Tourist in Your Own City: OKC

Staycation Overview

Pros:

  • Save on lodging and airfare
  • Save on petsitting, babysitting (if applicable)
  • Still enjoy a change of pace
  • Still enjoy focused time with family

Cons:

  • Still have pet duties (we didn’t get to sleep in)
  • Which in turn limited how long we could be gone
  • Weather (the heat altered our activities)

Staycation Food

  • Torchy’s Tacos (Kurtis’ first time)
  • Gabriella’s (Samantha’s first time)
  • West
  • Mutt’s Hotdogs
  • Hall’s Pizza Kitchen

By far our favorite restaurant was West! Located next to the Hideaway, West’s tagline is “comfort food with a twist,” and they delivered on that. Tourist in Your Own City: OKC

The zucca chips are a must if you go (our read more

Three Ladies That Inspire Me

I’m not one to dwell too much on celebrities, but there are three in particular¬†(two celebrities, one fictional character) that provide¬†inspiration for me. In a departure from my typical posts, I’m sharing about them¬†today.

Leslie Knope (Parks and Recreation)leslie_knope_ben_wyatt_wedding

I know, I know. Leslie is a fictional character from a TV show. Our political leanings would work well for a rousing game of tug-of-war. But she still inspires me. She gets things done, whether it’s in the parks department, on city council, or in her friend’s read more