Oklahoma People, Events & Parties
LONDON (AP) — All eyes were on Burberry Monday as new chief creative officer Riccardo Tisci showed his first collection for the...
Kick-Off Party, Birthdays, Reunion, Patron Event
Six individuals will be inducted into the Oklahoma African-American Hall of Fame during a banquet and induction ceremony set...
QUESTION: I went out to dinner with my friend and was looking forward to being together. After we sat down, she saw some people...
Downtown Party, Vince Gill, 55th Reunion, Workshop/Luncheon
QUESTION: Is it OK to wear a nice menswear suit for church services? CALLIE'S ANSWER: Of course! It's always acceptable to be...
- Feds plan funding boost to fight assaults on Native women
- Slain golfer, suspect lived contrasting lives in Iowa city
- Palestinian schools strive to modernize classrooms
- Kim agrees to dismantle main nuke site if US takes steps too
- Cowart hits grand slam, drives in 5 as Angels stall A's
- Qatar Airways announces $69 million revenue loss this year
- Pakistan's new PM, Imran Khan, visits Saudi Arabia
- Snell wins 20th, ties Rays record in 4-0 victory over Texas
- Walker wakes Yanks with HR, Boston's AL East bash waits
- The Latest: Trump praises North Korea's past agreements
OU Luncheon, Sorority Reunion, Girls Scouts, Maine Event
Wedding Parties, 50th Anniversary Dinner, Art Opening
QUESTION: Is there a protocol about inviting my boss to my party. He is a lot of fun, but I really don't know him very well....
Birthday Party, Pi Phis, Open House, Luncheon/Workshop
QUESTION: I love to entertain, but I have noticed lately that many of my friends have declined my invitations to come over for...
Bridal Party, Luncheon/installation, Birthday Reunion
Reunions, Sooner BBQ, First Friday
Parade, Retirement, Going Away, Retirement, 50th Anniversary, Inaugural
As probably too many of my co-workers here at The Oklahoman can tell you, I bleed purple. In a newsroom and state where the favored college colors tend to crimson and cream or orange and black, that can make a fella feel, well, let's just say...
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Oklahoma native Leigh Madison writes a different song nearly every day, but most people don't ever get to hear them. However,...
Shopping for more tipping answers
Garden Party, Reunion, Wedding Shower, Send-Off, Pass The Gavel
Volunteer work is a leisure activity for 16-year-old Claire Grace. Before Claire was even 13, she already had started three...
Awards Dinner, Art Exhibit, Tea, Wedding Shower, New Member Party
Dan Proctor, a longtime Oklahoma City Salvation Army leader, has died.
Brunches, Wedding, Annie Oakley, Show House, Redbud Breakfast
Remington Park security guard takes on mission to reunite ring with owner
QUESTION: I have read all your various questions and answers about writing thank-you notes and I have two good answers to the...
Parties, Etc.: June 17, 2018: Helen Ford Wallace. Debutantes, Beaux Arts Ball Reception, Wedding Shower, Annual Meeting,...
One student's path to professional success came through the state's regional university system.
I take a grad school class and noticed in the online discussion that a classmate copied a book review almost verbatim and...
Let's Party! Helen Ford Wallace
Glass Luncheon, Hall of Fame Luncheon, Picnic, Art Shows
Columnist says be aware that our invitations on email or Facebook Messenger can quickly become spam if we include too many people.
EDMOND — Understanding English is easy for some, but Hilda Estrada has a mission to help Spanish-speaking parents better...
Parties in Oklahoma City: Helen Ford Wallace
QUESTION: I am having trouble meeting people. As a single, professional woman looking for male friends, I have tried the dating...
Coffee, Birthday, Art, Tea, Afternoon Event, Home Tour Parties
QUESTION: I'm a woman of a certain age and feel disrespected when young people waiting on me at a store call me “honey” or...
I turned seven in 1968, the youngest of four, but old enough to remember the dinner table disagreements that sometimes grew heated. My dad, a combat veteran of World War II, at that point, still supported America's involvement in Vietnam. My...
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Wedding Shower, Luncheon, Celebrations, Awards, Dance
Borens Honored, Dinner, Luncheon, Tea, Art Show
OU Salute, Dinners, Luncheon, Cookout
Fashion Show, Scout Dinner, Phi Beta Kappa, Military Ball
OU Welcome Party, Spring Dinner, Book Receptions, Honoring Honorees, Military Ball
Wedding Party, Pi Beta Phi Event, Art Show Reception
It takes talent, effort and guts to be a woman in leadership. But, one of these qualities stands out among the rest. “Guts. You...
Allied Arts, Reunion, Vallion Award, Town Hall Dinner
QUESTION: I just received an invitation to a bridal shower. When I opened it, I (A) had no inkling of the name of the honoree...
Beaux Arts Coffee, Cocktails & Conversation, State Event
Reception, Art Show, PEO Luncheon
Show House Party, Wedding Shower, Award Winner, Panhellenic Tea
Philip Anschutz will receive the inaugural Western Visionary Award when the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum...
Should people say "No problem," or "You're welcome"?
Red Tie Night set for March 3rd.
Luncheons, Wedding Shower, Birthday Party, Dinner Club, Happy Hour
Champagne Party, Fashion Group, PEO Chapter, Theta Founder's Day, Art
Baseball Gala, Inaugural Event, Chamber Banquet, Art Show, Colonial Dames
Judy Lehmbeck, owner of Judy Lehmbeck Bridal and Party Co., talked about 2018 trends and ideas. She also talked about the...
Winter Ball, Baby Shower, Birthday Party
February 3rd ---Boots & Ball Gowns Gala
Junior League Event, OU College of Pharmacy Reception, Birthday Party, Art Show.
Chuck Shirley talks about Clayton Kershaw and the Warren Spahn Gala!
ArtNow showcases 25 Oklahoma contemporary artists at the Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center.
New Year Brunch, Retirement Party, Holiday Parties, Baby Shower
Bachelor's Club Ball, Christmas Parties, Bridal Event
Oklahoma State University's Ann Hargis and her dog Scuff appear on camera!
Ann Felton Gilliland, CEO of Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity, talks about 30 years of home building on Parties Extra!
Oklahoma City Parties: Helen Ford Wallace
Ron and Stacey produce great gourmet popcorn and excellent candy!
Concordia Life Care Community residents recently celebrated their graduation from Cyber Seniors at Francis Tuttle Technology...
Parties at the Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club
Christmas Parties, Birthday Event, Cocktails, Mercy Gala
The Oklahoman was lucky to be serenaded by soldiers from Fort Sill on Thursday, Dec. 21. Listen in.
Is it OK to openly wear a loaded gun to family get-togethers during the holidays?
Welcome to the inaugural issue of The OK. (Like the tree) In this quarterly magazine we hope to provide our readers a little...
Christmas Parties, Holiday Open Houses, Anniversary, Champagne Reception, Kiwanis Event
QUESTION: I am the hostess for a wedding shower. The bride gave me a link to Amazon where she is registered. When I clicked on...
From lights to bustle to bits of nostalgia, Oklahoma City has that holiday feeling
Bachelor's Club Debs, Celebration, Birthday, Alumni Events, Art Show
Beaux Arts Ball Debutantes, Escorts, King
Beaux Arts Ball King G. Rainey Williams Jr. was introduced last weekend at the royal art-themed regal Ball at the Oklahoma City...
Beaux Arts Ball Debutantes, Escorts, King
Bridal Events, Town Hall, Paseo Awards, Theta Surprise, New Members, Volunteers
Ballet Board, Alliance Dance, Mistletoe Market, Launch Party, Visiting French
Should there be an age cutoff for Granny's presents?
Dinner, Awards Luncheon, Hayride, Art Show, New Board, Check Presentation
Mistletoe Market at the Cox Convention Center
Would you please address the subject of paying wedding musicians?
Maestro Ball, Advisors Meeting, Kappa Luncheon, High Tea, Painting Party
2017 Beaux Arts Ball
QUESTION: Here's my question: Is it rude to ask someone for an experience gift? I (like many of us, probably) really don't need...
Celebration Dinner, Kings For Cocktails, Anniversary Art
Oklahomans are among those weighing in for and against Southwest Baptist Theological President Paige Patterson, a prominent and influential Southern Baptist Convention leader who is currently embroiled in controversy surrounding past remarks he...
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Orchids in October
Special Night for Project 31
QUESTION: I have an internet-based etiquette question. If I sent a question to an online lifestyle podcast blog that only...
Junior League, Wedding Party, Cocktails, Anniversary, Art Show
Venetian Ball to benefit Oklahoma Lawyers for Children
Beaux Arts coffee, wedding showers, Kiwanis dinner, reception, Rotary celebration
Marty Dillon talks Halloween and Party Galaxy!
Friends of Music, Birthday Parties, Kappa Kickoff, Colonial Dames
Oklahoma City Charity Scotch Tasting Party!
Get your reservations for the 2017 Maestro's Ball
Miscellaneous Shower, United Way Party, Pre-Concert Event, Artist Event
Lyric Theater Broadway Ball!
Fundraiser for Classen School of Advanced Studies ( Bourbon, BBQ and Blues)
Five individuals who have clearly made significant contributions to the growth and development of Oklahoma will be...
Annie Oakley Society Luncheon, Dinner at the Governor's Mansion, Dinner Honoring Ed Barth, Redbud Reception, Birthday Party
Regular Oklahomans following their passions, talents
We have had some talented musicians perform in our various studios over the past ten years. Musicians from the U.S. Navy...
Renaissance Ball, Wedding Shower, Table Decorating, Art Reception
Mary Higgins Clark is honoree at the Annie Oakley Society Luncheon at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum!
Preview Reception, Casino Party, Tailgate Party,
We talk about the Renaissance Ball on Parties Extra!
Sooner Stilettos: Cheerleaders for OU Women's Basketball
The 20-40-60 team answers a reader's question about hat etiquette.
Sooner Stilettos, Birthday Party, OVAC Preview Event, Lemonade
JJ Kelly---Bridal and Debutante dresses
Impact Oklahoma Circles of Impact!!!
At several restaurants I have been to recently the cashier asked if I wanted to donate money or my change to a specific charity.
Girl Scout Fundraiser, Junior League Advisory Council, Birthday Party
Parent Promise Monopoly Ball
Eva Saffer, senior audiologist at the Oklahoma Hearing Clinic, in Norman, has announced her retirement.
There’s nothing basic about the career of Sir Cameron Mackintosh, who over the past half-century has become widely regarded as the most successful theater producer in the world.
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Books & Bourbon-Fundraiser for Bricktown Rotary
Archbishop's Dinner, Art in Taos, Junior League Social, Coffee With Artists
Cookies and Cocktails are scheduled August 17th from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Science Museum Oklahoma
Celebrating Birthdays, Saloon Days, Art Opening
Performing Arts Series at the Armstrong Auditorium
Surprise Party, Santa Fe Event, Heritage Hall Alumni, Junior League Council
Flowers and flower classes
Birthday Party, Mexican Fiesta and Bar Shower, Chi Omega Event
Artwork, openings and closings
We were at a party this summer and my wife and I were standing and talking in a group. I noticed that she had food stuck in her...
Rehearsal Dinner, Open House, Birthday Celebration, Luncheon and Board Meeting, Anniversary
The Junior League of Oklahoma City celebrates 90 years!
Positive Heroes is set for July 25th
Happy Hour, Art Show, Birthday Party
Kyle Anderson and Ken Carpenter---Stroud, Ok., Mother Road Fire Truck Show and Muster and Chili Cook-Off---Parties Extra!
Spend July 15 in Stroud, Oklahoma, on Route 66 for the first annual Mother Road Fire Truck Show
Rotary Dinner, Wedding Event, Golf Tournament, Thank You Party, Book Launch, Luncheon
JRB Art at the Elms
20-40-60 Etiquette team and guest suggests kindness and respect for everyone. Jane Jayroe has the guest answer.
What do you think WE can do to help civility and good manners become understood and appreciated again?
Heritage Trust Grand Opening, Art of Brunch, Mercy Foundation, Cocktail Party, Prix De West, Art Opening
Vault Ice is great for summer and every day. Retail sales coming soon!
Anniversary, Brunch, Reunion, Redbud Classic Breakfast, Banquet
Is it still improper for family members to host a baby shower?
Beaux Arts Ball Debutantes and Escorts
Marty Dillon and Bill Dillon of Party Galaxy show decorations for July 4th
Oklahoma Contemporary's The Art Of Brunch is Saturday. Be there!
Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc. for Sunday, June 4, 2017.
Follies Luncheon, Baby Shower/Brunch, Candlelight Dinner, Birthday Party, Art Show, Founder's Day Party, Salad Supper
Whether you’re hosting a small get-together or throwing a big bash, it’s important to protect yourself and your guests....
Engagement Party, Junior League Event, Early American Glass Luncheon, Spring Picnuc
Jennifer McCharen shows us new hair styles and tells us about great hair products.
Habitat for Humanity and the Show House connection!
Dinner, Awards Luncheon, Perceptivity Award, Symphony Show House Parties
Saraa Kami, Heather Clay. (Photos by Helen Ford Wallace). Members of the Mercy Health Foundation...
King's Party, Mercy Foundation First Look Party, Engagement Party, Dedication, Art Reception
Awards Dinner, Farewell Party, Wedding Shower, Polka Dot Party, Wine and Cheese, Leadership Luncheon, Cleats & Cocktails
Alan Herzberger has the guest answer for 20-40-60 Etiquette!
Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc. for Sunday, April 23, 2017
Birthday Party, Poet's Dinner, Mother Of The Year, Conference Events
Woody Candy Company
How many hostesses should get thank-you cards?
Katie Francis marked the 100th anniversary of Girl Scout cookie sales in style, sharing her sales tips on the “Today” show,...
Winter Ball Committee Meeting, Awards of Excellence Reception, Pre- Nuptial Events, Orchestra League Luncheon
Spring Dinner, Junior League Luncheon, Senior Follies Cast Party, Town Hall Dinner
March 30th Party at The Colcord
Breakfast, Birthday Party, Luncheons, Musical Program
Kami Kuykendall and Melanie Anthony---Youth Services of Oklahoma Country---Reach For The Stars Gala---Parties Extra!
Youth Services Reach For The Stars Gala set for March 30th
Dinner, Order of the Owl, Birthday Luncheon, Junior League Sustainers,
Birthday Party, Luncheons, Art Receptions, Phi Beta Kappa Social
Quail Creek Home Tour Set for April 1st
100 years of cookie sales---Girl Scouts of Western Oklahoma
Oscar Party, Preview Party, Cocktails and Conversation, Spring Tea, Reception
Check out the 21C Museum Hotel for hotel accommodations and party venues.
OSU Hall of Fame Reception, Dance, Art Party, Luncheon
Celebrating 100 years of Girl Scout cookies!
Formal Dinner, Birthday Party, Panhellenic Brunch, Banquet, Military Ball
Excellent event: Members of the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine Alumni Association were hosts for a black-tie dinner...
Reception, Going Away Party, Pi Phi Party, Founders Day Event
Kam Gamble talks about gardening!
Rebuilding Together OKC
Birthday Parties, American Mothers of Oklahoma Reception, Cocktail Party
Prime location Cocktails: A cocktail party and Oklahoma City get-together was hosted by Connie and Gary Fuller in their condo...
Parties, Etc.: January 29th, 2017: Helen Ford Wallace
The Warren Spahn Award Gala is February 2nd.
20-40-60 with guest answer from Richard Rosser, author of "Piggy Nation"
John F. Kennedy Service Awards Dinner set for January 24th
Drum roll, please!
Open House, Luncheon
People grieve in different ways
Between parenting and a wide range of duties for the Thunder, life rarely slows down for Ayana Lawson, the Thunder’s director...
Holiday Dinner, Hotel Association Dinner, Donor Event, United Way Women's Group
Would it be appropriate to have a morning wedding, followed by a breakfast? It seems like most wedding these days are at night,...
Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: Jan.1, 2017.
The 71st annual Bachelors Club Christmas Ball was held at the Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club.
Party: Ashley and Cavett Lee hosted their annual Christmas Party in Quail Creek. Decor: Various sizes and shapes of green and...
Event: The Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits held the 2016 Visions Awards at the Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club. This year,...
20-40-60 Question about gift giving
Parties, Etc.: December 25th, 2016: Helen Ford Wallace
Party Ice---Dewey Beene jr. and Amber Harris talk about specialty cocktail ice from Vault Ice Co.---Parties Extra!
Check out the Vault Ice Co. custom cocktail ice for the hospitality industry.
Parties, Etc.: December 18th, 2016: Helen Ford Wallace
Marty Dillon talks about Party Galaxy and what's new for the holidays.
Two debutantes and their parents were incorrectly identified on page 7D of last Sunday's edition of The Oklahoman. The correct...
How to keep your own traditions while honoring new ones.
It is Christmas at JRB Art at the Elms
Helen Ford Wallace: Beaux Arts Ball Party, Tree Trimming Party, Donor Event, Award Winner, Pi Phi Party, Kiwanis Bowling,...
Twenty-eight young women will make their debut at the 71st annual Bachelors Club Christmas Ball Dec. 22 at the Oklahoma City...
Event: Oklahoma City and Edmond Pi Beta Phi Alumnae Clubs had a joint meeting in the home of Cathy Dempsey. Dempsey chose the...
A mostly barren 3.5-mile stretch of the Oklahoma River south of downtown is set to get an influx of 1,000 trees, patches of wildflowers and natural grasses, and about 50 natural stone benches as part of a 50th anniversary celebration next year by...
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Event: Members and guests of the Kiwanis Club of Oklahoma City met for a bowling party with a buffet dinner at the Dust Bowl in...
Event: Hostess Keri Thompson entertained members of the Oklahoma City Alumnae Club of Alpha Gamma Delta at West Restaurant....
Pioneer Woman's Mercantile Restaurant and General Store is open in Pawhuska, Oklahoma! The Christmas lights are up!
Debutantes Introduced at Beaux Arts Ball
Members of King of the Beaux Arts Ball G.P. Johnson Hightower's family have been connected in some manner to the Ball since 1947.
Is there a correct way to clear the table?
Dinner Party, Golf Luncheon, Cleats & Cocktails, United Way Reception, Art Show
Thousands of people per day throng to the town of Pawhuska to view Pioneer Woman, Ree, and Ladd Drummond’s and the family’s...
What do you do when the holiday guests just won't leave?
Event: Members of the Oklahoma Artists Invitational held an exhibit at North Park Mall for the Mercy Foundation program for...
Reception: “The Northeast meets the Southwest” was the title of the art exhibit at The Howell Gallery and lots of art viewers...
Bridal tea: Paige Williams, fiancee of Jason Shepherd, was honored at an afternoon bridal tea in the home of Marion Paden....
Occasion: Sue Magness celebrated her birthday with a Watch Party in the home of Kanela Huff. The invitation stated “ Watch Sue...
Luncheon: Kimberly Schlegel Whitman, Kappa Alpha Theta Alumnae, was the special speaker at the 60th annual Flaming Festival at...
Kappa Alpha Theta Flaming Festival, Birthday Party, Bridal Tea, Art Shows
It was the 89th class formally inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame. Counting Thursday night, the Oklahoma Hall of Fame has...
Wedding Shower, Special Art Preview, Fall Luncheon, Kiwanis Inaugural, Tri Delta Luncheon,
Reader gets stabby when friends stab their meat.
The team at Trochta's Flowers and Garden Center is ready for the holiday season!
Awards Dinner, Birthday Party, Pre-Nuptial Event, Quail Creek Social,
Celebrate Pink OKC Luncheon
Kappa Alpha Theta Flaming Festival
Occasion: Oklahoma City alumnae of Alpha Gamma Delta and Gamma Phi Beta met at Children's Hospital for a “learn and lunch”...
Beaux Arts Kings Party, 40th Anniversary, Reception, Birthday Ball, Learn and Lunch, Pi Beta Phis
Former Copy Chief Thomas Maupin spent decades at The Oklahoman refining and checking our reporters' stories each night before...
The Annie Oakley Society launched another great luncheon at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. The members...
Vi Le, a Vietnamese refugee whose family was embraced and aided by Catholic Charities of Oklahoma City, has become the faith-based organization's new board president.
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he Annie Oakley Society lunched at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum.
"Paint the Town Pink" Gala
Broadway Ball set for November!
Garden Brunch, Archbishop's Dinner, Groundbreaking/Reception, Art party, Pi Phis event
Junior League's Mistletoe Market set for November 9-12
ADG, a building planning and design program management and urban planning firm, celebrated 40 years in business with an open...
Dinner Party, Oktoberfest, Cocktails and Conversation, Northwest Chamber of Commerce Event, Leadership Oklahoma Summit
You won't want to miss the Annie Oakley Society Luncheon Gala on Thursday, October 13th, 2016.
Halloween Costumes at Party Galaxy!
Party guests are served dinner on the Ferris Wheel
Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club is a great place to have a party!
OKC Navy Days Reception, Kiwanis Past Presidents, Town Hall Board Dinner, Pi Phis Event, Alpha Gamma Delta Tea
Staff at Ludivine Restaurant and members of Oklahoma City's Wheeler District got together and provided a themed dinner called...
Oklahoma Inspire Awards set for October 15th at the Science Museum.
Te Ata is shown in six theaters at the Warren Theater
The Oklahoma-based movie "Te Ata" was shown recently in six theaters at the Warren Theater in Moore, with the stars in...
100th Year Celebration, Junior League Sustainers, Cloud City Event, Fall Exhibition, Fashion Show
Avis Scaramucci and The Painted Door
Helen Ford Wallace, Jim Priest and Erin Engelke talk about Sunbeam Family Services and the book "Changed Lives: A History of...
Members of the board of directors of Harding Fine Arts Academy were hosts at a party honoring Sally Bentley who has...
Mary and Mike Mahaffey were hosts for a party in their Nichols Hills home. They celebrated Mike’s 50 years of being an...
20-40-60 etiquette: Do any funeral homes encourage the flashing light signal for their processions?
It was a sold- out crowd at the 41st annual Renaissance Ball at the Oklahoma City Golf & Country. The event...
Helen Ford Wallace's Parties, Etc. for Sept. 18, 2016
Julie Leclercq and Leah Strickland talk about the Quail Creek Fall Festival on Parties Extra!
QUESTION: I serve in a volunteer capacity with my son. Other fathers are also present, and the group is very cohesive. One...
Engineering majors at Oklahoma State University are applying concepts learned in the classroom and exploring their own ideas in the newest building on campus. Endeavor is four stories of laboratories and state-of-the-art technology that invite...
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Joan Bryant, Lisa Reed, Tim Fields and Kirstin Reynolds were in The Oklahoman's video studio to talk about the Maestro Ball and...
Birthday Party, Redbud Kickoff, Sunbeam Family Services Event
Phara Queen and Travis Neely talk about the Oklahoma Designer Show House on Parties Extra!
Follies After Party, Date Night, State Workshop, Maestro Ball Set
Sara Sweet and Sheena Karami, Oklahoma City Junior League Board members, talk about the Junior League on Parties Extra!
Helen Ford Wallace, Sara Sweet, Junior League President, and Sheena Karami, Junior League Vice-President of...
Nine years ago, I was 19 years old and desperately seeking education. I had just cleared high school, and my mama could not...
Wedding Shower, Baby Shower, Open House, Award Winner
Retirement Party, 1950's Sock Hop, Coffee With The Artist
20-40-60 Etiquette: I have a co-worker who has been wearing skorts (skirt with shorts underneath). It is not the most...
Wedding Shower, Baby Dedication, Honoring Fred, Celebration,
20-40-60 Etiquette: Should the houseguest strip the sheets?
Brent Richardson, Packy Evans, Pam Hudson.
Kendra Loper and Kristen Taylor talk about Make-A-Wish Oklahoma on Parties Extra!