Claude and Kathy’s unexpected night at The Pioneer Woman’s Boarding House

If you like The Pioneer Woman, or have ever dreamed of spending a night at her new Boarding House in Pawhuska, Oklahoma, you have got to see this video. Now, here’s how we met this adorable couple. Earlier this week, we made an impromptu trip back to one of our favorite places, Pawhuska, Oklahoma. As […]

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True confession: We’ve slept around Pawhuska, Oklahoma

When Ann and I were married, we took vows to forsake all others and be faithful to one another. That being said, I have a confession to make: We’ve both slept around Pawhuska, Oklahoma. All around. And we’re not too shy to admit it was wonderful! Now don’t get too excited. It was just the […]

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A parade, The Pioneer Woman Mercantile, and Pawhuska at Christmastime

Just after Thanksgiving, I received a text message from the Pawhuska (OK) Chamber of Commerce that said, “Kind of kidding, but if you Steve want to be in Pawhuska the first weekend in December, I have two judging spots left for the parade. We just miss you all!” It had been several weeks since we’d […]

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70+ things to do in Pawhuska, Oklahoma, by Steve and Ann Teget of the travel blog Postcard Jar.

70+ things to do in Pawhuska after you’ve eaten at The Pioneer Woman Mercantile

The first time we visited Pawhuska, Oklahoma, we went directly to The Pioneer Woman Mercantile to taste Ree Drummond’s frontier cooking for ourselves. We spent a day and a half in Pawhuska sipping coffee and eating cinnamon rolls upstairs in the bakery, shopping for kitchen supplies in the general store, and savoring every last bite of the […]

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70+ things to do in Pawhuska Part 2

70+ things to do in Pawhuska [Part 2] after you’ve eaten at The Pioneer Woman Mercantile

Note: If you have not read #1-35 of the “70+ things to do in Pawhuska after visiting The Pioneer Woman Mercantile,” click HERE first. 36. Get a refill on your pop at Handy’s If you’re working your way down this list, by now your cup is dry and you still have many more stops to go. […]

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Gayle Teget and Carol Johnstone at The Pioneer Woman Mercantile in Pawhuska, Oklahoma

Our moms loved The Pioneer Woman Mercantile but we couldn’t get them on that swinging bridge

Both my mom and my mother-in-law are big fans of Ree Drummond and The Pioneer Woman cooking show on Food Network. We’d been to Ree’s new Mercantile store and restaurant in Pawhuska twice this year, and when we returned home from our last trip, we could tell that both our moms were itching to see […]

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National Indian Taco Championship

Yes, we’re going to be celebrity judges at the National Indian Taco Championship!

Between the two of us, we’ve got some interesting titles on our resumes. Sports writer, lifeguard, vice president of public relations, athletic director, lobbyist, middle school principal, travel writers, and bloggers. And now, we get to add … wait for it … celebrity judges for the National Indian Taco Championships in Pawhuska, Oklahoma! That’s right, […]

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Pioneer Woman Lodge, Pawhuska, Oklahoma

Seven things that surprised us about The Pioneer Woman Ree Drummond’s lodge

This post is about our visit to the Drummond family lodge where The Pioneer Woman shows are filmed. If you’d like to read about our tour of the Pioneer Woman Boarding House, click HERE. The Pioneer Woman Ree Drummond and her husband, Ladd, have been opening up the lodge on their Oklahoma ranch to visitors. […]

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Chicken fried steak at The Pioneer Woman Mercantile

Six reasons to take your wife to The Pioneer Woman Mercantile

I had my doubts when Ann told me she wanted to visit The Pioneer Woman Mercantile in Pawhuska, Okla. For me, I couldn’t see how this would be time well spent. I envisioned a crowded store with mostly middle-aged women roaming around, oohing and aaahing at spatulas and cast iron skillets with the same starry […]

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Keeping folks in line at The Mercantile

Within minutes of arriving at The Pioneer Woman Mercantile in Pawhuska, Oklahoma, a young woman with a cheerful smile and a gift for hospitality greeted us.  Her name was Meg. Meg’s job is to welcome visitors to The Merc and ensure they are as comfortable as possible while waiting in line (sometimes for hours) to […]

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