Author Archive | Allison Smith

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Tips for Buying a House in Northwest Arkansas

We just recently bought a new house in Bentonville. After living in the same house in Pea Ridge for thirteen years, we were not prepared for how intense house shopping would be this time around. The market in Northwest Arkansas moves very quickly and honestly the process was a little discouraging at times. I wanted […]

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Happy Hens, Happy Eggs, Happy Families

We are proud to partner with Happy Egg to bring you healthy recipes!It’s always nice to visit the local farmer’s market and come home with quality items that you feel good about feeding to your family. There’s a certain peace of mind that comes with knowing that a little extra love and care went into […]

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Being Okay with a Less Than Perfect Summer

I’m a teacher, so when summer rolls around I always have a grand idea in my head of what my time at home with my kids will be like.  I plan on trips to the splash park, summer library programs, and the pool. Something fun every week I tell myself. No technology on Tuesdays. At […]

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Please Stop Wine-ing About Motherhood

Okay, let’s get something out of the way up front. I have four kids, I know what it’s like to be completely overwhelmed and exhausted. I like an occasional glass of wine with a friend, and I’m not judging you if you do the same. Promise. I am no perfect mom, and have yet to […]

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He Will Never Call Her Mommy

He’ll never call her Mommy. That’s a title reserved for me.  After all, I’m the one who sat nervously in a hospital bed watching to make sure he was still breathing that first night. I’m the one who crawled out of bed every two hours to feed him in his newborn phase. My voice is […]

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