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Christmas at Dolly Parton’s Stampede Is Magical, Don’t Miss It

We are so excited to Partner with Dolly Parton’s Stampede to bring you this Holiday Cheer!  Only a two-hour drive from Northwest Arkansas there is a spectacular Christmas show your whole family will love. I just went for the first time with my four sons, ages 10-5. Their eyes twinkled with delight from beginning to […]

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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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Sharing the Sport

This post is brought to you in partnership with the Football Matters campaign. National Football Foundation (NFF) launched Football Matters to celebrate the positive impact the game has made on millions of players, coaches, administrators, volunteers, and fans nationwide. On November 1, 2013, my husband and I sat in the doctor’s office of my OBGYN, […]

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Mom Hack : McDonald’s Delivers with Uber Eats

Sponsored By :: McDonalds  I love cooking for my family, but some nights, I just cannot. Life is super busy- with sports homework and all the things-I have often wished dinner (breakfast or lunch) could just show up at my door, and that my kids would eat it.   After running around all day, working […]

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Heartbreak Overhaul

 What do you do? As a Type A, I tend to go into denial mode, build up a tough exterior, and then clean and organize everything in sight. BUT I have learned through life and counseling that this is not healthy. When I was younger, I thought you could only get your heart broken by […]

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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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The Gift of T.I.M.E

Have you heard about the 5 love languages?   They are based on a book by Gary Chapman, a counselor, who narrowed down expressing and receiving love to 5 areas:  acts of service, words of affirmation, receiving gifts, physical touch, and quality time.  In theory, everyone tends to have a primary and a secondary love language […]

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