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Giving, Not Just Getting

It is so easy to get caught up in the excitement and fun that comes with getting gifts at Christmas, especially as a young child. Can you blame them? It is so much fun to open gifts and play with new things. The wish lists to Santa, Mom and Dad, grandparents, aunts, and uncles are […]

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Dealing with Motion Sick Kids

If you’re lucky like me (insert sarcastic font), you have a child whose stomach does not appreciate being in moving vehicles for long periods of time, and reminds you of this frequently by upheaving the contents of said stomach all over your poor child’s lap. Or your lap. Or both. After dealing with my own […]

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Christmas Gifts for Teacher

With the holidays upon us, it’s time to start thinking about gifts for all the special people in our lives. Coming up with gifts for teachers these days can send you into a Pinterest searching frenzy and cost you way more money AND time than you were wanting to spend. When buying gifts, I try and […]

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Giving Tuesday in NWA

Living in Northwest Arkansas, I would say we are very fortunate to have some pretty amazing non-profits at work in our community. All of these non-profits work very hard to secure funding for the work they do, but still have to rely on donations from people like you and me to be able to continue […]

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Shopping for Your Home in Siloam Springs

Part of the fun in living in a small town is finding those local businesses that offer a great selection of items for your home with a personal touch. Stores where the owner works behind the register most days. Stores where the staff recognizes you and your taste, pointing out new arrivals since your last visit. […]

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A Reminder to Always be Thankful

When I think of Thanksgiving, I have this picturesque vision of a Norman Rockwell painting with everyone sitting at a large dining room table, filled with all sorts of Thanksgiving favorites. Everyone is holding hands and looking at one another as they go around the table, announcing their once-a-year “What I’m Thankful For” bit. This […]

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