Getting My Shoes Muddy |

Getting My Shoes Muddy

I am a big fan of wandering around in the woods and getting my shoes muddy. When I was my son’s age, I was lucky enough to spend time on … Continue Reading →

Champions, Cook-offs, and Community at the Washington County Fair

When I was a little girl I lived for the bright red candy apples I could get every year at the state fair. The midway was full of penny arcade … Continue Reading →

Celebrate the 4th with Music! |

Celebrate the 4th with Music!

This post is sponsored by HireInfluence, but all opinions are my own. When I was in my early 20s, a new mom with a baby and a “new” step-daughter, my … Continue Reading →

Taking a Moment for Myself with Van Gogh to Rothko

Sometimes, things are a little crazy. It’s easy to get caught up in deadlines and events looming ahead, and forget that successful work is greatly enhanced by taking time to … Continue Reading →

What to do with Dave in NWA |

What to do with Dave in Northwest Arkansas

My sister and I have been road-tripping to see Dave Matthews Band for the last several years, and it has become a kind of summer tradition for us. We stop … Continue Reading →

Junque Rethunque: Santa at the Northwest Arkansas Mall 2014

Santa and Shopping at the Northwest Arkansas Mall

If you know me at all, you know that I do not shop at any kind of mall environment very often. I love to support my local independent shops and … Continue Reading →

Dickey Farms Pumpkin Patch |

Dickey Farms Pumpkin Patch

Have you heard enough about pumpkin-spice-everything or seen enough photos of cute kids in pumpkin patches yet? No? Oh, good, because here’s another pumpkin post. Not pumpkin spice though, because … Continue Reading →

Simple Sunday: Quilts at Shiloh Museum

I had a few minutes to myself and a beautiful cool day, so I wandered through the shady lawn next to Shiloh Museum. The clotheslines strung between trees drooped from … Continue Reading →

Country Roads

I spent some time in Carroll County today, and almost didn’t want to come home.  

Seller’s Remorse

A few weeks ago my sister and I (have you met my sister? She’s awesome!) had a spectacular and exhausting estate sale at our mother’s house. My grandfather built the … Continue Reading →