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Hey Y’all! I’m Stephanie, some people call me The Park Wife. I have blogged for over 10 years and you can see some of that content below.

I’m a wife, mom, and founder of The Women Bloggers. I live on a state park and I have a lot of laundry.

The Park Wife Blog

Tailgating in the South with Ham-Stuffed Biscuits with Apple Butter

We plan weddings around bye weekends, put on our Sunday best a day early; and set up makeshift living rooms under tents complete with our great-grandmother’s silver, floral arrangements and flat-screen TVs outside the stadiums. Welcome to tailgate season in the South. Where I’m from, tailgating isn’t just a way to kill time before kickoff. … Read more

Behold, I will do something new. Isaiah 43:19

Behold, I Will Do Something New. What? Wait!

Fourteen years ago, Finn was born and he changed our world. For the better, the oh so much better. Three years and one miscarriage later, Hays came along. We poured our life into our children. Homeschooling them, creating an amazing life full of adventure and fun while preparing a firm foundation in Christ. During these … Read more

Podcast with #BossGirlCreative

When I started blogging over NINE years ago, I never thought I would be where I am. Sometimes you take a chance and amazing things happen. That chance was to open my heart, online, and attempt to write a love letter to my children. Back in the old bloggy days, there were not that many … Read more

Arkansas Grown Love

Growing a huge garden progressed to starting a farmers market which then turned into putting my love of writing and blogging together with the local food movement becoming the content provider/blog editor for Arkansas Farm Bureau’s Taste Arkansas. Then there is the Grass Roots Farmers Cooperative that hired my Arkansas Women Bloggers company for content … Read more

Flea Marketing Tips and Some on Highway 65 in Arkansas

I love a flea market. Go check out some of my shopping tips and favorite flea markets on Highway 65 North in Arkansas on OnlyinArk.com. Old stuff rocks, The Park Wife

Pimento Cheese Deviled Eggs

What is more Southern than deviled eggs at a picnic? How about Pimento cheese deviled eggs?  Head over to Taste Arkansas and grab my recipe, it’s the perfect picnic food for this beautiful weekend in the Natural State. A whole lot of Southern history and joy in one bite. The Park Wife

Hanging Out Around the Interwebs

Where I have been hanging out lately on the Internet (since I evidently have not been hanging here on The Park Wife). I am thankful that Arkansas Farm Bureau has entrusted me to be the content provider/editor for their Taste Arkansas blog. I am able to bring along some of my Arkansas Women Bloggers where … Read more

Quack, Quack, a Weekend With the Ladies of Duck Dynasty

The Duck Commander family is the real deal. Seriously, the real deal. I recently attended the Heart to Home Women’s Conference in West Monroe, LA featuring the women of Duck Commander. It was amazing. I have a lot to share on parenting, mentoring, and marriage that really spoke to me and filled my empty cup. … Read more

Heart to Home Conference

As the owner of The Women Bloggers, over 3000 WOMEN bloggers strong, I have been blessed with some truly amazing women that teach me something new about life and myself daily.  However, the balancing act of being a help meet to my amazing husband, a homeschool mom, and running these networks has been the greatest … Read more

Arkansas Sunday Drive ~ Ponca

We love living on an Arkansas State Park. However, one thing we have to be diligent about is leaving it. Y’all come here for vacation, we leave for vacation. We do spend a lot of our weekends at our cabin in the woods. But then sometimes things like this happen that bring along an WOWZERS … Read more

Friday Favorites {January 2, 2015}

Welcome to my Friday Favorites. My mom, aka as the World’s Best Grandmother, just left to go back to Mississippi after a two-week visit. I am so thankful and blessed to have her. I talk about the Secret She Kept from Me for 20 Years here, and some of her amazing Grandma skills with I … Read more

Handmade, Repurposed Gifts ~ My Favorite

Last year, my husband took an old headboard and footboard  from the grandparent of an older friend of ours and made it into a bench for our entryway.  I love it. And yes, during the cold months, it collects a beautiful array of family and friends winter coats. I kept mentioning to my husband we … Read more