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Arkansas Gift Guide on Taste Arkansas

December 20, 2014
Taste Arkansas Gift Guide

Last week, I had my first radio interview as the Taste Arkansas blog gal. They wanted to talk holiday food, gifts, and Arkansas. So, I went a step further and curated a huge list of Arkansas products, producers, craftsmen, Etsy gals, authors, and more. I love to buy local and want others to see the […]

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Riceland, My Missing Piece {+ Pellegrini Book Giveaway}

December 5, 2014
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****The winners of the Georgia Pellegrini books are Jeanetta and Teresa Stout. Please email me your address to theparkwife@gmail.com.**** A post where I will gush about people I love and give away TWO of Georgia Pellegrini’s books. One of the many benefits of being a talent agency for bloggers is that I get to meet […]

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An Apple A Day ~Taste Arkansas

November 26, 2014

When I smell apples and cinnamon cooking, it takes me back to my childhood. Walking into my grandparents home on a cold day into a warm kitchen filled with what I think is the aroma of the holidays. As you plan your holiday menus, I have a handy-dandy guide on Taste Arkansas to help you […]

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Glamour + Camping = Glamping, It Finally Happened.

July 1, 2014

I live on a state park. I am in my 40s and tent camping does not appeal to me for so many reasons on so many levels. But, Glamping, a little Glamour while camping, yes ma’am. Count me in! For about three years now, I have talked about Glamping to my husband,  blogger friends, people […]

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A Visit to Moss Mountain Farm ~ the Kitchens

May 28, 2014

I had a wonderful time at P. Allen Smith’s Moss Mountain Farm recently for the annual Garden2Blog adventure. I have been several times to this gardener’s mecca and I see something new and inspiring every time. Allen and his team are amazing (stay tuned for the posting of a video they shot while I was there, […]

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Busy Arkansas Blogger Bee

May 14, 2014

I have some Arkansas blog and social media goodness happening in my world.  Seriously, I am so thankful that I get to be a part of something that puts Arkansas brands and bloggers together, my world’s have collided and awesomeness is happening. First: I took over Arkansas Farm Bureau’s Taste Arkansas blog content earlier this […]

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My First Vlog, Have Mercy, #G2B14

May 6, 2014

I get to hang out with television host, designer, gardening and lifestyle expert. P. Allen Smith often. He and his team are so much fun. Sometimes, I get roped into something I never thought I would do, like making a vlog. See, I would be a much better podcaster, does not require make-up nor me […]

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The Paul Michael Company ~ It’s all about creativity, family and tradition

January 4, 2014

As I rang in the New Year, I, like  many people reflected on the past year. It was a great one, filled with family, friends old and new, and happiness. Those of you who know me, know that I just love people ~  to hear their stories and walk away a bit more full of […]

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How Southerners Handle Winter Storms ~Welcome Cleon!

December 6, 2013

The bread shelves and milk coolers at all the stores in my area are bare. Yep, that’s what happens in the South when a potential “weather event” is predicted. Be it a hurricane, potential for snow (a dusting or a foot), or help me now, an ice storm, we Southerners get all a flutter. We […]

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Arkansas Frontier Pumpkin Patch – A Living History Farm

October 24, 2013

I love Arkansas and love Farmer’s Markets, so when asked to speak a couple of years ago at the Arkansas Agritourism Conference on using social media to promote your farm/business, I jumped at the opportunity. There are so many fabulous farm families and groups providing destination experiences while educating on the importance of agriculture to our […]

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