I Heart Arkansas

Arkansas Sunday Drive ~ Ponca

January 7, 2015

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 […]

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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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