... was Mother's Day. I had a perfect day full blue skies, the warm sun, happy voices, picnics, sleeping late, a new mint dress, famous art that made my heart pound and Starbucks. :) Maybe no day is truly perfect (Bear refused to listen to us while he rode his bike on a pathway and crashed an Indian Kite Festival) but perhaps it was the small mistakes, frustrations and "SMILE DANGGIT AT … [Read more...]

Living Locally: Top 7 Places to visit in NW Arkansas

buffalo river

  I love Northwest Arkansas. I love Fayetteville, Springdale, Bentonville, Rogers and all the little towns tucked in around them. I feel blessed to live in this strange area of the United States that is blessed with being some of the richest 2 counties in the United States because of Walmart and the business and vendors connected to them. I have neighbors from New Jersey, California and … [Read more...]

Crystal Bridges Museum Visit {with my 2 little boys…}

Crystal Bridges

I want my boys to have some fine culture. I feel like I provide plenty of Country Living culture and expose them to plenty of other great aspects of life in NW Arkansas, but I've never given them any exposure to anything... classy. Conveniently, Crystal Bridges is a world class museum just 20 minutes from my house with priceless pieces of art, beautiful trails and grounds and is free of … [Read more...]