Month: January 2013

Go Red for Women Luncheon

Go Red for Women Luncheon

Start digging through your closet for something red. February 1st is National  Wear Red Day! It’s that time of year where we focus on heart health. Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women, taking the life of 1 in 3 women each year. Here […]

Building Strong Families: Encouragement

Building Strong Families: Encouragement

7 Keys To Building Strong Families  Gary J. Oliver, Ph.D. The Center for Relationship Enrichment on the campus of John Brown University Key #4:  A healthy home cultivates an encouraging environment 1.    What you kids see you do as they grow up is what you’ll […]

10 Layer Mexican Salad

10 Layer Mexican Salad

10 Layer Mexican Salad Contributed By Harps Food Stores Ingredients 1 head romaine lettuce – washed, slice leaves into 1/2-inch strips, divided 1 cup salsa 1 can (15 ounce) black beans, rinsed and drained 1 cup whole kernel corn – canned (drained) or frozen (thawed) […]

5 Healthy Snacks that Satisfy

5 Healthy Snacks that Satisfy

  Snacking is usually the culprit in weight gain. It can be so difficult to eat healthy snacks. One reason people snack too often is because the “healthy ” snacks do not fill you up!  Here are some quick, easy snacks that are easy to prepare […]

Places to Play When it’s Cold Outside

Places to Play When it’s Cold Outside

Brrrrrrrrrrrrr It’s freezing out there!!  It’s great when the kids can play in the snow. However, many winter days here in Northwest Arkansas are freezing but there is no snow to play in!  Here are some ideas to help your kids burn off that energy when […]

Prevent Distracted Driving

Prevent Distracted Driving

Prevent Distracted Driving Its not just teenagers texting while driving. It’s the thoughtful husband texting his wife while on his way home from work, asking  if he should pick anything up from the grocery store. It’s the parents checking to see what time their child’s soccer game […]

Running a Dog Rescue in NWA

Running a Dog Rescue in NWA

WHAT IT TAKES TO RUN A RESCUE Contributed by Jeanne Champagne www.facebook.com/BoxerRescueofNWA Running a animal rescue takes a LOT of work and is certainly not for the “uncommitted.” The labor of love for the breed begins with a contact from area shelters (or shelters across […]

7 Keys to Building Strong Families: Love

7 Keys to Building Strong Families: Love

7 Keys To Building Strong Families  Gary J. Oliver, Ph.D. The Center for Relationship Enrichment on the campus of John Brown University  Key #3            The Power of Nourishing Love                 Welcome to another installment of 7 Keys to Building Strong Families.  If you’ve been following […]

Have You Tried Rick’s Bakery for Lunch?

Have You Tried Rick’s Bakery for Lunch?

If you think Rick’s Bakery is just for sweets, think again. I had no idea they have an awesome lunch menu! And it’s actually very healthy. The prices are very reasonable and the food is really fresh. The service is quick and they even deliver […]