Metro Grand Opening June 16th and 17th in Lowell

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Woo-hooo! We’re excited about the Grand Opening of one of our long-time sponsors, Metro Appliances & More, which is happening today (Friday, June 16th) and tomorrow (Saturday, June 17th). Their HUGE new showroom is at 801 Metro Place in Lowell. In addition to live demos and food samples, there are several really nice door prizes [...]

Save time at Sam’s Club with the new Scan & Go app

Sam's Club Scan & Go at checkout

Don’t you love it when technology makes your mama life easier? If you’re all about skipping the checkout line, you should definitely check out the new Scan & Go app at Sam’s Club. You can literally bypass the register by using this app. Scan & Go is separate from the existing Sam’s Club app, FYI. [...]

Sponsor spotlight: Mosquito Joe (and why we love it)

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It’s already the middle of May, mamas, which means a swarm of unwelcome visitors will soon be multiplying all over your yard. If mosquitoes bug you as much as they bug me, you may want to nip this problem in the bud early. Mosquito Joe is a locally owned and operated company that began providing [...]

2017 Mom Prom Sponsors


The 2017 Northwest Arkansas Mom Prom is fast-approaching on Friday, June 2nd! Having planned and hosted this party for four years now, we can tell you that it would NOT happen without the support of local, mom-friendly companies who sponsor many of the hard-costs associated with events. Because this is a charity fundraiser, sponsors are [...]

Moms’ Night Out at Metro Appliances & More on May 25, 2017

Metro Moms Night Out

Mark your calendar for Thursday, May 25, 2017 because you’re officially invited to our Moms’ Night Out at the new Metro Appliances & More. (The Springdale location has now moved to 801 Metro Place, Lowell, Ark.) A long-time website sponsor, our friends at Metro are preparing a special reception just for the readers of nwaMotherlode. [...]

Ask an Allergist: Allergy testing facts

Dr. Jenny Campbell

Do I need to be symptomatic to be allergy tested? Should I wait until my symptoms are flaring, and is there a better time of the year to test? Why do allergists recommend to stop antihistamines before testing? Why see a board certified allergist?? Response by Dr. Jenny Campbell – Board Certified Allergist of Hedberg [...]

Above & Beyond in Northwest Arkansas: Metro Appliances & More

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Last month we launched a new category for the website called “Above & Beyond in Northwest Arkansas.” This category features stories about local companies doing extraordinary things for our corner of the state. As mothers, we know loyalty counts, so we pay attention to companies who are loyal to customers and the communities in which [...]

New Jones Center fitness center opens, offers free access for a week

Jones Center fitness center

To celebrate the opening of the new Tyson Foods Fitness Center, the Jones Center is giving everyone in the community FREE access to the fitness center from Tuesday, May 30th, to Sunday, June 4th, to try it out. Mark your calendars so you can enjoy all the new goodies with zero cost! What’s new: The [...]

Summer Activities Spotlight: Parrot Island

Parrot Island Summer Activity Spotlight

Editors’ note: Parrot Island is a sponsor in the featured section of our 2017 Northwest Arkansas Summer Camps & Activities Guide. This story offers additional information about the camps and contact info. Parrot Island Waterpark in Fort Smith will officially open for the summer season on Friday, May 26th. Location: The Parrot Island Outdoor Waterpark [...]