Beauty Buzz: The 12 Best Beauty New Year’s Resolutions


By Andi Douglas, beauty editor New Year’s resolutions…we all make them and we all break them. But that doesn’t mean we can’t start out 2017 pleasantly optimistic and hopeful for the super skinny jeans we’ll wear to next New Year’s Eve. So here goes, my 12 Beauty Resolutions, one for every month of the [...]

Beauty Buzz: How can I fix lumpy foundation?

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Dear Andi, When I apply my foundation it balls up in little clumps. What’s up and how can I fix it? The last thing you want from your makeup is added texture on your skin. There are two reasons this happens and you can tell by the look of the offending clumps. Dry and crumby: [...]

Healthy Mama: Get to know your girls better during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so it’s a great time time to START self exams if you’re not already doing them every month and to get anything worrisome checked out. Shawnna Grigsby, the Breast Health Navigator at Mercy Breast Center in Bentonville, works with women every day who are facing the breast cancer [...]

Beauty Buzz: Hair above my upper lip

By Andi Douglas, beauty editor Dear Andi, I’ve started developing dark hair on my upper lip! This is so embarrassing and I need help. Any suggestions for the best way to get rid of it? When I first read this question, I was suspicious that one of my friends sent it in as a [...]

Mealtime Mama: Valentine’s Day cookies and sweets


Since Friday is Valentine’s Day, we thought Mealtime Mama should focus on sweets for your sweet today! These recipes were made with love by our friend, Ceri Wilkin, who blogs over at Recipe Doodle. For years Ceri has tried out one new recipe a day — and now she share her triumphs and tragedies on [...]

Beauty Buzz: Curing the Dry Skin Dilemma

By Dr. Cheryl Hull, owner of Hull Dermatology  I’ve been seeing so many patients in my office lately with dry, itchy skin, so I wanted to pass along a few tips that might help if you or your kids are also dealing with this problem. This time of the year the air is very dry. [...]

The Rockwood Files: T is for Team

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By Gwen Rockwood, newspaper columnist and mama of 3 Most parents want certain things for our kids – good health, love, happiness and a strong faith. But sometimes when I’m watching our three kids goofing around together, the thing I wish for most is that they’ll always be on each other’s team. In this country, [...]

Mamas on Magic 107.9: What we wish we’d known then…

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Happy Friday, mamas! This week in our Mamas on Magic 107.9 segments we talked about some of the things we wish we’d known when were were, you know, YOUNGER. No, we’re not ancient, but we do have a few parenting years under our belt and can definitely say that time is a great teacher. We’re [...]

Five Minutes with a Mom: Emily Garrett


Name: Emily Garrett Where do you live in NWA?  East Fayetteville Child(ren)’s names and ages: Maddisen 10, Phoebe 5, Cooper 2 Where did you grow up?  Northern Arizona How would you describe a typical day in your busy mama life? Everyday is different, but I try to start each day by spending some time in [...]